J. H. Filbert Inc. Collection,
Scope and Content
This collection includes coupons, displays, packaging, promotional materials and distribution materials for Mrs. Filbert's Margarine and Mrs. Filbert's salad spreads and mayonnaise. Some of the items are dated 1958, suggesting the remainder of the collection dates from the late 1950s.
- J. H. Filbert, Inc (1917-1986) (Organization)
Collection is open for research.
Permission to publish material from the J.H. Filbert Inc. Collection must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
J.H. Filbert Inc. was founded by John H. Filbert. In 1917, John Filbert died. His wife, Martha Filbert (the namesake for Mrs. Filbert's Margarine) then succeeded him as president of the company until her death in 1954. In 1979, J.H. Filbert Inc. invented I Can't Believe It's Not Butter! They were acquired by the Unilever company in 1986.
0.6 Cubic Feet (6 folders)
Language of Materials
This collection includes coupons and promotional materials for the food products of J.H. Filbert Inc., dating from the late 1950s.
This collection is organized in folders by product.
This collection was purchased by Special Collections in 2013.
The processing, arrangement, and description of the J.H. Filbert Inc. Collection was completed in September 2013.
- J. H. Filbert Inc. Collection, c.1958
- Adrienne Glenney, Student Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist
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