Guide to Men & Women: Costume and Gender TV Commercials Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0529
Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.)
Dates:
1988-1989.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 Cubic feet
6 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A collection of television advertisements, used in the research for and in some cases, in the exhibition "Men and Women: A History of Costume, Gender and Power". Both U-Matic and VHS video formats are included.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by NMAH Staff, 1998.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Transferred from the Office of Telecommunications in 2002.

General
General
Videotape cassettes, 3/4", U-Matic.
General
Videotape cassettes, 1/2", VHS.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected films must be handled with gloves.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Preferred Citation
Men & Women: Costume and Gender TV Commercials Collection, 1988-1989, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.

Custodial History
Custodial History
These commercials were gathered from the advertising firms who created them, for the purpose of research and possible inclusion in the exhibit "Men and Women: A History of Costume, Gender and Power" which was displayed at the National Museum of American History in 1989. The films were later transferred to the Archives Center.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Broadcast advertising Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Television advertising Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sex role in advertising Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Costume -- advertising Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Exhibitions -- Washington (D.C.) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Commercials Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Videotapes -- 1980-1990 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Men and Women: A History of Costume, Gender and Power (Exhibition) (Washington, D.C.: 1989) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives