Guide to the Archives Center Weddings Documentation Collection
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Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1131
Creators:
Smith-Howard, Kendra
Strange, Susan B.
Thompson, Anthony Mills
Toda, Mitchell
Hall, Priscilla E.
Hann, Kinh
Hann, Leila Poursedehi
Scherbak
DiStefano, Carrie
DiStefano, Josh
Earl-Thompson, Yolonda
Gil, Christiane
Toda, Sharon
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.
DeFelice, David
Dates:
1945-2008.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.15 Cubic feet
4 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
An artificial collection of diverse archival materials relating to weddings, at present organized according to donor. Contents include wedding photographs; invitations; gift registries; contracts; invoices and receipts for expenses incurred; guest lists.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
Susan B. Strange
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collection donated by Carrie and Josh DiStefano, 2008; Yolonda Earl-Thompson and Anthony Mills Thompson, 2008; Christiane Gil, 2008; Kinh and Leila Poursedehi Hann, 2008; Susan B. Strange, 2008; Priscilla E. Hall, 2008; Mitchell and Sharon Toda, 2008; Kendra Smith-Howard, 2008; and David DeFelice and Paul Scherbak, 2008.

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Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
The collection is open for research and access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs 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
Archives Center Weddings Documentation Collection, 1945-2008, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.

Custodial History
Custodial History
This collection is a repository for wedding-related archival materials from varied sources, including curatorial units, the public, and Smithsonian staff, which may be augmented periodically by new acquisitions.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Inventory available; contact the Archives Center for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Bridegrooms Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 2000-2010 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weddings Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 1950-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Financial records Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Guest lists Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Invitations Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brides Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Contracts Type 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