Cocktail History Collection
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
Los Angeles Modern Bartending School Collection
The Los Angeles Modern Bartending School Collection includes two bartending guides for students. The untitled “Bartender’s Guide” is likely from the 1930s, around 1935 and is presumed to be the first edition. It contains information on wines & wine service, bar preparation and maintenance, spirits, and cocktail recipes. The "277 Standard/100 Tropical Recipes" is a 1944 revised edition and includes cocktail recipes in two sections.
Lowenbach Brothers Price List,
The collection consists of an advertisement from the Lowenback Brothers liquor distributors in Alexandria, Virginia, c.1910s.
Norfolk & Western Railway Menus
The collection contains breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack, and beverage menus from the Norfolk & Western Railway, as well as two unused carbon copy checks for Norfolk & Western Railway's Dining Car Service.
Old Kentucky Distillery Warehouse Receipt,
The collection includes a receipt from Old Kentucky Distillery for five barrels of Cherokee Springs whiskey deposited by Bluthenthal & Bickart distillery of Georgia in 1901.
Lynne Olver Collection
This collection contains pamphlets separated from the Lynne Olver Cookbook Collection, as well as some email correspondence related to scholarship by Olver and a personal objects. The pamphlets make up the majority of the collection, represent several hundred different companies, and date from about the 1890s-the early 2000s.
St. Francis Hotel (San Francisco, CA) Liquor Store Scrapbook
The collection contains a scrapbook of images from the liquor store window at the St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, California. The collection likely dates from about the 1950s, though none of the items are specifically dated.
Stimmel Distilling Company Form,
The Stimmel Distilling Company Form consists of a single form with a price list on one side and an order blank on the reverse.
The Major School of Bartending Manual
This binder contains a 1965 revised edition of a 1937 manual for students at the Los Angeles Modern Bartending School, later The Major School of Bartending. The manual has directions for tips and hints for bartenders, as well as a wide selection of standard and tropical cocktail recipes.
United States Bureau of Internal Revenue Distillery Forms
The colletion contains a set of forms used by the United States Bureau of Internal Revenue in the regulation of distilled spirits.
United States Internal Revenue Special Tax Stamps,
This collection includes a United States Internal Revenue Retail Liquor Dealer Stamp for Special Tax for the year 1876.