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Ivory Soap Collection, 1883-1990

Donor:
Procter & Gamble Company
Artist:
Leyendecker, J. C. 1874-1951
Elliott, Elizabeth Shippen Green
Smith, Jessie Willcox 1863-1935
Physical description:
Ink on paper (photomechanical reproduction)
20 cu. ft. : 30 boxes
Type:
Photomechanical reproductions
Collection descriptions
Advertisements
Date:
1883
1883-1990
20th century
19th century
Notes:
Established in 1837, Procter & Gamble began as a soap and candle company in Cincinnati, Ohio, and has since grown to include other personal and household cleansers, cosmetics, pet food, laundry products, and multiple other products. It developed and began marketing Ivory Soap in 1879.
Summary:
Print advertising, covering almost the entire history of Ivory Soap, including advertisements designed by artists including Jesse Wilcox Smith, Elizabeth Shippen Green, and J.C. Leyendecker.
Cite as:
Ivory Soap Collection, 1883-1990, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Procter & Gamble
Topic:
Advertising
Soap
Local number:
2002.3110 (NMAH Acc.)
See more items in:
Ivory Soap Advertising Collection 1883-1998
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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