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Guide to the C&U Poster Advertising Company Records, 1896-2004 and undated

Summary

Outdoor advertising company founded in 1912 in the Champaign-Urbana, Illinois environs.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11125
Title
C&U Poster Advertising Company Records, 1896-2004 and undated
Date
1896-2004 and undated
Creator
C&U Poster Advertising Company.
Extent
72.0 Linear Feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Collection spans 1896-2004 and includes photographs, slides, correspondence, ledgers and minute books, administrative and financial records, research reports and other printed materials. Legal materials include court proceedings, depositions, as well as published collections of local, state and federal legislation, zoning ordinances and court rulings. Organizations represented include the Hoopeston Advertising Company, Outdoor Advertising Association of America, Outdoor Advertising Association of Illinois. Included are the papers of Kip Pope, owner and manager of the company 1984-2001. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

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Arrangement

Arranged into 12 series: General Files; Kip Pope Papers; Legal Files; Meetings; Organizations; Press and Publicity; Printed Material; Slides and Photographic Materials; Ledgers and Minute Books; Oversize Materials; Audiovisual Materials; Digital Materials. Where possible original folder titles have been retained.

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[Identification of item], C&U Poster Advertising Company Records, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Agreement with OAI, 1963
Box 1
Allenton removed billboards, 1986-1988
Box 1
Amortization, 1984-1992
Box 1
Artwork for publications, 1998
Box 1
Billboards sold vs. available, 1985-2000
Box 1
Building Wrap, undated
Box 1
Capital stock tax returns, 1933-1965
Box 1
Champaign Chamber of Commerce certificate, 1929
Box 1
Champaign permits, 1947-1973
Box 1
Contract for outdoor advertising, 1946-1972
(4 folders)
Box 1
A-C alphabetical, 1966-1969
(2 folders)
Box 2
Champaign County Bank and Trust, undated
Box 2
D alphabetical, 1967-1970
Box 2
D'Arcy MacManus & Masius, 1973-1974
Box 2
Department of Public Works and Buildings, 1967-1972
Box 2
E-G alphabetical, 1967-1973
Box 2
General Outdoor, 1950
Box 2
Group letters, 1956-1977
Box 2
H alphabetical, 1967-1969
Box 2
Herrin Signs, undated
Box 2
I alphabetical, 1967-1968
Box 2
Illinois Power Company, 1970-1973
Box 2
Independents, undated
Box 2
J alphabetical, 1967-1971
Box 2
Jefferson Outdoor Sales, 1973-1974
Box 2
K alphabetical, 1966-1973
Box 2
KSH Chemical, 1975-1977
Box 2
L alphabetical, 1966-1973
Box 2
Letters of complaint, 1989-1993
Box 2
Letters positive used in lawsuit, 1957-1976
Box 2
Letters to cities, 1986
Box 3
Letters to editor, Christian Science Monitor, 1972
Box 3
M alphabetical, 1966-1973
Box 3
Marsters Sign Co., 1969
Box 3
Meadow Gold/Kemper, 1969
Box 3
N alphabetical, 1966-1974
Box 3
National Council on Crime, undated
Box 3
Negative letters, 1986
Box 3
O alphabetical, 1966-1975
Box 3
OAA Convention, 1967
Box 3
OAAI, 1968
Box 3
P alphabetical, 1968-1975
Box 3
Paradise Inn, 1964-1969
Box 3
Political, 1977
Box 3
Proposals, 1968-1975
Box 3
Public relations outgoing, 1986-1987
Box 3
R alphabetical, 1968-1974
Box 3
Rate sheets, 1969
Box 3
Riegel Truck, 1971-1974
Box 4
S alphabetical, 1968-1975
Box 4
Standard Oil, 1968-1969
Box 4
T alphabetical, 1967-1977
Box 4
Techniprint, 1971
Box 4
Testimonials, 1948-2000
(3 folders)
Box 4
Thank you letters, 1986-1998
Box 4
Thank you letters, 1986-1998
Box 5
Tiffin, 1968-1971
Box 5
U-Z alphabetical, 1967-1972
(4 folders)
Box 5
Danville, Illinois, 1964-1967
Box 5
Defensive driving, undated
Box 5
Design sheets, 1975-1978
(4 folders)
Box 5
Employee uniform badges, undated
Box 5
F.H. Gillingham, 1942-1951
Box 6
FS Buildings billboard design, circa 1985
Box 6
HAL/Cyberfest, 1997
Box 6
Hazard communications, 1987
Box 6
Hoopeston Poster Advertising, 1915-1989
(4 folders)
Box 6
Income/Tax, 1941-1985
(4 folders)
Box 6
Invoices, 1967-1968
Box 6
