Advertising clubs collection, circa 1928-1983

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Summary

Abstract:
Advertising clubs are trade organizations that connect people in the advertising, media, and marketing sectors to other professionals and resources. Collection consists of programs, letters, and a buying guide from different advertising clubs in the United States. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
Extent:
0.25 Linear Feet
Language:
Materials in English.
Collection ID:
RL.12045

Background

Scope and content:

Collection consists of programs, letters, and a buying guide from different advertising clubs in the United States. Programs represent events including annual banquets, awards or competitions, and Maypole dances. Five event programs are from the Advertising Club of Baltimore, two of which feature the club's annual "Outstanding Radio and Television Personality" awards.

Biographical / historical:

Advertising clubs are trade organizations that connect people in the advertising, media, and marketing sectors to other professionals and resources. Ad clubs in the United States began forming in the late 1800s and early 1900s, often organized by newspaper owners or advertisers.

The Advertising Club of Baltimore was founded in 1909 and was initially called the Advertisers' Round Table.

Source: Advertising Club of Baltimore photograph and ephemera collection, Maryland Center for History and Culture (acccessed October 7, 2022).

Acquisition information:
The Advertising Clubs Collection was received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book Manuscript Library as purchases from Ebay.com in 2022.
Processing information:

Processed by Leah Tams, October 2022.

Accessions described in this collection guide: 2022-0063.

Arrangement:

Material is arranged alphabetically by city name.

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Subjects:
Trade associations -- United States
Advertising
Clubs -- United States
Format:
Programs (documents)
Names:
John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History

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[Identification of item], Advertising Clubs Collection, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.