Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Guide to the Elion-Weingarten Matchbook Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0578
Creators:
Elion, Jenni M.
Dates:
1930 - 1983
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1.5 Cubic feet
3 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Matchbooks advertising stores, banks, restaurants, political candidates, hotels and motels, cigarettes, and many other topics; many novelty items included.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is arranged into twenty series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Collector of matchbooks, granddaughter of another matchbook collector.

Administration
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Jenni Marie Elion, March 28, 1997.
Processing Information
Collection processed by Ramona Williamson, volunteer, 1999; supervised by Vanessa Broussard-Simmons, archivist, 1999.

Using the Collection
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.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research
Preferred Citation
Elion-Weingarten Matchbook Collection, 1930-1983, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.

More Information

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
advertising Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Matchcovers Genre Form 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