Eastern Wine and Grape Miscellany, 1850-20--

Collection Number: 6695

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Eastern Wine and Grape Miscellany, 1850-20--.
Collection Number:
6695
Quantity:
6.5 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Memorabilia, Newspapers, Photographs, Printed Materials, Publications
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Wine and grape industry ephemera, including brochures, newspaper clippings, and other printed material
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Descriptive materials regarding wineries, vineyards, and associated businesses and organizations in the Eastern wine and grape industries. It's geographic scope will include all of the U.S. states east of the Rocky mountains. Currently the majority of the material covers New York State, particularly the Finger Lakes region. Types of materials include but are not limited to: news clippings, magazine articles, brochures, wine trail maps, tasting sheets, price lists and product catalogs.
SUBJECTS

Names:
New York State Agricultural Experiment Station.

Subjects:
Grape industry.
Grape industry--New York (State).
Grapes--New York (State)--Finger Lakes Region.
Viticulture.
Viticulture--New York (State).
Viticulture--New York (State)--Finger Lakes Region.
Wine and wine making.
Wine and wine making--California
Wine and wine making--Canada
Wine and wine making--Illinois
Wine and wine making--Indiana
Wine and wine making--Massachusetts
Wine and wine making--Michigan.
Wine and wine making--New York (State).
Wine and wine making--New York (State)--Finger Lakes Region.
Wine and wine making--Ohio.
Wine and wine making--Pennsylvania.
Wine and wine making--Rhode Island
Wine and wine making--Texas
Wine and wine making--United States.
Wine and wine making--Virginia
Wine and wine making--West Virginia


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Guide lists folders in order as they appear in the boxes.
Cite As:
Eastern Wine and Grape Miscellany, #6695. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

Items are arranged in specific regions if possible. Documents containing information regarding a broader area over several regions may still contain region and even winery specific information. Undated folders will contain items with bulk dates from 1980s to 2000s. New York State winery items divided by region using in part the Uncork NY website www.newyorkwines.org for winery location information.

