Charlotte Beers papers, 1958-2013 and undated 11.0 Linear Feet
Collection includes clippings, correspondence, book manuscript drafts, presentations and speech scripts, memos to and from David Ogilvy, transcripts of interviews and other printed materials as well as audiovisual materials (videocassettes and optical disks) that document Beers' career in advertising and her tenure as Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs. Institutions represented in the collection include American Express, J. Walter Thompson Company, Ogilvy & Mather, Tatham-Laird & Kudner, the U.S. State Department and the 9-11 Commission. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
C.K. Woodbridge papers, 1917-1997 and undated 6.0 Linear Feet
C.K. Woodbridge papers include correspondence, text and notes for speeches and writings, clippings, scrapbooks, black-and-white photographs, audio belt recordings and other printed materials. Topics addressed include the management, training and compensation of sales personnel; women in the advertising business; corporate management and public relations; internationalization of advertising and marketing and the role of professional organizations; and product development (importation of margarine from the Netherlands to the U.S. and Canada; popularization of dictating equipment in office spaces). Companies and organizations represented include Advertising Club of New York, American Machine and Metals (parent company of Trout Mining), Anton Jurgens Margarine Works (precursor of Unilever), Associated Advertising Clubs of the World, Dictaphone, Incorporated Sales Managers' Association (UK), International Advertising Association (later renamed Advertising Federation of America merged to become the present American Advertising Federation), Kelvinator, League of Advertising Women, Philadelphia Club of Advertising Women, Remington Rand, and Spencer Kellogg & Sons. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
Helayne Spivak papers, 1972-2015 and undated 9.0 Linear Feet
Collection includes awards, clippings, correspondence, print advertisements and other printed materials as well as audiovisual materials (audio tapes, videocassettes, 16mm films, optical disks, video reels). Companies and agencies represented include Ally & Gargano, Barneys department store, Cadbury, Club Med, Commodore computer, Dunkin' Donuts, Federal Express, J. Walter Thompson, Pan Am, Schweppes, and Travelers. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
Collection includes reprints, print advertisements, brochures, booklets and other printed materials handed out by participant exhibitors representing a variety of fields in the advertising and marketing industry, including apparel, direct mail, electric and neon signs, graphic art, gravure, newspapers, outdoor advertising, photolithography, telephotography, trade and women's clubs, and window show displays. Companies represented include firms from the U.S., Canada and Great Britain, including the Advertising Club of New York, AT&T, Aronsson Printing, Art Gravure, Bausch & Lomb, Capitol Machine, Chicago Daily News, Consolidated Press, Detroit Free Press, Dictaphone, Fairchild Publications, General Outdoor, Jam Handy, Mulford, National Printing & Engraving, and R.F. Heinrich. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
Joan Lipton papers, 1963-2001 and undated 0.2 Linear Feet
Collection includes clippings, proof pages, storyboards, writings, speeches and other printed materials that primarily document Lipton's career at McCann Erickson during the 1970s and 1980s. Advertisements relate to a variety of personal consumer products including lotions and other cosmetics, baby care, contraception and family planning. Companies represented include Gillette, Johnson & Johnson, Mennen (now part of Colgate-Palmolive), Ortho, Pepperell, and Tampax. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
Collection includes personal and professional correspondence, travel souvenirs along with work documents pertaining to Cederholm's career as an account representative for JWT on Oscar Mayer advertising campaigns. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
J. Walter Thompson Company. Eleanor Newman papers, 1974-1985 and undated 9.5 Linear Feet — 6225 Items
The Eleanor Newman Papers cover the years 1974-1985, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1979-1983, roughly the period during which Newman served as Office Manager of JWT's The Entertainment Group, and as Account Representative for the Health & Tennis Corporation (later part of Bally Total Fitness Corporation) account. The collection includes media plans, schedules, budgets, invoices, market research, proofs, tear sheets, photographs, conference call reports, memoranda and correspondence, and proposals related to the advertising campaigns of various JWT clients. Companies and products represented include Dentcare, Genesco, Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises, Jack La Lanne Spa, Vertical Club, Covergirl, Freirich Meats, Beatrice Foods, Samsonite, Cable Shop, and PIAF/Screenvision. Also included in the collection are media plans for the New York Arrows indoor soccer team; the 1981-1982 seasons of the New York City Opera; and several Broadway musicals including Mr. Lincoln, Really Rosie and Snow White.
