Ellis, Wayne P., 1915-

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Collector of advertising and marketing material.

From the description of Wayne P. Ellis Collection of Kodakiana, 1888-1989 and undated (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 50145000

  • 1915: Born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • 1937: B.S. in chemistry from the University of Maryland
  • 1937: Became a member of the American Society for Testing and Materials. Also eventually became a member of the American Chemical Society, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, and a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemists.
  • 1939 - 1989 : Worked for H. B. Fuller Company
  • 1940 - 1990 : Began collecting Kodakiana and related materials because of a "personal interest in business history and American entrepreneurs."
  • 1974 - 1977 : Served as Member of Board of Directors, American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
  • 1977 - 1979 : Vice-President, ASTM
  • 1989: Retired and became consultant on stands for materials such as thermal insulation, packaging, adhesives, building sealants and other materials.
  • 1993 25 Sept.: Died in Sellersville, Pa.

Wayne P. Ellis was a professional chemist who spent 45 years in industrial research, product development, and marketing of coatings, adhesives, and sealants. He was widely known as an expert in standards and was a leader in the American Society for Testing and Materials. He won awards in the field, published many articles and coauthored a book. Mr. Ellis also was an extraordinary collector in several areas, including Eastman Kodak Company advertising-related materials. He was well known to photographic history enthusiasts and dealers in photographic and advertising ephemera.

From the guide to the Wayne P. Ellis Collection of Kodakiana, 1886-1989 and undated, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Ellis, Wayne P. Structure in "Upon Appleton House": Marvell and the critics. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Wayne P. Ellis Collection of Kodakiana, 1886-1989 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Ellis, Wayne. "Joan of Arc" [microform] / by Wayne Ellis & Dore Davidson. University of Missouri -- Columbia, MU Libraries; University of Missouri; MU; Ellis Library; University of Missouri Columbia
creatorOf Ellis, Wayne P.,. Wayne P. Ellis Collection of Kodakiana, 1888-1989 and undated Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
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associatedWith Agfa/Ansco corporateBody
associatedWith American Optical corporateBody
associatedWith Andrew Lloyd and Company corporateBody
associatedWith Ansco corporateBody
associatedWith Argus corporateBody
associatedWith Bausch and Lomb corporateBody
associatedWith Bausch and Lomb Optical corporateBody
associatedWith Bell and Howell corporateBody
associatedWith Blair Camera corporateBody
associatedWith Borsum Camera corporateBody
associatedWith Burke and Ames corporateBody
associatedWith Burke and James corporateBody
associatedWith Calumet Manufacturing corporateBody
associatedWith Calumet Photographic corporateBody
associatedWith Camera Place corporateBody
associatedWith Canadian Card Company corporateBody
associatedWith Central Camera corporateBody
associatedWith Central Camera Company corporateBody
associatedWith Century Camera corporateBody
associatedWith Commercial Camera Company corporateBody
associatedWith Conley Camera Company corporateBody
associatedWith Dallmeyer corporateBody
associatedWith Davidson, Dore. person
associatedWith Duke University. Library. Wayne P. Ellis Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith DuPont Film corporateBody
associatedWith E. and H. T. Anthony corporateBody
associatedWith Eastman, George, 1854-1932. person
associatedWith Eastman Kodak Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Elko corporateBody
associatedWith Federal Manufacturing and Engineering Company corporateBody
associatedWith (Filmo Camera corporateBody
associatedWith Folmer and Schwing corporateBody
associatedWith GAF Corporation corporateBody
associatedWith General Electric corporateBody
associatedWith George Eastman. person
associatedWith George Eastman House corporateBody
associatedWith George Murphy, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Graflex corporateBody
associatedWith Gundalch Optical corporateBody
associatedWith Hasselblad corporateBody
associatedWith Hawk Eye Club corporateBody
associatedWith Horne, Thornwaite and Wood corporateBody
associatedWith Ilex Optical corporateBody
associatedWith International Photo Sales Company corporateBody
associatedWith Ipsco Camera corporateBody
associatedWith James W. Queen and Company corporateBody
associatedWith J. Kowalski. person
associatedWith John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History. corporateBody
associatedWith Kalart Company corporateBody
associatedWith Kewpie Camera corporateBody
associatedWith Kodak corporateBody
associatedWith Kodak Park corporateBody
associatedWith Korona Camera corporateBody
associatedWith Manhattan Optical corporateBody
associatedWith Master Photo Dealers' and Finishers' Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Medo Photo Supply corporateBody
associatedWith Minox corporateBody
associatedWith Montgomery Ward corporateBody
associatedWith Photographers' Association of America corporateBody
associatedWith Photo-Porst corporateBody
associatedWith Photo Printer Manufacturing Company corporateBody
associatedWith Photostat Camera corporateBody
associatedWith Premo corporateBody
associatedWith Ray Camera corporateBody
associatedWith Rexo Camera corporateBody
associatedWith Rieztschel corporateBody
associatedWith Riley Brothers corporateBody
associatedWith Rochester Optical Company corporateBody
associatedWith Scovill Manufacturing Company corporateBody
associatedWith Sears, Roebuck and Company corporateBody
associatedWith Seneca Camera corporateBody
associatedWith Solar Cine Products corporateBody
associatedWith Stirn and Lyon corporateBody
associatedWith Sunart Photo corporateBody
associatedWith Sylvania Electric corporateBody
associatedWith Vives Camera Company corporateBody
associatedWith Voigtlander corporateBody
associatedWith Wollensak Optical corporateBody
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United States
Subject
Advertising
Advertising
Display of merchandise
Drama
Marketing
Photographers
Photographic industry
Publicity
Sales promotion
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