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Preliminary Guide to the Frances Hooper papers, 1970s

Abstract

Frances Hooper (1892-1986) was founder and president of the Frances Hooper Advertising Agency, and was one of the first female advertising executives in the United States.

Accession (2009-0100) (3 notebooks; 0.6 lin. ft.; dated 1970s) consists of three spiral-bound collections of typed memoirs written by Hooper around the 1970s. Subjects include her childhood, her journalism career in Chicago, her transition into advertising with Marshall Fields, and descriptions of her friends, her travels, and her book collections. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Hooper, Frances.
Title
Frances Hooper papers 1970s
Language of Materials
English
Extent
3 items, 0.6 linear feet
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Accession (2009-0100) (3 notebooks; 0.6 lin. ft.; dated 1970s) consists of three spiral-bound collections of typed memoirs written by Hooper around the 1970s. Subjects include her childhood, her journalism career in Chicago, her transition into advertising with Marshall Fields, and descriptions of her friends, her travels, and her book collections. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.

Administrative Information

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Contents of the Collection

Accession (2009-0100) (3 notebooks; 0.6 lin. ft.; dated 1970s) consists of three spiral-bound collections of typed memoirs written by Hooper around the 1970s. Subjects include her childhood, her journalism career in Chicago, her transition into advertising with Marshall Fields, and descriptions of her friends, her travels, and her book collections.

Part I [childhood]
Box 1
Part II: I go east to college
Box 1
Part III: You'd make a good newspaper woman
Box 1
Part IV: I throw my lot with the advertisers
Box 1
Part V: Nanna
Box 1
Part VI: Friends
Box 1
Part VII: Travel
Box 1
Part VIII: Firsthand unusual stories about dogs, pussy cats, kangaroos, lions, etc.
Box 1
Part IX: My Books - a little unusual in slant
Box 1
Part X: History in the making
Box 1

Historical Note

Frances Hooper (1892-1986) was founder and president of the Frances Hooper Advertising Agency, and was one of the first female advertising executives in the United States.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], in the Frances Hooper Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

Gift, 2009 (2009-0100), 0.6 lin. ft.

Processing Information

Collection is unprocessed; cataloged from accession records.

Encoded by: Meghan Lyon

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 2009-0100

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

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.