Presentation of Advertising Collection, NMHT

ID: 94-13191

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1975

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 2 Folder May 1975

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Summary

Presentation of a seventy-five year collection of advertising by the New York firm of NW Ayer ABH International: (l-r) Neal W. O'Connor, company chairman; Brooke Hindle, Director of the National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT), now the National Museum of American History; 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."

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Hindle, Brooke
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, May 1975

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 2 Folder May 1975

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1975

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • NW Ayer ABH International
  • Hoffman, John N
  • Gifts
  • Museums
  • Collection of Business Americana
  • O'Connor, Neal W
  • Advertising
  • Bach, Robert
  • Museum directors
  • Museum curators
  • Event

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

94-13191

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print

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