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Norman H. Strouse papers, 1925-1980.
BANC MSS 88/119 c carton 1; BANC MSS 88/119 c carton 2; BANC MSS 88/119 c carton 3; BANC MSS 88/119 c oversize folder 1; ...
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Norman H. Strouse papers, 1925-1980


Strouse, Norman H., creator


Contains subject files, including correspondence and information regarding printing presses and bookbinders, bibliographies, course notes, transcripts of speeches, and a scrapbook. The oversize folders contain a Kalapasutra text, Jaina, Western India, early 16th-century; a parcel map, Vailima Estates, St. Helena, California, 1975; and, biographical information regarding Strouse, in newspaper format.


1925 (issued)


Strouse, Norman H -- Archives
Printing -- History


Norman H. Strouse papers, BANC MSS 88/119 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
In English.
Norman Strouse was born outside Olympia, Washington in 1906. A high school graduate, he went to work for the "Seattle Post Intelligencer," where he advanced to handling the paper's national advertising. In 1949 he began a 40 year association with the J. Walter Thompson advertising agency, becoming President of the Company in 1955, Chief Executive Officer in 1960, and Chairman of the Board in 1964. Mr. Strouse was also an avid collector of books and fine printing. He was a major benefactor of the Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley, as well as several other libraries. Norman Strouse died in 1993.

Physical Description:

3 cartons, 2 oversize folders (3.1 linear feet)




BANC MSS 88/119 c carton 1
BANC MSS 88/119 c carton 2
BANC MSS 88/119 c carton 3
BANC MSS 88/119 c oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 88/119 c oversize folder 2
BANC MSS 88/119 c