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Quince Años Documentation

Creator:
Erevia, Angela (Sister)  Search this
Names:
Catholic Church  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Compact discs
Videocassettes
Hymnals
Liturgical texts
Hymns
Date:
1985-2000
Summary:
The Quince Años Documentation is a collection of liturgical publications, handbooks, and audiovisual materials created by Sister Angela Erevia, Missionary of Cathecists of Divine Providence and Director of Hispanic Ministry for the Diocese of Dodge City, Kansas. The materials were formulated in order to be shared with the surrounding Catholic community and used as preparatory tools for youth, their families, and religious staff who would be partaking in the Quince Años celebration.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of liturgical materials, audiovisual aids, and hymnals developed by Sister Angela Erevia, MCDP, intended for use during the religious observance portion of the Quince Años (fifteenth birthday) celebration. The handbooks and booklets included in the collection are intended to prepare quinceañera/quinceañero youth, their families, and religious staff for the Quince Años celebration while also centering the Catholic faith.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into one series. Materials are arranged topically.
Historical Note:
The celebration of Quince Años is a social, coming-of-age event that is held when US Latino and Latin American youth (usually young women) turn fifteen years old to celebrate their societal debut into adulthood. Quince Años are celebrated throughout Latin America and in parts of the United States. Young women celebrating their Quince Años are referred to as quinceañeras, while young men are called quinceañeros. While Quince Años celebrations are not meant to be religious, families of Catholic quinceañeras and quinceañeros who wished to center their Catholic faith as part of the celebration have worked with religious staff to incorporate Catholic elements and practices. Sister Angela Erevia, part of the Missionary Catechists of Divine Providence and current Director of Hispanic Ministry through the Diocese of Dodge City, developed pamphlets and videos to help quinceañera and quinceañero youth, their families, and religious staff prepare for the religious part of the Quince Años celebration.
Separated Materials:
Natalia Flores donated artifacts to the Division of Home and Community Life (now Division of Cultural and Community Life) in 2009. See accession #: 2009.0169.001 (Quinceanera dress worn by Natalia Flores); 2009.0169.002 (Quinceanera shoes worn with the dress); 2009.0169.003 (tiara worn with the Quinceanera dress); and 2009.0169.004 (bouquet (not flowers or dried) carried with the dress).
Provenance:
Donated to the Archives Center by Sister Angela Erevia in 2009.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Copyright for these materials remains the property of the Missionary Catechists of Divine Providence, 2318 Castroville Road, San Antonio, Texas 78237.
Topic:
Catholicism  Search this
Catholic Church -- Liturgy  Search this
Latinos in American society and culture  Search this
Quinceañera (Social custom)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Compact discs
Videocassettes
Hymnals
Liturgical texts
Hymns
Citation:
Quince Años Documentation, 1985-2000, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1163
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Quince Años Documentation
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep84728f364-abdd-4e0b-8722-c87592cce797
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1163

Once upon a quinceañera : coming of age in the USA / Julia Alvarez

Author:
Alvarez, Julia  Search this
Physical description:
278 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2007
Topic:
Quinceañera (Social custom)  Search this
Hispanic Americans--Social life and customs  Search this
Hispanic Americans--Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_840412

César Trasobares : quinceañera works

Title:
Quinceañera works
Author:
Trasobares, César  Search this
Frances Wolfson Art Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Trasobares, César  Search this
Physical description:
[24] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1984
[1984]
Topic:
Quinceañera (Social custom)  Search this
Call number:
N6605.T72 F72 1984
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_951617

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