Kux Mfg.--Suggested Truck and Van Marking (work vehicles), undated
Box 6
Leases and permits, 1949-2000
(5 folders)
Box 7
Letterhead, undated
Box 7
Location book, 1997
Box 7
Loewy trim, 1946-1995
Box 7
Miscellaneous documents, 1947-1981
(3 folders)
Box 7
Mission statement, undated
Box 8
Old advertisements removed, 1957-1984
Box 8
Old documents (A.E. Price, Gill, Loeb, etc.), 1915-1947
Box 8
Personal property taxes, 1960-1978
Box 8
Plant records, 1957-1958
Box 8
Posting charts/lists/reports, 1937-1997
(5 folders)
Box 8
Presentation to Urbana Planning Commission, 1969
Box 8
Questionnaire, 1997
Box 8
Rate cards, 1970-1990
Box 8
Research papers about C&U Poster, 1967-1979
Box 8
S. Neil Street widening project, 1988-1995
(3 folders)
Box 8
State acquisitions, 1974
Box 9
Statement of capacity, 1974
Box 9
Stock returns, 1936-1977
(2 folders)
Box 9
Stockholders meeting, 1940-1946
Box 9
Top 10 advertisers, 1986-1997
Box 9
Unemployment insurance, 1960s
Box 9
Urbana sign permits, 1967-1972
Box 9
Wage reports, 1950s
Box 9
Wolohan Lumber, 1968-1971
Box 9
Zoning, 1970
Box 9
Zoning map of Champaign, 1986
Box 9
A New Way to Buy Painted Outdoor Advertising (POAA), 1924
Box 10
Ad Club speech--History of C&U Poster, 2001
Box 10
Advertising management, 1994
Box 10
Aesthetics and Public Relations (Outdoor Advertising Magazine article), 1995
(2 folders)
Box 10
Amortization article, undated
(4 folders)
Box 10
APA Illinois State Conference, 2001
Box 10
Appearances: Billboards and Landscaping (Outdoor Advertising Magazine article), 1996
Box 10
Appearances: Unipoles and Aesthetics (Outdoor Advertising Magazine article), 1996
Box 11
Billboard aesthetics, 2002
Box 11
Binder, Illinois Municipal League, undated
Box 11
C&U Poster aesthetics, undated
Box 11
Columns/Treadway Industries, 2000
Box 11
Community relations and awareness, 1991
Box 11
Design rules, 1991-1994
Box 11
Everybody Wants to Get into Public Relations! (Anheuser-Busch), undated
Box 11
Exchange between F.H. Gillingham (C&U), Harold Eves (OAAA), W.F. Greeley (Greeley & Sons), 1949-1960
Box 11
Exciting opportunities, 1999
Box 11
Federal and State Control of Outdoor Advertising along the Highways (B706 paper for Nicholas White), undated
Box 11
Florida OAA speech, 2001
(2 folders)
Box 11
Geometric shape enclosure, undated
Box 11
Illinois Municipal League presentation, 1999
Box 11
John Gann articles, 1999-2001
Box 11
Letter to Rep. Thomas W. Ewing, 1990-1992
Box 12
Letter to Rep. Tim Johnson and Helen Satterthwaite, 1990
Box 12
MBA Forum, 1994
Box 12
Media planning, 1998
Box 12
Miscellaneous documents, 1980-2002
Box 12
Murals, undated
Box 12
Neil Street improvements, 1996
Box 12
OAAA, 1969-1994
(2 folders)
Box 12
OAAA Operations Seminar, 1996
Box 12
OAAI safety poster campaign, 1950
Box 12
OAI Western Division assignment list, 1963
Box 12
Organization Authorities and Responsibilities (OAAA), undated
Box 12
Outdoor Advertising Inc. (OAI), 1931-1959
Box 12
Outdoor advertising in France, 1988
(2 folders)
Box 12
Overcoming obstacles, 2000
Box 12
Plan and Purpose of the OAAA, circa 1969
Box 12
Promotional flyer: A Masterpiece, undated
Box 12
Regulating Outdoor Advertising, 2000
Box 12
Report of activities, 1989-1997
(2 folders)
Box 12
Roadside Problem in California (Foster & Kleiser), 1940
Box 12
Seabrook, undated
Box 12
Speeches and publications, 2000
Box 12
TAB--Circulation Characteristics of Poster Advertising Plants, 1937
Box 12
Updates, 2000
Box 12
Agreement Illinois/FHWA, 1977
Box 13
Arbors Mobile Home Park, 1980
Box 13
Bob O'Dell, 1980-1982
Box 13
C, 1977
Box 13
Early corporate documents, 1912-1962
Box 13
Executive Order 12630 and Attorney General guidelines, 1988
Box 13
FHWA letters, 1979-1980
Box 13
Forrest Clark Ramada Inn, 1969-1973
Box 13
Fred Conrad, 1988
Box 13
General licenses--Urbana, 1930-1969
Box 13
General photocopies, 1947-1962
Box 13
HACA (Highway Advertising Control Act), 1983
(2 folders)
Box 13
HB-3680, 1971
Box 13
HBA (Highway Beautification Act)legislative history, 1978
Box 13
HR-713, undated
Box 14
Highway Advertising Control Act, 1971
Box 14
Hirschfield litigation, 1958-1962
Box 14
Hopkins Pontiac/Lincoln-Mercury, 1983
Box 14
Illinois Bell, 1979-1983
Box 14
Illinois Dept. of Transportation, 1966-1983
