Guide to the Jeffery Collection of Diamond Promotional Materials, 1939-1998, bulk 1974-1998
Collection documents the artwork and printed promotional materials Robert K. Jeffery commissioned, used, or referenced in diamond advertising. Most items are the output of the advertising agency N. W. Ayer and Son, Inc., often featuring De Beers diamonds and outdoor advertising promotions. Other items are more general to the diamond marketing industry, including marketing statistics, and gemology periodicals. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
- Collection Number
- Jeffery Collection of Diamond Promotional Materials
- 1939-1998, bulk 1974-1998
- Jeffery, Robert K.
- 4.5 Linear Feet, about 459 items
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
This collection is open for research.
However, original audiovisual materials are closed until use copies can be produced.
Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.
All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. There may be a 48-hour delay in obtaining these materials.
Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection.
The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.
In addition, Technical Services needs to format use copies of video tapes before use.
The videotapes are closed for 15 years from date of creation.
Jeffery is a longtime administrator and lecturer in retail sales, administration, and the manufacturing of jewelry.
[Identification of item], Jeffery Collection of Diamond Promotional Materials, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
The Jeffery Collection of Diamond Promotional Materials was received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 2000.
Processed by Lisa Stark
Completed September 12, 2000
Encoded by Walt Evans
This collection is unprocessed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.