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The J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT), founded in 1864, is one of the oldest and largest enduring advertising agencies in the United States. Arnold Grisman joined JWT as a copywriter in 1955. Grisman held a number of positions during his career with JWT, and rose to become Creative Director of the New York Office and an Executive Vice President. A prolific writer, Grisman produced numerous short stories, three published novels, and speeches for other JWT executives. The Arnold Grisman Papers span the years 1934-1997, with the bulk of materials spanning 1969-1987, and includes correspondence, speeches, presentations, memoranda, manuscripts, photographs, videocassettes and publications that document Grisman's work on a number of projects. Materials in collection represent work on a proposed collection of the writings of early JWT executive James Webb Young; research on the JWT London Office; Grisman's consultant work for the 1969 NASA Space Task Force Report; interviews with Dick Lord, Frank Stanton, John Goodyear, Bob Dilenscheider, Ron Kovas, Joe O'Donnell, and Jack Peters, for JWT's 1986 Annual Report; internal executive reports; publications by and about JWT; proceedings from an experimental TV commercial workshop; a 1973 presentation to the Ford Motor Company; a typescript of We aim to bring results by John Philip Jones (later edited and published as Does It Pay To Advertise? by Lexington Books, Lexington, Mass., 1989); and notes and early drafts of a writing project entitled Rush Hour. Other JWT staff represented in the collection include George Black, George Butler, Sidney Bernstein, Steve Darland, Colin Dawkins, Ken Hinks, Marion Howington, Don Johnston, Stephen King, Howard Kohl, Denis Lanigan, Burt Manning, Sam Meek, Donald Marschner, and Nancy Stephenson.

The Arnold Grisman Papers span the years 1934-1997, with the bulk of materials spanning 1969-1987, and includes correspondence, speeches, presentations, memoranda, manuscripts, photographs, videocassettes and publications that document Grisman's work on a number of projects. Materials in collection represent work on a proposed collection of the writings of early JWT executive James Webb Young; research on the JWT London Office; Grisman's consultant work for the 1969 NASA Space Task Force Report; interviews with Dick Lord, Frank Stanton, John Goodyear, Bob Dilenscheider, Ron Kovas, Joe O'Donnell, and Jack Peters, for JWT's 1986 Annual Report; internal executive reports; publications by and about JWT; proceedings from an experimental TV commercial workshop; a 1973 presentation to the Ford Motor Company; a typescript of "We aim to bring results" by John Philip Jones (later edited and published as Does It Pay To Advertise? by Lexington Books, Lexington, Mass., 1989); and notes and early drafts of a writing project entitled Rush Hour. Other JWT staff represented in the collection include George Black, George Butler, Sidney Bernstein, Steve Darland, Colin Dawkins, Ken Hinks, Marion Howington, Don Johnston, Stephen King, Howard Kohl, Denis Lanigan, Burt Manning, Sam Meek, Donald Marschner, and Nancy Stephenson.

The Collection is organized into three series: Printed Materials, Photographs, and Audiovisual Materials. The Printed Materials Series consists primarily of speeches, presentations and memoranda, as well as research materials for a proposed collection of the writings of early JWT executive James Webb Young. The Photographs Series includes transparencies, prints, and negatives of JWT's U.S. and European staff. The Audiovisual Materials Series consists of 5 videotapes that accompanied Mr. Grisman's major presentations.

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Founded in 1864, the J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) is one of the oldest and largest enduring advertising agencies in the United States. It is headquartered in New York. The London Office first opened in 1899. Allen Thomas was an executive who served as Chairman of JWT's London Office as well as JWT Europe. Collection includes correspondence, client files, meeting minutes, research reports, presentations and other printed materials. Companies represented include De Beers, Nestle and Unilever. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Collection includes correspondence, client files, meeting minutes, research reports, presentations and other printed materials. Companies represented include De Beers, Nestle and Unilever. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

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Founded in 1864, the J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) is one of the oldest and largest enduring advertising agencies in the United States. It is headquartered in New York. The London Office first opened in 1899. David Baker was an executive with JWT London and JWT Europe 1968-2001. Collection includes correspondence, market research reports, advertising campaign planning and strategy documents, print advertisements and other printed materials. Companies represented include Elizabeth Arden, Heineken, J&B Scotch, Jaguar, Kraft, Scott Paper, Unilever and Warner-Lambert. Materials in English, German and Spanish. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Includes correspondence, market research reports, advertising campaign planning and strategy documents, print advertisements and other printed materials. Companies represented include Elizabeth Arden, Heineken, J&B Scotch, Jaguar, Kraft, Scott Paper, Unilever and Warner-Lambert. Materials in English, German and Spanish. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