(2 folders)
Box 14
Katsinas, 1986
Box 14
Kirby vs. Welker, 1975
Box 14
Kroger, 1980
Box 14
Larry Kirby vs. Champaign Signs, 1975
Box 14
Legal cases, 1978-1991
Box 14
Legislative history of HBA, 1958-1978
(2 folders)
Box 15
Letters regarding sign regulation, 1967-1971
Box 15
Lucas vs. South Carolina Coastal Council, 1992
Box 15
Mark Ulmer, 1987-1997
(3 folders)
Box 15
Marked transparencies of HACA, undated
Box 15
Miscellaneous documents, 1977-1999
(2 folders)
Box 15
Moratorium-Sign Ordinance--C, 2000-2001
Box 15
Moratorium-Sign Ordinance--Cantilever, undated
Box 16
Moratorium-Sign Ordinance--Champaign Downtown Association, 2001
Box 16
Moratorium-Sign Ordinance--Champaign Sign Ordinance, undated
Box 16
Moratorium-Sign Ordinance--Ch. 1 from general notebook, 2001
Box 16
Moratorium-Sign Ordinance--CMI Council, 2000
Box 16
Moratorium-Sign Ordinance--Florida pictures, undated
Box 16
Moratorium-Sign Ordinance--Local newspaper articles, 2000-2001
Box 16
Moratorium-Sign Ordinance--Miscellaneous, 1985-2001
(2 folders)
Box 16
Moratorium-Sign Ordinance--OAAA, 2000
Box 16
Moratorium-Sign Ordinance--OASS Task Force, 2001
(2 folders)
Box 16
Moratorium-Sign Ordinance--Proposed point system, undated
Box 16
Moratorium-Sign Ordinance--Roof projection, undated
Box 16
Moratorium-Sign Ordinance--Scenic America, 2000
Box 16
Moratorium-Sign Ordinance--Studies and research, 2000
Box 17
Moratorium-Sign Ordinance--Talking points, 1992
Box 17
Moratorium-Sign Ordinance--Urbana OASS ordinance, 2001-2002
Box 17
Moratorium-Sign Ordinance--Urbana sign ordinance, undated
Box 17
Newspaper articles on sign ordinance, 1967-1971
Box 17
OAAA--Dolan vs. City of Tigard, 1994
Box 17
OAAI--Almota right to compensation, 1976-1993
Box 17
Paul's Restaurant, 1984-1985
Box 17
Pope Welker income, 1973
Box 17
Proposed sign ordinances, 1969-1971
(2 folders)
Box 17
Redwood Inn, 1981
Box 18
Regional Plan Commission Ordinance, 1967
Box 18
Rudy Frasca, 1992
Box 18
Sign ordinances, 1969
Box 18
Sister Mary Long, 1986
Box 18
SR-709, 1965
Box 18
Starr Imports, 1983-1992
Box 18
State legislative history of HACA, 1965-1979
Box 18
Tables, HBA/HACA, undated
Box 18
Ted Christman, 1979
Box 18
The Bar, 1984
Box 18
Tobacco and alcohol, 1988-1990
Box 18
Trans World Express, 1994
Box 18
Vac-Man, 1986
Box 18
Valuation of OASS/GRM, 1992
Box 19
Vermont vs. Brinegar, S. Dakota opinion, 1977
Box 19
Vince's Auto Repair, 1981
Box 19
Vriner's Confectionary, 1986
Box 19
Wendco, 1980
Box 19
White Hen Pantry, 1980-1981
Box 19
White Horse Inn, 1985
Box 19
Willie's Pizza, 1980-1983
Box 19
1988 hearing, 1988
(3 folders)
Box 20
Accident report summary, 1977-1980
Box 20
Amended zoning ordinance, 1965
Box 20
Anatomy of a lawsuit notes, undated
Box 20
Ann Arbor, 1967-1982
Box 20
Arkansas and Missouri cases, 1973
Box 20
ASPO (American Society of Planning Officials) Green Book, 1951-1972
Box 20
Beesley court cases, 1975
Box 20
Big Ten cities sign ordinances, 1981-1982
Box 20
Big Ten cities sign ordinances, 1981-1982
Box 21
Bill of particulars, 1975
Box 21
Billboard permits Champaign, 1950-1974
Box 21
Billboards purposes and uniqueness etc., undated
Box 21
Billboards effect on value of surrounding properties, undated
Box 21
BOCA Basic Building Code, 1981
Box 21
Brochures and articles on regulation of outdoor advertising, 1957-1972
(3 folders)
Box 21
Building and fire safety codes, 1982
Box 22
Building permits Champaign, 1947-1973
Box 22
Businesses (including United Way) using outdoor advertising, undated
Box 22
C&U Poster, 1983-1988
Box 22
C&U Poster--appeal file, 1980-1984
Box 22
C&U Poster--law clerks, 1980-1983
Box 22
C&U Poster--Pleadings post-trial, 1984
Box 22
C&U Poster--Sec. 1988 file, 1988
(2 folders)
Box 22
C&U Poster--Sign ordinances, 1972-1977
(2 folders)
Box 22
C&U Poster--Sign ordinances, 1975-1976
Box 23
C&U Poster--Urbana, 1971-1982
(2 folders)
Box 23
Certificates, 1982
Box 23
Champaign--Case files, 1974-1982
Box 23
Champaign--City Code, 1964
Box 23
Champaign--HACA permits, 1972
Box 23
Champaign--Zoning ordinances, 1980
Box 23
City Councils, 1976-1977
Box 23
City of Urbana, 1977-1979
Box 23
Closing arguments, 1983
Box 23
Colorado and South Dakota cases, 1973
Box 23
