New York Grape Country Cooperative records, 1985-1988

Collection Number: 6709

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
New York Grape Country Cooperative records, 1985-1988
Collection Number:
6709
Creator:
New York Grape Country Cooperative
Quantity:
2.4 cubic ft
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, Financial Records, Legal Documents, Printed Materials, Publications
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Ephemera, correspondence, and financial records and industry related material.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

New York Grape Country Co-Op was incorporated into produce and market vinefresh, the pink grape juice made from wine grapes grown in New York State, primarily in the Finger Lakes region.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Records document the production, marketing, and sale of Vinefresh, the pink grape juice, through board records, reports, correspondence, production and sales ledgers and promotional materials.
SUBJECTS

Subjects:
Grape industry New York (State)
Grape juice industry New York (State)
Grape juice.
Grape juice United States


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Box 3 contains restricted material. Some folders restricted until 2025, 2026, 2035, and 2055.
Cite As:
New York Grape Country Cooperative, #6709. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
General ledger
1985
Box 1 Folder 2
General ledgers
1986
Box 1 Folder 3
Balance sheets, ledgers
1985-1986
Box 1 Folder 4
Balance sheets, ledgers
1988
Box 1 Folder 5
Auditor's report
March 1986
Box 1 Folder 6
Administrative documents, bylaws, incorporation, trademark
1985-1986
Box 1 Folder 7
Board meeting materials
May 1986
Box 1 Folder 8
Board meeting agendas
October 1985 - March 31, 1986
Box 1 Folder 9
Board meeting minutes
October 1985 - March 1986
Box 1 Folder 10
Annual meetings
October 1985 - May 1986
Box 1 Folder 11
Board of directors
October 1985 - May 1986
Box 1 Folder 12
General journal, ledger
1985
Box 1 Folder 13
Marketing and press releases for Vinefresh
1985-1986
Box 1 Folder 14
Vinefresh report to the board of directors
April 30, 1986
Box 1 Folder 15
Chronology file
September - December 1985
Box 1 Folder 16
Chronology file
January - April 1986
Box 1 Folder 17
Chronology file
May - August 1986
Box 1 Folder 18
Chronology file
September - December 1986
Box 1 Folder 19
Chronology file
January - May 1987
Box 1 Folder 20
Chronology file
June 1987 - June 1988
Box 1 Folder 21
Expense statements for Vinefresh tastings
1985-1987
Box 1 Folder 22
Marketing survey interviews 1
September 1985
Box 1 Folder 23
Marketing survey interviews 2
September 1985
Box 1 Folder 24
Tastings info sheets, expense forms
Box 1 Folder 25
Grape crop grower information
1985
Box 1 Folder 26
Grape crop grower information
1986
Box 1 Folder 27
Outgoing grower correspondence
August 1985 - May 1986
Box 1 Folder 28
Grower forms, marketing agreement, inspection certificate, various
Box 1 Folder 29
Survey of growers, re: Taylor grape purchase price
1984-1985
Box 1 Folder 30
Crown Harvest Jubilee, Watertown, NY
October 1986
Box 1 Folder 31
New York Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Promotion Day
1986
Box 1 Folder 32
Buckwheat Festival, Penn Yan, NY
September 1986
Box 1 Folder 33
Empire Farm Days
August 1986
Box 1 Folder 34
New York State Fair exhibition
1986-1987
Box 1 Folder 35
Rochester Red Wings baseball program
1986
Box 1 Folder 36
School grape juice distribution
1986
Box 1 Folder 37
Tourist geape juice distribution
1986
Box 1 Folder 38
Radio and media lists for promotions
1985
Box 1 Folder 39
Public tastings - various
1985-1986
Box 1 Folder 40
Markets - farms, roadside - survey and contacts
1986
Box 1 Folder 41
Sales by customer and month
1985-1986
Box 1 Folder 42
Vinefresh product fact sheets
1985-1986
Box 1 Folder 43
Vinefresh price schedules
1985-1986
Box 1 Folder 44
