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Guide to the Irene Saltern Salinger Papers MS.P.059
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European fashion plates Series 1. 1819-1886

Scope and Content Summary

This series comprises the European fashion plates collected by Irene Saltern Salinger. The plates were given to Salinger as a gift by her father. The fashion plates showcase popular clothing for upper-class men, women, and children from the mid- to late-nineteenth century. The plates are primarily hand-colored etchings and steel engravings, which were collected independently from their original publications. The collection also includes a few costume plates that showcase the attire of lower classes and people of the world.

Arrangement

This series is arranged alphabetically by the title or topic of the publication.
Box 49, Folder 1

Costumes parisiens 1819-1836

General Physical Description note: 7 engravings
Box 49, Folder 2

Le Follet circa 1844

General Physical Description note: 3 engravings
Box 49, Folder 3

French costume plates circa 1850

General Physical Description note: 2 engravings

Scope and Contents note

Depictions of costumes of the world, including one of a young peasant girl in Derbyshire, England, and one of a young Greek boy in Albania, by the artist T. Vogel.
Box 49, Folder 4

La Gazette des salons circa 1830-1839

General Physical Description note: 1 engraving
Box 49, Folder 5

German costume plates circa 1830-1839

General Physical Description note: 12 engravings

Scope and Contents note

Depictions of costumes for the peasant and working classes, including firemen, maids, a woman selling butter, a woman selling baskets, and a man selling peat, by the artist H. Jessen.
Box 49, Folder 6-7

Men's Modes de Paris: Petit courrier des dames 1847-1849

General Physical Description note: 15 engravings
Box 49, Folder 8

La Mode 1833

General Physical Description note: 10 engravings
Box 49, Folder 9

Modebilder zur Theaterzeitung 1836

General Physical Description note: 1 engraving
Box 49, Folder 10-11

Moden Z 1830-1839

General Physical Description note: 18 engravings
Box 49, Folder 12

Modenspiegel circa 1830-1839

General Physical Description note: 7 engravings
Box 49, Folder 13

Modes de Paris 1836-1837

General Physical Description note: 2 engravings
Box 49, Folder 14

Modes de Paris: Petit courrier des dames 1843-1849

General Physical Description note: 11 engravings
Box 49, Folder 15

Modes parisiennes circa 1846

General Physical Description note: 2 engravings
Box 49, Folder 16

Les Modes Parisiennes: Peterson's Magazine 1884 March

General Physical Description note: 6 pages of reprints of plates and articles
Box 49, Folder 17

Les Modes Parisiennes: Peterson's Magazine 1885 September

General Physical Description note: 7 pages of reprints of plates and articles
Box 49, Folder 18

Les Modes Parisiennes: Peterson's Magazine 1886 March

General Physical Description note: 7 pages of reprints of plates and articles
Box 49, Folder 19

Les Modes Parisiennes: Peterson's Magazine 1886 August

General Physical Description note: 7 pages of reprints of plates and articles
Box 49, Folder 20-21

Le Moniteur de la mode 1844-1845

General Physical Description note: 13 engravings

Scope and Contents note

Designs by Jules David (1808-1892).
Box 49, Folder 22

"Schöne Welt in München: Originalzeichnung von Erdmann Wagner in München" 1877

General Physical Description note: 1 newspaper clipping
Box 49, Folder 23

Untitled engraving of two women by A. Brückner. circa 1850

Scope and Contents note

1 engraving
Box 49, Folder 24

Wiener Moden 1837

General Physical Description note: 2 engravings
 

Hollywood and costume fashion materials Series 2. 1937-1942

Scope and Content Summary

This series consists of many of Salinger's costume sketches for Hollywood films, movie stills, correspondence, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, cast and crew lists, and address books. Costume sketches include work from 1938 to 1943 for Republic Pictures and Samuel Goldwyn Pictures for films such as Miss Polly, The Howards of Virginia and Cheers for Miss Bishop.

Arrangement

This series is arranged chronologically.
Box 12, Folder 1

Enlarged and captioned photographs of actresses or models circa 1935-1939

Scope and Content Summary

Includes photographs of actresses or models wearing Irene's costume designs. Some of the photographs have captions which describe the costume.
Box 63, Folder 8

Scrapbook of clippings about Irene circa 1935-1939

Box 12, Folder 5

Mounted enlarged publicity photograph of Irene circa 1935-1939

Box 1, Folder 16

Newspaper clippings of Irene 1937 September 7

Scope and Content Summary

Includes newspaper clippings about Irene as a Paris fashionista and working with Universal.
Box 1, Folder 17