The collection is arranged into thirteen categories: General Files; Broadway; Cruise Tours; Dentcare; Fitness; Footwear; Freirich Meats; New York City Opera; Outdoor Advertising; Samsonite; Sports; Television; and Oversize Materials. The General Files include JWT directories, market research, office memoranda and forms, and correspondence relating to Mark Schoenfeld, Media Director at JWT Entertainment Group. Broadway files include media plans relating to the musicals Mr. Lincoln, Really Rosie, Snow White, Vaudeville Show, among others. The files on sightseeing cruise tours, Freirich Meats, the New York City Opera, Cable Shop and PIAF/Screenvision include advertising proofs, tear sheets, television and radio advertising schedules, and media plans. The Footwear files include proposals, advertising copy, proofs, media plans and market research for Covergirl and Genesco's Charm Step and Easy Street lines of shoes. Samsonite, the largest category of files in the collection, includes several booklets of research findings on the 1980s luggage market, marketing proposals and recommendations, and advertising tracking studies. The Outdoor Advertising files includes photographs, market research and correspondence related to billboard, bus and bus shelter advertising of Broadway musicals in New York City. Oversize Materials consist of large-format items removed from other series and housed separately.
Many of the marketing proposals and market research findings arrived in binders labeled with a title sheet or subject headings. Items were removed from binders, and original titles were used. Several sections were removed from their respective series into a separate oversize box.
J. Walter Thompson Company. Lois Gaeta papers, 1956-1961 and undated 0.4 Linear Feet — 100 Items
The Lois Gaeta Papers span the years 1956 to 1961 and include television and radio scripts, filmed commercial spots, as well as print advertisements and packaging samples, that document Gaeta's work as a script and copy writer for JWT. Companies represented include Beecham Products (Eno), Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Colgate-Palmolive (Stripe toothpaste), Eastman Kodak, Mentholatum, Reader's Digest, and W.F. Young (Absorbine Jr.).
The collection is arranged into three series: General Files; Company Files; and Audiovisual Materials. The General Files Series includes clippings, correspondence and other printed materials, arranged alphabetically. The Company Files Series consists of radio and television scripts, print advertisements and packaging examples, arranged alphabetically by company name. Therein, scripts are arranged chronologically by year. The Audiovisual Materials Series consists of 16mm black-and-white films of television commercials, primarily for Mentholatum.
J. Walter Thompson Company. Nan Findlow papers, 1930-1995 and undated, bulk 1959-1967 4.6 Linear Feet — 405 Items
The Nan Findlow Papers span the years 1930-1995, the bulk of which document the period 1959-1967, and include clippings, photographs, advertising scripts for television commercials, print advertisements, story boards, marketing reports, correspondence, corporate memoranda, trade literature, speeches, and company newsletters. The bulk of the materials represents Findlow's time as an executive at the J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT), where her client assignments included American Home Products (Boyle-Midway), Chesebrough-Pond's, Lever Brothers Company, McCall's, Prince Matchabelli perfume, Revlon, and Scott Paper Company. In addition, there are brochures from Macy's and Georg-Jensen Inc., proofs, tear sheets, and artwork from L. Bamberger & Co. and Ross Roy of New York. The collection also includes writings, press releases, and account-history reports prepared by Nan Findlow Creative Services, the marketing consultant firm Findlow founded upon leaving JWT.
The collection is organized into two series: General Files, including correspondence, clippings, and memoranda, which represents Findlow's career in market research and advertising; and Proofs & Tear Sheets, which represents some of the print advertising campaigns Findlow generated, primarily while working at JWT.