The collection contains applications to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms for the establishment of wineries in
California, statements of ownership, corporation papers, materials on bonds and consents, winery plans, capacity, facilities,
and vineyard acreage. Correspondence regarding audits, permits, and inspections is also included. The records cover the time
period from 1920-1950 and therefore include Prohibition and the repeal of Prohibition.
Brief History of the United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, 1920-1950
Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to
publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections.
Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library,
University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply
permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Collection is open for research.