The Iconographic Collection includes black-and-white and color photographs, negatives, slides, contact sheets, photograph albums, and microfiche. It is an artificial collection created to document the facilities, key events, advertising highlights and corporate culture of JWT. Photographs from Brazil (1946-86) cover people, buildings, and clients.
The International Advertisements Collection consists primarily of print advertisements, along with some transparencies, photocopies of advertising, and other collateral material that document some of JWT's international advertising campaigns through the 20th century. Includes advertisements from Rio de Janeiro office (1969-2004) and Sao Paulo office (1930-89).
Collection contains pre-1934 advertising proofs from a number of JWT's international offices including Sao Paulo. Clients include Atlantic Refineries, Blue Star Lines, Casa Pratt, Eastman Kodak, Fleischmann's yeast for health, Goodrich, General Motors, Oakland, Jantzen, Johnson Sea Horses, Maiyena, Dryea, Leite Moca, RCA tubes, Refinacoes de Milbo Brasil, Royal baking powder, and Casa Forte de Sur America.
Harry Clark was an advertising executive who served as Director of JWT's Frankfurt Office and eventually of JWT's New York Office; Managing Director of Landsdowne Advertising, a JWT subsidiary; and co-founder of Smith Clark Associates, a consulting firm based in Princeton, N.J. International Offices series contains includes correspondence, financial reviews, marketing plans, meeting reports, travel documentation, presentation files, as well as general administrative memoranda for JWT's international offices, including Rio de Janeiro (1975) and São Paulo (1972-76).
Glen Dell served from 1984-1986 as an executive in finance and administration with JWT Group. Collection includes financial reports, correspondence, acquisition and investment information, as well as materials on JWT's subsidiaries and international operations. International Operations series includes material on JWT in Brazil (1985).
Peter Gilow was an advertising executive of JWT. The papers document the development of the Frankfurt Office. They consist primarily of correspondence between Peter Gilow and the heads of JWT's international offices, including Rio de Janeiro (1962-74) and Sao Paulo (1962-73).
Denis Lanigan was an advertising executive at JWT and joint manager of JWT's Frankfurt Office. The Other Offices series contains letters, telexes and telegrams, memoranda, notes, clippings, client lists, printed materials, policy statements, reports, drafts of speeches, and meeting minutes with over thirty-five JWT offices worldwide, including Rio de Janeiro (1960 and 63).
Jack Peters worked at JWT 31 years and served as Chief Operating Officer and President of JWT-USA and then JWT-Worldwide. International Offices series contains correspondence, meeting reports, travel documentation, presentation files, audit information, information on features of various markets in specific regions, as well as general administrative memoranda for JWT's international offices, including Brazil (1983-86).
Thomas Sutton was an executive in charge of JWT's international operations. Annual Marketing Plans and Reports series contains status and planning reports from JWT's international operations, including Rio de Jianero (1966-73). The Central and South American Office Files series contains documents assessing countries' economies, politics, and advertising and media markets as the context for then reviewing individual JWT offices' financial and organizational performance, including for Brazil (1967-69).
Edward G. Wilson was an executive with JWT from 1930 until his retirement in 1971, and held the positions of General Counsel, Executive Vice-President and Secretary of the Company. The International Offices series contains files documenting Wilson's tenure as head of JWT's international operations, including Brazil in general, Rio de Janeiro, and Sao Paulo (1945-71).
The collection documents the operations of JWT primarily through correspondence and reports written by Woodell during and immediately after his business trips. The Office Files and Correspondence series contains carbon copies of correspondence, memoranda, reports, expense reports, a survey form, maps, notes, and itineraries, including Brazil (1943-58).
The Diamond Information Center (DIC) operates as the public relations division of the diamond marketing group at J. Walter Thompson on behalf of De Beers Consolidated Mines, Ltd. The file is organized into numbered, topical sections that cover a broad range of subjects relating to diamonds, the diamond industry, and the fashion design industry, including diamond mining in Brazil.
The International Offices Records primarily contain financial records, correspondence, presentations, campaign drafts, account lists, meeting minutes and printed materials. The General Office Files and Sepecific Offices and Countries series include materials on Brazil (1943-91). Collection also includes undated audiovisual materials from Brazil.
The Newsletter Collection comprises the agency's internally produced newsletters. The International Newsletters Series of this collection includes publications from Brazil (1958-85).
The Investigations collection consists of research reports, market and campaign studies, account histories, and other investigative documents. Contains numerous Brazilian market studies for Blue Star Line, Lehn and Fink, Pond's, and Royal baking powder.