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Rondeau (René) Wine Label and Menu Collection
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  • Arrangement
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  • Processing Information
  • Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Publication Rights

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: University of California, Davis General Library, Dept. of Special Collections
    Title: René Rondeau Wine Label and Menu Collection
    Creator: Rondeau, René
    Identifier/Call Number: D-620
    Physical Description: 4.2 linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1848-1980
    Abstract: René Rondeau was manager and vice president of Draper & Esquin Wine Merchants in San Francisco, California. The collection includes wine labels and promotional cards from French, German, and California wineries, including a substantial set of labels from Château Haut-Brion and related wineries. Also present in the collection are dinner menus, research files, auction catalogs, and a small amount of realia.
    Physical Location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.

    Biography

    René Rondeau was manager and vice president of Draper & Esquin Wine Merchants in San Francisco, California.

    Scope and Contents

    The collection includes wine labels and promotional cards from French, German, and California wineries, including a substantial set of labels from Château Haut-Brion and related wineries. Also present in the collection are dinner menus, research files, auction catalogs, and a small amount of realia.

    Arrangement

    The René Rondeau Wine Label and Menu Collection is arranged in four series: 1. Wine Labels and Promotional Cards; 2. Menus; 3. Research Files; and 4. Realia.

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    Liz Phillips processed this collection with the help of student assistants Robyn Lam and Fiona Sun.

    Acquisition

    Gift of René Rondeau, 2017.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], René Rondeau Wine Label and Menu Collection, D-620, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. 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 Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Wine labels
    Wine and wine making -- History
    Commercial art
    Chateau Haut-Brion (Firm) -- History