Scrapbook compiled by Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd. It contains approximately 220 archival items produced 1966-1971.

The archival items include promotional clippings and advertisement proofs for Kodak products. The products and subjects include business machines, cameras, document copying and printing devices, drawing reproduction films, Kodak Business Systems Analyst services, microfiche readers, Micro-File film, microfilming, plates, Recordak, slide projectors, small offset printers and sound projectors.

Advertising slogans include 'If you're still using a filing cabinet that you can't hold in your hand - -then it's too big!' and 'for big economy in your business - come to Kodak.' Advertising material has been prepared by Kodak (Australasia) and is directed towards small to medium businesses and professionals. Advertising subjects typically refer to professional benefits of various Kodak products and technologies, targeting efficiency and cost effective business processes.

Advertising clippings and proofs relate to the following publications:
Aust. Civil Engineering And Construction - CEN, Australian Account, Australian Business Communications, Blueprint, BPN, Business Review, Data Trend, Engineering Australia, Executive Buyer's Guide, Factory Equipment News, Fen, Financial Review, Impetus, Industrial Engineer, Journal Of Institute Engineers, Management Australia, Manufacturer's Monthly, Mechanical & Chemical Engineering Trans. I.E. Australia, Mode, Modern Office, Printing World, Rydges Business Journal, Small Offset Australia, Tasmanian Architect, Tasmanian Architect Convention Programme, The Australian Financial Review, The Bulletin, Time.

Kodak manufactured and distributed a wide range of photographic products to Australasia, such as film, paper, chemicals, cameras and miscellaneous equipment. Its client base included amateur and professional photographers, as well as specialist medical and graphic art professionals who used photography, x-ray and other imaging techniques.

This scrapbook is part of the Kodak collection of products, promotional materials, photographs and working life artefacts collected from Kodak Australasia in 2005, when the Melbourne manufacturing plant at Coburg closed down.

Physical Description

Large paper scrapbook with 99 brown paper pages, plus brown paper front and back cover, bound with cardboard and five metal staples along the spine. The book contains paper-based advertising clippings. Clippings are printed in black and white and colour on both gloss and matte paper. All clippings are attached with sticky tape. In some cases the tape has aged and discoloured so a number of clippings are loose inside the scrapbook. The promotional materials range in size from 115mm (W) x 236mm (H) to 225mm(W) x 310mm (H).

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