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Bronfman, Samuel, 1891-1971

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1891 - 1971

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Bronfman family

 Series
Accession: 2173-I.
Scope and Contents:

Series I. Bronfman Family contains two subseries.

Subseries A. Research Materials for Samuel Bronfman: The Life and Times of Seagram's Mr. Sam by Michael Marrus; The core of these records was created by John Scott, who was hired by the family to write a biography of their patriarch Samuel Bronfman. The remaining records in this subseries were created by Marrus when researching Samuel Bronfman: The Life and Times of Seagram's Mr. Sam.

Subseries B. Bronfman Family Papers; contains documents such as births, deaths, and marriages of some of the Bronfman family and relatives; correspondence, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1682-1996; Majority of material found within 1930-1990

Seagram Museum collection of photographs and audiovisual material

 Collection
Accession: 2000-202
Abstract:

The Seagram Museum collected and exhibited materials related to the history of distilling wine and spirits from 1984 to 1997. Seagram Museum collection of graphics and audiovisual material contains images, moving images, and sound recordings of the Bronfman family, company personnel, properties, plants, products, advertisements, special events, annual reports, Distillations magazine, Seagram Collection of Paintings Tour, company profiles, company philanthropy, Bronfman family philanthropy, and personnel profiles.

Dates: 1732-2003; Majority of material found within 1950-1986

The Seagram Company, Ltd. records

 Collection
Accession: 2126
Abstract:

Commonly referred to as simply "Seagram" or "Seagram's," the Seagram Company, Ltd. was for a time the largest producer and distributor of distilled spirits in the world. The records of Seagram and its subsidiaries trace the company's transformation from a small business run by Samuel Bronfman to a diversified multi-national corporation.

Dates: 1879-2002