- 1860-1980 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
ca. 3000 items in 5 binders
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Lawrence C. Sherk, 2011.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Box 1. Ontario pt. 1 -- Box 2. Ontario pt. 2, Quebec, and the Maritime provinces -- Box 3. Western provinces -- Box 4. O'Keefe pt. 1 -- Box 5. O'Keefe pt. 2, the earliest labels in the collection and miscellaneous labels from different provinces that were added in 2012.
A detailed list of the breweries represented is attached to this record
A selection of samples from this collection have been digitized and are available on Flickr.
Items are organized in five boxes by geography and date, with items from the Carling O'Keefe Brewery separated.
The collection consists of specimens of printed and lithographed Canadian beer labels from a variety of breweries across the country. Lithographers include Barclay & Clark Co., Standard Litho Co., and Rolph Clark Stone Ltd.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access. Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form: https://fisher.library.utoronto.ca/stack-retrieval-form
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Uploaded finding aid
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
View online on Flickr at https://www.flickr.com/photos/thomasfisherlibrary/collections/72157629412794254/