Scope and Content
Title: Juan Fried Wine Label Collection
Date (inclusive): circa 1928-2007
36 linear feet
Abstract: Dr. Juan Fried (1924-2007) collected an estimated 50,000 wine labels. The collection contains extensive labels from Europe
(France, Italy, and Spain) as well as from the United States.
Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: D-564
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.
Dr. Juan Fried (born Janos Fried) (1924-2007) was a Hungarian Holocaust survivor who went to Venezuela before coming to the
United States. He was a doctor of internal medicine for the Veterans Administration in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Fried began
the wine label collection in retirement circa 1990. Because of his ability in languages (English, Italian, French, Spanish,
Hungarian, Czech, and German), he was able to correspond with many European wineries.
Scope and Content
The collection contains an estimated 50,000 wine labels. Included are extensive labels from Europe (France, Italy, and Spain)
as well as from the United States. They are arranged in binders by country and region. The labels range in date from circa
Arrangement of the Collection
The collection is arranged in three series: 1. Europe, 2. United States, 3. Special.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Collection is open for research.
Sara Gunasekara processed this collection with assistance from student employee Michele Ko.
Gift of Maria Fried in 2013.
[Identification of item], Juan Fried Wine Label Collection, D-564, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University
of California, Davis.
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