Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Wardrobe Department records

Special Collections
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Wardrobe Department records
Date (inclusive): 1925-1984
Date (bulk): 1950s-1960s
Collection number: 14
Creator: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Extent: 20 linear feet of papers. 20 linear feet of photographs.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Wardrobe Department records, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1980


Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was an American motion picture production company formed in 1924. The studio was located in Culver City, California.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Wardrobe Department records span the years 1925-1984 (bulk 1950s-1960s) and encompass 40 linear feet. The collection consists primarily of wardrobe plotbooks; scripts; correspondence, including studio memoranda; costume design drawings; and photographs.


Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files; 2. Oversize; 3. Photographs (Motion picture production)

Indexing Terms

studio records