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Caroline Bien papers, 1960s-2006 and undated

5 Linear Feet
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Copywriter and executive at several U.S. advertising agencies, including Warwick & Legler, D'Arcy MacManus & Masius/deGarmo and Grey Advertising. Collection spans 1960s-2006 and includes proofs and tearsheets, correspondence, printed material, storyboards and other materials documenting Bien's career in advertising. Companies and products represented include Campho-Phenique, D-Con, Gerber, Helena Rubenstein, Karo, Mazola, Midol, Panasonic, Pepsi, Playtex, Seagram, and Timex. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

John R. Bittner papers, 1918-1994 and undated

3 Linear Feet (500 items)
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Professor of mass communications and administrator at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

Reginald Horace Blyth papers, 1885-2010, bulk 1940s-1960s

5.75 Linear Feet
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Reginald Horace Blyth popularized Japanese poetic forms such as haiku and senryū within English-speaking audiences by publishing widely read English translations. Notably, Blyth helped draft the Ningen Sengen declaration, which stated that Emperor Hirohito was a human being and not divine. Blyth also served throughout the post-WWII era as a tutor to Crown Prince Akihito and Princess Michiko. In addition, Blyth was an associate of Zen teacher D.T. Suzuki and other Buddhist practitioners and authors who, along with him, introduced Zen to Western audiences. The Reginald Horace Blyth papers include manuscript drafts, notes, and notebooks for published and unpublished works. Many of the files relate to his books on Japanese poetry, humor, and Zen, as well as to his works about British and American Literature. Other files relate to unpublished works and to research interests about animism, culture and mysticism, the British poet John Clare, language, love, and satanism. The bulk of the Printed Materials series includes an incomplete selection of Blyth's published books as well as newsletters and commentary from the Diamond Sangha in Honolulu.
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Archie Boston papers, 1963-2018 and undated

8.0 Linear Feet
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African-American graphic artist, professor and advertising executive based primarily in California; principal in the firm Archie Boston Graphic Design. Collection includes print materials, posters, sketches, greeting cards, correspondence, as well as audiovisual materials in multiple formats (DVDs, tape reels, and film reels) that document Boston's career in advertising and graphic design as well as his academic life at California State University-Long Beach. Companies represented include California Plum, Raisin and Apple Advisory Boards, FMC, Motorola, Pentel, Raytheon and Yamaha. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
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Roy J. Bostock papers, 1976-2002 and undated

1.5 Linear Feet
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Advertising executive and former Chairman of D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles agency, headquartered in New York. Collection includes correspondence, corporate reports, clippings, speeches and videocassettes. Companies represented include Benton & Bowles, D'Arcy MacManus Masius, D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles, Burger King, Duke University, Fuqua School of Business, General Motors, Hardee's, Kal Kan and Procter & Gamble. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

John Bonsack papers, 1786-1929, bulk bulk

2 Linear Feet (4 Boxes, 2,034 items.)
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Collection contains personal and business correspondence, and accounts and genealogical records of the Bonsack and Plaine families, connected by marriage. Included are letters from family members in schools in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New York. Included also are letters concerning woolen factories in Good Intent, Va., 1862, and at Bonsack, Va., during the 1880s. There are also references to David H. Plaine's work as a churchman, teacher, and politician in and around Roanoke, Va.; accounts of Jacob Bonsack, a merchant in Good Intent, Va., and accounts of Harry E. Plaine, a hardware dealer in Broken Bow, Neb., during the 1880s. About fifty letters, 1786-1851, are written in German to the two John Bonsacks, father (1760-1795) and son (1781-1859).
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Bookplate collection, undated

0.5 Linear Feet approx. 400 Items
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The Bookplate Collection contains bookplates acquired by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library over time. The exact provenance of most is not known. The collection includes bookplates specific to Trinity College (Durham, N.C.) and Duke University. Also included is a book seller's ticket, which is in French. The collection is undated.
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Bookplate collection, undated 0.5 Linear Feet approx. 400 Items

