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Package Design

Collection Creator:
Landor Associates  Search this
Landor, Walter  Search this
Extent:
1 motion picture film (316 feet, 16mm color composite optical track print, )
Container:
Item RV Tape 24
Item MV 500.10
Item RV 500.10
Item AC0500-OF 50010
Type:
Archival materials
Motion picture films
Scope and Contents:
Production Company: Landor Associates Content Description: Film begins with an animated, humorous history of marketing, and then switches to live action at a supermarket. There is a man onscreen and a woman's voice off-screen. They discuss how a package design helps the consumer to choose between products.

Digital reference copy in Smithsonian Institution Digital Asset Management System (DAMS).
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions.,Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
Landor Design Collection, ca. 1930-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Landor Design Collection
Landor Design Collection / Series 24: Audiovisual / 24.1: Motion Picture Films / 24.1.1: Landor Associates
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0500-ref66

Packaging Design

Container:
Box 12 of 39
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-112, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Product Development and Licensing, Product Development and Licensing Records
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Product Development and Licensing Records
Product Development and Licensing Records / Box 12
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa00-112-refidd1e4842

Package Designers Council, 1960.

Container:
Box 23 of 56
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 267, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, Records
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Records
Records / Series 1: GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE, 1881, 1897, 1907-1973. / Box 23
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0267-refidd1e10079

Package Designers Council Dinner

Collection Creator:
Architectural League of New York  Search this
Container:
Box 91, Folder 75
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1957
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Architectural League of New York records, 1880s-1974, bulk 1927-1968. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Architectural League of New York records
Architectural League of New York records / Series 6: Functions and Events / 6.2: Functions and Events Sponsored by Others / 1957 Functions and Events Sponsored by Others
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw983796cba-b9ee-4cd1-a0f5-fbfad0c34e9b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-archleag-ref3130

Marin Foods, packaging, design label

Collection Donor:
Mair, LaVeda  Search this
Collection Creator:
Mair, Francis M., 1916-1991 (commercial artist)  Search this
Container:
Box 24, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Copyright for a portion of the collection held by the Smithsonian Institution. Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
Francis M. Mair Papers, 1938-1990, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of LaVeda Mair.
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Francis M. Mair Papers
Francis M. Mair Papers / Series 4: Freelance Client Files
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8159acc4c-c4e6-4d3d-ad30-d7877c87489f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0548-ref1429

Marin Foods packaging, design label

Collection Donor:
Mair, LaVeda  Search this
Collection Creator:
Mair, Francis M., 1916-1991 (commercial artist)  Search this
Container:
Box 68, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Copyright for a portion of the collection held by the Smithsonian Institution. Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
Francis M. Mair Papers, 1938-1990, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of LaVeda Mair.
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Francis M. Mair Papers
Francis M. Mair Papers / Series 4: Freelance Client Files
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8943dc8e9-9d58-41bf-8d68-c2e09ebe19a5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0548-ref1430

Stitzel-Weller Distillery, packaging design, photographs

Collection Donor:
Mair, LaVeda  Search this
Collection Creator:
Mair, Francis M., 1916-1991 (commercial artist)  Search this
Container:
Box 16, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Copyright for a portion of the collection held by the Smithsonian Institution. Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
Francis M. Mair Papers, 1938-1990, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of LaVeda Mair.
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Francis M. Mair Papers
Francis M. Mair Papers / Series 2: Landor Associates Files / 2.7: Client Files
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8c3f633c5-16be-46eb-bfac-f98aa7b18493
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0548-ref1081

Folders 12-14 Package Designers' Council Award Competition, 1956

Container:
Box 13 of 18
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 280, Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration. Department of Exhibitions, Records
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Records
Records / Series 2: SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS, 1930-1969. / Box 13
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0280-refidd1e2146

Revised deadlines for first drafts package design book

Collection Donor:
Mair, LaVeda  Search this
Collection Creator:
Mair, Francis M., 1916-1991 (commercial artist)  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1964
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Copyright for a portion of the collection held by the Smithsonian Institution. Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
Francis M. Mair Papers, 1938-1990, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of LaVeda Mair.
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Francis M. Mair Papers
Francis M. Mair Papers / Series 2: Landor Associates Files / 2.2: Administrative Files
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep85c8d45e6-6009-4bbf-94b1-71351f47dc56
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0548-ref569