Combined Communications Corporation (CCC) vs. Denver, 1970-1980
Box 23
Combined Communications Corporation (CCC) vs. Denver, 1970-1980
(8 folders)
Box 24
Combined Communications Corporation (CCC) vs. Denver, 1975
(8 folders)
Box 25
Comprehensive Sign Ordinance, 1975
Box 25
Correspondence, 1975-1999
(3 folders)
Box 26
Council Bill 77-203 (Special Events Signs) and 75-09, 1975
Box 26
Court hearings and meetings with attorneys, 1977-1982
Box 26
Court memorandum opinion, 1983
(2 folders)
Box 26
Depositions, undated
Box 26
Digest of Legal Decisions Relating to Outdoor Advertising (OAAA), 1970
(5 folders)
Box 27
Discovery, 1983
Box 27
Discovery--Urbana Planning Commission, 1971
Box 28
Discovery depositions, 1970-1983
(6 folders)
Box 28
Discovery depositions, 1970-1983
(8 folders)
Box 29
Discovery outline, undated
Box 29
Dolson vs. Rantoul, 1977-1979
(2 folders)
Box 29
Enft. Officials, 1982 and undated
Box 30
Eminent domain, undated
Box 30
Evidence depositions, 1982-1983
(3 folders)
Box 30
Exhibit A-B, undated
(3 folders)
Box 30
Exhibit C-E, undated
(4 folders)
Box 31
Expenses, 1988
Box 31
Fair Labor Standards Act, 1958
Box 31
Federal, undated
Box 31
Final hearing, 1983
Box 31
Final order, 1982
Box 31
Florida and California cases, 1973
Box 31
Future ordinances, 2001
Box 31
Group exhibits, undated
Box 32
Hearing transcript, 1982
Box 32
Illinois, 1973-1974
Box 32
Indiana-Burns St., 1971
Box 32
Inverse condemnation, 1972-1980
Box 32
J. Stannard Baker (expert witness), 1983
Box 32
La Mesa case, 1977
Box 32
Law clerk memos and notes, 1982-1983
(2 folders)
Box 32
Leases and licenses--Champaign, 1952-1981
Box 32
Legislative history Comprehensive Sign Ordinance, 1969-1977
Box 32
Legislative history Comprehensive Sign Ordinance, 1969-1977
Box 33
M-N alphabetical, 1982
Box 33
Market Value Appraisal, 1982
Box 33
Maryland, Michigan and general United States cases, 1963-1973
Box 33
Memoranda, 1972-1982
(2 folders)
Box 33
Mental health, undated
Box 33
Metromedia vs. Des Plaines, 1975
Box 33
Metromedia vs. San Diego, 1975-1980
(2 folders)
Box 33
Metromedia vs. San Diego, 1976-1982
(10 folders)
Box 34
Metromedia vs. San Diego, 1975-1985
(11 folders)
Box 35
Metromedia vs. San Diego, 1980-1981
(3 folders)
Box 36
Miscellaneous exhibits at trial, undated
Box 36
Miscellaneous law for trial--Articles on billboards and zoning, 1951-1977
Box 36
Miscellaneous law for trial--Articles on zoning, fees, damage, aesthetics, 1972-1988
Box 36
Miscellaneous law for trial--City Attorney, legislation, penalties, 1905-1916
Box 36
Miscellaneous law for trial--Conspiracy, notices, injunctions, 1975-1979
Box 36
Miscellaneous law for trial--Equal protection, 1917-1943
Box 36
Miscellaneous law for trial--Free speech, 1968-1978
Box 36
Miscellaneous law for trial--Home rule, 1970-1979
Box 36
Miscellaneous law for trial--Mandamus, tort immunity, 1973-1983
Box 36
Miscellaneous law for trial--Necessity to exhaust administrative remedies, 1957-1975
Box 36
Miscellaneous law for trial--Property law, 1985
Box 36
Miscellaneous law for trial--Publication and notice requirements, 1961-1975
Box 36
Miscellaneous law for trial--Unauthorized delegation of authority, 1961-1978
Box 37
Miscellaneous law for trial--Unauthorized practice of law and zoning, 1962-1978
Box 37
Miscellaneous law for trial--Vested routes and estoppel, 1963-1970
Box 37
Miscellaneous research, undated
Box 37
Model ordinances, 1965 and undated
Box 37
Moratorium ordinance, 1974
Box 37
New ordinances--Champaign, 1983-1984
Box 37
New York and Vermont cases, 1967-1973
Box 37
Newspaper articles on sign ordinance decision, 1976-1985
Box 37
Notes taken at trial by law clerk, undated
(2 folders)
Box 37
Old papers from Stuart Mamer's file, 1944-1965
Box 37
Ordinance 1018, 1965-1970
Box 37
Oregon decision, 1982
Box 38
Other cities' ordinances, 1980
(3 folders)
Box 38
Plaintiff exhibit photographs, undated
Box 38
Planners--Aesthetics, undated
Box 38
Proposed Findings of Facts and Conclusions of Law, 1982
Box 38
Recodified zoning ordinance, 1980
Box 38
Regional Planning Commission, 1976-1978
Box 38
Settlement agreement, 1984-1995
(4 folders)
Box 39
Settlement agreement--Champaign, 1983-1989
(3 folders)
Box 39