Amy Morris Bradley papers, 1806-1921, bulk 1841-1921

3 Linear Feet
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Amy Morris Bradley was a nurse and agent of the U.S. Sanitary Commission during the Civil War as well as an educator in Maine, 1840s-1850s, and Wilmington, N.C., 1865-1890s. Collection comprises correspondence, diaries, record books, and photographs documenting Bradley's family life and teaching in Maine during the 1840s, her travels throughout the South and Costa Rica in the 1850s, her duties as a nurse at several U.S. Sanitary Commission convalescent camps during the Civil War, and her post-war work in Wilmington, N.C., where she founded free schools for white children in 1866 and 1872 under the auspices of the Soldiers' Memorial Society and worked as an administrator in the public school system until 1891. The collection includes two salted paper prints and several albumen photographs of Civil War relief camps, some by noted photographer Alexander Gardner.

Alliance for Audited Media microfilmed reports, 1914-1999 and undated

8.0 Linear Feet
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The Alliance for Audited Media (AAM) is a research firm that provides data services to the advertising and publishing industries. It is headquartered in Arlington Heights, Ill. The collection consists of over 500 16mm microfilm reels of archived printed reports produced by the AAM for subscribing newspapers and publications distributed primarily in the United States and Canada. The reports depict circulation data in a variety of contexts, including coupon distribution, geographical penetration, interactive media, market coverage, trends, and Zip Code analyses. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
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Gary P. and Sandra G. Baden Collection of Print Advertisements, 1840-1986 and undated

32.0 Linear Feet
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Collection spans 1840-1986 and includes newspaper and magazine clippings and tear sheets, catalogs, ephemera, memorabilia, and other printed material primarily from the U.S., Great Britain, and France. Advertisements represent products and services from a wide range of categories including alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, businesses, cosmetics and other health and beauty products, fashion (including clothing, jewelry and watches), food, hotels and other tourist and travel destinations, household products, movies and theater events, tobacco products (primarily cigarettes) and transportation (airlines, automobiles, buses, cruise lines, trains, tires and other automotive accessories). The bulk of materials are in English, but French, Greek, and Spanish-language items are also present. Companies represented include Ford, Packard, Chrysler, Chevrolet, Coca Cola, TWA, Henri Bendel, Goodyear, and DeBeers. Non-advertising related materials include sheet music from the vaudeville, ragtime, and minstrel era; World War I; and depictions of African Americans, Native American, and other ethnicities in advertisements and print media. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Art Libraries Society of North America Southeast Chapter records, 1975-2017 and undated

6.6 Linear Feet (3023 Items)
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ARLIS/SE was founded in 1974 as a chapter within the Southern Region of the Art Libraries Society of North America. The collection includes chapter correspondence, bylaws, annual reports, membership lists, photographs, conference materials, LoPresti Awards (for excellence in art publication), and financial records. Scattered throughout are materials and correspondence related to the national organization. There are 20 electronic files on one floppy disk that have been migrated to the electronic records server. There are 20 black-and-white photographs and two transparencies.

Arab political posters collection, 1970s, 2020-2021

6 Linear Feet (50 posters)
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Collection of assorted posters in Arabic commemorating revolutionary and political movements in Yemen, Oman, Palestine, Syria, and the Middle East.
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Poster commemorating 15 May 1948, undated Oversize-folder 1, Item RL-11680-P-0003

Niku Arbabi Zine collection, 1999-2007 and undated

0.5 Linear Feet 34 Items
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Arbabi is an artist, DJ, writer, filmmaker, and zinester from Durham, NC and Austin, TX. She is the author of several craft and activist zines, including Radical South, Chicks Rock, and Polaroid-Celluloid. The collection consists of 34 zines (27 titles, produced between 1999 and 2007) collected by Arbabi. Eight of the zine titles in the collection were written or co-written by Arbabi. The majority of zines in the collection focus on either craftmaking and the do-it-yourself lifestyle or women's personal stories, including stories of abuse. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.
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Aubergine, undated Box 1

document one, undated Box 1

American Revolution Bicentennial Administration records, 1976-1977

1.5 Linear Feet
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The American Revolution Bicentennial Administrstion was created by Congress in 1974 to encourage and coordinate local events commemorating the 200th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. Collection includes copies of ARBA administrative materials.

Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Audiovisual Materials, 1956-2022

100 Linear Feet (1,339 analogue and digital audiovisual resources)
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Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel is an advocate for the arts, interviewer, documentarian, teacher, political organizer, and resident of New York City. The Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Audiovisual Collection is primarily comprised of audio and video recordings of programs and interviews produced by Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel for television and print, centering on the arts, architecture, and historic preservation, particularly in New York, from the mid-1970s to the present.
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Bay Area Movement Veterans Collection, 1977, 2001-2020

487 items (341 audio files, one video file, 145 html files.) 31 Gigabytes
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Two hundred seventy oral histories, conversations, and meetings, documenting the memories and experiences of members of SNCC, CORE, SCLC and Delta Ministry, who were active during the Civil Rights/Freedom Movement, focusing primarily on the period 1950-1970. While the bulk of the recordings were made between 2001 and 2020, the collection includes a 1977 interview of Rosa Parks by Don Jelinek. A portion of the recordings are accompanied by notes and transcripts downloaded from

Gay Wilson Allen papers, 1801-1988

33 Linear Feet 5,500 Items
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Gay Wailson Allen (1903-1995) was a university professor, author, and Walt Whitman scholar. Collection consists of correspondence, notebooks, printed material, essays, and other writings, literary manuscripts, scrapbooks, teaching materials, pictures, books, clippings, offprints, periodicals, and sale catalogs. The focus of the collection is Allen's career as an university professor and Walt Whitman scholar. In particular Allen's activities as a professor at New York University and as a lecturer at Nagono, Japan in 1955, are documented. The history of Whitman criticism is an important theme. There is a large amount of research material on Whitman, both of Allen and other literary scholars. These include Evie Allison Allen, Clara Barrus, Charles N. Elliot, Clifton Joseph Furness, Emory Holloway, Peter Mitilineos, Hans Reisiger, and Henry Scholey Saunders. The Correspondence Series contains original correspondence acquired by Allen of Richard Watson Gilder, Alice James, and William James. This series also contains the correspondence of Roger Asselineau, Fredson Bowers, Oscar Cargill, Malcolm Cowley, Charles E. Feinberg, Milton Hindus, Emory Holloway, Sholom Kahn, and Frederik Schyberg. There are no strictly personal papers in the collection.
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Association of Professional Communication Consultants records, 1980-2017

5 Linear Feet (6 boxes) .03 Gigabytes
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The Association of Professional Communication Consultants (APCC) is an organization dedicated to educating new consultants and helping existing consultants expand and improve their businesses. The APCC records also include materials from the Association of Professional Writing Consultants (APWC), the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC), and the Association of Business Communication (ABC). These entities often worked together on projects and workshops aimed at educating consultants and spreading knowledge about the profession. The collection comprises administrative materials, information about workshops, and documents belonging to former APCC President Barbara Shwom.

Dilmus J. Appleberry papers, 1810-1927, bulk 1850-1896

2.5 Linear Feet (5 boxes, 1,750 items)
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Business, family, and legal correspondence, accounts, bills, invoices, indentures, land surveys, and other papers. Correspondents whose names appear most often are Pettit and Leake, a legal firm of Goochland Court House, Va., Altantic and Virginia Fertilizing Co. of Richmond, Va., and Appleberry's nephew, Thomas A. Bledsoe.
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Carolyn Kimmelfield Balleisen papers, 1940s-2013

16.5 Linear Feet
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Carolyn Kimmelfield Balleisen (1930-2020) was an attorney in estate and tax law and active member of several nonprofit organizations dedicated to social justice and other issues, including school desegregation, early childhood education, and fair housing. The collection includes materials related to Carolyn Balleisen's professional and community organizing activities, including her involvement with the National Council of Jewish Women; school desegregation in Louisville; education and schooling in Lousiville and Kentucky more broadly; tax and estate law; and other subjects.
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