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Guide to the Theodore MacManus letter to W.H. Solle, 1935 May 2

Summary

Advertising executive, author and philanthropist in Detroit, Michigan; principal in the D'Arcy MacManus Masius agency. Letter to William H. Solle, a bookshop owner in Omena, Mich. answers an inquiry regarding forthcoming poetry. MacManus reminisces on the ironies of his life, reflections, his legacy as author of the Cadillac "Penalty of Leadership" advertisement of 1915. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11309
Title
Theodore MacManus letter to W.H. Solle
Extent
1 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Letter to William H. Solle, a bookshop owner in Omena, Mich. answers an inquiry regarding forthcoming poetry. MacManus reminisces on the ironies of his life, reflections, his legacy as author of the Cadillac "Penalty of Leadership" advertisement of 1915. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

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Theodore MacManus letter to W.H. Solle, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Letter, 1935 May 2
Box Sec. A Box 175
 

Historical Note

Born 1873, New York. Founded MacManus Agency, Detroit, 1927; merge to form MacManus John & Adams 1934; MacManus died 1940, Ontario. 1970 merger created D'Arcy MacManus; 1972 merger D'Arcy MacManus Masius; 1985 D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles; 1996 MacManus Group.

Related Material

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

D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles Archives


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Provenance

The Theodore MacManus letter to W.H. Solle was received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 2016.

Processing Information

Processed by Richard Collier, Jan. 2018