Guide to the Eiko Ishioka Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1331
Creators:
Soultanakis, Nicholas
Ishioka, Eiko
Dates:
2007 - 2011
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3.5 Cubic feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection consists mostly of design-related materials for the short-lived Broadway musical "Spiderman: Turn off the Dark." These include images of designs for costume, hair styles, makeup and scenery, presumably used by Ishioka to design the costumes for the show. The collection contains her pencil and ink design drawings for the costumes, fabric samples, and photographs of the costumes being constructed and fitted; also comic books, a playbill, a program, and articles.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art director, costume and graphic designer, 1938-2012.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Nicholas Soultanakis

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION.
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research 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
Eiko Ishioka Collection, 2007-2011, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Donated to the Archives Center in 2014, by Ishioka's widower, Nicholas Soultanakis.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Spiderman: Turn off the Dark Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Costume design Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Costume Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Theatrical productions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Theater Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Comic books Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Design drawings -- 2010-2020 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fabrics Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Playbills Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Theater programs -- 2010-2020 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Color photoprints -- Digital -- 2010-2020 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Soultanakis, Nicholas Personal 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