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Founded in 1864, the J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) is one of the oldest and largest enduring advertising agencies in the United States. It is headquartered in New York. The London Office first opened in 1899. David Faulkner was an executive at JWT's London and New York offices. Includes correspondence, status reports, presentations, research reports and other printed materials. Companies represented include British Overseas Trade Board, British Standards Institution, Cancer Relief MacMillan Fund, Elida Gibbs, Scott Paper (Bowater Scott), St. Ivel and Vine Products. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Includes correspondence, status reports, presentations, research reports and other printed materials. Companies represented include British Overseas Trade Board, British Standards Institution, Cancer Relief MacMillan Fund, Elida Gibbs, Scott Paper (Bowater Scott), St. Ivel and Vine Products. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

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Founded in 1864, the J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) is one of the oldest and largest enduring advertising agencies in the United States. It is headquartered in New York. The London Office first opened in 1899. Harry MacAuslan was an executive with JWT London and later with Leo Burnett. Collection is comprised of a day file of correspondence that covers the years 1989-1992 when MacAuslan was a Director in the London Office. Topics include general management issues, pension plans, office renovations, new business prospects, and account management. Companies represented include ITV, Rowntree Mackintosh and TSB Bank. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Collection is comprised of a day file of correspondence that cover the years 1989-1992 when MacAuslan was a Director in the London Office. Topics include general management issues, pension plans, office renovations, new business prospects, and account management. Companies represented include ITV, Rowntree Mackintosh and TSB Bank. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

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Founded in 1864, the J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) is one of the oldest and largest enduring advertising agencies in the United States. It is headquartered in New York. The London office first opened in 1899. Advertising executive Judie Lannon was a marketing research specialist at JWT London and the first woman named a Director in JWT's European region. Collection includes correspondence, articles and clippings, company policy and operations manuals, management training materials, texts of speeches and presentations and other printed materials. Topics include marketing research, consumer behavior, research methodologies and demographics. Companies represented include De Beers, Kellogg and Unilever. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Includes correspondence, articles and clippings, company policy and operations manuals, management training materials, texts of speeches and presentations and other printed materials. Topics include marketing research, consumer behavior, research methodologies and demographics. Companies represented include De Beers, Kellogg and Unilever. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

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Advertising executive with J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) London Office and Director of JWT European operations. Collection includes correspondence, financial records, operations status reports, presentations and other printed materials. Companies represented include De Beers. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Collection includes correspondence, financial records, operations status reports, presentations and other printed materials. Companies represented include De Beers. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

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Founded in 1864, the J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) is one of the oldest and largest enduring advertising agencies in the United States. It is headquartered in New York. The London Office first opened in 1899. Collection includes correspondence, policy manuals, presentation texts and designs and other printed materials that document JWT new business proposals for commercial, nonprofit and governmental institutions. Some of the proposals include marketing plans for flotation and privatization of nationalized industries. Companies represented include Barclays Bank, British Airways, British Rail, BUPA (British United Provident Association), Cancer Relief Macmillan Fund, CGL (Computer Games Limited), De Beers, Dunlop, Esso, Findus, Gatwick Airport, H.P. Bulmer, ICI Dulux, ITVA, Jaguar, Kodak, NatWest and Philips, as well as British governmental agencies including the Central Office of Information (later COI Communications), Home Office and Metrication Board. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Collection includes correspondence, policy manuals, presentation texts and designs and other printed materials that document JWT new business proposals for commercial, nonprofit and governmental institutions. Some of the proposals include marketing plans for flotation and privatization of nationalized industries. Companies represented include Barclays Bank, British Airways, British Rail, BUPA (British United Provident Association), Cancer Relief Macmillan Fund, CGL (Computer Games Limited), De Beers, Dunlop, Esso, Findus, Gatwick Airport, H.P. Bulmer, ICI Dulux, ITVA, Jaguar, Kodak, NatWest and Philips, as well as British governmental agencies including the Central Office of Information (later COI Communications), Home Office and Metrication Board. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

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Founded in 1864, the J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) is one of the oldest and largest enduring advertising agencies in the United States. The London Office first opened in 1899. Collection includes client case histories, employee orientation and professional development manuals, office histories, newsletters, promotional materials, research reports, subject file periodicals and other printed materials. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Collection includes client case histories, employee orientation and professional development manuals, office histories, newsletters, promotional materials, research reports, subject file periodicals and other printed materials. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

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Founded in 1864, the J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) is one of the oldest and largest enduring advertising agencies in the United States. The London Office first opened in 1899, and was JWT's first international office as well as the first international office of any American advertising agency.

Collection spans 1900-1999 and includes proofs, storyboards, tear sheets, clippings and some documentation concerning print advertisements produced by JWT's London Office, primarily for clients in the United Kingdom, including Ireland, but also for some campaigns in continental Europe. A small portion of the collection represent advertisements produced or co-produced by the JWT Manchester Office. Clients represented include Addis, the Cheese Bureau, Chesebrough-Pond's, Compari, Elida Gibbs (Unilever), Gallaher, Gramco, ITV, Kellogg's, Rowntree Mackintosh (Nestle), Royal Baking Powder, the Royal Air Force, Trustees' Savings Bank (TSB), and Vaseline. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.