- Collection ID:
Lewis, Byron E., Sr., 1931-
- Physical Description:
15 Cubic feet
12 boxes, 1 map folder
Collection documents the life and career of Byron Lewis, founder of UniWorld Group, Inc., (UWG), an early African American advertising agency.
Archival materials documenting the life and career of Byron Lewis, founder of UniWorld Group, Incorporated, (UWG), an early African American advertising agency. Materials include photographs, correspondence, drawings, newspaper clippings, magazines (e.g.
), radio scripts, and audio and videotapes.
Collection is unarranged.
Audrey Willius and Vanessa Broussard-Simmons
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Byron Lewis and Sylvia Lewis, December 8, 2022.
Collection processed by Audrey Willius, intern, 2023 and Vanessa Broussard Simmons, archivist, 2023.
Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves. Researchers must use reference copies of audio-visual materials. When no reference copy exists, the Archives Center staff will produce reference copies on an "as needed" basis, as resources allow.
Byron Lewis Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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.
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Caroline R. Jones Papers, NMAH.AC.0552
Emmett McBain Afro-American Advertising Poster Collection, NMAH.AC.0192
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