Issues of The Hollywood Reporter and Variety 1936-1941

Box 1, Folder 18

Harper's Bazaar 1936 November

Box 1, Folder 19

Copies of professional photographs taken by Inga Stern 1936

Box 1, Folder 20

Universal publicity photographs of Irene and negatives circa 1936

Box 1, Folder 21

Universal contract personalities sizes and measurements and contact list 1936

Box 1, Folder 22

Silhouette magazine, speculative copy 1937

Scope and Content Summary

Irene was the fashion editor for Silhouette magazine and probably created some of the sketches included in the magazine.
Box 1, Folder 23

Correspondence 1937-1939

Box 1, Folder 24

Photographs, Republic 1937

Scope and Content Summary

Includes publicity photographs with negatives of Irene, a photograph of CBS recording Hollywood in person on Republic lot, 8 photographs of Irene at work with her staff, and 3 photographs of Irene at work.
Box 1, Folder 25

Clippings of Jane Withers, Patricia Morrison and Margaret Sullavan circa 1937

Box 2, Folder 1

Newspaper clippings, press tours 1937-1939

Box 2, Folder 2

Press releases 1937-1941

Box 2, Folder 3

Film clips, outtakes circa 1935-1939

Box 2, Folder 4

Radio script and commercial sales pitch 1937

Box 2, Folder 5

Movie correspondence and contracts 1939-1941

Box 2, Folder 6

Movie employment letters 1938-1941

Box 2, Folder 7

Cast and crew lists, Republic circa 1935-1939

Box 2, Folder 8

Republic Pictures wardrobe plots and movie lists 1938-1939

Box 2, Folder 9

Pre-release programs 1938-1941

 

Costume sketches

Box 14, Folder 3-6, Box 63, Folder 1-7

Early costumes 1937-1939

Scope and Content Summary

Includes costume sketches for movies made from 1937 to 1939. Includes 43 boards, 15 tissue sketches and 1 paper sketch.
Box 14, Folder 1

Hollywood Stadium Mystery 1938

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 1 board.
Box 14, Folder 2

Gangs of New York 1938

Box 15, Folder 4-5

The Howards of Virginia 1940

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 4 boards, 3 tissues and 1 damaged tissue.
Box 11, Folder 1-2

Raffles 1940

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 12 boards.
Box 18, Folder 1-5

The Westerner 1940

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 17 boards, 4 tissues and 3 sketches.
Box 17, Folder 1-2

All American Co-Ed 1940

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 5 boards, 2 paper sketches, 1 tissue signed by Frances Langford, and 2 schedule boards.
Box 11, Folder 3-4, Box 16, Folder 4-5, Box 17, Folder 3-6

Cheers for Miss Bishop 1941

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 38 boards with inscriptions.
Box 13, Folder 3

International Lady (G-Man Vs. Scotland Yard) 1941

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 1 board.
Box 13, Folder 4-5

Miss Polly 1941

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 10 boards with signatures and inscriptions.
Box 13, Folder 8, Box 15, Folder 1-2

So Ends Our Night (Flotsam) 1941

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 11 boards and 1 is inscribed by Francis Dee in box 15 and 1 board in box 13.
Box 16, Folder 1

Tanks a Million 1941

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 5 boards with swatches.
Box 13, Folder 6

They Dare Not Love 1941

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 6 boards.
Box 13, Folder 7

Adventure in Washington 1941

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 4 boards.
Box 15, Folder 3

Time Out for Rhythm 1941

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 3 tissues
Box 64, Folder 4

Loretta Young, Lady from Cheyenne, rejected costume sketch circa 1941

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 1 board.
Box 13, Folder 1

Saboteur 1942

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 1 tissue signed by Priscilla Lane.
Box 16, Folder 2

Costumes undated

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 6 tissues.
Box 16, Folder 3

Post-Republic undated

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 5 signed boards.
Box 2, Folder 10

Studio gate passes 1939-1940

Box 2, Folder 11

Playbills 1939-1940

Box 2, Folder 12

Ad for girdle endorsed by Irene 1939

Box 2, Folder 13

Robinson's catalog cover, from movie design 1940

Box 2, Folder 14

Images from Republic Pictures 1937-1939

Box 2, Folder 15

Publicity photographs of Irene 1940

Scope and Content Summary

Includes a photograph of Irene with Clark Gable and a photograph of Irene with a sketch of a costume for Frances Dee in So Ends Our Night.
Box 2, Folder 16

Publicity stills of Dorothy Lamour in personal wardrobe, possibly designed by Irene 1939-1940

Scope and Content Summary

Includes publicity stills of Dorothy Lamour possible wearing clothes designed by Irene.
 

