Mail Order Brides And International Dating Collection,circa 1990-1994.

Collection Number: 7842

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Mail order brides and international dating collection, circa 1990-1994.
Collection Number:
7842
Creator:
Anonymous
Quantity:
.1
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, photographs, publications.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Letters, photographs, catalogs, membership materials, instructions, rules, numerous "profiles" and other documents relating to mail order brides and other international match-making services spanning from 1987 to 1998. About a third of the archive by volume consists of catalogs, order forms and other promotional material from a variety of companies, including "Compatibility Unlimited", "Scanna International" and "Latin Connections". Many of these documents are marked by holograph notations, particularly at photographs, indicating women with whom he'd like to correspond. The selection of correspondence and photographs show a wide variety of backgrounds, with letters from women from Australia to Peru, some even in their native languages. Also include some documents relating to court cases and restraining orders.
Language:
Collection material in English


Personal archive of an anonymous man's search for love.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Letters, photographs, catalogs, membership materials, instructions, rules, numerous "profiles" and other documents relating to mail order brides and other international match-making services spanning from 1987 to 1998. About a third of the archive by volume consists of catalogs, order forms and other promotional material from a variety of companies, including "Compatibility Unlimited", "Scanna International" and "Latin Connections". Many of these documents are marked by holograph notations, particularly at photographs, indicating women with whom he'd like to correspond. The selection of correspondence and photographs show a wide variety of backgrounds, with letters from women from Australia to Peru, some even in their native languages. Also include some documents relating to court cases and restraining orders.
SUBJECTS

Titles:
Compatibility Unlimited.
Latin Connections.
Scanna International.

Subjects:
Marriage
Mail order brides -- Australia.
Mail order brides -- China.
Mail order brides -- Peru.
Mail order brides -- Poland.
Mail order brides -- Russia.
Mail order brides -- United States.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Folder 2 in Box 1 contains correspondence that is restricted until 2066.
Cite As:
Mail order brides and international dating collection, #7842. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Issues of Cherry Blossoms have been cataloged separately as part of the Human Sexuality Collection.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Order forms and other promotional material
1990's
Box 1 Folder 2
Correspondence
1990-1994

SEPARATED MATERIAL

Cataloged individually in the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections