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Weddell, Justin R., Papers

 Collection — Container: M1967-03
Identifier: M1967-03-##kzl

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, printed works, family papers, photographs and drawings, 1923-1971, with files of advertising matter prepared by Mr. Weddell. Includes papers relating to Mr. Weddell's activities with the St. Regis Paper Company, the Pensacola Rotary Club, and the University of West Florida, with a collection of Mr. Weddell's pencil drawings and portraits. Subjects include local organizations such as the Boy Scouts of America, the Coca-Cola Company, the Florida Quadricentennial activities, and the Pensacola Naval Air Station; advertising matter for the Cary and Company, the Pensacola Chamber of Commerce, Christ Church, the Fiesta of Five Flags, the Lipton cup races and Pensacola Yacht Club, the Pensacola Country Club, Sacred HEart Hospital; the Pensacola YMCA; the Florida Forestry Association; the Pace Family; Henry M. Luce III; the People to People Program (sister city program of Pensacola); the Stream Pollution Survey, 1948-1953; Ed Ball; creation of Town and Country Plaza (Pensacola's first shopping center); and political papers and campaign activities relating to Sheriff Bill Davis, George Smathers, George G. Stone (1923-1966), Curtis A. Golden, and Carmen S. Boone.

With papers relating to Mr. Weddell's early career in advertising with N.W. Ayer & Son and Erwin-Wasey & Company, Ltd., ca. 1934-1944; and his later work with Rogers and Slade Co., the St. Regis Company, and Weddell Associates, 1944-1970. Includes correspondence as London managing director of N.W. Ayer, 1939-1941, including work with American Ambulance and details of England during the early years of World War II; with diaries of wife, Corinne Weddell, 1930-1954, and her ship diary of a trip from England to Australia via Cape Horn and return through the Suez Canal, 1928-1929, and a typescript reminiscence by Mr. Weddell of England during World War II.

Includes photographs and typescripts of anecdotes submitted to the "Old Timer's Contest," conducted by the Saturday Evening Post, 1923, on early automobile travel between 1880 and 1915; correspondence relating to the American Chamber of Commerce in London,Britisg War Relief organizations, and the National Association of Manufacturers.


  • created: 1950-1966
  • Other: Date acquired: 03/15/1967

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers, dependent on our compliance with U.S. Copyright Law, HIPPA requirements, donor agreements and other applicable state and federal statutes.  Occasionally we may need to review a collection before permitting immediate access.

Conditions Governing Use

Digital photography, scanning, and photocopying of materials is prohibited.  Permission may be granted by the University Archivist for such reprography dependent on issues of copyright, ownership, condition, donor agreements, etc.  In general, staff do not make reproductions of copyright materials or materials for which title is not owned by the institution.  Recent revisions in the U.S. Copyright Law extended the copyright of correspondence, letters, and other personal papers to the life of the author plus seventy years.


4.00 boxes

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Pamphlets, advertising brochures and other imprints, ca. 1950-1966, designed or written by Mr. Weddell, prominent Pensacola artist and publicist.

Source of Acquisition

Mr. Weddell

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Repository Details

Part of the UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center Repository

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