Movies

Box 2, Folder 17

Photographs and negatives of costume sketches for The Howards of Virginia 1940

Scope and Content Summary

Includes original film clip.
Box 2, Folder 18

Photographs of sketches and originals and copies of movie stills from The Howards of Virginia 1940

Box 2, Folder 19

Copies of sketches and original and copies of movie stills from The Howards of Virginia 1940

Box 7, Folder 1

Original movie stills, original stills of sets and photographs of sketches from The Howards of Virginia 1940

Box 7, Folder 2

Photographs of sketches and original movie stills from The Howards of Virginia 1940

Box 7, Folder 3

Photographs of sketches from The Howards of Virginia 1940

Box 7, Folder 4

Photographs of sketches and original movie stills from The Howards of Virginia 1940

Box 7, Folder 5

Photographs of sketches from The Howards of Virginia 1940

Box 2, Folder 20

Photographs of sketches and publicity photographs from The Howards of Virginia 1940

Box 12, Folder 6

Enlarged movie stills from The Howards of Virginia 1940

Box 2, Folder 21

Publicity stories on The Howards of Virginia in California Style and Friends 1940

Box 2, Folder 22

The Westerner 1940

Scope and Content Summary

Includes original production and publicity stills, cast and crew pre-release sheet and internet images.
Box 2, Folder 23

Internet images from Raffles and Wagons Westward 1940

Box 2, Folder 25

Movie images 1941

Scope and Content Summary

Includes internet images from Adventure in Washington (Senate Page Boys), All American Coed, International Lady (G-men vs. Scotland Yard), Niagara Falls, Tanks a Million, and Miss Polly. Also includes pre-release sheets for Niagara Falls and Miss Polly, and a photograph of a costume sketch for Adventure in Washington.
Box 3, Folder 1

Cheers for Miss Bishop 1941

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 2 original photographs of sketches, 9 original production and publicity stills, photograph of a movie still, and internet images.
Box 3, Folder 2

So Ends Our Night 1941

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 8 original stills, 1 copy of a still, internet images, 5 copies of photographs, and one photograph of Irene with Margaret Sullavan reviewing designs for So Ends Our Night.
Box 3, Folder 3

That Hamilton Woman 1941

Scope and Content Summary

Includes internet images from That Hamilton Woman.
Box 3, Folder 4

They Dare Not Love 1941

Scope and Content Summary

Includes internet images, 3 original movie stills and 2 copies of stills.
Box 3, Folder 5

Time Out for Rhythm 1941

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 6 original movie stills, 3 copies of stills and internet images.
Box 3, Folder 6

Saboteur 1942

Scope and Content Summary

Includes web images and 3 original publicity stills.
Box 2, Folder 24

Rejection letter from Jack Skirball 1941

Scope and Content Summary

Includes a rejection letter from Jack Skirball on a costume Irene designed for Loretta Young. This was the only speculative assignment she ever lost.
Box 3, Folder 7

Publicity shots of various actresses circa 1935-1945

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 5 original publicity shots of Martha Scott, possibly wearing Irene's designs, and 5 original publicity shots of unknown actresses, possibly wearing Irene's designs. Also includes a list of actresses for whom Irene designed.
Box 12, Folder 7

Photograph enlargements on boards circa 1940-1945

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 2 photographs enlarements of an actress in a chiffon dress.
Box 50

Trachten der Volker undated

Scope and Content Summary

Includes a book of 100 fashion plates.
Box 3, Folder 8

Blatter fur Wasche Kleider Putz Berlin Lette-Verein 1927 December

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 12 fashion plates.
Box 3, Folder 9

Research for the 1890s undated

Box 3, Folder 10

Fashion plates undated

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 7 color and 7 black and white fashion plates.
Box 3, Folder 11

Issues of avant garde fashion magazines 1928-1930

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 7 issues of Blatter fur Wasche Kleider Putz Berlin Lette-Verein, each issue contains 12 fashion plates, 2 issues of Mode-Blatter, each issue has illustrations by Lotte Wernekink, and one issue of Bilderchronik des Lette Vereins.
Box 3, Folder 12

Berliner Konfektion und Mode: Die Zerstorung Einer Tradition 1836-1939 1986

Box 49, Folder 27

Address and phone books for costume design, studio personnel and actresses circa 1940-1945

 

Commercial fashion and business materials Series 3. 1941-2005

Scope and Content Summary

This series comprises many of Salinger's commercial fashion papers and professional materials, which include such materials as fashion sketches, fabric swatches, correspondence, research materials, and salesmen’s books. Commercial fashion sketches include work from the 1940s through the late 1970s for a variety of companies, including Tabak, Phil Rose, Irene Saltern, and Sir James.

Arrangement

This series is arranged chronologically.
Box 3, Folder 13

Doll business 1941

Scope and Content Summary

Includes brochures, correspondence and photographs of dolls. Also includes photographs of Ginger Rogers showing the dolls and photographs of Irene and Ginger.
Box 3, Folder 14

Waldorf Astoria show 1942

Scope and Content Summary

Includes programs, garments sequence and descriptions, and a personal diary of the contacts Irene made.
Box 7, Folder 6

Snood business 1943-1944

Scope and Content Summary

Includes correspondence, sketches, price sheets, reprints of articles, an original photograph of Rosalind Russell, and a copy of a photograph of Ginger Rogers.
Box 7, Folder 7

Freelance 1943

Scope and Content Summary

Includes personal designs, original photographs of Anita Louise, Janice Jarrett, Rita Hayworth, Claudette Colbert, and Ginger Rogers, and magazine and newspaper clippings.
Box 4, Folder 1

Sun Rose 1943-1944

Scope and Content Summary

Includes copies of 3 ad reprints.
Box 12, Folder 4

Oversize Sun Rose sketch circa 1943

Box 4, Folder 2

Vogue magazines 1941

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 2 issues of Vogue from March 1, 1941 and July 1, 1941.
 

