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Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection

Creator:
Voigt, Walter H.  Search this
Names:
Master Brewers Association of America  Search this
Extent:
3 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Advertisements
Cartoons (humorous images)
Notebooks
Labels
Reprints
Notes
Date:
1891-1979
Summary:
The collection documents the history of brewing beer in the mid-Atlantic region primarily between the 1890s and the 1960s.
Collection consists of archival materials documenting the history of beer brewing in the mid-Atlantic region between the 1890s and 1960s.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of archival materials documenting the history of brewing beer in the mid-Atlantic region primarily between the 1890s and the beginning of consolidation and large-scale, industrial production in the 1960s. These mateials consist of correspondence; class notes on the brewing process; beer labels; journal reprints and technical papers on brewing; trade literature on beer, bottling and the bottling process; printed material from beer events, such as the meetings of the Master Brewers Association of America; papers on the legal aspects of brewing; articles, including historical articles on beer; cartoons; and brewing magazines and books.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into four series. Series one is Voight's personal papers dating from 1931-1967. Series two includes materials relating to the beer inductry. Series three are publications collected by Mr. Voight dating from 1891-1969. Series four includes information relating to the organizations dedicated to the interests of making beer dasting from 1936-1966.

Series 1: Personal Papers: 1931-1967, undated

Series 2: Beer Business: 1932-1979, undated

Subseries 2.1: Technical Information: 1938-1979, undated

Subseries 2.2: Sales, Marketing and Distribution, 1932-1966, undated

Series 3: Publications, 1891-1969, undated

Subseries 3.1: Books, 1891-1964, undated

Subseries 3.2: Periodicals, 1910-1969, undated

Series 4: Associations, 1934-1966, undated
Biographical / Historical:
Walter Herbert Voigt was a brewer and collector of beer related materials. Voigt began in the beer brewing business soon after the 21st Amendment repealed Prohibition. He was born in 1906 in Vermillion, South Dakota of German immigrant parents, Fritz and Minna Voigt. He attended the Siebel Institute of Biotechnology, the oldest beer brewing school in the United States. During the 1930s, he spent two years training in brewing at the Largay Brewing Company in Waterbury, Connecticut. Voigt moved to the Amsterdam Brewing Company in Amsterdam, New York, and then moved to the American Brewing Company in Baltimore, Maryland about 1941 as assistant brew master. During his life, he was a member of the Master Brewers Association (MBA) and held the position of Secretary of the District of Baltimore for the Master Brewers Association (MBA). Voigt later retired from the American Brewing Company and died at the age of seventy-seven in 1983 in Salisbury, Connecticut.
Separated Materials:
Related objects from Walter H. Voigt are in the Division of Work and Division and include beer bottles. See accessions: AG.65.2068, AG.65.2093, AG.65.2094, AG.65.2096, AG.65.2353, AG.67.0834, AG.67.0838, AG.67.0839, and AG.67.0840.
Provenance:
Donated to the National Museum of American History in 1967 by Walter H. Voigt, along with artifacts from the brewing industry.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
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.
Topic:
Bottling  Search this
Brewing  Search this
Beer  Search this
Beverages  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence -- 20th century
Advertisements -- 20th century
Cartoons (humorous images) -- 20th century
Notebooks
Labels
Reprints
Notes
Citation:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection, 1891-1979, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1195
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Online Media:

Modern Brewery Age

Collection Creator:
Voigt, Walter H.  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1960
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection, 1891-1979, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection / Series 3: Publications, 1891-1969 / 3.1: Books
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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British Brewery and Soft Drinks Equipment

Collection Creator:
Voigt, Walter H.  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1964
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection, 1891-1979, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection / Series 3: Publications, 1891-1969 / 3.1: Books
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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The Addition of Fluorine to Municipal Water Supplies

Collection Creator:
Voigt, Walter H.  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection, 1891-1979, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection / Series 3: Publications, 1891-1969 / 3.1: Books
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1195-ref102

An Ancient Beverage and a Modern Industry

Collection Creator:
Voigt, Walter H.  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection, 1891-1979, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection / Series 3: Publications, 1891-1969 / 3.1: Books
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1195-ref103

To Make Malt in the Family Way

Collection Creator:
Voigt, Walter H.  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection, 1891-1979, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection / Series 3: Publications, 1891-1969 / 3.1: Books
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1195-ref104

Quarterly Journal, articles

Collection Creator:
Voigt, Walter H.  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1910 - 1912
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection, 1891-1979, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection / Series 3: Publications, 1891-1969 / 3.2: Periodicals
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1195-ref105

Magazine articles

Collection Creator:
Voigt, Walter H.  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1930 - 1939
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection, 1891-1979, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection / Series 3: Publications, 1891-1969 / 3.2: Periodicals
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1195-ref106

Magazine articles relating to bottling and brewing

Collection Creator:
Voigt, Walter H.  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1934 - 1952
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection, 1891-1979, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection / Series 3: Publications, 1891-1969 / 3.2: Periodicals
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1195-ref107

Brewers Digest

Collection Creator:
Voigt, Walter H.  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1938
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection, 1891-1979, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection / Series 3: Publications, 1891-1969 / 3.2: Periodicals
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1195-ref108

Bulletin, number seven

Collection Creator:
Voigt, Walter H.  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 18
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1938
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection, 1891-1979, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection / Series 3: Publications, 1891-1969 / 3.2: Periodicals
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1195-ref109

Newspaper clippings

Collection Creator:
Voigt, Walter H.  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 19
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1939 - 1960
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection, 1891-1979, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection / Series 3: Publications, 1891-1969 / 3.2: Periodicals
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1195-ref110

Brewers Journal, article

Collection Creator:
Voigt, Walter H.  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1940 March
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection, 1891-1979, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection / Series 3: Publications, 1891-1969 / 3.2: Periodicals
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1195-ref111

Magazine articles

Collection Creator:
Voigt, Walter H.  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1940 - 1949
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection, 1891-1979, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection / Series 3: Publications, 1891-1969 / 3.2: Periodicals
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1195-ref112

Brewers Journal, articles

Collection Creator:
Voigt, Walter H.  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1943
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection, 1891-1979, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection / Series 3: Publications, 1891-1969 / 3.2: Periodicals
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1195-ref113

The Crown

Collection Creator:
Voigt, Walter H.  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1945
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection, 1891-1979, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection / Series 3: Publications, 1891-1969 / 3.2: Periodicals
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1195-ref114

The Tyranny of Prohibition

Collection Creator:
Voigt, Walter H.  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1947
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection, 1891-1979, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection / Series 3: Publications, 1891-1969 / 3.2: Periodicals
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1195-ref115

WIT Newsletter

Collection Creator:
Voigt, Walter H.  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1951 December
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection, 1891-1979, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection / Series 3: Publications, 1891-1969 / 3.2: Periodicals
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1195-ref116

The Brewer's Digest

Collection Creator:
Voigt, Walter H.  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1954
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection, 1891-1979, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection / Series 3: Publications, 1891-1969 / 3.2: Periodicals
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1195-ref117

Wallerstein Laboratories Communications

Collection Creator:
Voigt, Walter H.  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1955
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection, 1891-1979, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection
Walter H. Voigt Brewing Industry Collection / Series 3: Publications, 1891-1969 / 3.2: Periodicals
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1195-ref118

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