Collection of photocopies of thousands of daily columns on commercials and intently related subjects acting in major newspapers, essentially the CHICAGO SUN TIMES, the CHICAGO TRIBUNE, and the NEW YORK TIMES NYT. The most commonly represented authors are: George Lazarus TRIBUNE, 1985 1999, Nancy Millman SUN TIMES, until 1992, and Philip H. Dougherty NYT; died 1988 September, as well as Randall Rothenberg, Kim Foltz, and Stuart Elliott, who succeeded Dougherty at the NYT. Various guest columnists also wrote on occasion for the NYT. For the time period covered, the files involve most of the columns that were posted in the three papers.
There are also folders of articles and columns from the WALL STREET JOURNAL and other company courses, especially concerning management turmoil and succession at J. Walter Thompson Company in 1987. Acquired as a part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising and Marketing History. 01 123.