Title: School notepad, The Thorobred School Series, Atlas Paper Box Company

Catalog Number: 2017.035.0001

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School notepad, manufactured by the Atlas Paper Box Company, 1300 Central Avenue, Chattanooga, Tenn. The cover features an etching of a high stepping horse in a field and a trophy. Underneath it says “The Thorobred School Series Number 52 – – Pencil Tablet.” The cover details how students can win free prizes by submitting Atlas covers and/or filler bands during the 1952/1953 school years. The interior paper has ruled pages. The notebook has not been used.


First contest begins September 1, 1951, and ends November 15, 1952. Prizes will be mailed not later than December 10th. Second contest begins November 16, 1952, and ends May 15th, 1953. Prizes will be mailed not later than June 1, 1953. Enter one or both contests. Give name of teacher and school. No. 1—To the student sending the largest, second largest and third largest number of “Atlas” Covers and/or Filler and each will receive a late model Bicycle or Radio of equal value. No. 2-To the ten students sending us the next largest number of covers each will receive a beautiful Electric Radio. No. 3—To the fifty students sending the next largest number of covers each will receive a beautiful Wrist Watch. No. 4—To the 300 students sending the next largest number of covers each will receive a Ball Point Pen or Pocket Knife. No. 5—To the 500 students sending the next largest number of covers each will receive a pair of Ball-bearing Roller Skates or Soft Ball or Baseball. No. 6—To the 1000 students sending the next largest number of covers each will receive a Mechanical Pencil or Fountain Pen or Flashlight or Duncan Tournament Yo-Yo. No. 7—SPECIAL—Your name printed on two (2) special pencils for 10 covers or bands.
Same list of prizes will be awarded in each of the two contests. Do not send less than ten covers or bands. Save complete cover. Employees and relatives excluded. We reserve the right to substitute prizes of equal value.

Mail to: ATLAS PAPER BOX COMPANY 1300 Central Avenue, Chattanooga, Tenn.
(Note: Void if restricted or forbidden in your State or by Federal Government.)

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