Project Files, 1984-1994

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Consists of records documenting activities of the Center for Advertising History (CAH) in the preservation of advertising history in the United States, primarily through the acquisition of information relating to advertising and projects such as oral history interviews and public seminars. Materials consist of correspondence and memoranda pertaining to CAH publicity, oral history initiatives, seminar planning, and fundraising; CAH Advisory Board agendas and minutes; CAH articles; photographs of CAH staff and Advisory Board members; project proposals and contracts; videotapes and recordings of special events; and CAH brochures and newsletters.


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Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1984
  • 1984-1994

Restrictions & Rights

Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details


  • Advisory boards
  • History
  • Advertising
  • Advertising--History


  • Manuscripts
  • Brochures
  • Color photographs
  • Video recordings
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Clippings
  • Newsletters
  • Color transparencies
  • Audiotapes
  • Architectural drawings
  • Color negatives

Local number

SIA RS01067

Physical description

7 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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