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Creators:
Travis, Michael
Lavdas, George
Dates:
1947-1986
Size:
15 Cubic feet (35 boxes, 1 map-folder )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1347
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains approximately 2,500 costume designs in colored pencil and pastels, on tissue paper mounted on mat boards. The designs were created for entertainers such as Liberace, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Dionne Warwick, the Fifth Dimension, Nancy Sinatra, and others. Some were created for the television show Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In.

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Creators:
Bellefleur-Burbidge, Cile
Priscilla of Boston.
Burbidge, John (costume designer)
Dates:
1951-2006
Size:
1.6 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0562
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes Burbidge's design drawings for wedding gowns while employed by the Priscilla of Boston firm, and scrapbooks documenting Cile Bellefleur-Burbidge's wedding cakes.

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Creators:
Federal Art Project (Pa.)
Dates:
1940-1943
Size:
0.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.fedeartp08
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Handpainted, illustrated plates of period costume designs throughout history, accompanied by descriptive handbooks recounting the historical context of the costumes.

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Creators:
Stewart, Regina Serniak, 1942-
Dates:
1959-2010
Size:
0.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.stewregi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Three scrapbooks, 1959-2010, assembled by Regina Serniak Stewart document her career as a costume designer, painter, board member and Executive Director of the New York Artists Equity Association.

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Creators:
Soultanakis, Nicholas
Ishioka, Eiko
Dates:
2007 - 2011
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (4 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1331
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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, fab...

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Creators:
Labaudt, Lucien, 1880-1943
Labaudt, Marcelle, 1892-1987
Dates:
1896-1987
Size:
8.5 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 11 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.labaluci
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, photographs, exhibition materials, scrapbooks, journals, printed matter, essays, gallery records and other business records, and miscellaneous papers.

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Creators:
Kidder, Priscilla C. (costume designer)
Priscilla of Boston.
Dates:
1940-1996
Size:
4 Cubic feet (13 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0557
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection includes letters, sketches, style books, publicity photographs, tearsheets, articles and clippings, scrapbooks, and business documents relating to Priscilla Kidder, the Priscilla of Boston Company, and the American wedding industry. This collection is extraordinarily useful in documenting the development of wedding fashion during the last half of the 20th century. It also illustrates how a small, family-owned, woman-run business grew into a large, nationally known operation.

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Creators:
Costume, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Dates:
1928-1989
Size:
3 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
23 Film reels
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0801
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Films, videos, tape recordings, and slides on fashion and clothing.

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Creators:
Jeakins, Dorothy
McGlynn, Betty Hoag
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 June 19
Size:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recording, 5 in.)
14 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.jeakin64
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Dorothy Jeakins conducted 1964 June 19, by Betty Hoag for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.

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Creators:
Sun, Ming-ju
Sun, Ming-ju
Dates:
undated
circa 1972-2002
Size:
2 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0897
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Fashion drawings and the photographic work of Ming-Ju Sun while as an employee of Garfinckel's Department Store and as an independent artist.

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