Hollywood Premiere

Box 4, Folder 3

Hollywood Premiere press release, price list and clippings 1944

Box 4, Folder 4

Hollywood Premiere publicity photographs and press clippings 1948

Box 51

Salesmen's books 1948-1949

Box 6

Phone and address files circa 1930-1949

Scope and Content Summary

Includes resources from movies, modeling, manufacturing, retailing, publicity, accessories, and services.
Box 8, Folder 1-4, Box 9, Folder 1-4

Craft box circa 1940-1949

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 31 black and white ad slicks, 9 color ads, 26 graphite sketches on vellum, 54 color sketches on vellum some of which have swatches, 6 graphite sketches on vellum, and 9 color sketches on vellum.
Box 4, Folder 6

Background on California fashion industry 1946, 1985, 2011

 

Tabak of California

Box 4, Folder 7

Tabak sales sheets 1951-1953

Box 4, Folder 8

Tabak advertising reprints 1951-1954

Box 4, Folder 9

Tabak correspondence and initernal memos 1950-1954

Scope and Content Summary

Includes a handwritten memo on telling Irene to "Be quiet" and her resignation telegram.
Box 4, Folder 10

Press clippings 1950-1954

Box 4, Folder 11

Irene Saltern biography 1950

Box 59, Folder 8

Tabak salesmen's book circa 1950

Scope and Content Summary

Includes a wirebound photo book with 26 photographs, prices and stock numbers probably from the 1950 Tabak circus themed summer line.
Box 4, Folder 12

Photographs of summer cruise line 1950

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 1950 fashion summary, fall line program signed by Louis Tabak, 16 photographs of the summer/cruise lines and swatches.
Box 4, Folder 13

Photographs of summer cruise line 1951

Box 4, Folder 14

Photographs of summer cruise line 1951-1952

Box 4, Folder 15

Photographs of fall line 1952

Box 4, Folder 16

Photographs of summer line 1952

Box 52

Photographs of Tabak summer cruise and fall lines 1952-1953

Box 4, Folder 17

Price list for fall line 1953

Box 4, Folder 18

Photographs of summer line 1954

Box 52

Proposed PR plan from Sally Dickson Associates 1953

Box 52

Photographs and swatches of Tabak fall line 1954

Box 4, Folder 19

Fashion show programs 1953-1954

Box 4, Folder 20

Takab fall and cruise line salesmen's primers 1954

Box 53, Folder 1

Tabak photograph enlargements 1952

Box 5, Folder 1-2

Tabak ad clippings 1950-1954

Box 27, Folder 12

Tabak publicity and fashion trends of the late 1950s to mid 1960s 1958

Box 27, Folder 13

Tabak sales sheets 1958

Box 27, Folder 14-15

Tabak tissue sketches and swatches 1958

Box 53, Folder 8

Oversize Tabak sketch 1958

Box 27, Folder 16

Tabak cruise/summer line photographs with captions 1958-1959

Box 27, Folder 17

Tabak publicity 1959

Box 28, Folder 1

Tabak swatches 1959

Box 28, Folder 2

Tabak tissue sketches 1959

Box 24, Folder 1

Tabak tissue sketch and swatches 1959

Box 24, Folder 2

Tabak tissue sketches and swatches 1959

Box 24, Folder 3

Tabak tissue sketches 1959

Box 24, Folder 4-5

Tabak tissue sketches 1958 or 1959

Box 24, Folder 6

Tabak tissue sketches circa 1960

Box 24, Folder 7

Tabak publicity and sales sheets 1960

Box 24, Folder 8

Tabak sales sheets, publicity and correspondence 1961

Box 24, Folder 9

Irene Saltern profile in Western Apparel Industry 1961 April

Box 24, Folder 10

Tabak red, white and blue collection tissue sketches 1961

Box 24, Folder 11

Tabak tissue sketches and collar pattern 1961

Box 24, Folder 12-14

Tabak tissue sketches 1961

Box 24, Folder 15-16

Tabak tissue sketches 1961

Box 24, Folder 17, Box 7, Folder 9

Tabak publicity, reprints and sales sheets 1962

Box 24, Folder 18

Tabak cruise line original photographs and captions 1962

Box 24, Folder 19

Tabak tissue sketches and swatches 1962

Box 24, Folder 20-21

Tabak tissue sketches 1962

Box 25, Folder 1

Tabak tissue sketches and notes for cruise line 1962

Box 25, Folder 2

Tabak tissue sketches for cruise line 1962

Box 25, Folder 3

Tabak tissue sketches and swatches 1962

Box 25, Folder 4

Tabak tissue sketches 1962

Box 25, Folder 5

Tabak tissue sketches and copies 1962

Box 25, Folder 6

Tabak tissue sketches 1962

Box 25, Folder 7

Tabak black and white collection tissue sketches and swatches 1962

Box 25, Folder 8

Tabak black and white collection tissue sketches and clippings from an Italian fashion magazine 1962

