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AIDC 100 Archive - Advanstar Communications, Inc. Collection

Collection Number
SC 383

OCLC Number

Advanstar Communications, Inc.

Donated in 2003 by Brian Albright on behalf of  Advanstar Communications, Inc.

Extent, Scope, and Content Note 
The Advanstar Communications, Inc. Collection consists of nine cubic ft. of publications including Automatic I.D. News and Frontline Solutions Magazine; photographs, negatives, and slides; and promotional materials created between 1985 and 2002.

Arrangement and Processing Note
Processed by F. Jason Torre, January 2002. 
Finding aid revised and updated in April 2019 by Kristen J. Nyitray.

Series 1: Publications, 1985-2002
Series 2: Visual Materials, 1985-2002


Restrictions on Access
The collection is open to researchers without restriction.

Rights and Permissions 

Stony Brook University Libraries' consent to access as the physical owner of the collection does not address copyright issues that may affect publication rights. It is the sole responsibility of the user of Special Collections and University Archives materials to investigate the copyright status of any given work and to seek and obtain permission where needed prior to publication.  

[Item], [Box], Advanstar Communications Inc. Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Stony Brook University Libraries.

Historical Note
"Advanstar's mission is to be the leading provider of information and communications products to targeted business and professional markets. The company is a privately held corporation, owned by DLJ Merchant Banking Partners/Credit Suisse First Boston. The company was first part of Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc. (HBJ) until 1987 when it was sold to Edgell Communications. In 1992, the company name was renamed Advanstar Communications Inc. Based in New York, NY, Advanstar Communications Inc. is a worldwide business information company serving specialized markets with high quality information resources and integrated marketing solutions. Advanstar has 76 business magazines and 21 directories, 58 tradeshows and 36 conferences, numerous Web sites, and a wide range of print and electronic direct marketing, database and reference products and services. Advanstar serves targeted market sectors in the automotive, beauty, e-learning, call center, digital media, entertainment/ marketing, healthcare, fashion & apparel, pharmaceuticals, power sports, science, telecommunications and travel/ hospitality industries. The Company has roughly 1,400 employees and currently operates from multiple offices in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia." (Source: website of Advanstar Communications)

Automatic identification and data capture
Bar coding.
Bar coding -- Equipment and supplies.
System identification.  
Automatic data collection systems.
Business information services.
Business literature--Publishing.


Series 1: Publications

Box 1
Auto ID News, August 1985
Auto ID News, 10th Anniversary, 1995
Auto ID News, Collector’s Edition, 1995
Frontline Solutions, 2000
Auto ID Reseller, v. 1, n .4, 5, 1999

Box 2
Auto ID News 1985 (lacking November)
Auto ID News 1986 (lacking July/Aug.)
Auto ID News, 1987 (lacking Jan. /Feb.; March/April)

Box 3
Auto ID News, 1988

Box 4
Auto ID News, 1989

Box 5
Auto ID News, 1990

Box 6
Auto ID News, 1991

Box 7
Auto ID News, 1992

Box 8
Auto ID News, 1993

Box 9
Auto ID News, 1994

Box 10
Auto ID News, 1995

Box 11
Auto ID News, 1996

Box 12
Auto ID News, 1997

Box 13
Auto ID News, 1998

Box 14
Auto ID News, 1999

Box 15
Auto ID News Europe, 1992-1996

Box 16
Auto ID News Europe, 1997-1999

Box 17
Auto ID News Latino America, September 1994-May 1999

Box 18
Frontline Solutions, 2000

Box 19
Frontline Solutions, 2001

Box 20
Frontline Solutions, 2002

Box 21
1986 Buyers Guide, 1986
1988/89 Buyer's Guide, 1988-1989
1989/90 Buyer's Guide, 1989-1990
1990/91 Buyer's Guide, 1990-1991
1991/1992 Reference Guide & Directory, 1991-1992
1992/93 Reference Guide & Directory, 1992-1993
1993/94 Reference Guide & Directory, 1993-1994
1994/95 Reference Guide & Directory, 1994-1995
1995/96 Reference Guide & Directory, 1995-1996
1996 Buyer's Guide, 1996
1996 Buyer's Guide Europe, 1996
1997 Buyer's Guide, 1997
1997/98 Buyer's Guide, 1997-1998
1998/99 Buyer's Guide Europe, 1998-99
1999 Buyer's Guide, 1999
1999 Directory, 1999

Box 22
Auto ID News Asia, 1997-1998
Auto ID News Asia, 1996-1997
Auto ID News Asia, 1995
Auto ID News Asia, 1994
Auto ID News Wire, 1993
Auto ID News Wire, 1996
Auto ID News Wire, 1994
Auto ID News Wire, 1995
Auto ID News Wire, 1998
Auto ID News Wire, 1997
Editorial Calendar, 1989-1991
Healthcare Automation, 1998
Healthcare Automation, 1997

Series 2: Visual Materials 

Box 1

Ackley, Adams, Ahlquist, Aldrich, Allais, Alston, Ames, Andersson, Antonini, Armandroff, Arnold, Arnoldi

A-Manufacturers & Products
Accu-Sort, AccuTime, Acuity Imaging, Aheam & Soper Arkpower Nov. ’94, AIDN 3502, AIDN Auction, Apax, Audits International

B-People (2)
Baer, Bailey, Bair, Baird, Baker, Baldwin, Ballas, Baloyan, Barbera, Barrell, Barry, Bartholomay, Bazegian, Bean, Beck, Bedol, Belisle, Beller, Bennett, Benoit, Bente, Berge, Biby, Bida, Bigelow, Biss, Blanchard, Blumberg, Boettcher, Bogenschutz, Boggs, Bolme, Boonet, Borsher, Bour, Bowdle, Bower, Bowers, Bowes, Bowgren, Brayman, Brinson, Brodheim, Brown, Bruneel, Buresh, Burgers, Burgess, Burnee, Burnell, Bushnell, Butler, Byer, Byford, Byrne

B-Manufacturers & Products
Banking, Bayer Agriculture, Belgravium, , Bergen Computers

C-People (2)
Calabretta, Callahan, Campbell, Canda, Cappiello, Cardais, Carlson, Carollo, Carpenter, Carver, Casler, Castagnet, Cayoutte, Cellura, Celona, Chadima, Chamblin, Champness, Chiu, Christian, Cicio, Clark, Cleveland, Cline, Clinton, Close, Coe, Cohn, Coletta, Collins, Cook, Cooper, Cossart, Coughlin, Coursey, Coutros, Covington, Cozzone, Creeco, Crenshaw, Crist, Cronin, Cummins, Czawlytko

C-Manufacturers & Products
CanDo, CDPD, CompuSpeak, , Computype, Coopers & LybrandCentury Systems

Dabbiere, Dalbey, David, Davidson, Deam, Dearden, Deese, DeLapp, DeLuca, Dhamija, Dickover, Dickson, Diehl, Dietsch, Dietzal, DiMaria, Dingwall, DiPrima, Donaghue, Dooley, Dowd, Draheim, Draxler, Dreyer, Dunn, Dupre, Duris, Dvorchak

D-Manufacturers & Products
Datalogic, Diablo, Diebold, Distribution Center, Domer Manufacturing, Drexler Technology, DuraWand,

Eastman, Eckles, Eckstein, Economides, Edgell, Edwards, Ehrlich, Eldon, Eldridge, Elise, Emenhiser, Epley, Erman, Etter, Eusterman, Evans

E-Manufacturers & Products
Educational Systems

Fagerstrom, Falconbridge, Fales, Farchione, Farrell, Ferguson, Filip, Flanagan, Flannery, Fleming, Flon, Flores, Foerster, Fox, Franklin, Fraser, Freeman, Fries

F-Manufacturers & Products
Fast Extruding & Molding, Fire Dept., Forwood, Fox IV Tech, Frick, William & Co., Frymaster,

