The Liggett and Myers Tobacco Company records, 1908-1980s 55.6 Linear Feet — 18,206 Items
Collection consists primarily of advertisements for various Liggett and Myers tobacco products such as Chesterfield, Fatima, and Piedmont cigarettes, ca. 1910-1950s, as well as advertisements for competitors during the 1970s. Also included are scripts for radio and television commercials sponsored by Liggett and Myers during the 1950s.
The 2005 addition (2005-0058)(6 items, 0.6 lin. ft.) contains two use copy DVDs and two Betacam SP master copies of Liggett and Myers commercials found on film in the collection. These copies were made from the originals in the collection. Also included are radio scripts for Dragnet (1950) and Duke football games (1958-1959) that feature advertisements for Liggett and Myers products.