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Children In Advertising Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-005

Description

From 1976 to 1978 the Georgetown Law Center held the Children and Advertising Seminar to discuss the effects of advertising on children. This collection contains varied sources discussing television broadcasting and advertising, focusing on children’s television issues related to, the First Amendment, nutrition, violence, minorities, women, sex, and child abuse.

There are also numerous Government related materials including Senate subcommittee hearing documents; legislative materials; FTC & FCC regulatory codes, and Congressional transcripts and reports. The collection also contains Industry related materials including commercial storyboards and industry reports that focus on advertising and children’s nutrition. The collection has multimedia as well, in the form of commercials clips, such as Uncle Ben’s Rice Treasure Hunt 1976 and Post Grape Nuts Rookies 1974.

Dates

  • 1969 - 1979
  • Majority of material found within 1977 - 1978

Creator

Rights

All rights reserved by Georgetown University Law Library unless otherwise noted.

Extent

3.4 linear feet ((4 archival storage boxes) 3 banker boxes 3 media boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

Collection retains the original order.

Processing

Special Collections processed these materials: i.e. removing acidic folders and replacing with acid-free folders, removing staples and recording each folder contents on inventory list.
Title
Finding Aid for the Children In Advertising Collection (Coll. 5)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts Repository

Contact:
Georgetown University Law Library
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