Inventory of the James O'Shaughnessy Papers, 1888-1936
Miscellaneous group of materials from various portions of advertising executive James O'Shaughnessy's professional life, including his speeches and writings; proofs of printed booklets; advertising studies; subject files; and ephemera. The materials relate mainly to his tenure as business manager of Liberty magazine, but also include the International Advertising Congress in Berlin 1929; the Outdoor Advertising Corporation; the O'Shaughnessy Advertising Company; the American Advertising Agents' Association; and a folder of articles on Knute Rockne. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising, and Marketing History
- James O'Shaughnessy Papers, 1888-1936
- O'Shaughnessy, James
- 1.3 Linear Feet , 556 Items
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
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James O'Shaughnessy was an advertising executive whose posts included first Executive Manager of the American Association of Advertising Agencies from 1917-1928 and business manager at Libertymagazine from 1929-1931.
- Liberty (New York (N.Y.: 1924)
- Advertising agencies-United States.
- Advertising executives--United States.
- American Advertising Agents' Association
- John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising, and Marketing History.
- O'Shaughnessy Advertising Company.
- Outdoor Advertising Corporation.
- Rockne, Knute, 1888-1931.
- proofs (derivative objects)
[Identification of item], James O'Shaughnessy Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Processed by Ruth E. Bryan
Completed February 15, 2001
Encoded by Ruth E. Bryan
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