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Guide to the D.P. Brother. Oldsmobile advertising proofs, 1938

Summary

Advertising agency founded in 1934 in Detroit, Michigan. Collection consists of Oldsmobile (General Motors) proof pages removed from an agency binder. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11513
Title
D.P. Brother. Oldsmobile advertising proofs
Extent
2.0 Linear Feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Collection consists of Oldsmobile (General Motors) proof pages removed from an agency binder. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], D.P. Brother. Oldsmobile advertising proofs, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Proof pages, 1938
(4 folders)
Box 1
 

Historical Note

Advertising agency founded in 1934 in Detroit, Michigan by D.P. Brother, a Vice-President with the Campbell-Ewald agency. Acquired by Leo Burnett 1967 and operated as a subsidiary until folded into Leo Burnett operations 1993.

Related Material

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

Gary P. and Sandra G. Baden collection of print advertisements;

Kensinger Jones papers;

Roy Lightner collection of antique advertisements


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Provenance

The D.P. Brother. Oldsmobile advertising proofs were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 2016.

Processing Information

Processed by Richard Collier, Sept. 2017 Accessions described in this collection guide: 2016-0326