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Guide to the J. Walter Thompson Company. London Office. J. Walter Thompson Group Ltd. records, 1980-1992

Summary

Founded in 1864, the J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) is one of the oldest and largest enduring advertising agencies in the United States. It is headquartered in New York. The London Office first opened in 1899. J. Walter Thompson Group Ltd. was a holding company formed in 1980. Collection includes contracts, directors' reports, meeting minutes and other printed materials. Companies represented include Art Control, Lansdowne, Trushelfco, and WPP Group. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11438
Title
J. Walter Thompson Company. London Office. J. Walter Thompson Group Ltd. records
Date
1980-1992
Extent
0.4 Linear Feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Includes contracts, directors' reports, meeting minutes and other printed materials. Companies represented include Art Control, Lansdowne, Trushelfco, and WPP Group. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], J. Walter Thompson Company. London Office. J. Walter Thompson Group Ltd. records, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Art Control Limited, 1981
Box 1
Directors' Report (Price Waterhouse), 1981
Box 1
Internal Contro Memorandum (Price Waterhouse), 1980
Box 1
KEEP plan bonuses, 1989
Box 1
Lansdowne Marketing, 1982
Box 1
Minutes (Board meetings), legal notices, 1975-1988
Box 1
Retained earnings, 1992
Box 1
TRUSHELFCO, 1982
Box 1
 

Related Material

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

J. Walter Thompson Company London Office records; WPP Group records


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Provenance

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

Processing Information

Processed by Richard Collier, April 2017.

Accessions described in this collection guide: Portion of 2008-0270