Guide to the Jon and Sylvia Boyd Tupperware Films

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0870
Creators:
Boyd, Sylvia
Boyd, Jon
Dates:
1957-1970.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
5 Items
16 mm films.
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Films taken of events at five Tupperware Jubilees: 1957, 1960, 1961, 1964, 1970.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Jon Boyd was a fireman, Sylvia Boyd a housewife who became a Tupperware hostess for extra income. They were very successful and became distributors in the 1960s, first in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and then back in the L.A. area. Later Sylvia was one of the first women to get a position on staff in Florida.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collection donated by Jon and Sylvia Boyd, 2004.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION.
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
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.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view materials in cold storage. Using cold room materials requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Preferred Citation
Jon and Sylvia Boyd Tupperware Films, 1957-1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Motion pictures (visual works) Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Plastic container industry Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marketing Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Business -- History Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tupperware (Firm). 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