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Inventory of the Juan Fried Wine Label Collection
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  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
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  • Acquisition Information
  • Preferred Citation
  • Publication Rights

  • Collector: Fried, Juan
    Title: Juan Fried Wine Label Collection
    Date (inclusive): circa 1928-2007
    Extent: 36 linear feet
    Abstract: Dr. Juan Fried (1924-2007) collected an estimated 50,000 wine labels. The collection contains extensive labels from Europe (France, Italy, and Spain) as well as from the United States.
    Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
    Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Collection number: D-564
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

    Biography

    Dr. Juan Fried (born Janos Fried) (1924-2007) was a Hungarian Holocaust survivor who went to Venezuela before coming to the United States. He was a doctor of internal medicine for the Veterans Administration in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Fried began the wine label collection in retirement circa 1990. Because of his ability in languages (English, Italian, French, Spanish, Hungarian, Czech, and German), he was able to correspond with many European wineries.

    Scope and Content

    The collection contains an estimated 50,000 wine labels. Included are extensive labels from Europe (France, Italy, and Spain) as well as from the United States. They are arranged in binders by country and region. The labels range in date from circa 1928-2007.

    Arrangement of the Collection

    The collection is arranged in three series: 1. Europe, 2. United States, 3. Special.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Fried, Juan--Archives.
    Wine labels

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    Sara Gunasekara processed this collection with assistance from student employee Michele Ko.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Maria Fried in 2013.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Juan Fried Wine Label Collection, D-564, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    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.