Browse Collections (7 total)

Social and Sporting Life

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Items relating to the provision of sporting and social facilities by John Player & Sons for its staff.

In 1906 the company built a recreation…

Working Life

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Memories and objects relating to the various departments at John Player & Sons and working conditions at the factory site.

Advertising and Promotions

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Material relating to the advertising, brands and special promotions which John Player & Sons created.

The Radford Site

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Photographs and objects relating to John Player & Sons' factories and premises in the Radford area of Nottingham.

John Player opened his first…

Starting Out

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Extracts from oral histories related to how employees first came to work for John Player & Sons and the working roles they took on.

The Horizon Factory

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Objects related to the Horizon Factory.

Opened in 1972 and costing £14 million, the factory was positioned in the Lenton area of Nottingham and…

Previous Work

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Previous work carried out in relation to the John Player Advertising Archive.