The Major School of Bartending Manual

The Major School of Bartending Manual, 1965 Ms.2019.008


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AnnRea Fowler, Student Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.2019.008
Title
The Major School of Bartending Manual1965
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Language
English .
Abstract
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.

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from must be obtained from The Major School of Bartending Manual Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: The Major School of Bartending Manual, Ms2019-008, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Major School of Bartending Manual was purchased by Special Collections in 2018.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the The Major School of Bartending Manual was completed in February 2019.


Scope and Content

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. There are also two pages of handwritten lists and notes inside the back cover. Standard recipes and tropical recipes are in two separate sections, but recipes are in alphabetical order in each section. The name in the inside cover suggests that the previous owner was Gabriel Scholler.

Related Material

This item is related to Ms2017-007, the Los Angeles Modern Bartending School Collection. The finding aid for the collection is available online .

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Cocktail History Collection
  • Cocktails -- History
  • History of Food and Drink

Container List

folder 1
Manual
1965