Guide to the William E. Phillips Papers, 1969-2001
William E. Phillips was an executive and chairman of Ogilvy & Mather and Ogilvy Group advertising agencies.
The William E. Phillips Papers span the years 1969-2001 and include writings, speeches and printed materials that document Phillips' career with Ogilvy & Mather.
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
- Phillips, William E., 1930-
- William E. Phillips Papers, 1969-2001
- Language of Material
- .25 Linear Feet, 28 Items
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The William E. Phillips Papers span the years 1969-2001 and include writings, speeches and printed materials that document Phillips' career with the Ogilvy & Mather advertising agency.
The collection is arranged into two categories of materials: Printed Materials, and Writings and Speeches. Phillips writings and speeches cover a wide range of themes, but he was particularly concerned with improving client-agency relations, agency creativity and productivity, and community involvement.
Related Materials: Related materials pertaining to the Ogilvy & Mather agency may be found in the Edgar Hatcher Papers, the Jock Elliott Papers, the Robert S. Smith Papers, the David B. McCall Papers, and in the J. Walter Thompson Company Advertising Vertical Files.
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Arranged alphabetically, and therein chronologically by date of publication.
Includes comments by Phillips, pages 16-19.
Publication of Ogilvy & Mather. Phillips wrote articles for several issues.
Remarks written by David Ogilvy, read by Phillips, with introduction and comments also by Phillips.
|1930 Jan. 7||Born, Chicago, Ill.|
|1951||B.A., Cornell University|
|1951-1955||Officer, U.S. Navy|
|1955||MBA, Northwestern University|
Brand Manager, Procter & Gamble
|1959||Joined Ogilvy & Mather agency|
|1981-1988||Chairman and CEO, Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide|
|1988-1989||Chairman, Ogilvy Group Executive Committee|
Phillips is also past chairman of Outward Bound's International Board, and has served as director for several firms, including Sunglass Hut and Lillian Vernon.
[Identification of item], William E. Phillips Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
The William E. Phillips Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 2003.
Processed by Richard Collier and Mitch Fraas, July 2006
Encoded by Richard Collier
Completed July 2006
Accession 2003-0227 is described in this finding aid.
Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and our local Style Guide.