Tomme Arthur papers
Scope and Contents
The Tomme Arthur collection contains twelve (12) envelopes containing photographs relating to Arthur's brewing activities in the San Diego region, as well as two programs from the San Diego Strong Ale Festival. Some envelopes also contained 35mm film negatives - those have been removed to a separate folder.
- 1996 - 2003
- Arthur, Tomme (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Tomme Arthur is co-founder and Chief Operating Owner of Lost Abbey Brewing in San Marcos, CA specializing in Belgian beer styles. His professional brewing career began at the short-lived La Cerveceria la Cruda (San Diego, CA.) He moved to led to Pizza Port (Solana Beach, CA.) to lead brewing operations before opening Lost Abbey Brewing (2006) in the original Stone Brewing location in San Marcos. He is a partner in Port Brewing which includes Pizza Port Brewing, Lost Abbey Brewing, and produces the Hop Concept, Tiny Bubbles and Kharisma (hard tea) product lines. Throughout his career, his beers have won numerous awards. His contributions to the industry have been recognized with awards including the Brewers Association's Russell Scherer Award for Innovation in Craft Brewing (2018) and the inaugural San Diego Beer News Vanguard Brewer award (2022.) The collection contains twelve (12) envelopes containing photographs relating to Arthur's brewing activities in the San Diego region, as well as two programs from the San Diego Strong Ale Festival.
0.7 Linear Feet (One archival photograph box, one archival folder. )
The collection contains twelve (12) envelopes containing photographs relating to Arthur's brewing activities in the San Diego region, as well as two programs from the San Diego Strong Ale Festival.
The collection is arranged to the folder level. Some folders make up a distinct file in cases where there were more photographic prints than would fit safely in an envelope. Original order and description was used in arranging and devising file titles.
- La Cruda photos, 1996
- Barrel Rack in Solana Beach, 2001
- Labeled Pix, 1996-2003
- Strong Ale #1
- Pizza Port Solana Photos, 1998
- Strong Ale IV, 2000
- Arthur and Bagby Solana, 2001
- Real Ale #2, 1999
- Strong Ale #3, 1999
- Craft Brewers Conference in Phoenix. Event at Four Peaks, 1999
- Real Ale #3, 2000
- Strong Ale #2, 1998
- Negatives and festival programs, 1998-1999
Collection consists of one box and one folder. Box 1 is located in KEL 1006, 19.a.3. One letter-sized folder is located in small manuscripts.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Tomme Arthur, 2019.
The collection materials are in good physical condition. Gloves are needed for handling photographs. Collection was reenveloped.
Processed by Special Collections staff, 2020 and 2022.
- Guide to the Tomme Arthur papers
- Downie, Judith; Ho, Jennifer; Nelson, Laura; Visintainer, Sean
- 2020-01-22 cc
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