Finding Aid for the Roy Brady Collection about Wine Societies, 1937-1984

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Finding Aid for the Roy Brady Collection about Wine Societies, 1937-1984

Collection number: 1382

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, February 2004
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Roy Brady Collection about Wine Societies,
Date (inclusive): 1937-1984
Collection number: 1382
Creator: Brady, Roy
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.) 2 oversize boxes 1 oversize folder
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Roy Brady was the chairman of the Alta California Wine and Food Society (1965-1983), and wrote for Wine world, Coast magazine, and Architectural world. The collection consists of menus of various wine and food societies from California and Europe, articles by Brady, a scrapbook of the Westwood Wine and Food Society, posters relating to the wine industry in California and France, and two letters and two photographs from the Wine and Food Society, London.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Roy Brady Collection about Wine Societies (Collection 1382). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Brady was the chairman of the Alta California Wine and Food Society (1965-1983), and wrote for Wine world, Coast magazine, and Architectural world; also wrote Old wine, fine wine? (1990).

Scope and Content

Collection consists of menus of various wine and food societies from California and Europe, articles by Brady, a scrapbook of the Westwood Wine and Food Society, posters relating to the wine industry in California and France, and two letters and two photographs from the Wine and Food Society, London. Menus include those of the Alta California Wine and Food Society, Beverly Hills Wine and Food Society, Christian Brothers of California, the Restaurant Writers Association Awards Banquet, Westwood Wine and Food Society, Wine and Food Society, London, Wine and Food Society of San Francisco, Wine and Food Society of Southern California, and the Physicians' Wine and Food Society of Los Angeles.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Brady, Roy--Archives.
Wine writers--California--Archival resources.
Wine--Societies, etc.--Archival resources.
Menus.


Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Articles by Brady.

Physical Description: 4 items. 10 leaves.
Box 1, Folder 2

Alta California Wine and Food Society. Dinner letters.

Physical Description: 43 items.
Box 1, Folder 3

Alta California Wine and Food Society. Menus, 1975-1984.

Physical Description: 27 items.
Box 1, Folder 4

Beverly Hills Wine and Food Society. Menus.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1, Folder 5

Christian Brothers of California. Wine Harvest Luncheon. Invitations and menus.

Physical Description: 16 items.
Box 1, Folder 6

Restaurant Writers Association Awards Banquet. Menus.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1, Folder 7

University of California Press. Weekend in the Wine Country brochure.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 8

Westwood Wine and Food Society. Dinner letters.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 9

Wine and Food Society, London. Menus.

Physical Description: 7 items.
Box 1, Folder 10

Wine and Food Society of San Francisco. Menus.

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 1, Folder 11

Wine and Food Society of Southern California. Menus, 1937-1962.

Physical Description: 54 items.
Box 1, Folder 12

Wine and Food Society of Southern California. Menus, 1962-1971.

Physical Description: 35 items.
Box 1, Folder 13

Miscellaneous California menus.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 14

Miscellaneous U.S. menus.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 15

Miscellaneous European menus.

Physical Description: 9 items.
Box 1, Folder 16

Miscellaneous travel menus.

Physical Description: 2 items.
 

Oversize Menus

Oversize Box 3

Alta California Wine and Food Society, 1975-1984.

Physical Description: 41 items.
Oversize Box 3

Foreign menus.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Oversize Box 3

Christian Brothers of California.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Oversize Box 3

Restaurant Writers Banquet.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Oversize Box 3

Physicians' Wine and Food Society of Los Angeles.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Oversize Box 3

Wine and Food Society of Southern California.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Oversize Box 3

Coleman Andrews birthday dinner.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Oversize Box 2

Scrapbook of Westwood Wine and Food Society.

Physical Description: 78 menus on 51 leaves, 6 laid in at end.

Scope and Content Note

Also included: 2 letters from Wine and Food Society, London; 2 photographs.
Oversize Package 1

Posters.

Physical Description: 20 items.

Note

(Shelved in Map Room)
Oversize Box 4

Wine societies collection.

Oversize Box 4

Posters pertaining to wine industry in California and France.

Physical Description: 20 items.