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Guide to the J. Walter Thompson Company. London Office. Stationery Guard Books, 1952-1981

Summary

Founded in New York, N.Y., in 1864, the J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) is one of the world's oldest and largest enduring advertising agencies. The London Office first opened in 1899 and reopened in 1926, and was JWT's first international office as well as the first international office of any American advertising agency. Collection consists of binders of standard stationery forms authorized for use by JWT officials, departments and subsidiaries. It includes letterhead, business cards, access permits, work flow and process forms, booklet covers and other paper items. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.Cataloged from inventory.

Collection Details

Title
J. Walter Thompson Company. London Office. Stationery Guard Books
Date
1952-1981
Extent
9 Linear Feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Collection consists of binders of standard stationery forms authorized for use by JWT officials, departments and subsidiaries. It includes letterhead, business cards, access permits, work flow and process forms, booklet covers and other paper items. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.Cataloged from inventory.

Arrangement

Organized chronologically.

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Collection is open for research.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], J. Walter Thompson Company. London Office. Stationery Guard Books, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Guard book, 1952-1981
Box 1
Guard book, 1960-1966
Box 2
Guard book, 1960-1966
Box 3
Guard book, 1966-1973
Box 4
Guard book, 1966-1973
Box 5
Guard book, circa 1967
Box 6
Guard book, circa 1975
Box 7
Guard book, 1978-1981
Box 8
Guard book, 1978-1981
Box 9
Guard book, approximately 1970-1972
Box 10
 


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Provenance

The J. Walter Thompson Company. London Office. Stationery Guard Books were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 2008

Processing Information

Processed by: Richard Collier, May 2015 Accessions described in this finding aid: 2008-0270 (portions)