Klaus Reikowski papers, 1954-1976 and undated

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Summary

Creator:
John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History and Reikowski, Klaus
Abstract:
Advertising executive, art director and graphic designer with the Cunningham & Walsh advertising agency in New York City. Collection includes prints, sketches, gels, photos, catalogues, correspondence, a set of logo design sketches for Cross Westchester Corporate Park, a drawing of an automobile by George or Robert Giusti and a sketch on a linen napkin from the restaurant Nicola Paone. Companies represented in include Amerika-Haus, Cunningham & Walsh, Boise Cascade Paper Company, St. Regis Paper Company, Herman Miller, Inc., Jaguar automobile, Sunshine Biscuits, Inc. (Kellogg), Western Electric Company (AT & T Technologies, Inc.), and Yellow Pages. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising and Marketing History.
Extent:
4.0 Linear Feet
Language:
Material in English
Collection ID:
RL.01077

Background

Scope and content:

Collection includes prints, sketches, gels, photos, catalogues, correspondence, a set of logo design sketches for Cross Westchester Corporate Park, a drawing of an automobile by George or Robert Giusti and a sketch on a linen napkin from the restaurant Nicola Paone. Companies represented in include Amerika-Haus, Cunningham & Walsh, Boise Cascade Paper Company, St. Regis Paper Company, Herman Miller, Inc., Jaguar automobile, Sunshine Biscuits, Inc. (Kellogg), Western Electric Company (AT & T Technologies, Inc.), and Yellow Pages. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising and Marketing History.

Biographical / historical:

Reikowski was an art director and graphic designer who worked for Cunningham & Walsh advertising agency in New York City. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1958 from Germany, where he had worked with the U.S. Information Service, designing promotional materials for Amerika Haus. As an art director at Cunningham & Walsh, he worked with clients including Sunshine Biscuits, Herman Miller, and General Foods. He attended art school at the Meisterschule fuer Graphik in Berlin and was drafted into the German army as a private, first class during WWII.

Acquisition information:
The Klaus Reikowski papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book Manuscript Library as a purchase in 2006 and 2007.
Processing information:

Processed by Claire Payton, September 2017

Accessions included in processing: 2006-0120, 2007-0180

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