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Seagram Memorabilia Collection

Series consists of documents illustrative of some aspects of the history of beverage alcohol, particularly in North America. Contains correspondence, ephemera, manuscripts and newspapers relating to the shipment of wine and alcohol to Canada in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, to eighteenth-century distilling processes, to a single piece of ephemera relating to prohibition in Canada in the 1920's.

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Alcohol General: topical files

Series consists of articles and clippings on prohibition and bootlegging in Ontario and in the United Staes ca. 1918-1928 as well as a ts. history of Canadian whiskey.

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Alcohol General: ephemera

Series consists of alcohol-related ephemera for which no direct Seagram connection is apparent, and includes an advertisement, bill of lading, charter, invoice from a Galt merchant, liquor permits, a temperance pledge card, prohibition ribbon, and wine lists.

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Series consists of materials relating to the history and operation of the Seagram Museum. Includes acquisitions registers, source and purchase records, and more.

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Correspondence : Newton, Gordon, Johnston & Co., Wine Merchants, Madeira.

1 item of correspondence from Gordon Newton of Johnston & Co. Wine Merchants. Newton Gordon was one of the major suppliers to Canada at that time and this group of letters offers insights into the problems of quality, shipping, supply and demand, as well as into the drinking habits of the time.

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Manuscript diary: gin distilling.

A 2 v. ms. diary Kept by the owner or manager of a distillery in London, England. Entries describe in detail the work and processes carried out each day, and describe as well some of the family and social activities of the writer. The volumes are bound in vellum with brass clasps.

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Wine: Miscellaneous.

Clipping on muscadine grapes, undated; photocopy of an issue of the Pleasant Valley Fruit and Wine Reporter, Sept. 20, 1870.

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Bill of Lading.

Bill of lading for whiskey consigned to the Grand Trunk Railway System by J.P. Wiser, destined for Shanghai.

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Liquor Permits.

Individual liquor permits issued by the Liquor Control Boards of Saskatchewan and British Columbia.

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Prohibition Ribbon.

One ribbon showing a child with a flag. The text on the ribbon reads: "Vote for me, The Boy or the Bar, Vote for Local Option."

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