John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History


The Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History in the David M. Rubenstein Library acquires and preserves printed material and collections of textual and multimedia resources and makes them available to researchers around the world. Through these collections and related programming, the Center promotes understanding of the social, cultural, and historical impact of advertising, marketing, and sales.

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New Digital Project!

The JWT Ford Motor Company ads are now digitized and live! Features almost 12,000 ads from 1944 to 2007 created by J. Walter Thompson for Ford Motor Company.

Travel Grant & Fellowship Applications Due January 31, 2017

For information and applications go here.

CHARM Conference 2017 Call for Papers

Hartman Center researchers may be interested in the Conference on Historical Analysis and Research in Marketing (CHARM) in Liverpool, England next June! The paper submission deadline is December 18, 2016.