Guide to the Whiskey and Liquor Companies of Bristol, Virginia and Louisville, Kentucky Papers, circa 1900-1915

Summary Information

Title: Whiskey and Liquor Companies of Bristol, Virginia and Louisville, Kentucky Papers, circa 1900-1915
Collection: AC.573
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

This collection contains inventory/catalogs and order information for six wine, liquor and/or whiskey companies operating in Bristol, Virginia or Louisville, Kentucky in the early 1900's.

Creator: unknown

Biographical/Historical Note

The website listed below tells some liquor/whiskey history of Bristol, VA/TN as well as collectible memorabilia information.

(http://tennevaguy.tripod.com/index.html)

Bristol must have been an active market for liquor and whiskey at the turn of the 20th century to have had so many distributors and distillers as are listed on the above website.

Scope and Contents

This collection includes catalogs and order information from:
Bristol Distributing Company, Inc., Bristol, Virginia
E. Gouge & Company, Bristol, Virginia
J.C. Marks Liquor Company, Louisville, Kentucky
M.R. Miller & Company, Bristol, Virginia
Southern Wine & Liquor Company, Bristol, Virginia
State Line Whiskey Company, Bristol, Virginia

Arrangement

The items are arranged alphabetically by company.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

The donor and origin of this collection is unknown. Accession number is AC.2002.023.

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, March 2013. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.573: Whiskey and Liquor Companies of Bristol, Virginia and Louisville, Kentucky Papers, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Papers, circa 1900-1915 ACSC_Box 17.4