Guide to the Accoutrements/Archie McPhee Catalogs

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0837
Creators:
Accoutrements, Seattle, Washington
Archie McPhee Co. (Seattle, Washington)
Cultural History, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Dates:
1985-2003
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Cubic foot
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
An almost complete set of the Accoutrements and Archie McPhee product catalogs. Calling themselves "Outfitters of Popular Culture", the Accoutrements and McPhee catalogs offer toys, novelties and irreverent gag gifts on such subjects as politics, religion, science and fashion.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection sis arranged into two series,.
Series 1: Catalogs and Ephemera, 1985-2008
Series 2: Background Information about Company, undated

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Seattle mail order company started in 1983.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Archives Center staff, 2008.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collection donated in 2002.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research and access on site by appointment.
Preferred Citation
Accoutrements/Archie McPhee Catalogs, 1985-2003, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
ollection 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.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
The collection was transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Cultural History in 2003.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Popular culture Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 2000-2010 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Toys Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Toy industry Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 1950-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Catalogs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mail-order business Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Legal records Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Novelties Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cultural History, Division of (NMAH, SI). 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