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William F. Heintz papers, 1960-2000
SPC.00060
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Title:

William F. Heintz papers, 1960-2000

Creator/Contributor:

Heintz, William F., 1933-2012, creator

Abstract:

The collection contains personal papers and research materials accumulated by author and wine historian William F. Heintz. Includes business records, correspondence, newspaper clippings, personal records, transcripts of audio recordings, photographical material, video recordings, winery history manuscripts, notes and memorabilia.The materials focus on the history of wine and wineries in Sonoma and Napa Counties California, particularly in the areas of Alexander Valley and Sonoma Valley.

Subject:

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California Wine Association.
Wine industry -- California -- History
Wine and wine making -- California -- Sonoma County
Wine and wine making -- California -- Napa County
Viticulture -- California
Prohibition -- United States -- History

Note:

Repository: Sonoma County Wine Library, Sonoma County Library, Collection no. SPC.00060.
This collection is unprocessed. Please contact the Sonoma County Wine Library for access; for contact info and current hours, see https://sonomalibrary.org/locations/sonoma-county-wine-library
William Heintz, an author and wine historian, was born on February 9, 1933 in Rudyard, Montana. His parents were Carl and Marguerite Heintz. Heintz attended college in Helena, Montana but later moved to California. He earned his bachelor's degree in journalism at San Francisco State University and later received a master's degree in history at Sonoma State University. Heintz wrote about wine history in books and various publications, with extensive writings about the wine industry in Napa and Sonoma County, and Chinese and women in the wine industry. His books on wine history include California's Napa Valley: One Hundred and Sixty Years of Wine Making and Temecula: A Grape and Wine History. Heintz had just turned 79 when he died on February 10, 2012.
William F. Heintz Papers, Collection no. 0030, Southern California Wine and Wine Industry Collection; Special Collections and Archives, University Library, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; Finding aid: https://oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/c8fx7h0q/
Materials in English.
Finding aid available online via the Online Archive of California.
Preferred credit line: Courtesy of Sonoma County Library.
Copyright for material in this collection has not been assigned to Sonoma County Library. Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.
Gift; Estate of William Heintz , 2012, SPC.00060
[Identification of item], William F. Heintz papers,1960-2000, SPC.00060, Sonoma County Wine Library, Sonoma County Library, Healdsburg, CA.

Type:

Archival materials

Physical Description:

8

Language:

English

Identifier:

https://oac.cdlib.org/search?query=SPC.00060
SPC.00060

Origin:

No place, unknown, or undetermined

Copyright Note:

This collection is unprocessed. Please contact the Sonoma County Wine Library for access; for contact info and current hours, see
Preferred credit line: Courtesy of Sonoma County Library.
Copyright for material in this collection has not been assigned to Sonoma County Library. Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

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