Harold Brayman papers


Creator: Brayman, Harold, 1900-1988
Date(s): 1900-1991
Bulk Dates: 1928-1978
Call Number: MSS 0261
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: Harold Brayman (1900-1988), a political journalist and former director of the Public Relations Department of Du Pont Company for 21 years, helped establish a concept of public relations which was widely emulated throughout the United States. The Harold Brayman papers, spanning from 1900-1991, document the successful dual career of one man in the fields of journalism and public relations. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, press releases, speeches, newspaper clippings and articles, manuscripts for publications, photographs, and memorabilia.
Physical Description:
  • 20.33 linear feet (21 boxes)
  • 12 volumes (12 scrapbooks)
  • 16 oversize removals (13 folders and 3 items) 2 SPEC MSS oversize boxes (32 inches)
  • 16 audio cassettes
  • 10 1/4 inch audio tapes
  • 1 VHS tape
  • 1 betamax tape
  • 6 phonograph records 5 acetate discs and 1 aluminum disc
Immediate Source of Acquisition: Gift of Mrs. Harold Brayman, 1988.
Processing Information: Processed by L.R. Johnon Melvin, 1991-1992. Finding aid encoded by John Caldwell, December 2017. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard