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Finding Aid to Melissa Lopez and Teresa Wang Wedding Collection

Finding aid prepared by Gloria Matthews, (c) 2013

Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Summary Information

Repository
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
Title
Melissa Lopez and Teresa Wang wedding collection
Collection no.
Coll2013.105
Date [inclusive]
2006-2008
Extent
4.0 folders.
Language
English
Abstract
Photographs, wedding invitations, wedding programs, marriage license from the commitment ("illegal wedding," August 26, 2006) and marriage ceremony (June 27, 2008) of Melissa Lopez and Teresa Wang. Melissa Lopez and Teresa Wang met in 2001 and registered with the California Secretary of State as domestic parters about 2005. They held a commitment ceremony on August 26, 2006 and were legally married in California on June 27, 2008.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder #, or item name] Melissa Lopez and Teresa Wang Wedding Collection, Coll 2013.105, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

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Biography

Melissa Lopez and Teresa Wang met in 2001 and registered with the California Secretary of State as domestic parters about 2005. They held a commitment ceremony on August 26, 2006 and were legally married in California on June 27, 2008.

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Scope and Contents

Photographs, wedding invitations, wedding programs, marriage license from the commitment ("illegal wedding," August 26, 2006) and marriage ceremony (June 27, 2008) of Melissa Lopez and Teresa Wang.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
(c) 2013
909 West Adams Boulevard
Los Angeles, California, 90007
(213) 821-2771
askone@usc.edu

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Acquisition

Deed of gift dated May 1, 2009.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Gloria Matthews, October 26, 2013.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials

Schimmel Zale Lesbian Wedding Photographs, Coll2012-103, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California.

Philadelphia Gay Wedding Photographs, Coll2012-034, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Melissa, Lopez
  • Wang, Teresa

Subject(s)

  • Same-sex marriage--California.

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Collection Inventory

Series 1:  Melissa Lopez and Teresa Wang wedding collection 2006-2008 

Box Folder

 Our illegal wedding ephemera August 26, 2006 

1 3

 Our illegal wedding photographs August 26, 2006 

1 5

 Our legal wedding ephemera June 27, 2008 

1 4

 Our legal wedding photographs June 27, 2008 

1 6

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