Collection spans the years 1995-2005 and contains primarily proofs of print advertising campaigns, along with some tear sheets and printouts of PDF files. Some brochures, printed materials and direct mailing items are also present in the collection. Companies represented include American Gas Association, American Physical Therapy Association, Barclays, Bell Atlantic, CITCO, Dassault, Dow Jones, Johns Manville, Maserati, Morgan Stanley and United Technologies. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
Robert S. Smith papers, 1947-1982 and undated 16.5 Linear Feet — 1200 Items
The Robert S. Smith Papers span the years 1947 through 1982 and document Smith's work as a commercial artist and art director for several advertising agencies, including Norman Craig and Kummel; and Ogilvy & Mather (O&M). The materials consist primarily of sketches; paintings; photographs and contact sheets; advertising layouts and proofs; storyboards for television commercials; and house advertisements for O&M. Clients include Consolidated Cigar (El Producto and La Palina brands); Diageo (Gilbey's liquors), DuBonnet; General Foods (Maxim coffee, Gaines dog food); IBM; Maidenform; Mars; Nabisco; Rand McNally; Ronson; Schenley Distillers (Melrose liquors); and Toro. Also included are a set of sketches, paintings and drawings, some signed, by the artist Paul Rand.