Guide to the J. Walter Thompson Company. Donald B. Armstrong Papers, 1966-1973
Founded in 1864, the J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) is one of the oldest and largest enduring advertising agencies in the United States. Donald Armstrong was an advertising executive with J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT), Young & Rubicam, and McCann-Erickson/Interpublic agencies.
- Collection Number
- J. Walter Thompson Company. Donald B. Armstrong papers
- J. Walter Thompson Company
- 0.4 Linear Feet
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
- Materials in English
Collection spans 1966-1972 and includes correspondence, research reports and other printed matter. Companies represented include Ford and Congoleum. Report topics include Puerto Rico, South Africa and the JWT Chicago Office. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
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[Identification of item], J. Walter Thompson Company. Donald B. Armstrong papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
Harvard class of 1937; Lehn & Fink 1937-1939; Young & Rubicam 1937-1945; McCann-Erickson (Interpublic)1946-1963; joined JWT 1963; Co-Director of JWT Review Board 1966; Executive Vice President, JWT 1971; retired 1977. Died 1990.
Related materials may be found in the following J. Walter Thompson Company Archives collections held in the Hartman Center:
Account Files; Detroit Office. Goldfarb Consultants Ford Research Reports; International Offices; New Business Records; New York Office Records; Wallace Elton Papers.
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The J. Walter Thompson Company. Donald B. Armstrong papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a [gift/purchase/transfer] in [year].
Processed by Richard Collier, Feb. 2016