Settlement agreement--Urbana, 1984-1985
(2 folders)
Box 39
Settlement agreement--Urbana, 1985
(3 folders)
Box 40
Site leases--Urbana, 1976
Box 40
Southern California Research Foundation, 1973
Box 40
Statutes and ordinances, 1976 and undated
Box 40
Summary judgment, 1982 and undated
Box 40
Trial and witness files, 1980-1983
(9 folders)
Box 40
Trial and witness files, 1980-1983
(6 folders)
Box 41
Trial and witness files, 1980-1983
(11 folders)
Box 42
Trial and witness files, 1983
Box 43
Trial brief, 1957-1983
(5 folders)
Box 43
Trial commencement, 1982
(2 folders)
Box 43
Trial exhibits, 1973-1982
Box 43
Trial notes, 1965-1983
(6 folders)
Box 44
Urban Ordinance Kit, undated
(2 folders)
Box 44
Urban Ordinance Kit, undated
(2 folders)
Box 45
Urbana--Building permits, 1958-1971
Box 45
Urbana--HACA permits, 1972
Box 45
Urbana--Leases and licenses, 1960-1982
Box 45
Urbana--Ordinance case files, 1968-1971
Box 45
Urbana--Sign Ordinance, 1967-1971
(3 folders)
Box 45
Urbana--Zoning, 1970-1981
(2 folders)
Box 46
Various cases, 1960-1976
Box 46
Virginia State Board of Pharmacy, 1975-1976
Box 46
Wagner, Starmos (First Amendment case), 1970-1982
Box 46
Zoning Ordinance of Champaign, 1965-1972
Box 46
Billboard seminar--Chicago, 1973
Box 46
Innovation Workshop, 1991
(2 folders)
Box 46
International Outdoor Advertising Conference--South Africa, 1999
(2 folders)
Box 46
Kip Pope OAAA Hall of Fame, 1997
Box 47
Managing Multiple Priorities, 1987
Box 47
Miscellaneous, 1986-1988
Box 47
OAAA Convention, 1990-1998
(7 folders)
Box 47
OAAA Convention, 1999
(3 folders)
Reel 48
OAAA Executive Committee, 1995-1997
(2 folders)
Reel 48
OAAA/FOARE meeting, 1999
Reel 48
OAAA Grassroots/Scenic Byways, 1994
Reel 48
OAAA Legal Forum, 1986-1994
(2 folders)
Reel 48
OAAA Legal Seminar, 1989-1996
(3 folders)
Reel 48
OAAA Legislative Committee, 1999
Reel 48
OAAA Legislative Conference, 2000
Box 49
OAAA Legislative Fly-In, 1995
Box 49
OAAA Lobby Seminar, 1990
Box 49
OAAA Operations Seminar, 1988-1996
(4 folders)
Box 49
OAAA Region III, 1994
Box 49
OAAA Seminar--O'Hare (James Claus), 1975
Box 49
OAAA Winter Conference, 1994
Box 49
OAAA Winter Public Affairs Conference, 1996
Box 50
Tri-State Sales Conference, 1991
Box 50
Valuation analysis seminar (Ruppert & Ruppert), circa 1991
Box 50
World Outdoor Advertising Congress (Paris), 1986
(2 folders)
Box 50
1912-1952 Federal Litigation, 1952
Box 50
Articles and reports, 1996-1997
(2 folders)
Box 50
Condemnation seminar, 1995
(2 folders)
Box 50
Confidential Bulletin, 1947-1948
Box 50
Constitution and By-laws, 1959
Box 50
Correspondence, 1956-1997
(2 folders)
Box 51
Dues, 1989-1995
Box 51
Executive Committee, 1993
Box 51
Fairleigh-Dickinson/Duke (OAAA Archives), 1981-1997
Box 51
First Medium, 1975
Box 51
Highway Beautification Act Primer, 1992
Box 51
Highway Beautification legislation, 1965
Box 51
Historical documents, 1946 and undated
Box 51
Independent Advertising Council (formerly Small Advertising Council), 1986-1989
Box 51
Industry financial survey, 1996
Box 51
Institute of Outdoor Advertising (IOA) reports, 1980-1981
Box 51
ISTEA (Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act), 1992
Box 51
Ladue vs. Gilleo, 1994
Box 51
Legal Forum, 1992
(2 folders)
Box 51
Legal Forum, 1996
(3 folders)
Box 52
Legislative Forum, 1980
Box 52
Main file, 1991-1996
(3 folders)
Box 52
Notre Dame Outdoor Advertising School, 1948
Box 52
OASA (Outdoor Advertising Suppliers Association) News, 1985
Box 52
Opposition strategy handouts, undated
Box 52
Outlook newsletter, 1992
Box 53
Reports, 1995-1999
Box 53
Salary survey, 1994
Box 53
Transcript regarding Prismavision not being a moving sign, 1987
Box 53
100th anniversary, 1995-1996
(4 folders)
Box 53
Adams vs. Virginia Beach, 2001
Box 53
Annual Meeting, Buckle Up campaign, 1992-1993
Box 53
Company profiles, 1995
Box 53
Constitution and By-laws, 1959
Box 53
Correspondence, 1951-1964
Box 53
Covers of documents taken to 100th anniversary meeting, undated
Box 53
Dingeman vs. Mount Zion, 1987
Box 53
Dingeman vs. Mount Zion, 1987
Box 54
Dingeman vs. Saginaw, 1980
Box 54
Documents, 1953-1964
Box 54
Dolson vs. City of Macomb, 1976-1977
Box 54
