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Gordon E. Cole Advertising History Papers, 1879-1899; 1926-1964

Collector:
Cole, Gordon E (advertising executive)
Subject:
Cannon Mills, Inc
Can Manufacturers Institute
Pedlar & Ryan Ad Agency
Wartime Ad Council
Association of National Advertisers
Advertising Council
Physical description:
2.0 cu. ft
1 box
2 flat oversize boxes
Type:
Business letters
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Ephemera
Speeches
Tear sheets
Scrapbooks
Advertising cards
Pamphlets
Trade cards
Date:
1879
1879-1899 1926-1964
Notes:
Gordon E. Cole's advertising career spanned thirty years, and this collection documents his work and interests.
Summary:
Correspondence, speeches, clippings, unpublished manuscripts, scrapbooks related to advertising.
In addition to Cole's professional work, the collection documents his involvement in professional associations, including the Association of National Advertisers, the Advertising Research Foundation, and the Advertising Council. Also includes the published findings of three ANA-commissioned surveys of wartime advertising and the proceedings of wartime ANA conferences; and a scrapbook of advertising ephemera, including late nineteenth-century trade cards and pamphlets.
Cite as:
Gordon E. Cole Advertising History Papers, 1879-1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Advertising
Advertising--World War, 1939-1945
Local number:
NMAH Acc. Pending
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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