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Earl S. Tupper Papers, ca. 1908-1989, 2003

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Author:
Tupper, Earl Silas 1907-
Creator:
Tupper Corporation
Subject:
Tupper, Glenn O
Tupper, Miles
Tupperware (Firm)
Physical description:
14 cu. ft
36 boxes
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Letters (correspondence)
Personal papers
Business records
Advertising fliers
Business letters
Notes
Clippings
Family papers
Interviews
Date:
1914
1982
ca 1908-1989, 2003
20th century
Notes:
In 1937 Tupper began working for DuPont, but left after a year and in 1938 formed the Earl S. Tupper Company. His company advertised the design and engineering of industrial plastic products, but later invented and marketed a popular product for home use, Tupperware.
Summary:
Papers documenting inventor Earl S. Tupper; his invention, Tupperware; and the Tupper Company.
Cite as:
Earl S. Tupper Papers, ca. 1908-1989, 2003, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Inventors
Advertising
Marketing
Business--History
Product demonstrations
Plastic container industry
Plastic tableware
Plastics
Local number:
1992.3213 (NMAH Acc.)
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