The Leah Rhodes costume design drawings span the years 1941-1970 (bulk 1940s-1950s) and encompass 5.3
linear feet. The collection consists almost entirely of original costume design drawings, with 30 films
represented by approximately 120 designs. A sampling of Rhodes's nonfilm work, which ranged from general
fashion design to elaborate costumes created for Las Vegas shows, is also included.
Leah Rhodes was an American costume designer active from the 1930s through 1960s. She received an
Academy Award in costume design for THE ADVENTURES OF DON JUAN (1949).
5.3 linear feet of papers.
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