O. Milton Gossett papers, 1951-2004 and undated


Gossett, O. Milton (Oscar Milton), 1926-2006. O. Milton Gossett papers, 1951-2004 and undated

O. Milton Gossett papers, 1951-2004 and undated

The collection documents Gossett's advertising career with the Compton Advertising (Compton) and Saatchi & Saatchi agencies, along with materials relating to the merger of Compton and Saatchi & Saatchi in 1982, including correspondence with Charles and Maurice Saatchi. Includes personal and professional correspondence, writings and speeches, company newsletters, and other printed materials. Also included are advertising proofs and tear sheets, television commercial scripts and storyboards, VHS videocassettes, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and cutouts of company employees, as well as artifacts and memorabilia. In addition, there is information on the history of the Procter & Gamble Company and its major advertising campaigns, including a number of advertisements for Ivory Soap.

1465 items (11.6 lin. ft.)

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Blackman Company: The Blackman Company was founded by Oscar Blackman and Frank Hermes in 1908, and became known for its 60-year handling of the Procter & Gamble company beginning in the 1920s. In 1935, the company was purchased by its employees Richard Compton (President), Leonard Bush and Alfred Stanford, and two years later was renamed Compton Advertising, Inc. After a period of marked growth during the 1950s and 1960s, Compton merged in 1977 with the Saatchi & Saatchi age...

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Procter & Gamble Company.

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Saatchi, Charles Nathan, 1943-

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Gossett, O. Milton (Oscar Milton), 1926-2006.

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Advertising executive with Compton Advertising and Saatchi & Saatchi. From the description of O. Milton Gossett papers, 1951-2004 and undated (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 82459552 ...

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