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Guide to the Barcelona Savings Bank poster collection], [collection dates]

Summary

Bank founded in Barcelona in 1926 as Caja de Ahorros Provincial de la Diputacion de Barcelona and renamed Caixa d'Estalvis de Catalunya in the 1970s. Collection consists of a scrapbook of 39 reproductions of a poster campaign for the bank. Some posters are identified by theme, such as "Peace" or "Today and Tomorrow". Posters are in Spanish and feature art deco images and the Catalan shield. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11570
Title
Barcelona Savings Bank poster collection
Date
approximately 1926-1931
Extent
0.2 Linear Feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in Spanish

Collection Overview

Collection consists of a scrapbook of 39 reproductions of a poster campaign for the bank. Some posters are identified by theme, such as "Peace" or "Today and Tomorrow". Posters are in Spanish and feature art deco images and the Catalan shield. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Barcelona Savings Bank poster collection, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Scrapbook, approximately 1926-1931
Box 1
 

Historical Note

Bank founded in Barcelona in 1926 as Caja de Ahorros Provincial de la Diputacion de Barcelona. Name changed to Caja de Ahorros de la Generalidad de Calaluna 1931-1939; reverted to original name after the Spanish Civil War. Name Catalanized to Caixa d'Estalvis de Catalunya (Caixa Catalunya) around 1977; later known as Catalunya Banc. Nationalized 2011 as part of a governmental reorganization of financial services. Acquired 2015 by multinational firm Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) and absorbed into BBVA 2016.

Related Material

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

Spanish Advertising Broadsides;

J. Walter Thompson Company. International Advertisements


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Provenance

The Barcelona Savings Bank poster collection were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 2017.

Processing Information

Processed by Richard Collier, Jan. 2018;

Accessions described in this collection guide: 2017-0030