Box 2

Gaguier, Gant, Garog, Garza, Gifford, Gill, Gilligan, Gilmore, Glass, Gledhill, Glenn, Goldberg, Goodfinger, Graham, Granquist, Grass, Gray, Grayson, Greiner, Griffie, Gripman

G- Manufacturers & Products
Go Tribe

H-People (2)
Hagedorn, Hagemeier, Haggar, Hakanson, Hallberg, Halloran, Hammeke, Hankin, Hanna, Hanson, Hanuver, Hardy, Harlow, Harper, Harrelson, Harrington, Hartman, Haskins, Haudfield, Havens, Heiman, Heinzer, Henderson, Herrington, Hibbard, Hilgert, Hill, Hinton, Hoaston, Hogberg, Hohberger, Holford, Hollaway, Holloway, Hone, Honaker, Honey, Hope, Horecka, Horsey, Howe, Howell, Hudock, Huebner, Hughes, Huntsinger, Hutchison

H- Manufacturers & Products
Holocaust Museum

Imhoff, Itkin

I- Manufacturers & Products
Imtec, Intermec, IOB (Industries of the Blind), International Press Marketing Group

Jeanblanc, Jeffries, Jenkins, Jensen, Jepson, Jilovec, Johnson, Jones, Jurgen

Kay, Keevers, Kelly, Kelty, Kempe, Kent, Khoshatefeh, Kilbang, Kim, Kindsvater, King, Kirk, Klein, Kleszczaski, Klimaski, Kline, Knight, Knowles, Koogle, Kraft, Kraetz, Kramer, Kyle

K- Manufacturers & Products
Kroy, Kronos

La Barre, LaMoreaux, Lange, Lapidus, Launchbury, Laurie, Lawrence, Lawson, Leach, Leeger, Lemelson, Lenhard, Lennox, Le Petit, Levaro, Levinson, Lewis, Licata, Littleboy, Linksa, Lischefska, Loeffler, Long, Longe, Louis, Lum, Lusignan

L- Manufacturers & Products
Label-Aire, Label Concepts, Leaktracker Alliance, Libraries Logopak, London Underground, LXE

M-People (2)
MacSema, McCann, McDonald, McGee, McGlone, McGowan, McGrane, McInerney, McQuade, McWalter, Machinicki, Macinelli, Maddock, Maino, Malahy, Malmed, Manzi, Marcel, Marco, Martinez, Martino, Mathans, Matsubara, Matthews, Mavity, Mazzari, Mead, Meier, Melangton, Memis, Meyers, Miller, Mills, Millwood, Miner, Mitchell, Moore, Montfort, Morgan, Morganti, Muenz, Mullen, Murrah, Murray

M- Manufacturers & Products
Mark’s Co., Mark/Lumber, Mars MEO, Matthews International, Metalcraft, Micr-Touch, Mobile Terminals, Monarch Marketing

Box 3

Nag, Nahas, Nantg, Nargi, Naujokas, Navarro, Nelson, Nembilas, Nesbit, Newman, Nickel, Nixon, Nobbs, Noll, Noonan, Norwood, Nugent

N- Manufacturers & Products
NJMV, Norand

O’Leary, O’Neil, O’Neill, O’Rourke, Oase, Ohanian, Olinger, Olson, Osterhage

O- Manufacturers & Products
Oly Helistar, Olympic Security, Orchid Systems

P-People (2)
Paijens, Palmer, Parker, Parsons, Partner, Patrikas, Patton, Paul, Pavely, Paxton, Peiritsch, Pendergast, Pennington, Perrelli, Perrine, Peters, Peterson, Peyton, Phillips, Polignani, Portsmouth, Puett

P-Manufacturers & Products
Patent Off CS, Patrick Media Group, Peak, Percon, Peripheral Dynamics PM-Data Service, Portable Data, Printer/Applicator, Printronix,


