Lyndon O. Brown (1902-1966) was a professor of marketing and advertising at Northwestern, and became a director, and later vice-president, of media and research for two different companies. The collection contains market and distribution research analyses, agency files, speeches, manuscript material, and biographical material, 1930-1957.
The Condon Lecture Series was created in 1944 by the Oregon State Board of Higher Education and was named after the University of Oregon's first geologist, Thomas Condon. The collection contains published and unpublished versions of lectures.