E. P. H. James papers, 1922-1976

James, E. P. H. (Edgar Percy Horace), 1904-

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  • Format Mixed Materials; Sound Recordings; Photos, Drawings, Prints
  • Physical Details
    • 10.0 c.f. (25 archives boxes) and
    • 1 tape recording; plus
    • additions of 0.4 c.f. and
    • 61 photographs
  • Finding Aids
    • Register


  • Papers, 1922-1976, of E.P.H. James, an advertising and public relations executive instrumental in the establishment of advertising policy for radio and television. The collection includes correspondence, speeches and writings, and a variety of advertising material, the bulk of which relates to James' employment by the National Broadcasting Company (1927-1941) as sales and promotion manager; the Mutual Broadcasting System (1946-1949) as vice-president in charge of advertising, promotion, and research; and the A.C. Nielsen Company as vice-president in charge of new services (1954-1971). Very little documentation relates to his work for the Corning Glass Works, the Grand Central Aircraft Company, or KVOA-TV, Tucson, Arizona.
  • The processed portion is summarized above and is described in the register. Additional accessions are described below.


  • Presented by E. P. H. James, London, England, 1962-1977.
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