Clark Maddock Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1346
Creators:
General Motors Corporation
Maddock, Clark, 1912-1988
Frederick, Jeffry A.
Dates:
1931 - 1994
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.5 Cubic feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection documents the life and career of Clark Maddock, from his early years as a bandleader, through his work in the advertising industry and subsequent retirement. There are clippings and a few photographs relating to his musical career, but most of the collection relates to his work in the advertising industry for several ad agencies, and includes original artwork for print advertisements (especially GM's "Mr. Goodwrench" campaign) letters, flyers, a sketchbook, drawings, storyboards, photographs, and awards.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Maddock was an artist who worked for several decades in the advertising industry. He graduated from the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts, worked on campaigns for GM, Dow, Goodrich, Sohio, and other, while employed by several ad agencies. After retirement he lived in Hawaii where he edited a local newspaper and devoted more time to his watercolors, which were exhibited in local galleries.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by NMAH Staff, undated.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated to the Archives Center in 2015 by Maddock's grandson, Jeffry Frederick.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION.
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
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.
Preferred Citation
Clark Maddock Collection, 1931-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
advertising Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mr. Goodwrench Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Letters Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Commercial art Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Band directors Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Commercial artists Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketchbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Watercolor drawings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Storyboards Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Awards Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fliers (printed matter) Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Design drawings -- 20th century Type 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