University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Scope and Contents Subject file including correspondence, reports, questionnaires, minutes, workshops, programs, announcements, journalism newspapers, manuscripts, clippings, photographs and related material concerning university committee service by the directors and deans; administrative policies and procedures; budgets; building program, plans and dedications; admissions; honors; fellowships and scholarships; graduate work; faculty appointments; non-academic personnel; alumni newsletters, directory (1934) and activities; educational policy; journalism education; professional publications and textbooks; examinations and course outlines; library, National Library Week Committee (1967-70); advertising; communications research; radio and television broadcasting; histories of journalism at Illinois (1928-34); Illini Publishing Company administration and publications; publications (The High School Journalist, 1924-37; ICPA News, 1932-49; Observer, 1942-43); High School Press Association ... Read More
University of Chicago - Special Collections Research Center
Primarily broadsides relating to political issues, national and local elections, and meetings. Also contains business advertisements; announcements for the sale of lands and slaves; and posters relating to church matters, opposition to slavery, speeches, stagecoach fares, and other topics intended for public posting. Much of the material refers to events in Kentucky and Alabama
University of Chicago - Special Collections Research Center
Contains correspondence, advertising materials, and photographs relating primarily to Asher's activities while working at Sears, Roebuck and Company. Correspondents include Julius Rosenwald and Richard W. Sears
University of Chicago - Special Collections Research Center
Contains correspondence, manuscripts, speeches, and photographs. Also includes transcript of oral history and manuscript of With All Its Faults
University of Chicago - Special Collections Research Center
Consists of speeches, correspondence, business records, and other materials related to Arthur W. Schultz's career as an advertising executive, and also includes material broadly related to Foote, Cone & Belding, and its founder Fairfax M. Cone
Senator John Heinz History Center
The Gerald J. Voros papers and video tape collection contains two video tapes, a manuscript history of the Ketchum firm with a letter from George Ketchum, and a volume entitled So When They Ask Me, 1893-1920: George Ketchum. The manuscript and volume deal mainly with the history of Ketchum Communications. The two video tapes relate to his involvement in politics. Murphy Wins, November 2, 1993, Election Night Documentation provides footage of the 1993 election night celebration showing Murphy with his supporters as well as a broadcasted telephone call to the Democratic National Committee and a speech given by Murphy about his hopes for the future of Pittsburgh. Interview with G. Voros, Election Night, 5/15/01 is a video recording of a live television broadcast of the 2001 Pittsburgh Mayoral election in which Voros, as senior advisor to Murphy, is interviewed by a reporter
Senator John Heinz History Center
Twenty-nine cards from various companies
Hagley Museum and Library - Manuscripts and Archives Department
Press kit for 1957 BMW automobiles sold in the United States. The press release, issued by The Hoffman Motor Car Co., Inc. of New York City, begins "The BMW, the elite among EUrope's finest automobiles, will soon be available in this country for general distribution." There is also a price list and a four page memo describing the automobiles. The six photographs show BMW Models 502, 503, and 507. There is a color booklet entitled ""Die grossen europaischen achtzylinder.".
Hagley Museum and Library - Manuscripts and Archives Department
The collection consists of photographs, trade cards and other ephemera related to the Singer Company. Most of the photographs feature Singer sewing machines and many of these are identified by date and, in some cases, model number. Other images in the collection include images of several early innovators in sewing machine design, photographs of stores and offices used by the Singer Company, and images relating to the company's centennial in 1951. Several sets of Singer trade cards are also in the collection. These include a set of American Song Bird trade cards from 1926-1927, as well as a complete 1892 set and a nearly complete 1894 set of "Costumes of All Nations" cards. These cards, which each feature people dressed in their nation's traditional costume and posed along with a Singer sewing machine, were originally created for the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893. Other exposition related ephemera in the collection includes a trade card and booklet produced by Singer for the ... Read More
Hagley Museum and Library - Manuscripts and Archives Department
The records primarily document the presidency of Lammot du Pont (1926-1940), with some fragmentary records from the Irénée du Pont period (1919-26). The records describe the Du Pont Company's transformation into a diversified chemical company in the years after the First World War. Records document the organization of the Chemical Department under the leadership of Dr. Charles Lee Reese. The collection describes Du Pont's research and development program which during these years focused on dyes, celluloid, cellophane, plastics, ammonia, textile fibers, and artificial rubber. The evolving relationship between corporate strategy, organizational structure, research and development is described. The records also trace the company's post World War I public relations campaign during which it sought to overcome the "Merchant of Death" label. Du Pont's response to the Depression, Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal, and the C.I.O.'s organizing campaigns are also described in these records. ... Read More