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The Business and Professional Materials series contains files that relate to Schwartz's core business ventures. This includes general administrative documents such as appointment books, business cards, financial papers, and correspondence. These are followed by Schwartz's client files, consisting of correspondence, research materials, scripts, and other advertising ephemera; these clients include individuals and organizations of both political and commercial concerns, as well as numerous public awareness campaigns for causes that Schwartz took personal interest in. Following the client files is material related to Schwartz's business ventures beyond his core work as a media consultant; this includes his art and design work, radio programming, and his educational and lecture work.
General business, 1950-2005
RPA 00878-00901
Includes documentation of Schwartz's daily business activities, such as appointment books, business cards, guest books, invoices, and client lists. Also includes contracts, release forms, faxes, and other business documents from Schwartz's production company, New Sounds, Inc.
BOX-FOLDER 23/1 Address book, undated
BOX-FOLDER 23/2 Address books, 1951-1952
BOX-FOLDER 23/3 Agreement for proposed Schwartz memoir, 1992
BOX-FOLDER 23/4 Agreements, 1962-1998
Includes an agreement with Publishing Industry Development Corp. (PIDC).
BOX-FOLDER 23/5-7 Appointment books, 1956-1968
BOX-FOLDER 23/8 Awards, 1992
BOX-FOLDER 23/9 Bell South Annual Report Project, 1992
BOX-FOLDER 23/10 Burlington Audio/Video Tapes, Inc., undated
Business appointments, 1967-2002
BOX-FOLDER 24/1-4 1967-1969
BOX-FOLDER 25/1-3 1969-1970
BOX 25-26 1971
BOX 25 (2 folders)
BOX 26 (2 folders)
BOX-FOLDER 26/3-6 1972-1973
BOX-FOLDER 27/1-6 1974-1975
BOX-FOLDER 28/1-6 1976-1978
BOX-FOLDER 29/1-5 1978-1980
BOX-FOLDER 30/1-6 1981-1984
BOX-FOLDER 31/1-6 1986-1989
BOX-FOLDER 32/1-6 1989-1992
BOX-FOLDER 33/1-6 1992-1994
BOX-FOLDER 34/1-6 1994-1996
BOX-FOLDER 35/1-6 1997-2000
BOX-FOLDER 36/1 2002
BOX-FOLDER 36/2-6 Business cards, undated
BOX-FOLDER 37/1-2 Business cards, books 2 and 3, undated
BOX-FOLDER 37/3 Business papers, 1984
TV releases, Cinetel Productions, Inc.
BOX-FOLDER 37/4-6 Center for Media in the Public Interest (CMPI), 1989-1990
Contains documents from attorney Irving M. Wall and Milton Goldin Company (fund raising consultants).
See also CMPI business correspondence and CMPI publications .
BOX-FOLDER 229/2 Center for Media in the Public Interest (CMPI) brochure paste-ups, [1992-03-31?]
Three paste-ups (mechanicals), each 15x20 inches, containing black-and-white photographic images and text for a CMPI brochure. Each paste-up is overlaid with tissue on which layout instructions are written. Also in the file are several 8 1/2 x 11 inch proof sheets showing just the text of the brochure. Handwritten on the original envelope containing the materials (which was discarded due to preservation concerns) was the date "3-31-92."
Contacts, 1969-1998 and undated
Includes contact information arranged originally by year, by name, and by type of contact (personal, political).
BOX-FOLDER 37/7 1971
BOX-FOLDER 38/1 1980
BOX-FOLDER 38/2 1983
BOX-FOLDER 38/3-4 1996-1998
BOX-FOLDER 38/5 undated
BOX 38-39 A-L, undated
BOX 38 (1 folder)
BOX 39 (1 folder)
BOX-FOLDER 39/2-3 M-Z, undated
BOX-FOLDER 39/4 Clients, undated
BOX 39-40 People, undated
BOX 39 (1 folder)
BOX 40 (2 folders)
BOX-FOLDER 40/3 Political, undated
BOX-FOLDER 40/4 Contract fees, undated
BOX-FOLDER 40/5 Contracts-Bell South, 1992
The contact person was Harry Vardis.
BOX-FOLDER 40/6 Reverend John M. Culkin, 1969, and undated
Daily calls, 1998-2002
Arranged chronologically.