Economic Values of On-Premise Signs (Raymond T. Anderson, National Electric Sign Association), 1983
Box 54
Excerpts from the Bill Poster magazine, 1896-1930
(2 folders)
Box 54
Foster & Kleiser vs. DuPage, 1981
Box 54
HACA--Land acquisition, 1982-1990
Box 54
HACA--Poster panels, 1975-1978
Box 54
HACA--Proposed administrative code, 1997-1998
Box 55
HACA--Rule changes, 1992-1993
Box 55
HACA--Rules, 1983
Box 55
HACA--Rules for Billboards near Federal Highways (IDOT), 1976
Box 55
HACA--Rules for Directional/Official Road Signs (IDOT), 1972
Box 55
HACA--Signboard Validation (IDOT), 1974-1992
Box 55
HACA--Sign laws, 1988-1997
Box 55
Hoopeston Poster Advertising, circa 1910-1915
Box 55
IDOT (Illinois Department of Transportation)--Excess property, 1989
Box 55
Key Outdoor vs. Galesburg, 2001-2002
(2 folders)
Box 55
Key Outdoor vs. Galesburg, 2001-2004
(3 folders)
Box 56
Legislative information, 1958-1965
Box 56
Libertyville-Scadron, 1995
Box 56
Lobbying, 1999
(2 folders)
Box 56
Mac-Mar (McClintic-Marshall) Pittsburgh, undated
Box 56
Meeting binder, 1994-1995
Box 57
Meetings, 1995
Box 57
Membership, 1952-1956
Box 57
Membership brochures, 1991-1995
Box 57
Minutes, 1952-1965
Box 57
Miscellaneous, 1937-1964
Box 57
National Advertising Co. (3-M) vs. Downer's Grove, 1987-1988
(2 folders)
Box 57
National Advertising Co. (3-M) vs. Downer's Grove, 1987-1988
(4 folders)
Box 58
OAAII vs. Downer's Grove, 1987-1988
(4 folders)
Box 58
Outdoor Graphics vs. Burlington, 1995
Box 58
Rate book/Antitrust, 1992
Box 58
Rate books, 1980-1993
Box 59
Rep. Ray LaHood fundraiser, 1995
Box 59
Safety/Membership meeting, 1995
Box 59
Sales meeting, 1990
Box 59
Seminar: Selling Outdoor in the 90s (Jonathan Crawford), 1995
Box 59
Southern Illinois, 1994-1995
Box 59
Thomas Cusack Company, 1973-1996
Box 59
Tobacco settlement, 1998-1999
(2 folders)
Box 59
603 E. University Avenue, undated
Box 60
Articles about billboards, 1957-2000
(2 folders)
Box 60
Articles on billboard regulation, 1965-1975
Box 60
Articles on Bob Pope's county zoning remarks, 1969-1972
(4 folders)
Box 60
Articles on Bob Pope's county zoning remarks, 1969-1972
Box 61
C&U 80th anniversary, 1992
Box 61
Champaign-Urbana sign ordinances, 1969-1980
(2 folders)
Box 61
County zoning, 1971-1972
Box 61
Editorials favorable on billboards, 1991 and undated
Box 61
League of Women Voters and other organizations, 1966-1982
Box 61
Miscellaneous, 1990-1999
Box 61
News Gazette, 1982-2001
(4 folders)
Box 61
Newspaper clippings on sign ordinances, 1970-1985
(3 folders)
Box 62
ABA Committee on Condemnation, 1977-1980
(2 folders)
Box 63
Amortization of Outdoor Advertising Structures (Guy Gelbron and Crane McClennen), 1973
Box 63
Appraisal of Roadside Advertising Signs (Donald Sutte), 1972
Box 63
Basics of Licensing, 1988
Box 63
BOCA Basic Building Code, 1970
Box 64
Cases on Sign Law (Guy Gelbron) Vol. 1, undated
Box 64
Cases on Sign Law (Guy Gelbron) Vol. 2, undated
Box 65
Champaign Building Codes, 1974
Box 65
Champaign County Town Meeting, 1977
Box 65
Champaign Land Use Element, 1979
Box 65
Champaign New Streets and Subdivisions Ordinance, undated
Box 65
Champaign Zoning Ordinance, 1965
Box 65
Champaign Zoning Ordinance, 1965
Box 66
City Signs and Lights (Ashley/Myer/Smith), 1976
Box 66
Constitutional and Judicial Limits on the Community's Power to Downzone (C. Thomas Williamson), 1980
Box 66
Greater Champaign-Urbana Invites You, undated
Box 66
Guide for Municipal Zoning Administration (Smith, Forrest, Freund), 1972
Box 66
Highway Research Board--Control of Highway Advertising Signs, 1971
Box 66
Hong Kong Sign Book (Constani and Kirkpatrick), 1981
Box 66
In Support of a Uniform Sign Code (James Claus), 1973
Box 66
Inventions and Innovations (U.S. Department of Energy), 1985-1991
Box 66
Inverse Condemnation and Related Government Liability, 1989
Box 66
Mac-Mar (McClintic-Marshall) Pittsburgh, 1930
Box 67
Macomb/Western Illinois University, 1991
Box 67
Mandamus and Inverse Condemnation (Costigan and Neirynck), 1985
Box 67
Model Sign Control Ordinance (Arthur Rigolo), 1965
Box 67
NEPRO Uniform Sign Code, 1973
Box 67
NESA Guideline Standards for On-Premise Signs, 1968
Box 67
New Product Development (U.S. Department of Energy), 1991
Box 67
