Presentation of Ayer Advertising Collection to National Museum of History and Technology

ID: SIA RU000371 [75-2996-11]

Creator: Harrell, Alfred

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1975

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: May 1975, Image No. 75-2996-11

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Summary

Presentation of a seventy-five year collection of advertising by the New York firm of NW Ayer ABH International to National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT), now known as the National Museum of American History, with Neal W. O'Connor, company chairman; Brooke Hindle, director of NMHT; Robert Bach, of the firm, and Dr. John N. Hoffman, curator of NMHT's Collection of Business Americana. Dr. Hindle called the advertising collection "a valuable historic record of changes in American consumption and lifestyles."

Subject

  • Hindle, Brooke
  • Bach, Robert O
  • Hoffman, John Nathan
  • National Museum of History and Technology
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs
  • N.W. Ayer and Son

Notes

  • Also known as 94-13191.
  • Original film available in SIA Acc. 11-009.
  • Featured in the "Torch," May 1975.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: May 1975, Image No. 75-2996-11

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1975
  • March 11, 1975

Restrictions & Rights

  • No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
  • No Copyright - United States

Topic

  • Advertising
  • O'Connor, Neal W

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000371 [75-2996-11]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10;