Guide to the Henry W. Jones Papers, circa 1906-1948 and undated


Advertising executive in Ohio and Pennsylvania, Manager for the United Manufacturing Company and other mail order and direct sales companies.

Collection Details

Collection Number
Henry W. Jones papers
circa 1906-1948 and undated
Jones, Henry W.
0.2 Linear Feet
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Correspondence, brochures and mail order sales training manuals and other printed materials pertaining to Jones career in direct marketing and mail order. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.


Arranged alphabetically.

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[Identification of item], Henry W. Jones Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Bookseller description card, undated
Box 1
Breuer & Son, New York, N.Y., 1912
Box 1
Chicago (includes Trade Circular Addressing Company), 1912
Box 1
Cincinnati, 1912
Box 1
Correspondence and miscellaneous, 1906-1912 and undated
Box 1
East Libery Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh, Pa., 1948
Box 1
James Brown Company, Jonesville, Miss. (includes brochure Cinch Tire Repair Kit), undated
Box 1
Mail Order World, 1912
Box 1
Miller & Co., Muskegon, Mich., undated
Box 1
New York American, 1912
Box 1
Niagara Merchandising Co., Lockport, N.Y. (includes mail order training brochure), 1910-1912
Box 1
Niagara Merchandising Co., Lockport, N.Y. (includes mail order training brochure)
Box 1
William A. Heacock, mail order training publications, undated
Box 1

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The Henry W. Jones Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 2015.

Processing Information

Processed by Richard Collier, Feb. 2016

Accessions described in this collection guide: 2015-0186