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Crowell-Collier Publishing Company
The American Magazine publicity brochure announcing Geddes’s employment
1940

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Norman Bel Geddes Database

Job 399, Crowell-Collier Publishing Co., 1939-1948

Summary: Bel Geddes was hired as a consultant to redesign The American Magazine, Collier's, and Woman's Home Companion.


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Box/Location Folder Description
box 22 399.1 Agreements 8Sep1939-1Mar1941.
box 22 399.2 Meeting minutes Apr1940-Jan1942. Design schedule Jan1940.
box 22 399.3 Client correspondence 1940, 1945. The American Magazine design memos 1939-1940, meeting minutes Apr1940.
box 22 399.4 The American Magazine publicity brochure, clippings, advertiser's offprints, covers.
box 22 399.5 ZigZag Spreads --- Brochures showing "animated advertising" layout.
box 22 399.6 The American Magazine bookmark 3rd cover.
flat file 399.1 Layout diagrams. Suggestions for covers. Dummy "Strip Spreads - Horizontal Pages" 1941. Clipping 1940.
damaged flat box 10 399.1 Fragments of layout drawings.
box 22 399.7 Woman's Home Companion --- Geddes-Roberts correspondence, Aug. 1941-Jan. 1942. Memos re WHC cover, 1940.
oversize box 8a 399.1 Woman's Home Companion --- January 1942 issue.
box 22 399.8 Case History --- Memos 1946. Clipping 1948. 2 Negative envelopes.
negative box 10 399.1 2 Negatives "Geddes - Criticism Meeting Crowell". [1 damaged]
box 22 399.9 Draft Job History --- Memo 1940. Collier's pattern [1940]. Memos re Crowell-Collier/Geddes Operation and Plan for Continued Operation Nov-Dec1941.
box 22 399.10 Clippings 1937-1940.
oversize box 8a 399.2-3 Clippings 1931, 1937, 1940.
photo box 11 399.1 Photograph of 1940 clipping.

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