Guide to the S. Watson Dunn Advertising Ephemera Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0366
Creators:
Dunn, S. Watson (Samuel Watson), -1997 (Professor)
Dates:
1840-1980
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Cubic foot
2 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection is organized in four series. The first contains an assortment of advertising ephemera, including fans, advertising cards, business cards, receipts, circulars, pamphlets, printed advertisements, brochures, postcards and catalogues dating mostly from the late nineteenth century. Materials in the advertising ephemera file are organized by type. The second series consists of articles, collected by Dunn, from Advertising Age. These articles relate to advertising history, specifically, founders of advertising agencies and date from 1960 1986. The materials are arranged chronologically by date. Series three consists of correspondence (1961 and 1970) collected by Dunn during the course of his teaching career. Materials in the correspondence file are arranged chronologically. Series four consists of unpublished papers also arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Series 4:,Unpublished papers, arranged chronologically.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is divided into four series.
Series 1: Advertising Ephemera
Series 2: Advertising History File
Series 3: Correspondence
Series 4: Unpublished Papers

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
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Administration
Processing Information
Processed by Vanessa Broussard-Simmons, archivist, 1990.
Author
Vanessa Broussard-Simmons
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated to the Archives Center by S. Watson Dunn, December 1989.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
S. Watson Dunn Advertising Ephemera Collection, 1840-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Catalogs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brochures Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Advertising cards Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
advertising Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Postcards Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fans (costume accessories) Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ephemera Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
College teachers Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives