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Selling methods and sales aids, 1886-1998

Accession: 1997-209Identifier: 1997-209-VIII.


  • Creation: 1886-1998

Scope and Contents

The Selling methods and sales aids series is divided into two subseries: Commercials and Products, sales aids and sales in progress.

The Commercials subseries are Avon television commercials appear on the video tapes and films. Also included are photographs of print advertisement, and filmstrips of the creation and introduction of new ads. Materials date from 1935 to 1998, with a bulk of the materials created in the 1950s to the 1980s.

The Products, sales aids and sales in progress subseries consists of photographs, slides, films, and an album in this subseries show various California Perfume Company and Avon Products from 1886 to 1998. Also included are photographs and slides of door-to-door sales in progress.


From the Collection: 70 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Additional Description

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access; this collection is open for research, except "The Women of Enterprise" interviews have a 70-year time seal from the date of creation due to privacy/security reasons.

Litigators may not view the collection without approval.

Film material is located in remote storage. Please contact staff 48 hours in advance of research visit at

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Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Audiovisual Collections Repository

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