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Richard A. Van Winkle Liquor-by-the-Drink collection

 Collection — oversize: 1
Identifier: MSS 6062

Scope and Contents note

Two scrapbooks (20 by 25 inches each) and four posters concerning the 1968-1969 Liquor-by-the-Drink proposal. Scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, voting district coordinator's records, correspondence, speaking appointment calendars, graphs, pamphlets, propaganda, advertisements and an Improvement Era article by Elder Gordon B. Hinckley.


  • 1968-1969


Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Richard A. Van Winkle Liquor-by-the-Drink Collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Richard A. Van Winkle collected papers about the Liquor-by-the-Drink proposal.

Richard A. Van Winkle collected papers about Liquor-by-the-Drink. The Liquor-by-the-Drink proposal of 1968 would have licensed private establishments to dispense wine and alcohol. It was defeated by a vote of 320,000 to 97,000. For more information, see the online Utah History Encyclopedia at


1 oversize box (1.33 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Collection of papers about Utah's 1968-1969 Liquor-by-the-Drink proposal.

Custodial History note

Donated by Richard A. Van Winkle.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Richard A. Van Winkle; 19 March 1986.

Appraisal note

Utah political history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.I, 2007).

Processing Information note

Processed; H. Christine Swindler and John M. Murphy; 30 January 2008.

Register of Richard A. Van Winkle Liquor-by-the-Drink collection
H. Christine Swindler
30 January 2008
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Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States