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African Americans in Film Collection, 1919-2000

15 Linear Feet
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The African Americans in Film collection includes ephemeral materials, especially posters and pressbooks, promoting and advertising motion pictures featuring Black actors, directors, and production companies.
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48 Hours, 1982 Box 1

A.K.A. Cassius Clay, 1970 Box 1

Aaron Loves Angela, 1975 Oversize-folder 14

Duke University Anniversaries collection, 1937 - 2000

15 Linear Feet 12500 Items
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Duke University has celebrated anniversaries of two major founding events: the establishment of continuous education at Brown's Schoolhouse in Randolph County, N.C., in 1838, and the creation of the Duke Endowment, which transformed Trinity College into Duke University in 1924. As a result, the institution commemorated the 100th Anniversary of its beginnings in Randolph County in 1938/1939, the 50th Anniversary of the Duke Endowment and founding of Duke University in 1974/1975, the 150th Anniversary of its beginnings in Randolph County in 1988/1989, and the 75th Anniversary of the Duke Endowment and founding of Duke University in 1999/2000. The Duke University Anniversaries Collection includes correspondence, clippings, photographs, printed matter, programs, speeches, a sound recording, a diary, acknowledgements from other institutions, a time capsule, and other materials relating to events commemorating the beginnings and founding of Duke University. Major subjects include events planning, fund raising, Duke University, Trinity College (Randolph Co., N.C. and Durham, N.C.), Normal College (Randolph Co., N.C.), Union Institute (Randolph Co., N.C.), and Brown's Schoolhouse (Randolph Co., N.C.). English.
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50th Anniversary (1924-1974) of the founding of Duke University, 1973-1975

Lore Parker papers, 1950-1979 and undated

12 Linear Feet 1251 Items
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Lore Lionel Parker was a copy writer for Doyle Dane Bernbach and other advertising agencies. She was part of the creative team at Bernbach credited with leading the advertising industry's Creative Revolution of the early 1960s. The Lore Parker Papers include proofs, tear sheets and radio and television broadcast scripts for advertising campaigns Parker worked on for Doyle Dane Bernbach, Dowd Redfield & Johnstone, and other advertising agencies. Topics include alcoholic beverages, cosmetics, housewares, snack foods, swimwear, tourism, and women's clothing and undergarments. Major companies or products represented include Alitalia airlines, Barton's Bonbonniere, the British Tourist Authority, Celanese Fibers, Cole of California, General Telephone/GTE, Lees Carpets, and Salada Junket foods.
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Alitalia, 1958-1959, undated 2 folders Box 7

Chevrolet salesmanship literature, 1925-1932

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Chevrolet is a division of General Motors Corporation, founded in 1911 in Detroit, Mich. Collection consists of nine pamphlets addressed to Chevrolet sales personnel. Topics include closing sales, new product features, prospective buyer resistance, sales incentive programs, and seasonal selling. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
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J. Walter Thompson Company. Domestic advertisements, part 2, 1903-2009

70.0 Linear Feet 4.3 Gigabytes (1373 files)
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Founded in 1864, the J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) was one of the oldest and largest advertising agencies in the United States. It was headquartered in New York. In 2023 the agency was absorbed into marketing and communications firm VML. Collection includes posters, proofs, tearsheets, design elements, and digital files that represent the creative work products of JWT's various U.S. offices for its client accounts. Companies represented include Bell Atlantic, Bristol-Myers, Chevron, Ford, Goodyear, Kraft, McDonnell Douglas, Northern Telecom, Oscar Mayer, Quaker Oats, Southland (7-Eleven), Sprint, and the U.S. Marine Corps. This collection represents a continuation of the J. Walter Thompson Company domestic advertisements, part 1. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
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7-Up, 1970s Oversize-folder 2

Richard Pollay. Tobacco industry promotion (TIPS) collection, 1885-2014

227.0 Linear Feet
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Richard W. Pollay was Professor and Curator of the History of Advertising Archives at the Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia. Collection includes audiovisual materials in multiple formats (audio and video cassettes, optical discs), clippings of articles and advertisements, pamphlets and other printed material, artifacts and ephemera (including apparel, cups, luggage, playing cards, promotional gifts and samples of tobacco packaging and candy cigarettes), photographs and slides, research reports, corporate documents, depositions and transcripts of court case testimony and other litigation-related materials. Topics include tobacco advertising and deceptive advertising practices; package labeling and health claims; cigarette marketing; manipulation of tar and nicotine levels; "light" and menthol cigarettes; lung cancer and other smoking-related health issues; smoking cessation and anti-smoking initiatives in the United States, Canada and internationally; tobacco industry manufacturing and marketing practices; smoking initiation and teenage and young adult smoking; and marketing of tobacco products to women and minorities. Companies represented include American Tobacco, British American Tobacco, Brown & Williamson, Imperial Tobacco, Liggett & Myers, Lorillard, Philip Morris (later Altria), R.J. Reynolds/RJR Nabisco and the Tobacco Institute. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Chanticleer Photograph collection, 1990s-ongoing

29 Linear Feet
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The Chanticleer is Duke's annual student-produced yearbook. Focus is placed on high- quality photographs. The collection includes photographs, slides, negatives and contact sheets. Duplicates exist throughout the collection. The Collection also includes editing notes from Chanticleer staff. Most of the photographs are in black and white, although there are some in color. They range in date from circa 1998-ongoing.
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8x10 Photographs (approx. 189) Box 1

5x7 Photographs (approx. 6) Box 1

4x6 Photographs (approx. 806) Box 1

Bradley Family papers, 1774-1882

1 Linear Feet 792 Items
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Stephen Row Bradley and his son William Czar Bradley were lawyers who, as residents of Westminster, Vermont, served in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives respectively. Later Stephen moved to Walpole, New Hampshire. Many prominent New Englanders corresponded with them about Federalist, Republican, and Democratic politics, patronage, and legal and personal matters. Stephen's son-in-law, Samuel Griswold Goodrich ("Peter Parley") was his most frequent correspondent. Other subjects of the correspondence include the Vermont militia, relations between the U.S. and Tripoli, attitudes toward the War of 1812, surveying of the northeastern boundary between the U.S. and Canada, General Lafayette's visit to Thomas Jefferson in 1824, John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, and Andrew Jackson.

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Jerry D. Campbell records, 1930-1998 (bulk 1989-1994)

25 Linear Feet 35,000 Items
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Contains records of the Duke University Library Administration, primarily under Jerry D. Campbell's administration, ca. 1984-1995. Types of materials include subject files, correspondence, minutes, annual reports, budgets, evaluations, contracts, and miscellaneous notes pertaining to the operation and management of the Duke University Libraries since around 1930. Major topics include academic library administration, space utilization, statistics, Jerry D. Campbell, information networks, library cooperation, catalog automation, and budgets. The bulk of materials (A2002-88) are from 1989-1994. English.
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Women's Center records, 1970-2014

31.75 Linear Feet 6.46 Megabytes
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The Women's Center serves the Duke undergraduate, graduate and professional student communities. The center supports and promotes student women and gender issues on campus. Materials present include subject files, correspondence, memoranda, reports, proposals, surveys, programming records, committee records, flyers, job descriptions, training materials, photographs, slides, videocassettes, and other materials relating to the history and daily operation of the Center.
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A99-3, 1986-1996 4.5 boxes