Guide to the J. Walter Thompson Company. Don Robertson Papers, 1978-1985
Established in 1864, the J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) is one of the oldest and largest enduring advertising agencies in the United States. Don Robertson was an executive who served with JWT's Canadian and Australian offices as well as Thompson Recruitment.
- Collection Number
- J. Walter Thompson Company. Don Robertson papers, 1978-1985
- J. Walter Thompson Company
- 1.5 Linear Feet
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
- Materials in English
Collection spans 1978-1985 and includes administrative, financial and research reports, publications, conference notes, policy manuals and other printed materials. Materials chiefly concern JWT operations in Canada and the United States. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
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How to Cite
[Identification of item], J. Walter Thompson Company. Don Robertson papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
Don Robertson served as Account Supervisor, JWT Montreal (1965); Vice President, Account Services, JWT Montreal (1967); President and CEO, JWT Canada, Toronto (1971); Chairman, JWT Australia (1977); Executive Vice President, JWT Corporate Development (1980); Chief Planning Officer, JWT NY (1980-1985); President and CEO, Thompson Recruitment (1985-circa 1987); retired 1989.
Related materials may be found in the following J. Walter Thompson Company Collections: Don Johnston Papers; Herbert Eames Papers.
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The J. Walter Thompson Company. Don Robertson papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 1987.
Processed by Richard Collier, February 2016