Guide to the Darrell F. Corti Food and Wine Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1248
Creators:
Corti, Darrrell F.
Dates:
1931-1965
bulk 1940-1960
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.3 Cubic feet
2 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection contains wine and food menus from a variety of events, including cruises, banquets, parties and honorary dinners. Some of the menus are autographed and a few are hand-drawn or hand-lettered. A large number of the menus are for events organized by the WIne and Food Society of San Francisco.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
A food and wine critic, Corti owns and runs a gourmet and wine shop in Sacramento, California.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Donated to the Archives Center in 2011 by Darrell F. Corti.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Preferred Citation
Darrell F. Corti Food and Wine Collection, 1931-1965 (bulk 1940-1960), Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Food Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dinners and dining Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wine and wine making -- California Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ocean travel Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Menus -- 1930-1970 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Signatures (names) Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
WIne and Food Society Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives