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Consumer Reports is a product testing and consumer advocacy nonprofit organization based in Yonkers, N.Y., founded in 1936. The Human Resources Department was responsible for the design, implementation and enforcement of policies relating to employment and the workplace. The collection includes memos, employee manuals and other printed materials that relate to the administration of personnel policies and employee relations. Topics addressed include salaries, new employee orientation, disability, insurance and management training. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & marketing and history.

The collection includes memos, employee manuals and other printed materials that relate to the administration of personnel policies and employee relations. Topics addressed include salaries, new employee orientation, disability, insurance and management training.

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Now-defunct advertising agency based in Cleveland, Ohio. Comprised of a set of biographical sketches of new employees with accompanying photographs. Sketches relate educational background, previous work experience, departmental affiliation or account assignments, outside interests and hobbies, as well as anecdotal and character information. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Comprised of a set of biographical sketches of new employees with accompanying photographs. Sketches relate educational background, previous work experience, departmental affiliation or account assignments, outside interests and hobbies, as well as anecdotal and character information. 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 collection spans the years approximately 1900 through 1975 and contains employment records, transfer notices, correspondence of superiors and other materials pertaining to the personnel operations of J. Walter Thompson Company. In some cases, examples of creative work are included in the files. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

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Walter McGowan Upchurch papers, 1841-1977 8 Linear Feet — Approximately 4600 Items

Member of Board of Trustees at Duke University; senior vice-president of Shell Companies Foundation, Inc. Collection spans the years 1841-1977, with the bulk dating from 1930-1977, and contains personal correspondence among members of the Upchurch family, including correspondence between Upchurch and his brother during World War II, when they were both serving in the U.S. Navy; professional correspondence concerning Duke University administrative affairs; genealogical materials for the Upchurch, Daniel, and Meadows families of North Carolina; commemorative material on Upchurch's mother, Minnie Gertrude (Daniel) Upchurch; and photographs, clippings, programs, and school materials. Much of the personal materials reveals the life of a middle-class North Carolina family during the first half of the 20th century. One personal letter is from John Steinbeck's sister, Beth Ainsworthy, and contains comments on Steinbeck and relationships in the Steinbeck family. Another group of materials relates to the world premiere of Samuel Barber's opera, ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA, at the Lincoln Center in N.Y. on Sept. 16, 1966. Included are invitations, commemorative programs and booklets, and the opera libretto. Other materials include Shell Development Company records on personnel issues such as labor relations and salary administration; and Shell Companies Foundation records (1963-1974), chiefly relating to the foundation's endowments, scholarships, and grants, as well as the company's donation budgets from 1969-1974.

The Walter McGowan Upchurch Papers span the years 1841-1977, with the bulk dating from 1930-1977. The collection contains personal correspondence among members of the Upchurch family, including correspondence between Upchurch and his brother during WWII, when they were both serving in the U.S. Navy; professional correspondence concerning Duke University administrative affairs; genealogical materials for the Upchurch, Daniel, and Meadows families of North Carolina; commemorative material on Upchurch's mother, Minnie Gertrude (Daniel) Upchurch; and photographs, clippings, programs, and school materials. Much of the personal materials reveals the life of a middle-class North Carolina family during the first half of the 20th century. One personal letter is from John Steinbeck's sister, Beth Ainsworthy, and contains comments on Steinbeck and relationships in the Steinbeck family. Another group of materials relates to the world premiere of Samuel Barber's opera, ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA, at the Lincoln Center in N.Y. on Sept. 16, 1966. Included are invitations, commemorative programs and booklets, and the opera libretto. Other materials include Shell Development Company records on personnel issues such as labor relations and salary administration, coming from the Emeryville Laboratories, seen as one of the most progressive work environments in the United States; and Shell Companies Foundation records (1963-1974), chiefly relating to the foundation's endowments, scholarships, and grants, as well as the company's donation budgets from 1969-1974.