Package Designers Council Recognition for Excellence in Design for Ronco Line

Collection Donor:
Stansbury, Jacqueline  Search this
Collection Creator:
Stansbury, Benjamin H., 1935-1996  Search this
Container:
Box 13, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1980
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Benjamin H. Stansbury Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Benjamin H. Stansbury Collection, 1959-1995, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Benjamin H. Stansbury Papers
Benjamin H. Stansbury Papers / Series 9: Ronco Teleproducts, Inc.
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep819380df4-1d61-46b5-b389-69bba3f340b9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1350-ref272

Mexican Symposium

Collection Creator:
Landor Associates  Search this
Landor, Walter  Search this
Extent:
1 motion picture film ( 207 feet, 16mm color composite optical track print)
Container:
Item AC0500-OF0009
Type:
Archival materials
Motion picture films
Date:
circa 1972
Scope and Contents:
Production Company: Landor Associates Content Description: Audio in Spanish. Demonstration of what Landor Associates does including product testing, branding, and package design. All products used are actual Landor Associates' examples.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions.,Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
Landor Design Collection, ca. 1930-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Landor Design Collection
Landor Design Collection / Series 24: Audiovisual / 24.1: Motion Picture Films / 24.1.1: Landor Associates
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0500-ref64

Packaging

Collection Creator:
Hills Bros. Coffee, Inc.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1884-1969; undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes both photographic prints and negatives of containers used by Hills Bros. to prepare and store coffee products. There are images of boxes, cans, glass jars, coffee guides and coffee pots. An evolution of packaging design as it relates to historical events is evident throughout the images. Of note are prints of the Hills Bros. coffee cans in the paintings by artist Fred Machetanz dating from 1969. The materials are arranged in chronological order.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the negatives and audiovisual materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Hills Bros. Coffee Company, Incorporated Records, 1856-1989, undated, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0395, Subseries 5.6
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Hills Bros. Coffee Company, Incorporated Records
Hills Bros. Coffee Company, Incorporated Records / Series 5: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep81b178217-43f3-449f-b350-8f6c325163a3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0395-ref3295

Administrative Files

Collection Donor:
Mair, LaVeda  Search this
Collection Creator:
Mair, Francis M., 1916-1991 (commercial artist)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1955-1987, undated
Scope and Contents:
Contains material relating to employees and clients of the company. Employee information includes job descriptions; affiliates and units; statement of procedures, benefits, and obligations; manuals; newsletters; staff directories; and associates plans. Client materials consist of a portfolio of designs, lists of companies that Landor created work for (both American and foreign), revised deadlines for first drafts, statements of professional policy, design development procedures, guidelines regarding licensing negotiations and agreements, an income summary for 1975, and trademark symbols for corporations. In addition, there is a draft copy of a package design book dating from 1964. Materials are arranged in chronological order.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Copyright for a portion of the collection held by the Smithsonian Institution. Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
Francis M. Mair Papers, 1938-1990, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of LaVeda Mair.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0548, Subseries 2.2
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Francis M. Mair Papers
Francis M. Mair Papers / Series 2: Landor Associates Files
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8f0118983-8fb0-4cab-b1b7-f24d64b7c382
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0548-ref566

The Package and the Product

Collection Creator:
Landor Associates  Search this
Landor, Walter  Search this
Extent:
1 motion picture film (533 feet, 16mm color composite optical track print )
Container:
Item AC0500-OF0017
Type:
Archival materials
Motion picture films
Date:
circa 1975
Scope and Contents:
Production Company: Communications Film Sponsor: Danfoods Content Description: Animated and live action. Humorous film on how to brand a product and market it. Illustrates how package design is developed. Includes scenes of a supermarket.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions.,Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
Landor Design Collection, ca. 1930-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Landor Design Collection
Landor Design Collection / Series 24: Audiovisual / 24.1: Motion Picture Films / 24.1.2: Educational and Training Acquired by Landor Associates
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0500-ref84

Advertising & Marketing, Ad & Package Design Sketches, undated

Collection Creator:
Friedman, Joseph Bernard, Dr., 1900-1982  Search this
Friedman, Betty  Search this
Flexible Straw Corporation.  Search this
Flex-Straw Co.  Search this
Container:
Box 17, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Joseph B. Friedman Papers, 1915-2000, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Joseph B. Friedman Papers
Joseph B. Friedman Papers / Series 3: Flex-Straw Corporate Records / 3.5: Advertising and Marketing
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8f1386440-57de-4f92-9972-028c1e38d8f9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0769-ref304

