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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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George Fabian Scheer papers, 1955-1973 5.5 Linear Feet — Approx. 3338 Items

Regional trade salesman in the South for various U.S. publishing houses. Chiefly correspondence, flyers, brochures, tip sheets, order forms, and financial statements, relating to George F. Scheer's work as a trade salesman for various publishing firms. These firms include: Barre Publishers, Univ. of Minnesota Press, Case Western Reserve Univ. Press; Franklin Watts, Inc.; Ohio Univ. Press; Quadrangle Books; Small Publisher's Co.; Univ. of Florida Press; Imprint Society; Farrar, Straus, and Giroux; Shocken Books; Me-Books Publishing Co.; Univ. of Pennsylvania Press; and others.

Chiefly correspondence, flyers, brochures, tip sheets, order forms, and financial statements, relating to George F. Scheer's work as a trade salesman for various publishing firms. These firms include: Barre Publishers, Univ. of Minnesota Press, Case Western Reserve Univ. Press; Franklin Watts, Inc.; Ohio Univ. Press; Quadrangle Books; Small Publisher's Co.; Univ. of Florida Press; Imprint Society; Farrar, Straus, and Giroux; Shocken Books; Me-Books Publishing Co.; Univ. of Pennsylvania Press; and others.

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Richard Pollay was a professor and curator of the History of Advertising Archives at the Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia. Collection includes slides, correspondence, poetry and short stories, posters and other printed materials. The bulk of materials relate to Pollay's research into advertising for 19th and 20th century patent medicines, traveling sales personnel, as well as support materials for teaching presentations along with a collection of plastic and plush toys representing advertising mascots and spokes-characters. Companies represented include A&W root beer, American Association of Advertising Agencies, Coca-Cola, Dole, Energizer, Harley-Davidson and Kellogg. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Collection includes slides, correspondence, poetry and short stories, posters and other printed materials. The bulk of materials relate to Pollay's research into advertising for 19th and 20th century patent medicines, traveling sales personnel, as well as support materials for teaching presentations along with a collection of plastic and plush toys representing advertising mascots and spokes-characters. Companies represented include A&W root beer, American Association of Advertising Agencies, Coca-Cola, Dole, Energizer, Harley-Davidson and Kellogg. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.