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.
Hartman Center Travel Grant Applications Open
Travel grants are available to any faculty member, graduate or undergraduate student, artist, or independent scholar with a research or creative project requiring the use of materials held by the Hartman Center. There are three travel grants available: the Alvin Achenbaum travel grant for research in any of our collections, the FOARE Fellowship of outdoor advertising research and the John Furr Fellowship for research in the archives of the J. Walther Thompson Co. For more information see our travel grants webpage.
Newly Available Collections
The Hartman Center announces new online finding aids for the following collections:
- Albert Cornell, M.D. Collection of Medical Ephemera, 1910-2004
- Anspach Travel Bureau Collection of Tourism Literature, 1936-2014
- Brouillard Communications Print Advertisements, 1991-2005
- Carl Spielvogel Papers, 1946-2014
- J. Walter Thompson Company. Commodore Club Records, 1990-1995
- J. Walter Thompson Company. Hispania Records, 1980-1985
- J. Walter Thompson Company. London Office Print Advertisements, 1900-1999
- J. Walter Thompson Company. Personnel Records, 1900s-1975
- J. Walter Thompson Company. Radio and Television Department Records, 1932-1978
- J. Wilson Morrow Papers, 1930-1968
- Jean Kilbourne Papers, 1918-2014
- John R. Bittner Papers, 1918-1994
- Spanish Advertising Broadsides (Auca and Alelujas), 1938-1985
- William Golden Papers, 1911-1970
These and other Hartman Center finding aids can be found and searched from the Collection Guides page.