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Legacy Tobacco Documents Library.
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Collections  
 
The Legacy Tobacco Documents Library (LTDL), developed and managed by the UCSF Library, offers integrated searching of tobacco industry documents from a variety of companies. Through the support of the American Legacy Foundation, the LTDL will maintain this data through a permanent, stable interface.

These collections are comprised of tobacco industry documents from the late nineteenth century up through the present with the bulk of the collections dated 1950 through 2009:

MSA Collections (Major Tobacco Companies)
British American Tobacco
Bliley
CA Tobacco Control
Canadian Trials
Gallaher
Health Warning Labels
Liggett & Myers
Mangini ("Joe Camel")
Multimedia
Pollay Advertising Collection
Research Collections
State of Washington Secondhand Smoke
Tobacco DATTA
Trinkets & Trash Marketing
UCSF Brown & Williamson
US Department of Justice
US Smokeless Tobacco
 
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Data    
 

The data in the LTDL is both full-text searchable and searchable through the index records created by the tobacco companies describing each document and its use in litigation.

LTDL holdings updated as of Wednesday, August 13, 2014. It contains 84,394,806 pages in 14,272,179 documents.

 
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History    
 
The Legacy Tobacco Documents Library (LTDL) was created in 2002 by the UCSF Library and Center for Knowledge Management. LTDL was built to house and maintain tobacco industry internal corporate documents produced during litigation between 46 U.S. States and the seven major tobacco industry organizations. These internal documents give a view into the workings of one of the largest and most influential industries in the United States.
 
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Sponsors    
 
Generous support for the infrastructure, staffing, mounting and maintenance of the LTDL has been provided by the American Legacy Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the University of California Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP), the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the University of California Academic Senate.
 
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Staff    
 
Kim Klausner
Manager, Industry Documents Digital Libraries
(415) 514-0507

Rachel Taketa
Library Specialist, Industry Documents Digital Libraries
(415) 514-1796

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