Smith, Robert S.

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Robert S. Smith served as Art Director for several advertising agencies, including: William H. Weintraub and Co.; Norman Craig and Kummel; Ogilvy & Mather (O&M); Fletcher Richards; and Calkins and Holden. He designed advertisements for National Distillers, U.S. Rubber, Revlon, Ronson, Rand McNally, Newsweek, and Consolidated Cigar Corporation, among others. He also served on the Board of Directors for the Morris Junior Museum, preparing brochures, posters and slides for lectures; photographs for exhibits; and a public relations film strip. He was also an active member of the Art Director's Club of New York. An avid photographer, Smith's photographs were published by Gilbey's, IBM, the National Guard, Folkways Records. He was once awarded third prize in a New York World-Telegram & Sun child photography contest.

From the guide to the Robert S. Smith Papers, 1947-1982 and undated, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University)

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referencedIn University of Connecticut, Office of Public Information Records, undated, 1918-2000. Archives and Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries
creatorOf Robert S. Smith Papers, 1947-1982 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn William Baskerville Hamilton Papers, 1700-1975 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn J. Gus Liebenow, Collection, 1949-1999 Liberian Collections
referencedIn Autograph File, S, 1556-1996. Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Hamilton, William Baskerville, 1908-1972 person
associatedWith Liebenow, J. Gus person
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