NOTES

Forms part of the Eastern Wine and Grape Archive. (EWGA)
SERIES LIST

Series I. Ephemera
Series II. Oversized Ephemera
Series III. Videos

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1
Canandaigua Lake Area winery brochures
Box 1
Canandaigua Lake Area news clippings
Box 1
Keuka Lake winery brochures
Box 1
Keuka Lake news clippings
Box 1
West side Seneca Lake winery brochures
Box 1
West side Seneca Lake news clippings
Box 1
East side Seneca Lake winery brochures
Box 1
East side Seneca Lake news clippings
Box 1
Cayuga Lake winery brochures
Box 1
Cayuga Lake news clippings
Box 1
Canandaigua Lake wine trail brochures
Box 1
Keuka Lake wine trail brochures
Box 1
Seneca Lake wine trail brochures
Box 1
Cayuga Lake wine trail brochures
Box 2
Hudson Cattell, Covering the Eastern Wine Beat talk at the NYS Agricultural Experiment Station. Also see the videos of this event.
April 2007
Box 2
The First New York State Fair Wine Awards Tasting Competition
1978
Box 2
Concord Grape Belt Heritage Association
2003
Box 2
Lake Erie Regional Grape Program and New York State Integrated Pest Management Program
2005
Box 2
Non-wine related industry brochures of places on NY wine trails
Includes Bed and Breakfasts, museums, the Rose Inn.
Box 2
New York State winery advertisement clippings
1940s-1950s
Box 2
New York State wine ephemera
1960s-1980s
Box 2
New York State Supreme Court direct shipping decision news clippings
2005
Box 2
New York Wine and Culinary Center Canandaigua news clippings, includes tasting sheets from events
2005
Box 2
Constellation Brands - news clippings including takeover of Vincor International Inc..
2005-
Box 2
New York State - Chautauqua and Lake Erie area ephemera
ca 2000s
Includes parts of Ohio, Pennsylvania. Includes early 1900s Chautauqua Grape Belt postcards, history of the grape belt items..
Box 2
Double A Vineyards Inc.
Box 2
New York State- Niagara and Lake Ontario area ephemera
Box 2
Vizcarra Vineyards at Becker Farms
Box 2
Warm Lake Estate
Also includes information about Niagara escarpment region and wine trail.
Box 2
New York State- Hudson Valley area ephemera
In particular Millbrook and North Salem Wineries.
Box 2
New York State- Long Island area ephemera
Box 2
New York State- Upstate and Thousand Islands ephemera
Box 2
New York State associated wine industry ephemera. Includes CD-ROM presentation of a feasibility study for Cornell University Wine Stewards, done for a class.
Includes wine tours and wine stores
Box 2
New York winery, vineyard, and fruit tree surveys
Box 3
Early clippings and ephemera
1850-1900
Includes Pleasant Valley, Gold Seal, Montage, Urbana, Seneca Chief, Vivard & Sheehan, Lake Keuka Wine Company, Hammondsport Vintage Company. November 1890 article from American Garden about wine making and grape growing by Bauder of PV.
Box 3
List of bonded wineries and their dates.
ca. 1934
Box 3
Taylor, Bully Hill, Great Westerm Gold Seal (Charles Fournier), Urbana ephemera. Includes Vineyard to Fermenter paper by Domenic A. Carisetti, Taylor winemaker.
1970s
Box 3
The Taylor Wine Company, Inc. Annual Reports, bound together
1960-1976
Seaton C. Mendall former owner.
Box 3
Conversation with Jimmy Frisk & Mike Brace of Taylor Wine Company
July 22, 1980
Audio cassette originally recorded by Walter S. Taylor of Bully Hill. Frisk and Brace were employees of the Taylor Wine Company. Includes discussion of Greyton H. Taylor, Fred Taylor, Clarence Taylor, what Frisk and Brace were paid, ancedotes, and a party at which there will be the naming of a goat, perhaps the Bully Hill goat.
Box 3
Files, brochures, and correspondence relating to the origins of Cornell's Eastern Wine and Grape Archive, early collecting, and wine history references.
1996-2007
Includes info on the Philip Wagner collection, American Society for Enology and Viticulture involvement, lists of sources / books of wine history useful for the collection. Correspondence include Bruce Reisch, Justin Morris, and others. This info is available as digital files on CD-975 in folder. Also included is a copy of the paper "Wine Making In Canada and the Eastern United States" by Jacklin, Sharron, and Fordon, See also call number SB387.2 I575 2007 for other material relating to the conference where this paper was presented..
Box 3
Mike Fordon files regarding Taylor and Pleasant Valley Wine Company movies and their conservation
2002
Box 3
Swedish Hill Winery new employee packet
ca. 1995
Box 3
Boordy Vineyards, Philip Wagner
ca. 1960-1971
Box 3
Cornell University wine related ephemera and clippings
ca. 2000s
Box 3
Geneva / Cornell University "Grape Crusher" clippings
ca. 2000s
Box 3
New York State Agricultural Experiment Station Geneva ephemera
Includes lables by George Remaily for Geneva Cellars
Box 3
New York State Agricultural Experiment Station and New York Wine and Grape Foundation research grants (3 folders)
Box 3
Tending the Vineyards: Renewed Growth for New York's Grape/Wine Industry
1984
Box 3
Uncork New York press kit and brochures
1970s-2000s
Includes Guide to 1977-1978 New York wines
Box 3
National - wine and grape industry retailers
1950s-2000s
Includes 19907 brochure for U.S. Bottlers' Supply Company
Box 3
National - wine and grape industry information, cookbooks, wine making. Cork brochure; Year in the life of a winemaker pamphlet; How to read a wine label brochure; etc..
1950s-2000s
Box 3
Material from Viticulture 2007 tradeshow in Rochester
Box 3
Dreams Into Nectar Volume I. Collision Course: Wine and Temperance
2012
Finger Lakes Museum exhibition show on wine history