Box 25, Folder 9

Tabak publicity 1963

Box 25, Folder 10

Tabak summer line price list 1963

Box 25, Folder 11-12

Tabak silk/ribbed knit collection tissue sketches 1963

Box 25, Folder 13-14

Tabak red, white and blue collection tissue sketches 1963

Box 25, Folder 15-18

Tabak tissue sketches circa 1963

Box 25, Folder 19-20

Tabak tissue sketches and copies circa 1963

Box 25, Folder 21

Tabak tissue sketch, copies, swatches, and custom fabric creation circa 1963

Box 26, Folder 1-3

Tabak tissue sketches 1963-1965

Box 26, Folder 4-6

Tabak tissue sketches, swatches and notes 1963-1964

Box 26, Folder 7

Tabak tissue sketches 1963-1964

Box 26, Folder 8

Tabak red, white and blue collection tissue sketches and copies 1963-1964

Box 26, Folder 9-10

Tabak resort and spring lines sketches on copy paper, copies, swatches, and price lists 1964

Box 26, Folder 11

Tabak publicity, reprints, sales sheets, and preview invitaion 1964

Box 26, Folder 12

Tabak photographs with captions 1964

Box 26, Folder 13

Handmade sketch book of copies of Tabak summer line 1964

Box 27, Folder 1

Tabak tissue sketches 1964

Box 27, Folder 2

Tabak copies of sketches 1964

Box 27, Folder 3

Tabak copies of crusie line sketches with notes 1964-1965

Box 27, Folder 4

California Boutique for Tabak tissue sketches of patio dresses 1965

Box 27, Folder 5, Box 53, Folder 5

Tabak publicity 1965

Box 27, Folder 6

Tabak price lists, photographs, reprints, and sales sheets 1965

Box 27, Folder 7

Tabak tissue sketch with notes 1965

Box 27, Folder 8

Tabak tissue sketches from red, white and blue line 1965

Box 27, Folder 9

Tabak tissue sketches, swatches and notes 1965

Box 27, Folder 10

Tabak tissue sketches 1965

Box 27, Folder 11

Tabak publicity 1966

Box 28, Folder 3

Tabak miscellaneous 1966

Scope and Content Summary

Includes an article on Irene, California Apparel News, sale sheets, notes, and swatches.
Box 28, Folder 4

Probably Tabak sketches and patterns on tissue and swatches circa 1960-1969

Box 28, Folder 5

Probably Tabak tissue sketches, swatches and internal memo circa 1965-1966

Box 28, Folder 6-8

Probably Tabak tissue sketches, swatches and correspondence circa 1965-1966

Box 28, Folder 9

Probably Tabak tissue sketches, swatches and notes circa 1965-1966

Box 28, Folder 10

Tabak and Phil Rose fashion week press clippings 1966

Scope and Content Summary

Includes articles that discuss Louis Tabak's reaction to creating his first collection without Irene.
Box 53, Folder 2-4

Frederic L. Milton confidential reports 1953

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 3 issues of Frederick L. Milton's confidential reports, which contain sketches from designer shows in Paris.
 

TomBarry

Box 5, Folder 3

Photo negatives TomBarry spring line 1955-1956

Box 5, Folder 4

Irene Saltern signature alternatives for logo and label 1955

Box 5, Folder 5

TomBarry ads and documents circa 1955

Scope and Content Summary

Includes model headshots, ads, program, opening announcement, first price list, internal correspondence, info on celebrity Hollywood photographer Paul A. Hesse Studios, and possible lending cards.
Box 54

Boxes of Irene Saltern cloth labels undated

Box 55

Guest book from openings 1955-1956

Box 55

TomBarry salesman's book 1955

Box 5, Folder 6

Duplicate TomBarry salesman's book 1955

Box 5, Folder 7-9

Duplicate publicity photographs for TomBarry fall line 1955

Box 55

Fabric swatches for TomBarry fall line 1955

Box 19, Folder 1-2

TomBarry cruise line 1955-1956

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 26 original photographs, photograph negatives, price sheets, and fabric swatches.
Box 19, Folder 4

Photographs and fabric swatches from TomBarry summer line 1956

Box 19, Folder 3

Original photographs of TomBarry spring line 1955-1956

Box 20, Folder 1

Sales book for TomBarry summer line 1956

Box 20, Folder 2-3

Publicity photographs for Tombarry summer line 1956

Box 21, Folder 1

Benday sketch and price sheets for TomBarry summer line 1956

Box 21, Folder 2, Box 7, Folder 8

TomBarry price lists for fall line 1956

Box 21, Folder 3

Clippings and swatch book for TomBarry fall line 1956

Box 21, Folder 4

Clippings and ads for Irene Saltern 1955-1957

Box 56

Four salesmen's books for TomBarry fall line 1956

Box 21, Folder 5-6, Box 22, Folder 1-5, Box 23, Folder 1-3

Swatches from TomBarry fall line 1956

Box 48, Folder 1

Irene Saltern of California sweater box circa 1955 or 1956

Box 54

Irene Saltern nameplate circa 1956

 

Sir James

Box 23, Folder 4

Sir James ads and awards 1958

Box 23, Folder 5

Sir James paper and tissue sketches 1957

Box 23, Folder 6

Sir James chemises tissue sketches and newspaper article 1957

Box 23, Folder 7

Sir James chemises sketches 1957

Box 23, Folder 8-10

Sir James tissue sketches and swatches 1957

Box 23, Folder 11

Sir James tissue sketches and notes 1957

Box 57, Box 58, Box 59, Folder 1-7, Box 60

Fabrics and resources 1950-1965

Scope and Content Summary

Includes fabric swatches, button and buckle catalogues, two copies of U.S. Department of Commerce, Commercial Stardard Sizing CS215-58, and Travel Wardrobes for Women (1961).
 

Phil Rose

Box 28, Folder 11

Articles about Irene and bio sheet 1966-1967

Box 28, Folder 12

Phil Rose ad clippings 1966-1967

Box 28, Folder 13

Phil Rose ad clippings 1966-1967

Box 29, Folder 1

Phil Rose holiday ad clippings 1966

Box 29, Folder 2

Phil Rose articles 1966

Box 29, Folder 3

Phil Rose reprints and magazine and catalogue clippings circa 1967

Box 29, Folder 4

Issue of California Stylist 1966

Box 29, Folder 5

California Stylist spread featuring fencing tunic 1966 September

Box 29, Folder 6

California Stylist and other ad clippings 1967

Box 29, Folder 7

Industry events and publications and internet research on fashion 1965-1967

Box 29, Folder 8

Fashionations show catalogue and film of Elliot Ness costume created for show 1966

Box 29, Folder 9

Model photographs with catptions circa 1966 or 1967

Box 29, Folder 10

Phil Rose tissue sketch circa 1966 or 1967

Box 29, Folder 11

Phil Rose tissue sketches and swatches for the red, white and blue collection circa 1965 or 1966

Box 29, Folder 12-13

Phil Rose tissue sketches 1967

Box 29, Folder 14-16, Box 30, Folder 1-2

Phil Rose tissue sketches 1966

Box 30, Folder 3

Phil Rose tissue sketches from black and white collection 1966

Box 48, Folder 2

Phil Rose tissue sketches, swatches, purchase orders, and ad clippings from Silver Lame collection 1966

General note

Physical garments are located at Woodbury University, Burbank, CA.
Box 30, Folder 4

Phil Rose tissue sketches, swatches and ad clipping 1966-1967

Box 30, Folder 5-7

Phil Rose tissue sketches and notes 1966-1967

Box 30, Folder 8-9

Phil Rose tissue sketches, swatches and notes from the Peruvian collection circa 1966 or 1967

Box 30, Folder 10-11

Phil Rose tissue sketches, swatches and internal notes for cruise line 1967

Box 30, Folder 12-13

Phil Rose tissue sketches, swatches and notes 1966

Box 30, Folder 14

Phil Rose tissue sketches 1967

Box 30, Folder 15-16

Phil Rose tissue sketches, swatches, notes, and custom designs of sweaters circa 1966 or 1967

Box 31, Folder 1

Phil Rose tissue sketch, swatches and price list for spring collection 1967

Box 31, Folder 2

Phil Rose tissue sketches 1967

Box 31, Folder 3

Phil Rose tissue sketches and original pattern for emboidered line 1967

Box 31, Folder 4-5

Phil Rose tissue sketches and copies circa 1967

Box 31, Folder 6-9

Phil Rose tissue sketches, notes, copies, and internal spreadsheets for sweaters and tops 1967

Box 31, Folder 10

Phil Rose tissue sketches circa 1967

Box 31, Folder 11

Phil Rose copies of skeches circa 1967

Box 31, Folder 12

Phil Rose tissue sketches and notes for South American collection circa 1967

Box 31, Folder 13

Phil Rose copies of sketches 1967

Box 31, Folder 14

Phil Rose miscellaneous notes, price sheets, internal notes, and swatches 1966-1967