Invoices - chronologic file
October 1985 - July 1986
Box 1 Folder 45
Invoices - chronologic file
August 1986 - October 1987
Box 1 Folder 46
Retailer correspondence, agreements
1985-1987
Box 1 Folder 47
Food broker information, Bratt-Foster Inc., RSL Associates Inc., others.
1985-1987
Box 1 Folder 48
International Paper Company, packaging samples
Box 1 Folder 49
Administrative reports, meeting documents, bylaws, voting
1986
Box 1 Folder 50
Acitivity and administrative notebook
March-November 1986
Box 1 Folder 51
New York Association of Wine Producers
May 1986
Box 1 Folder 52
Shareholder list
February 2, 1986
Box 1 Folder 53
Annual meeting proxy votes.
May 21, 1986
Box 1 Folder 54
Stock certificates
1986
Box 2 Folder 1
John Martini expenses
Box 2 Folder 2
Beverly Stamp expenses
Box 2 Folder 3
Grower hauling expenses
Box 2 Folder 4
AT&T Information Systems
Box 2 Folder 5
Beaumont & Stork Inc. - Insurance polcy
Box 2 Folder 6
Bercon Packaging Inc.
Box 2 Folder 7
Bond Queen City
Box 2 Folder 8
Canandaigua Wine Company
Box 2 Folder 9
Central Marketing Equipment Corporation
Box 2 Folder 10
Charles S. Chadwick Public Relations
Box 2 Folder 11
New York Farm Bureau
Box 2 Folder 12
Gould & Swanson - NYGCC financial statements
Box 2 Folder 13
Gould & Swanson - Correspondence
Box 2 Folder 14
Frank L. Haveron Company Inc. - Food brokers
Box 2 Folder 15
Hogan-Souhan Dairy, Berry Good Inc. - Grape juice bottling
Box 2 Folder 16
Horwitz Paper and Packaging Company Inc. - plastic cups
Box 2 Folder 17
Ketchum Public Relations - marketing materials, brochures
Box 2 Folder 18
Long's Cards & Books - Office supplies
Box 2 Folder 19
Longview Fibre Company
Box 2 Folder 20
New York Wine and Grape Foundation
Box 2 Folder 21
Sayles, Evans, Braryton, Palmer, and Tifft Attorneys at Law- Edward B. Hoffman
Box 2 Folder 22
Stoda Corporation
Box 2 Folder 23
Syracuse Label Company Inc.
Box 2 Folder 24
Taylor Wine Company - Juice sale
Box 2 Folder 25
The New Perceptions Team
Box 2 Folder 26
Tillman Press Inc.
Box 2 Folder 27
Trucking costs
Box 2 Folder 28
Earl T. Wadhams Inc.
Box 2 Folder 29
Watkins Glen International - race track
Box 2 Folder 30
Weyerhaeuser Paper Company
Box 2 Folder 31
Widmer Wine Cellars
Box 2 Folder 32
Williams, Stevens, McCarville, and Frizzel Attorneys at Lawl
Box 2 Folder 33
WHEC - TV
Box 2 Folder 34
Wolff Associates Inc. - Marketing
Box 2 Folder 35
Vendors, bills paid, misc.
Box 2 Folder 36
Accounting
Box 2 Folder 37
Sulfites
Box 2 Folder 38
Customer letters
Box 2 Folder 39
Cost and pricing
Box 2 Folder 40
Pink juice misc.
Box 2 Folder 41
Consumer questionaire
Box 2 Folder 42
Juice research
Box 2 Folder 43
New brochure
Box 2 Folder 44
Marketing research
Box 2 Folder 45
Vinefresh juice
Box 2 Folder 46
Grapes nutritional information
Box 2 Folder 47
Vinefresh logos
Box 2 Folder 48
Market survey
Box 2 Folder 49
Vinefresh press releases
Box 2 Folder 50
Manhattan juice tastings
Box 2 Folder 51
In store tastings
Box 2 Folder 52
Packing ideas
Box 2 Folder 53
Recipes, consumer information, mailing labels
Box 2 Folder 54
Finger Lakes Finest pink grape juice
Box 2 Folder 55
Vinefresh product labels, proofs
Box 2 Folder 56
Vinefresh product information, brochure, press clippings
Box 2 Folder 57
Vinefresh product kit
Box 2 Folder 58
Vinefresh radio jingle
Box 2 Folder 59
Sales projections
Box 2 Folder 60
Consumer surveys
Box 2 Folder 61
Promotions - includes WXXI, PBS
Box 2 Folder 62
Vinefresh blending, formulation, recipe
Box 2 Folder 63
Food shows
Box 2 Folder 64
November wine month juice tastings - Televison station promotions
Box 2 Folder 65
Rubber stamps
Box 2 Folder 66
Twenty year revolving-fund certificates
1986
Box 3
Grower information, grower payment schedule, prices paid per ton, vineyard gallonage, NYAWP dues
Restricted until 2025 or permission of archivist.
V-843
New York State Grape Growers VineFresh Grape Juice :30 second television advertisement, VHS
April 9, 1986