Box 5
eSkye
Box 5
Wine and grape associations
Box 5
Grape and grower specific ephemera, includes prices, vineyard costs
1970s-2000s
Box 5
National Grape Cooperative Association, Inc. and Welch Foods Inc.
Box 5
Wine bottle tags
Box 5
Miscellaneous United States and International winery brochures and ephemera: Alabama, Chile, Japan, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, Oregon, Texas.
Box 5
California ephemera, includes 1975-1978 calendars showing wineries
Box 5
Indiana and Illinois ephemera
Box 5
New England, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont ephemera
Box 5
Michigan, Minnesota ephemera, includes La Salle Wines and Champagne, Inc. stock certificate.
Box 5
Florida, Maryland, North Carolina and South Carolina ephemera
Box 5
Ohio ephemera
Box 5
Pennsylvania ephemera
Box 5
Pennsylvania Association of Wine Growers and Penn State Extension
Box 5
Virginia and West Virginia ephemera
Box 5
Canada Ontario Niagara on the Lake region wineries
Box 5
Canada Ontario Niagara on the Lake region trails, societies, associated industry ephemera (two folders)
Box 6
New York Wine Course and Reference Binder.
1989
Box 6
National - wine and grape news clippings
1950s
Box 6
National - wine and grape news clippings
1960s
Box 6
National - wine and grape news clippings
1970s
Box 6
National - wine and grape news clippings
1980s-
Box 6
New York State general news clippings
Some info on the 1986 grape crash.
Box 6
New York State wine selling in grocery store clippings
Box 6
Finger Lakes area wine and grape industry news clippings (two folders + many loose publications)
Box 6
Finger Lakes general area tourism and wine trail brochures and maps, wine guild (two folders)
Box 8
New York State wine event ephemera (two folders)
Includes Cayuga Wine Trail Wine and Herb Fest
Seneca Lake Winery Whale Watch event
New York Heritage Collection unveiling, with wine labels
Box 8
European Wine Ephemera (two folders)
Document Heritage Preservation Project
Box 8 Folder 1
Wineries and vineyards schedules and lists
2004-2005
Box 8 Folder 2
EWGA letters/drafts
2004-2005
Box 8 Folder 3
EWGA project notes
2005-2006
Box 8 Folder 4
Cayuga Lake Wine Trail
2005
Box 8 Folder 5
Seneca Lake Wine Trail
2005
Box 8 Folder 6
Keuka Lake Wine Trail
2005
Box 8 Folder 7
Finger Lakes Wine Guild
2005
Box 8 Folder 8
Cattell- Encyclopedia Art. Wines
Box 8 Folder 9
Curtiss Museum
2005
Box 8 Folder 10
Oliver House survey Penn Yan
2005
Box 8 Folder 11
T. Martinson Talk, Oliver House
2005
Box 8 Folder 12
Taylor Museum- P. Sprague
2005
Box 4
Posters: Finger Lakes Fall Festival October 1979; Wickham Vineyards (Hector, NY); Dr Konstantin Frank's vineyards
1970s-1980s
Box 4
"Uncork New York" Wine Advertising posters from the New York Wine and Grape Foundation. Includes maps of the principal New York State Wine Districts, a poster listing New York State Gold Wines and Vineyards, and treatments of the sherry "Uncork New York" logo and its application to letterheads by Ketchum Public Relations, 1987
1980s-2000s
Box 4
Advertising proofs for New York wines
ca. 1986
Box 4
Wine catalog for Sherry Wine & Spirits Co. Inc. Includes prices and descriptions of wine and liquor. Also includes listings for some vintages for sale dating back to 1818. Illustrated with drawings by Pablo Picasso with article about him by Alfred Frankfurter.
ca. 1960
Box 4
Large photo of the George Remaily Seedless grape; Posters of Delaware, Niagare, Cataruba and isabella grapes. Large pictures of the Graaf Reinet Museum and its exhibit of the "Largest Living Grape Vine in the World"
Box 4
Star Gazette articles on the New York wine industry
January 5, 2003
Box 4
4 Calendars: California Wineries
1975-1978
DVD #47
Savor the flavor, romancing America's grape. Lake Erie Concord grape belt, produced by the Concord Grape Belt Heritage Association.
2006
This item is in collection #6718, listed here for cross reference.
Box 7 DVD #56
Wine Country ... USA produced by Taylor Wine Co.
1964
DVD copied from original film reel.
Box 7 DVD #57
Wine is to Enjoy produced by Great Western Wines
1969
DVD copied from original film reel.
Box 7 DVD #58
One Hundred Vintage Years produced by Gold Seal Vineyards
1969
DVD copied from original film reel.
Box 7 DVD #96
Hudson Cattell, Covering the Eastern Wine Beat talk at the NYS Agricultural Experiment Station.
April 17, 2007
Box 7 DVD #169
Wines by Taylor. Presented by the Taylor Wine Company Hammondsport, NY. Conceived and directed by Greyton H. Taylor, Fred C. Taylor, and Clarence W, Taylor.
ca. March 1938
DVD copied from original film reel. VHS copy available in collection #6718, V-732. Also on Betacam tape V-733.
Box 7 DVD #170
The Story of Wine: The Pleasant Valley Wine Company. Produced by Richard M. Moore, Rochester Cinema Lab.
ca. 1940
DVD copied from original film reel also on Betacam tape V-734.
Box 7 V-841
The U.S. - Canada Free Trade Agreement: An Emerging Market for New York Wines. Student video project for class in export marketing, made with Uris Media facilities. (VHS)
December 1, 1988
Box 7 V-842
Hudson Cattell, Covering the Eastern Wine Beat talk at the NYS Agricultural Experiment Station. (VHS)
April 17, 2007
Box 7 DVD #1183
A history of wine in America ‡b from the beginnings to prohibition.
June 5, 2008
Thomas Pinney's lecture in association with the exhibition Song of the Vine and Pinney's book.
Box 7 V-10703
Independent Stave Company ASEV 95
Box 7 V-10704
"A Lesson in Home Wine Making"
Production of Ohio State University
Box 7 tr-17133
The Grapevine cassette
September 23, 2001