Box 31, Folder 15

Phil Rose tissue sketches and cutouts from an issue of California Stylist 1967

Box 31, Folder 16

Phil Rose tissue sketches, working patterns, production notes, and swatches from the Aztec collection 1966

Box 31, Folder 17, Box 32, Folder 1

Fabrics from Phil Rose sweaters circa 1966-1967

Box 32, Folder 2-3

Probably Phil Rose tissue sketches circa 1966-1967

 

Lanz-Alexa/Tonino

Box 32, Folder 4

Tonino publicity 1967-1969

Scope and Content Summary

Includes an article on Irene joining Lanz to design for Tonino and a program from Discovery West.
Box 32, Folder 5

Tonino brochure and clippings 1968

Box 32, Folder 6

Lanz publicity 1968

Scope and Content Summary

Includes Alexa brochure, Tonino invitation, Lanz catalogue, Alexa reprints, and show schedule.
Box 32, Folder 7

Lanz price list 1967-1968

Box 32, Folder 8-10, Box 33, Folder 1-3

Tonino tissue sketches and swatches 1967-1970

Box 33, Folder 4

Tonino tissue sketches and swatches circa 1969

Box 33, Folder 5-8

Tonino tissue sketches, swatches and notes circa 1965-1969

Box 33, Folder 9

Tonino tissue sketches and swatches 1968

Box 34, Folder 1

Tonino tissue sketches and clippings 1968

Box 34, Folder 2

Tonino tissue sketches and swatches 1967

Box 34, Folder 3-4

Tonino tissue sketches and swatches circa 1965-1969

Box 34, Folder 5-9

Alexa and Tonino tissue sketches, swatches and notes 1967-1970

Box 34, Folder 10-11

Alexa and Tonino tissue sketches, swatches, notes, and copies 1968-1969

Box 35, Folder 1

Alexa tissue sketches 1968

Box 35, Folder 2, Box 35, Folder 3

Alexa tissue sketches, swatches, notes, and copies 1968

Box 35, Folder 4-6

Alexa tissue sketches and swatches 1967-1970

Box 35, Folder 7

Alexa tissue sketches, swatches and copies 1967-1970

Box 35, Folder 8-9

Alexa tissue sketches, swatches, notes, and model numbers 1968-1968

Box 36, Folder 1-3

Alexa tissue sketches, swatches, notes, and model numbers 1967-1969

Box 36, Folder 4-5

Alexa tissue sketches and swatches 1969

Box 36, Folder 6, Box 37, Folder 1-4

Tonino tissue sketches and swatches 1969

Box 37, Folder 5-6

Tonino tissue sketches, swatches and model numbers for the spring 1969 collection 1968

Box 37, Folder 7, Box 38, Folder 1-2

Alexa tissue sketches, swatches and model numbers for the spring 1969 collection 1968

Box 38, Folder 4-5

Irene's California Stylist magazine covers 1939, 1944, 1951, 1954, 1966, 1967, 1969, 1971

 

Figuremate

Box 38, Folder 6

Figuremate publicity 1969

Box 39, Folder 1-3

Figuremate tissue sketches 1969-1970

Box 39, Folder 4-5

Figuremate tissue sketches, swatches and production spread sheets for wild life, lizard collection 1970

Box 39, Folder 6-7

Figuremate tissue sketches, internal spread sheets and garment list 1970

Box 39, Folder 8

Article clippings about Irene 1970

Box 39, Folder 9

Flyers, photographs and clippings about Irene's appearance at Greg's Boutique 1970

 

Pant Pouri (Lady R.)

Box 39, Folder 10

Lady R. publicity and Irene's resume 1970

Box 39, Folder 11

Lady R. sales sheets, price lists, brochure, and internal notes for spring and fall lines 1970

Box 40, Folder 1

Lady R. price lists for the summer, fall and holiday lines and sales flyers and previews of the spring line 1971

Box 40, Folder 2

Lady R. and Pant Pouri sales sheets 1971

Box 40, Folder 3

Lady R. and Pant Pouri sales sheets and clippings 1971

Box 40, Folder 4

Pant Pouri sales sheets 1971

Box 40, Folder 5

Pant Pouri sales sheets 1971-1973

Box 40, Folder 6

Pant Pouri lable, sales sheets and reprints 1971-1973

Box 40, Folder 7-8

Lady R. tissue sketches 1971

Box 40, Folder 9

Pant Pouri copies of construction details 1971

Box 40, Folder 10

Pant Pouri copies of construction details and sales sheets 1971

Box 40, Folder 11

Price sheets and sales sheets for spring, summer and fall collections 1972

Box 40, Folder 12

Complaint/fan letter and sales sheets 1972

Box 40, Folder 13

Sales sheets circa 1971

Box 40, Folder 14

Photographs of Irene and a model circa 1971

Box 41, Folder 1

Pant Pouri tissue sketches and copies with construction details circa 1970-1975

Box 41, Folder 2-6

Tissue sketches, swatches, construction details, and price lists for the summer 1973 line 1972

