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Guide to the J. Walter Thompson Company. Sharon Gordon papers, 1955-1979

Summary

Founded in 1864, the J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) is one of the oldest and largest enduring advertising agencies in the United States. Sharon Gordon worked as an assistant to Colin Dawkins in the New York Office.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11161
Title
J. Walter Thompson Company. Sharon Gordon papers
Date
1955-1979
Creator
J. Walter Thompson Company
Extent
0.8 Linear Feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Collection spans 1955-1979 and includes photographs, correspondence, biographical sketches, press releases, presentations and other printed materials Submitted to Ms. Gordon as part of her duties relative to assisting Colin Dawkins and the production of the JWT News publication. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Arrangement

Arranged into two series: JWT News Files; and Offices.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], J. Walter Thompson Company. Sharon Gordon papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Book of Knowledge, 1978
Box 1
Desensitization of America, 1975-1978
Box 1
JWT London--Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee, 1977
Box 1
Management changes, circa 1979
Box 1
Photographs, circa 1975-1979
(2 folders)
Box 1
Press releases, 1977
Box 1
Rena Bartos, 1976
Box 1
Retired JWT letters, 1975-1978
Box 1
Amsterdam, 1975-1978
Box 1
Argentina, 1976-1977
Box 1
Australia, 1976-1977
Box 1
Austria, 1975-1977
Box 1
Brazil, 1975-1977
Box 1
Brussels, 1975-1977
Box 1
Caribbean, 1977-1978
Box 1
Germany, 1955-1977
Box 2
Greece, 1975-1977
Box 2
Indonesia, 1976
Box 2
Italy, 1975-1977
Box 2
Japan, 1975-1977
Box 2
London, 1976-1978
Box 2
Malaysia, 1976-1978
Box 2
Mexico, 1975-1977
Box 2
Peru, 1975-1977
Box 2
Philippines, 1977
Box 2
South Africa, 1976-1977
Box 2
Spain, 1976-1977
Box 2
Sweden, 1978
Box 2
Switzerland, 1975
Box 2
United States--Atlanta, 1976-1977
Box 2
United States--Chicago, 1975-1977
Box 2
United States--Detroit, 1977-1978
Box 2
United States--JWT West, 1976-1977
Box 2
United States--New York, 1976-1977
Box 2
Uruguay, 1977
Box 2
Venezuela, 1975-1977
Box 2
 

Related Material

Related materials may be found in the following J. Walter Thompson Company Archives collections held by the Hartman Center: Newsletters; Iconographic Collection; Colin Dawkins papers; International Offices


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Provenance

The J. Walter Thompson Company. Sharon Gordon papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 1987.

Processing Information

Processed by Richard Collier, Mar. 2016