BOX-FOLDER 40/7-8 1998-1999
BOX-FOLDER 41/1-5 1999-2002
BOX-FOLDER 41/6 Date book, 2002-2004
BOX-FOLDER 41/7 Document lists, 1994
BOX-FOLDER 41/8 "Ears Wide Open," 1999-2000
A proposed documentary project about Tony Schwartz.
See also "Ears Wide Open" article in People magazine.
BOX-FOLDER 41/9 East West Electronic Media Center, undated
BOX-FOLDER 41/10 The Effect of the Microphone, undated
A journal with tabs made by Schwartz, but pages are mostly empty.
BOX-FOLDER 41/11 Employees, applications to work with Schwartz, 1986-1989
Includes materials about David Haviland.
BOX-FOLDER 41/12 Equipment diagrams, 1960-1969
Includes diagrams drawn by Tony Schwartz.
BOX-FOLDER 42/1 Equipment documentation, undated
Equipment used or researched by Schwartz, 1991-1997 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 42/2 Equipment used or researched by Schwartz, 1991-1997
Includes materials about Edward Canby Audio.
BOX 206-207 Patch bays with VU meters, undated
BOX 208 Teleprompter with handwritten script, undated
Simple electric teleprompter containing handwritten script on a paper scroll. Some of the script is visible: "... the middle class in New York. They don't. [Word crossed out, illegible.] That's the kid of New York I want. Isn't that the kind of New York ..."
BOX 209 Sixty-second timer, undated
Sixty-second timer with remote power switch.
BOX-FOLDER 42/3 Finances, undated
BOX-FOLDER 42/4 Guest Book #1, 1968-2004
BOX-FOLDER 42/5 Guest Book #2, 1982-2005
BOX-FOLDER 42/6 Guest book (blank), undated
BOX-FOLDER 43/1 Humphrey for President Committee, 1968
BOX-FOLDER 43/2 International Film & TV Festival of New York entry forms, 1988
BOX-FOLDER 43/3 International Radio Festival of New York entry forms, 1987
BOX-FOLDER 43/4 Invitations, 1989-1997
BOX-FOLDER 43/5 Invoices, 1976-1998
BOX-FOLDER 43/6 Jury service, 1981
BOX-FOLDER 43/7 Marshall McLuhan estate, 1969-1996
BOX-FOLDER 43/8 Media Peace Corp business, 1990
BOX-FOLDER 43/9 Messenger, Federal Express, etc., 1989-1993
BOX-FOLDER 43/10 Minutes from Legend Recordings, Inc. meeting, 1954
New Sounds, Inc., 1968-1997, and undated
Tony Schwartz production company.
BOX-FOLDER 43/11 Company profile, 1987
BOX-FOLDER 43/12 Contact sheets, undated
BOX-FOLDER 43/13 Contracts, 1968-1993
BOX-FOLDER 43/14 Faxes sent, 1994-1997
BOX-FOLDER 43/15 Floor plans, undated
BOX-FOLDER 43/16 General, 1995
BOX-FOLDER 43/17 IAR permission requests, 1997
BOX-FOLDER 43/18 Label masters, undated
BOX-FOLDER 43/19 Release forms, 1994
BOX-FOLDER 43/20 Stationery, undated
BOX-FOLDER 43/21 Stationery, lettering, fonts, undated
BOX-FOLDER 229/3 Blank synchronizing sheets, undated
A pad, 7x21 inches, of blank, printed sound synchronizing sheets, with Schwartz's name and "New Sounds, Inc.," followed by the company address and phone number, printed at the top of each sheet. The sheets are intended for synchronizing time of recorded content (in seconds) with number of feet on an audio tape.
BOX-FOLDER 44/1 Notes about sound, preparing for clients, 1970-1972
BOX-FOLDER 44/2 New York D.A. Detectives PBA, 1985
BOX-FOLDER 44/3 Permission forms (Joseph Meehan), 1988
BOX-FOLDER 44/4-5 Phone numbers, undated
BOX-FOLDER 44/6 Planned Reactions, Inc., 1955, 1970, 1995
See also Media Lobbying, Inc.
BOX-FOLDER 220/1 Planned Reactions, Inc., lettering, fonts, business card draft, circa 1970-1980s
BOX-FOLDER 44/7 Proposal on antisemitism, 1993
BOX-FOLDER 44/8 Publicity, undated
BOX-FOLDER 44/9 Radio, 1977-1994
BOX-FOLDER 44/10 The Radio Foundation, 1981
BOX-FOLDER 44/11 Miscellaneous receipts, 1986-1995
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