Deposit H12 - Magnus, Nankervis and Curl deposit

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Magnus, Nankervis and Curl deposit


  • 1985 - 1990 (Creation)

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1 m

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(1976 - 1998)

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Magnus, Nankervis and Curl was a Sydney-based advertising agency formed in 1976 which held a contract with the Commonwealth Department of Community Services and Health to devise advertising campaigns for the National AIDS Education Program from 1987 to 1990. It was acquired by Foote, Cone and Belding Communications, Chicago in August 1994 and the three principals Chief Executive Officer Michael Magnus, Creative Director John Nankervis and Head of Art Ted Curl left the agency in 1998.

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Records relating to the AIDS education campaign strategy including creative briefs, questionnnaires, research reports, scripts, and media schedules relating to condom socialisation, intravenous drug use (IVDU), roulette, AIDS testimonials, and needle bed campaigns.


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Researchers must sign an access agreement

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Entered from deposit description 27 November 2012




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