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Edward Featherston Small was a photographer and salesman for the W. Duke, Sons and Co. tobacco company in Durham, N.C. His papers include correspondence regarding the W. Duke, Sons and Co. sales tactics during the 1880s as well as typescript drafts by Small, including some undated autobiographical essays and a 1907 history of his work for the W. Duke, Sons and Co.

Collection includes correspondence between Small and W. Duke, Sons and Co. representatives, as well as occasional letters from J.B. Duke. Also contained are drafts and excerpts of drafts prepared by Small discussing his service in the Confederate Army, his sales career for the W. Duke, Sons and Co. Tobacco firm, and other anecdotal autobiographical essays. Collection contains 1 portrait photograph of Small, and 2 photographs that appear to be of Small and his telescope and an accompanying image of an eclipse. All photographs are undated. There is also an undated draft of a Civil War memoir written by Small's wife, Julia Telfair Small.

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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 JWT Company Histories, Memoirs and Reminiscences collection spans the years 1890-2010 and includes correspondence, company histories, employee memoirs, biographies and reminiscences collected by the JWT New York Office's Information Center. Some histories include client lists and individual campaign case histories. Histories of individual JWT offices include Rome, Chicago, and London. Includes narratives written by James Webb Young, James Kennedy, Charles Raymond, Colin Dawkins and George Richardson Jr. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

The JWT Company Histories, Memoirs and Reminiscences collection spans the years 1890-2009 and includes correspondence, company histories, employee memoirs, biographies and reminiscences collected by the JWT New York Office's Information Center. Some histories include client lists and individual campaign case histories. Histories of individual JWT offices include Rome, Chicago, and London. Includes narratives written by James Webb Young, Howard Henderson, James Kennedy, Charles Raymond, Colin Dawkins and George Richardson Jr.

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Founded in 1864, the J. Walter Thompson Company is one of the oldest and largets enduring advertising agencies in the United States. The JWT London Office opened in 1899. Sam Soper was an advertising executive with JWT's London Office over a 40-year career, primarily in the Control Department. He retired in 1971 as Associate Director. The JWT London Office Sam Soper Papers span the years 1941-1996 and consist of World War II-era correspondence and company newsletters, along with an autobiography and supplemental materials written by Soper. Clients mentioned in the autobiography include Rowntree, Reckitt, and Parker Pen. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

The JWT London Office Sam Soper Papers span the years 1941-1996 and consist of World War II-era correspondence and company newsletters, along with an autobiography and supplemental materials written by Soper. Clients mentioned in the autobiography include Rowntree, Reckitt, and Parker Pen. Arranged alphabetically.