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Rhode Island School of Design

Graphic Design and Illustration Archive

A collection of posters, type books, calendars, advertising and corporate identity manuals that feature the work of graphic designers and illustrators.

The Dick Jones Archive

Dick Jones was a RISD graduate who had a long career in the advertising industry, particularly pharmaceutical advertising.   Clients included CBS, Xerox, Pfizer, Smith Kline, CIBA, Wyeth Ayerst, and many non-profit organizations and small business.  The collection contains sketches, comps, finished art, printed advertisements, newletters, brochures, mailers, display materials, packaging, booklets research materials, and collected ephemera.   Highlights of the collection are the files of early CBS advertising, and a collection of Pushpin Graphic publications.