Rand, Rao, Rapp, Rawson, Razmilovic, Ray, Regina, Renehan, Renshaw, Reyes, Reznik, Riemer, Ristan, Rittenhouse, Robbert, Roberts, Rocco, Rockey, Rodgers, Rogers, Rosen, Rosser, Rukeyser, Russell, Ryder, Rylander,

R- Manufacturers & Products
Retail, RF/DC Applications, RF/ID Tags, RPS

S-People (3)
Saccaro, Salcedo, Scaringe, Schaefer, Schaffer, Schalk, Schall, Schneider, Schulman, Schwarzban, Schwegman, Sellberg, Setva, Sevin, Sharp, Shepherd, Sherry, Shillman, Sholty, Shpiz, Shuman Simkowski, Skelton, Skinner, Slinger, Slocombe, Smail, Smith, Snee, Snook, Sobczak, Sokol, Solazzo, Somerson, Sommers, Sperber, Stamper, Stapleton, Stead, Stednick, Steele, Steiner, Storment, Strand, Studebaker, Styrnell, Sullivan, Sumner, Swank, Swanson, Swartz

S- Manufacturers & Products
Scanners, Scanteam 3000, Schlumberger Electronic, Senix, Spectra-Physics, Symbol Tech, Syntest, System Integrators

Box 4
T-Z and additional materials

Tarver, Tawara, Taylor, Tedesco, Teich, Temple, Terwillinger, Theruault, Thissen, Thunhurst, Thurston, Tompkins, Townshend, Trautman, Travis, Traxler, Trimnell, Trowt, Tucker, Tuerff, Turcotte, Turnquist, Twiss

T- Manufacturers & Products
Tam Ceramics, Teklogix, Telecheck, Telxon, Tharo Systems, Ticketmaster, Timewand II, Tiscor, Touch Probe, Trakker


U- Manufacturers & Products

Veatch, Vega, Victor, Vincent, Vinyard

V- Manufacturers & Products
Valve City, Veritec, Vocollect

W-People (2)
Wade, Wagner, Walher, Wallace, Wasilewski, Weaver, Webb, Weber, Weiland, Weilard, Weinberger, Weiss, Wenzel, Whipple, Wille, Willett, Williams, Willoughby, Wilner, Wilson, Winters, Wood, Woodall, Woodland, Woodward, Wray, Wright, Wurz, Wynne, Wytiaz

W- Manufacturers & Products
Warehousing, Weber, White Storage & Retrieval, Willmar Rice, Worldwide Chain?

Yeagle, Yecies, Young

Y- Manufacturers & Products

Zaccaria, Zaiger, Zaino, Ziegler, Zimmer, Zimmerman

Z- Manufacturers & Products

Unidentified photographs and contact sheets

Barcode samples (5)
Barcode art
ID card printer samples
News releases and correspondence
Publicity materials
Symbol Technologies: product sheets

Box 5: Negatives

Box 6: Slides

Manufacturers and products
A-Allied Signal, ARISTO, Alphawire, Applied Tactical
B-Beswick Communications, Bell Atlantic, Border Patrol, Barcode Images, Breckenridge, Barcodes
C-Comet, Casinos
D-Duo Prox, Dupont, Disney World
E-Enduro Riders
F-Forte Ind., Fargo ID, Fujitsu
G-Gas Co.
H-Hewlett-Packard, Hughes, Home Beer
I-Intelligent Instrumentation
M-Mobile Terminals
O-O’Neil, Oregon St., Olympic Security
P-Percon, Prox, Pen Right, Printers
Presentation Slides
R-Rogers Communication, Retail Images
S-Sato, Symbol Tech, Safety Equipment, Strandware
T-Tiger Eye
V-Viking Freight
W-Willett Labeljet, WH Brady, Warehouse Distributors, Wrangler
Assorted barcodes

B-Brauman, Button
C-Chilton, Campbell
D-Davis, Dennison, Dubois
G-Gindt, Gray
H-Halloway, Hilgert, Hirsch
K-Kaplan, Kindsvater, Krummel, Kuperstein
S-Szlaga, Swartz
W-Weichman, Welch