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Guide to the Breyers Ice Cream sign salesman's catalog, 1948

Abstract

Breyers Ice Cream Company was founded in 1866 in Philadelphia, Penna.; incorporated in 1908. Became division of National Dairy Products Corporation in 1926.

Collection comprises a Bryers Ice Cream salesman's catalog (12 pgs.), for the company's ice cream advertising signs, especially those to be placed outside a store or restaurant. The catalog was probably intended for the company's regional distributors, and includes statistics for ice cream sales in the Philadelphia market. Sign descriptions include a color copy of each sign, along with it's size, finish, weight, and illumination, as well as occasional other information, including such considerations as brackets, embossing, packing units, and store type.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Breyers Ice Cream Company.
Title
Breyers Ice Cream sign salesman's catalog 1948
Language of Materials
English
Extent
0.2 linear feet
Location
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Collection Overview

Collection comprises a Bryers Ice Cream salesman's catalog (12 pgs.), for the company's ice cream advertising signs, especially those to be placed outside a store or restaurant. The catalog was probably intended for the company's regional distributors, and includes statistics for ice cream sales in the Philadelphia market. Sign descriptions include a color copy of each sign, along with it's size, finish, weight, and illumination, as well as occasional other information, including such considerations as brackets, embossing, packing units, and store type.

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Contents of the Collection

Historical Note

Breyer's Ice Cream was founded in 1866 in Philadelphia, Penna.; incorporated in 1908. Became division of National Dairy Products Corporation in 1926.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], in the Breyers Ice Cream sign salesman's catalog, 1948, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

Purchase, 2010

Processing Information

Processed by: Alice Poffinberger, November 2010

Encoded by: Alice Poffinberger, November 2010

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 2010-0175

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

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.