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Guide to the American Asphalt Paint Co. Water, Water Everywhere!, 1931

Summary

Paint and coatings manufacturer based in Chicago, Ill. Collection includes promotional booklet that discusses water and the waterproofing benefits of asphalt-based paints and coatings. Booklet is illustrated with watercolors by A. Malrose and Chris Marie Meeker. Included is a letter from the company President to then-Duke University President William Few offering the booklet as a gift. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11575
Title
American Asphalt Paint Co. Water, Water Everywhere!
Extent
0.1 Linear Feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Collection includes promotional booklet that discusses water and the waterproofing benefits of asphalt-based paints and coatings. Booklet is illustrated with watercolors by A. Malrose and Chris Marie Meeker. Included is a letter from the company President to then-Duke University President William Few offering the booklet as a gift. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], American Asphalt Paint Co. Water, Water Everywhere!, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Water, Water Everywhere!, 1931
Box Sec. A Box 175
 

Historical Note

Paint and coatings manufacturer based in Chicago, Ill.

Related Material

Related materials may be found in the following Hartman Center collections:

Advertising Ephemera;

J. Walter Thompson Company. Corporation Vertical Files;

J. Walter Thompson Company. Marketing Vertical Files


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Provenance

The American Asphalt Paint Co. Water, Water Everywhere! were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a transfer in 2016. Removed from the William Preston Few papers.

Processing Information

Processed by Richard Collier, Jan. 2018