NIOSH Health and Safety Guide for Sign and Advertising Display Manufacturers, 1976
Box 67
OAAA State Network Directory, 1998
Box 67
OAAA Summary of Arthur Little's Roadside Study, undated
Box 67
Operation Streetscape (Harold Lewis Malt), 1973
Box 67
Outdoor Advertising History and Regulation (John Houck), 1969
Box 67
Patents and Trademarks, 1989-1991
Box 67
Preparation of an Effective Outdoor Advertising Control Ordinance (George McInturff), undated
Box 67
Regulatory Taking: The Limits of Land Use Controls (Ed. G. Richard Hill), 1990
Box 68
Rolling Billboards, 1993
Box 68
Signs of the City (Tom Martinson), 1995
Box 68
Some Policy Considerations for Sign Legislation (R.J. Claus), 1973
Box 68
Street Graphics (William Ewald), 1971-1982
Box 68
Study of Human Response to Visual Environments in Urban Areas (Arthur Little), 1967
Box 68
The Chief/Waste No Words billboard (Tquajia Noji Groda painted by J. Walter Wilkinson), undated
Box 68
The Outdoor Advertising Control Program Needs to be Reassessed (GAO report), 1985
Box 68
Tiffin Outdoor Advertising Structures, undated
Box 68
Urbana Zoning Ordinance, 1977-1979
(2 folders)
Box 68
Articles and presentations on sign ordinances, 1960s-1970s
Box 69
Urbana Zoning Ordinance, 1970-1973
Box 69
Ad Club speech on outdoor advertising in France, 1986-1987
(2 folders)
Box 70
Aesthetics, out of town, bad, etc., undated
(2 folders)
Box 70
Architectural, undated
Box 70
Consumer behavior, undated
Box 70
Downtown Champaign, undated
Box 70
Europe, 1966
(2 folders)
Box 70
Florida OAA speech, undated
Box 70
French billboards, undated
Box 70
Kip Pope, undated
Box 70
Locations by street (storage box), undated
Box 71
Miscellaneous, 1959-1990s
(4 folders)
Box 71
Municipal League, undated
Box 71
Numbered locations (storage box), undated
(2 folders)
Box 71
OAAA, 1970
Box 71
Old slides, undated
Box 71
Presentation to Champaign Planning Commission, 1970
Box 72
Presentation to Urbana Planning Commission, 1969
Box 72
Seabrook, undated
Box 72
Urban Ordinance Kit, undated
Box 72
Used in slide shows, undated
Box 72
Stereo slides, 1940s
Box 79
5-PointsUrbana, 1957-1958
Box 72
603 E. University Avenue, 1955
Box 72
Aesthetics, undated
(2 folders)
Box 72
Aesthetics--Grainger Engineering Library, University of Illinois, undated
Box 72
Alton, trees, 1995
Box 72
Automobile, undated
Box 72
Banks, undated
Box 72
Billboard art, undated
Box 72
Bob Pope, undated
Box 72
Champaign National Bank, undated
Box 72
Cities' welcome signs, undated
Box 72
Columns, undated
(2 folders)
Box 72
Costa Rica, undated
Box 72
Dick's Camera, undated
Box 72
Dingeman, undated
Box 72
Dodson Travel, undated
Box 73
Dumpster enclosures, undated
Box 73
Dwight, Ill., 1950s
Box 73
First National Bank, undated
Box 73
Good copy, undated
Box 73
Grass in the cracks, undated
Box 73
Hoopeston Poster Advertising, undated
Box 73
Hotel/Motel, undated
Box 73
Junky looking outdoor signs, undated
Box 73
Key Outdoor, undated
Box 73
Landscaping, undated
(2 folders)
Box 73
Lincoln Square, undated
Box 73
Miscellaneous, 1950s-2000 and undated
(9 folders)
Box 73
Miscellaneous, 1950s-2000 and undated
(8 folders)
Box 74
Miscellaneous, 1950s-2000 and undated
(2 folders)
Box 75
Murray's pictures, undated
Box 75
Neil & Green, Champaign, 1959
Box 75
New Mexico, 1994
Box 75
Newspapers, undated
Box 75
Old photographs, undated
(3 folders)
Box 75
Old photographs, 1940s-1950s and undated
(4 folders)
Box 76
Old photographs--Buildings, 1940s
Box 76
Old Royse, 1960s
Box 76
On-Premise, undated
Box 76
On-Premise corridors, undated
Box 76
Photo album, 1967-1970
(2 folders)
Box 76
Political, undated
Box 76
Radio stations, undated
Box 76
Railroad leasings, 1936-1947
Box 77
Religion, undated
Box 77
Remodeling, undated
Box 77
Restaurants, undated
Box 77
Robeson's, undated
Box 77
San Diego, undated
Box 77
Sears, undated
Box 77
Skirting, undated
Box 77
Small towns in Illinois, 1948
Box 77
The Fun is Back, undated
Box 77
Unipole signs, undated
(3 folders)
Box 77
Urbana Pure Milk, undated
Box 77
W. Lewis & Co., undated
Box 77
Wandell's/Prairie Gardens, undated
Box 77
War Bonds (WWII) Champaign, circa 1942
Box 77
Miscellaneous, 1985-1988 and undated
Box 78
Miscellaneous, undated
(6 folders)
