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Guide to the Lance R. Bell papers, 1947-2017 and undated

Summary

Outdoor advertising executive with Southern Outdoor Markets and Associates of the Bell Company firms, based in Atlanta, Ga. Collection includes trade publications, awards booklets, reprints and other printed materials, slides, photographs, audiocassettes and 35mm films. Companies represented include the Associates of the Bell Company; Foote Cone & Belding; Foster & Kleiser; Institute of Outdoor Advertising; Outdoor Advertising Association of America; Outdoor Advertising Incorporated; Southern Outdoor Markets. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11533
Title
Lance R. Bell papers
Date
1947-2017 and undated
Extent
3.0 Linear Feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Collection includes trade publications, awards booklets, reprints and other printed materials, slides, photographs, audiocassettes and 35mm films. Companies represented include the Associates of the Bell Company; Foote Cone & Belding; Foster & Kleiser; Institute of Outdoor Advertising; Outdoor Advertising Association of America; Outdoor Advertising Incorporated; Southern Outdoor Markets. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

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Arrangement

Organized into three series: General Files; Slides; Audiovisual Materials.

Using These Materials

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Collection is open for research.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Lance R. Bell papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Associates of the Bell Company--Forms, stationery, etc., 1973 and undated
(1 folder)
Box 1
Bell biographical information, 1987-2017
Box 1
Creative Guide to Outdoor Advertising, undated
Box 1
Distance and legibility cards, undated
Box 1
Earl Nightingale--Who's the Boss?, 1986
Box 1
Foote, Cone & Belding--Enjoy the Great Outdoors, undated
Box 1
Foster & Kleiser--Glossary of outdoor advertising terms, undated
Box 1
Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) billboard designs, undated
Box 5
Institute of Outdoor Advertising (IOA)--33rd National Competition of Outdoor Advertising Art, 1965
Box 1
Institute of Outdoor Advertising (IOA)--34th National Competition of Outdoor Advertising Art, 1966
Box 1
Institute of Outdoor Advertising (IOA)--36th National Competition of Outdoor Advertising Art, 1968
Box 1
Institute of Outdoor Advertising (IOA)--38th Outdoor Advertising Competition, 1970
Box 1
KC Coatings--Color Selector, undated
Box 1
Kubin-Nicholson--Outdoor Advertising Sizes and Production Requirements, undated
Box 1
Operational Guidelines in the Outdoor Medium, undated
Box 1
Outdoor Advertising Association of America (OAAA)--1982 OBIE Awards, 1982
Box 1
Outdoor Advertising Incorporated (OAI)--Poster Annual, 1947-1962
Box 5
Outdoor Advertising Myths and Facts, 1985
Box 1
Outdoor advertising sales representatives list, undated
Box 1
Photographs, undated
Box 1
Photographs--England, undated
Box 1
Photographs--Mexico, undated
Box 1
Research/Statistics, 1977-1985
Box 1
36th, 39th outdoor awards, 1968-1971
Box 1
37th outdoor awards, 1969
Box 1
38th outdoor awards, 1970-1971
Box 1
39th outdoor awards, 1971
Box 1
A night out in the hills, 1967
Box 2
Airplanes, 1986
Box 2
Alabama Outdoor--Take a Look at Outdoor, undated
Box 2
Automotive, 1967-1979
Box 2
Automotive presentations, 1960-1969
Box 2
Award presentation, 1971
Box 2
Bank presentations, 1975 and undated
(2 folders)
Box 2
Bank presentation--Outdoor for Banks, 1975
Box 2
Banks, 1974-1981
Box 2
Bravo, 1975-1977
Box 2
Creative art, 1970-1976
Box 2
Creative surge, 1969-1970
Box 2
Food and beverage, 1966-1979
Box 2
Insurance, 1974
Box 2
Insurance--Integon, 1973
Box 2
Insurance--Life of Georgia, 1973
Box 2
IOA art awards, 1966
Box 3
IOA--Go By Outdoor presentation, undated
Box 3
Land Development Ordinance (LDO), Jacksonville, Fla. Rotary Plan, 1968
Box 3
Lawn and garden, agriculture, 1973-1978
Box 3
Liquor presentation, 1967
Box 3
Location shots, 1967-1979
Box 3
Macon, 1979
Box 3
Martin Outdoor (Tampa, Fla.), 1973
Box 3
Media (Newspaper, radio, television), 1974-1979
Box 3
Media mix presentation, 1966
Box 3
Mexico, 1975
Box 3
Miscellaneous, 1973-1986
(2 folders)
Box 3
OAI--Outdoor for Agricultural Products presentation, 1976
Box 3
Presentation slides, miscellaneous, 1972-1973
(2 folders)
Box 3
Presentation--Coca-Cola, undated
Box 3
Presentations, 1966-1975
Box 4
Public service, personal, political, 1970s-1980
Box 4
Reach and Frequency presentation, 1973-1981
Box 4
Real estate, 1974-1977
Box 4
Restaurants, 1973-1981
Box 4
Retail, miscellaneous consumer goods and services, 1975-1979
Box 4
Retail--Hastings, undated
Box 4
Slides from Henderson, 1971
Box 4
Supermarket presentation, 1975
Box 4
Supermarket--Winn-Dixie, undated
Box 4
Testa presentations, 1963-1971
(2 folders)
Box 4
This is Outdoor presentations, 1973-1975
(2 folders)
Box 4
Tobacco, 1966-1973
Box 4
Travel and entertainment, 1975-1978
Box 4
Washington, D.C., 1966
Box 4
Working Woman presentation, undated
Box 4
What Outdoor Can and Cannot Do presentation, undated
Box 4
Go Buy Outdoor audiocassette, undated
Box 5
Audio-cassette RL11533-CS-001
It Pays to Be Creative (Foster & Kleiser) audiocassette, undated
Box 5
Audio-cassette RL11533-CS-002
The Working Woman audiocassette, undated
Box 5
Audio-cassette RL11533-CS-003
OAI--The Wonderful World of Signs 35mm filmstrip, undated
Box 5
Film RL11533-F35-001
OAI--The Wonderful World of Signs 35mm filmstrip, undated
Box 5
Film RL11533-F35-002
 

Historical Note

Outdoor advertising executive with Southern Outdoor Markets and Associates of the Bell Company firms, based in Atlanta, Ga. Graduate, University of Missouri School of Journalism; Account Executive, Institute of Outdoor Advertising 1960; Executive Sales Manager, Outdoor Advertising Inc. 1964; founder and President, Southern Outdoor Markets 1965, renamed Associates of the Bell Company (ABC) 1974; awarded Ray Vahue Award/Marketing Award of Merit by OAAA 1985; ABC acquired by Bill Wilkins 1987, renamed Wilkins Media Company 1999.

Related Material

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

Garrett Orr papers; Outdoor Advertising Association of America Archives; Outdoor Advertising Association of America Slide Library; Wilkins Media Company records


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Provenance

The Lance R. Bell papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 2017.

Processing Information

Processed by Richard Collier, Oct. 2017; Accessions described in this collection guide: 2017-0089