Ovulen-20 Oral Contraceptive

Maker:
G. D. Searle and Company  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (container material)
foil (container material)
Measurements:
overall: .7 cm x 8.3 cm; 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in
overall: 3/8 in x 3 1/2 in x 3 3/8 in; .9525 cm x 8.89 cm x 8.5725 cm
Object Name:
medication dispenser
contraceptive, oral
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Date made:
ca 1978
Subject:
Birth Control/Contraception  Search this
Women's Health  Search this
Credit Line:
David P. Wagner
ID Number:
1995.0057.04
Catalog number:
1995.0057.04
Accession number:
1995.0057
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Birth Control
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-356d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_332973
Online Media:

Chopsticks, Second Generation

Maker:
Advanced Fresh Concepts Franchise Corp.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 1 1/8 in; 20.32 cm x 2.8575 cm
Object Name:
chopsticks
Place made:
United States
Date made:
unknown
Subject:
Business  Search this
ID Number:
2012.0182.08a
Accession number:
2012.0182
Catalog number:
2012.0182.08a
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Work and Industry: Asian Pacific American Business
Food
Sushi
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-bf9b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1427709
Online Media:

Demulen Oral Contraceptive

Maker:
G. D. Searle and Company  Search this
Physical Description:
ethynodiol diacetate, 1 mg (drug active ingredients)
ethinyl estradiol, .05 mg (drug active ingredients)
Measurements:
overall: 18.7 cm x 11.2 cm x 1 cm; 7 3/8 in x 4 7/16 in x 3/8 in
overall: 3/4 in x 4 1/2 in x 7 1/2 in; 1.905 cm x 11.43 cm x 19.05 cm
overall, pill pack: 3/8 in x 3 5/8 in x 2 in; .9525 cm x 9.2075 cm x 5.08 cm
overall, booklet: 1/8 in x 3 5/8 in x 4 1/2 in; .3175 cm x 9.2075 cm x 11.43 cm
Object Name:
contraceptive, oral
Place made:
Puerto Rico: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Date made:
ca 1975
Subject:
Birth Control/Contraception  Search this
Women's Health  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Gladys Abell and Lester D. Johnson, Jr., M.D.
ID Number:
1981.0760.012.A
Catalog number:
1981.0760.012.A
Accession number:
1981.0760
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Birth Control
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-11af-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1379856
Online Media:

Loestrin 1.5/30 Oral Contraceptive

Maker:
Parke, Davis and Company  Search this
Physical Description:
norethindrone acetate, 1.5 mg (drug active ingredients)
ethinyl estradiol, 30 mcg. (drug active ingredients)
ferrous fumarate, 75 mg (drug active ingredients)
Measurements:
overall: 8.4 cm x 13.7 cm x 1.5 cm; 3 5/16 in x 5 13/32 in x 19/32 in
overall, box: 3 1/4 in x 5 3/8 in x 5/8 in; 8.255 cm x 13.6525 cm x 1.5875 cm
overall, pill case: 2 3/4 in x 4 1/2 in x 3/8 in; 6.985 cm x 11.43 cm x .9525 cm
Object Name:
contraceptive, oral
Other Terms:
Contraceptives; Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
Place made:
United States: Michigan, Detroit
Date made:
ca 1974
Subject:
Birth Control/Contraception  Search this
Women's Health  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Gladys Abell and Lester D. Johnson, Jr., M.D.
ID Number:
1981.0760.031
Accession number:
1981.0760
Catalog number:
1981.0760.031
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Birth Control
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-9063-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_730782

Oral history interview with Joel Philip Myers, 2007 May 1

Interviewee:
Myers, Joel Philip, 1934-  Search this
Interviewer:
Klein, Daniel, 1938-2009  Search this
Subject:
Blenko, William H.  Search this
Dreisbach, Fritz  Search this
Huchthausen, David R. (David Richard)  Search this
Lewis, John  Search this
Lipofsky, Marvin  Search this
Littleton, Harvey K.  Search this
Marquis, Richard  Search this
Ness, Bob  Search this
Popelka, John  Search this
Randall, Theodore  Search this
Smith, Paul J.  Search this
Vallien, Bertil  Search this
Alfred University  Search this
Blenko Glass Company  Search this
Donald Deskey Associates  Search this
Mint Museum of Art  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Parsons School of Design  Search this
Pilchuck Glass Center (Stanwood, Wash.)  Search this
Toledo Art Museum  Search this
University of California, Berkeley  Search this
University of Illinois.  Search this
World Crafts Council  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Japan -- Description and Travel
Topic:
Craft Horizons  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Philosophy  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Glass blowing and working -- Study and teaching  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13605
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)270854
AAA_collcode_myers07
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_270854
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