Box 79
C&U--Cash books, 1924-1938
Box 80
C&U--Cash books, 1929-1943
Box 81
C&U--Cash books, 1943-1952
Box 82
C&U--Cash books, 1953-1959
Box 83
C&U--Cash books, 1960-1967
Box 84
C&U--Cash books, 1968-1974
Box 85
C&U--Cash books, 1975-1982
Box 86
C&U--Cash books, 1940-1946
Box 93
C&U--Contract Record, 1962-1963, 1975-1977
Box 87
C&U--Contract Record, 1947, 1970-1973
Box 88
C&U--General ledgers, 1924-1964
Box 89
C&U--General ledgers, 1925-1946
Box 92
C&U--Ground rent, 1950-1980s
Box 93
C&U--Minutes, 1912
Box 94
C&U--Poster and production income, 1981-1985
(2 folders)
Box 92
C&U--Posting ledgers, 1932-1939
Box 90
C&U--Posting ledgers, 1940-1947
Box 91
C&U--Posting ledgers, 1930-1944
Box 93
C&U--Posting ledgers, 1969-1971
Box 94
C&U--Receipt book, 1970-1979
Box 92
C&U--Rentals, 1956-1974
Box 94
C&U--Stock certificate book, 1950s
Box 94
C&U--Trial balance, 1945-1946
Box 92
Hoopeston Poster Advertising--Cash book, 1929-1943
Box 95
Hoopeston Poster Advertising--Day book, 1943-1948
Box 95
Hoopeston Poster Advertising--Expenses, 1938-1944
Box 95
Hoopeston Poster Advertising--Ledgers, 1929-1955
Box 96
Hoopeston Poster Advertising--Trial balance, 1938-1946
Box 95
Billboard location map, 1982
Box 97
Champaign zoning map, 1984
Box 97
Champaign zoning map, 1980-1990 and undated
(3 folders)
Box 98
Route book sheets, 1969-1974
(2 folders)
Box 98
Traffic count map, 1986
Box 98
Urbana zoning map, 1980
Box 98
Urbana zoning map, 1989
Box 97
Champaign building permits, 1960
Box 97
Champaign zoning map, 1965
Box 97
Ernest E. Blanch Consultants exhibits, 1979
Box 97
Scrolled exhibit documents (Posting lists in Champaign and Urbana), 1959-1976
Box 102
Sign ordinance clippings, 1970
Box 97
Exhibits for presentation on billboard design, landscaping, awards, undated
(4 folders)
Box 99
HACA maps, 1973-1992
Box 99
City of Champaign study session 2001 May 22. VHS. TRT: 2:50, 2001
Box 100
Kip Pope advertising class 1994 Feb. VHS., 1994
Box 100
The Changing Faces of Outdoor Y2K South Africa. CD-R compact disc., 1999
Box 100
C&U logo, artwork for publications. ZIP disk, undated
Box 101
Miscellaneous folders. ZIP disk, undated
Box 101
Miscellaneous folders. ZIP disk, undated
Box 101
Monticello boards. ZIP disk, undated
Box 101
Report of Activities files. ZIP disk, undated
Box 101
Trash folder. ZIP disk, undated
Box 101
Report, new pages. ZIP disk, undated
Box 101
Kip Pope--Aesthetics 1 small files. ZIP disk, undated
Box 101
Kip Pope--Aesthetics 2 images and large files. ZIP disk, undated
Box 101
Kip Pope--Images from aesthetic articles disk 1. ZIP disk, undated
Box 101
Kip Pope--Images from aesthetic articles disk 2. ZIP disk, undated
Box 101
Kip Pope--Images from aesthetic articles disk 3. ZIP disk, undated
Box 101
Kip Pope--Municipal League text of remarks 3.5 floppy disc, 1999
Box 101
Mavica--Monticello boards and other billboards 3.5 floppy disk, 2001
Box 101
Old Hoopeston photographs. ZIP disk, undated
Box 101
Old Hoopeston photographs 1 of 3. ZIP disk, undated
Box 101
Old Hoopeston photographs 2 of 3. ZIP disk, undated
Box 101
Old Hoopeston photographs 3 of 3. ZIP disk, undated
Box 101
Unidentified. ZIP Disk, undated
Box 101
 

Historical Note

Founded 1912 as the A.E. Price Company, but changed name to Champaign-Urbana Poster Co. Frederick H. Gillingham and Charles Loeb acquired the company in the 1920s, and Gillingham became sole owner around 1945. Company transfered to Gillingham's daughter Barbara, whose husband Bob Pope ran the company until 1980. In 1984 Bob and Barbara's son Kip Pope acquired majority ownership and ran the company until 2001, when it was acquired by Adams Outdoor.

Related Material

Related materials may be found in the following Hartman Center collections: Outdoor Advertising Association of America Archives; Naegele Outdoor Records; Ohio Outdoor Advertising Corporation Records.


Click to find related materials at Duke University Libraries.

Provenance

The C&U Poster Advertising Company Records were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as gift in 2004 and 2009.

Processing Information

Processed by Richard Collier, Dec. 2015

Accessions described in this collection guide: 2004-0137, 2009-0108