Scrapbook compiled by Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd. It contains 101 pages and approximately 273 archival items produced 1959-1965.

The products and subjects include audiovisual equipment, cameras, document- copying equipment, film processing equipment, microfilming, movie cameras, photocopying, photocopying paper, photograph film, photographic reproductions, photostat and statfil, plates, printers, Rekordak, sound projectors,

Advertising slogans include 'It's amazing what you can do in business when you have a system' and 'Find shortcuts in hotel accounting ... Rekordak portable microfilmer' Advertising material has been prepared by Kodak (Australasia) Pty. Ltd. The advertisements in this scrapbook are directed towards business and business systems. Microfilming equipment features heavily amongst the collected material.

Advertising clippings and proofs relate to the following publications:
A.A.E.S.D.A Bulletin, A.A.E.S.D.A. Handbook, Adelaide Chamber of Commerce Year Book, Architecture, Building & Eng, Aust. Civil Engineering & Construction, Aust. Insurance & Banking Record, Australasian Engineer, Australian Accountant, Australian Factory, Australian Manufacturer, Banker, Better Business, Blueprint, Business Administration, Business Review, Chamber of Manufacturers Year Book, Chartered Accountant, Engineer Conference, Factory Equipment News, Financial Review, IMPETUS, Industry and Trade, Industry Today, Journal of Institute Engineers, Manufacturer's Monthly, Mech & Chem. Eng. Trans. I.E. Aust, Melbourne Chamber of Commerce Year Book, Mode, Modern Office & Data Processing, N.S.W. Employees Federation Journal, Photographic Equipment Catalogue, Purchasing, QLD. Manufacturers Year Book, Rydges Business Journal, Sydney Engineering Exhibition, the Australian Manager, The Observer.

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 103 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. A typed index with handwritten corrections on the first page lists all contents. Page numbers are written in ink on the top outer corners of each page, and handwritten titles are on most pages. All clippings are attached with sticky tape but where the tape has aged, clippings have come loose inside the scrapbook. The promotional materials range in size from 126 mm (W) x 118 mm (H) to 125 mm (W) x 355 mm (H).

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