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Guide to the Bill Communications Harvard Business School file, 1959-1978

Abstract

Publishing, marketing research, business services, and seminar management company; name adopted in 1968. Founded originally as a publishing company in 1879; changed name to Bill Brothers Publications, Inc., in 1957.

Collection comprises a file compiled by company president John W. Hartman, mainly regarding Harvard Business School's 10-year case study (1970s) of the company's development. In addition, there is an additional Harvard business case study, on Blackwood Press; as well as two copies of the Bill Communications newsletter TRADEWINDS (1959); and a reprinted article on marketing from the Harvard Business Review (1960).

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Bill Communications, Inc.
Title
Bill Communications Harvard Business School file 1959-1978.
Language of Materials
English
Extent
0.1 linear feet
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Collection comprises a file compiled by company president John W. Hartman, mainly regarding Harvard Business School's 10-year case study (1970s) of the company's development. In addition, there is an additional Harvard business case study, on Blackwood Press; as well as two copies of the Bill Communications newsletter TRADEWINDS (1959); and a reprinted article on marketing from the Harvard Business Review (1960).

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Contents of the Collection

Historical Note

Bill Communications, Inc. was a publishing, marketing research, business services, and seminar management company; name adopted in 1968. The company was founded originally as a publishing company in 1879, but changed its name to Bill Brothers Publications, Inc., in 1957.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], in the Bill Communications Harvard Business School file, 1959-1978, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

Gift, 2007

Processing Information

Processed by: Alice Poffinberger, July 2010

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, July 2010

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 2010-0120

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.