J. Walter Thompson Company. Don Robertson papers, 1978-1985, 1978-1985

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Summary

Creator:
J. Walter Thompson Company
Abstract:
Established in 1864, the J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) is one of the oldest and largest enduring advertising agencies in the United States. Don Robertson was an executive who served with JWT's Canadian and Australian offices as well as Thompson Recruitment.
Extent:
1.5 Linear Feet
Language:
Materials in English
Collection ID:
RL.11124

Background

Scope and content:

Collection spans 1978-1985 and includes administrative, financial and research reports, publications, conference notes, policy manuals and other printed materials. Materials chiefly concern JWT operations in Canada and the United States. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Biographical / historical:

Don Robertson served as Account Supervisor, JWT Montreal (1965); Vice President, Account Services, JWT Montreal (1967); President and CEO, JWT Canada, Toronto (1971); Chairman, JWT Australia (1977); Executive Vice President, JWT Corporate Development (1980); Chief Planning Officer, JWT NY (1980-1985); President and CEO, Thompson Recruitment (1985-circa 1987); retired 1989.

Acquisition information:
The J. Walter Thompson Company. Don Robertson papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book Manuscript Library as a gift in 1987.
Processing information:

Processed by Richard Collier, February 2016

Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically.

Rules or conventions:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Subjects

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Subjects:
Advertising -- United States
Advertising -- Canada
Advertising agencies -- Canada
Advertising agencies -- United States
Advertising executives -- United States
Names:
J. Walter Thompson Company

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[Identification of item], J. Walter Thompson Company. Don Robertson papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.