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Description
The Irene scrapbooks span the years 1932-1962 (bulk 1940s) and encompass approximately 7 linear feet. The 7 scrapbooks contain clippings, correspondence, mementoes, and photographs. The 2 photograph albums contain reference photographs of stars in costumes designed by Irene.
Background
Irene, born Irene Lentz and also known as Irene Gibbons, was an American costume designer active from the 1930s to early 1960s. She received Oscar nominations for costume design for B. F.'S DAUGHTER (1948) and MIDNIGHT LACE (1960).
Extent
7 linear feet of papers.
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.
Availability
Available by appointment only.