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California Wine Label and Ephemera Collection
Kemble Spec Col 07  
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The bulk of the collection comprises wine labels and ephemera created by California winemakers and wine companies in the 1930s, 1940s, 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. The core of the collection consists of wine labels printed by Lehmann Printing and Lithographing Co. in San Francisco in the 1930s and '40s. These materials were supplemented in the 1970s and '80s with wine labels and ephemera from extant California wineries. The collection also contains pamphlets, brochures, newsletters, newspaper and magazine articles, press packets, business cards, advertising matter, correspondence related to the collection, and winery histories (1970s and '80s); and a small number of labels for beer and other liquor manufacturers in California, mostly dating from the 1930s and '40s. Prominently represented in the collection are the printing firms Lehmann Printing and Lithographing Co., San Francisco (1930s-1940s); and Herdell Printing & Lithographers, St. Helena (1970s-1980s).
8 boxes (5 linear feet)
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Director of Library and Archives, North Baker Research Library, California Historical Society, 678 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105. Consent is given on behalf of the California Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner. Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.
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