Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Archives Center Brewing History Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1419
Creators:
Anchor Brewing Co.
Dates:
1968-1997
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
3 Cubic feet
1 box, 1 map-folder
Repository:
A collection of ephemera and advertising materials relating to brewing and brewing companies.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An artificial collection of archival materials relating to brewing in America. As accruals are received, the collection will be organized according to donor. Initial donation from the Anchor Brewing Co. is an original press sheet from the first printing of an Anchor Steam beer bottle label, 1968.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged into six series.
Series 1: Anchor Brewing Company
Series 2: Louis P. Hutchins
Series 3: Jeff Lebesch
Series 4: Michael J. Lewis
Series 5: Bill Owens (Buffalo Bill's Brewery)
Series 6: Joseph Williams

Administration
Author
NMAH Staff
Custodial History
This collection is a repository for brewing-related archival materials from varied sources, including curatorial units, the public, and Smithsonian staff, which may be augmented periodically by new acquisitions.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by the Anchor Brewing Company though David Burkhart in 2017.
Accruals
Additional materials were donated by: Joseph Williams (2018); Louis P. Hutchins (2018); Michael J. Lewis (2018); Jeff Lebesch (2018); and Bill Owens (2018) and Buffalo Bill's Brewery through Geoff Harries (2018).

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
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.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation
Archives Center Brewing History Collection, 1968, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Awards Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Beer Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Advertisements Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Beverages Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Bottling Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brewing Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Diaries Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Handbooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Labels Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Menus Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Press sheets Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Recipes Topical 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