2 cubic feet (5 document cases and 1 oversize folder)
Oregon wine promotors Elaine Cohen and Richard Hopkins gathered this collection of marketing materials representing the wine and spirits industry in its formative years. The collection includes wine bottle labels, posters, and other ephemera, from all of Oregon's major wine producing areas, especially the Willamette and Umpqua River Valleys.
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Elaine Cohen and Richard Hopkins founded the Oregon Wine Press magazine in 1984. Both actively promoted the wine industry in Oregon through publishing and involvement in organizations such as the Oregon Winegrowers Association, where Hopkins served as director and Cohen as executive secretary. Cohen was also a founder in 1992 of the Oregon chapter of Women for WineSense, and received the Outstanding Service Award from the Oregon Wine Board in 1990.
This collection, gathered by Elaine Cohen and Richard Hopkins, consists of wine bottle labels, posters, and other marketing materials relating to the wine and spirits industry in Oregon. It represents all of the major wine producing areas, especially the Willamette and Umpqua River Valleys, and includes materials marketing specific products as well as the wineries, distilleries, and the wine industry in general.
Use of the Collection
Restrictions on Access :
The collection is open to the public.
Restrictions on Use :
The Oregon Historical Society is the owner of the materials in the
Research Library and makes available reproductions for research, publication,
and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the Research Library
prior to any use of reproductions. The Society does not necessarily hold
copyright to all the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission
for use of reproductions may require seeking additional authorization from the
Preferred Citation :
Elaine Cohen papers, Coll 177, Oregon Historical Society Research Library
The collection is arranged in the following series:
Series A: Oregon Wine Labels, 1978-1996
Series B: Oregon Wine Posters and Marketing Materials, 1981-2002
Acquisition Information :
Library accession numbers 26290 and 26330.
Detailed Description of the Collection
The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in
Series A: Oregon Wine Labels, 1978-1996, undated
5 document cases (1.8 cubic feet)
This series consistes primarily of bottle labels from wine and spirits produced in Oregon.