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Tupperware Home Parties

Object Details
Collection Inventor
Wise, Brownie Humphrey, 1913-1991
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Brownie Wise Papers
circa 1951-1959
Archival Repository
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
NMAH.AC.0509, Series 3
Archival materials
Collection Citation
Brownie Wise Papers, 1938-1968, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Collection Rights
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Scope and Contents
This series includes files of Wise's business correspondence, notes and memoranda, and speeches. There is some business correspondence with Earl Tupper, who remained at the firm's manufacturing plants in the Northeast. Also included are publicity reprints and newsclippings, as well as public relations scrapbooks from 1951 to 1958. There are nearly complete runs of Tupperware Sparks and the Tupperware Sentinel, company publications prepared for the sales force, as well as catalogs, recruitment publications and other company literature. The series is divided into six subseries as follows: Subseries 3.1: Business Files and Correspondence, 1951-1959; 1988-1989 Subseries 3.2 Speeches to Tupperware Sales Force, 1951-1957 Subseries 3.3: Speeches to outside groups and Sales Organizations, 1952-1957 Subseries 3.4: Tupperware publications, 1949-1966 (not inclusive) Subseries 3.5: Brownie Wise "Idea" files, undated Subseries 3.6: Publicity, 1951-1957
Collection Restrictions
Collection is open for research.
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