Box 41, Folder 7

Complete set of sketch copies, with construction details, organized by garment and fabric 1972 Fall

Box 41, Folder 8

Copies of sketches, construction details and swatches, organized by garment and fabric circa 1970-1975

Box 41, Folder 9

Price lists for summer and fall line 1973

Box 41, Folder 10-14

Tissue sketches circa 1970-1975

Box 42, Folder 1

Tissue sketches, notes, clippings, and fabric orders 1971

Box 42, Folder 2

Sketchbook circa 1970-1975

Scope and Content Summary

Includes rough sketches and tailoring notes.
Box 42, Folder 3

Film Institute catalogues, notice of Pant Pouri acquisition 1971-1972

Box 42, Folder 4

Manufacturing notes and swatches circa 1970-1975

Box 42, Folder 5

Complete pants patterns circa 1970-1975

 

City Girl

Box 42, Folder 6-8

City Girl tissue sketches, swatches, copies, and model notes for opening show for Lynx line 1974 Summer

Box 42, Folder 9

Hand-colored copies of sketches, swatches, sales sheets, and clippings 1974

Box 42, Folder 10

Price lists and copies 1974

Box 42, Folder 11

City Girl tissue sketches 1974

Box 42, Folder 12-16

City Girl tissue sketches 1974-1975

Scope and Content Summary

One of the sketches was on the cover of Women's Wear Daily.
Box 42, Folder 17

Costing sheets with swatches 1974

Box 43, Folder 1

City Girl sales sheets and clippings 1974

Box 43, Folder 2

City Girl sales sheets 1974

Box 43, Folder 3

Swatches, working drawings and orders for the spring 1975 collection 1975

 

Cynaya

Box 43, Folder 4

Cynaya copies of sketches, swatches, sales sheets, price lists, and clippings 1975

 

Nemy

Box 43, Folder 5

Nemy publicity 1976

Box 43, Folder 6

Nemy hand-colored copies of sketches and swatches 1976 or 1977

Box 43, Folder 7

Nemy clippings and price sheets for sping collection 1976-1977

Box 43, Folder 8

Nemy tissue sketches and copies 1976 or 1977

Box 43, Folder 9

Nemy copies of sketches 1976

Box 43, Folder 10

Nemy tissue sketches, swatches and production notes 1976

Box 43, Folder 11-12

Nemy tissue sketches, production notes and copies circa 1976

 

Cheeks

Box 43, Folder 13

Cheeks publicity 1967-1977

Box 43, Folder 14

Cheeks tissue sketches, spread sheets with fabrics and cosntruction details, and manufacturing sheets 1977

Box 44, Folder 1-2

Cheeks tissue sketches 1977

Box 44, Folder 3

Cheeks copies of sketches and swatches 1977

Box 44, Folder 4-5

Cheeks tissue sketches 1977

 

Dizzy's Place

Box 44, Folder 6

Dizzy's Place clippings 1977

 

Unsorted sketches

Box 44, Folder 7-8

Tissue sketches and copies 1976-1979

Box 44, Folder 9-11

Tissue sketches, swatches and copies 1976-1979

Box 44, Folder 12

Copies of sketches of tops from the 1970s 1970-1979

 

Disegni

Box 44, Folder 13

Disegni clippings and tear sheets 1978

Box 53, Folder 9

Disegni ad 1978

Box 44, Folder 14

Disegni copies of sketches of Silk Road sweaters and tear sheets 1978

Box 44, Folder 15

Disegni copies of sketches, swatches and pattern 1978

Box 44, Folder 16

Disegni tear sheets 1978

Box 44, Folder 17

Disegni tissue sketches and copies 1979

Box 44, Folder 18

Disegni copies of sketches from cruise line 1978 or 1979

Box 44, Folder 19

Disegni copies of sketches 1978

Box 44, Folder 20-21

Disegni tissue sketches with notes, pattern details and copies 1978

Box 45, Folder 1

Disegni copies of sketches and swatches 1978 or 1979

Box 45, Folder 2

Disegni copies of sketches, notes, swatches, and tear sheets undated

Box 45, Folder 3

Disegni ink and marker sketch 1978 or 1979

Box 46, Folder 14

Unsorted tissue sketches circa 1960-1979

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 3 tissue sketches.
Box 53, Folder 7

Guatemalan design portfolio 1960

Box 45, Folder 4

Fashion Industry Retrospective program and Golden Years program 1976 and 1978

Box 45, Folder 5

Correspondence and fan letters 1952-1974

Box 45, Folder 6

Autobiography and resumes 1932-1978

Box 45, Folder 7

Speeches 1944, 1954 and undated

Box 45, Folder 8

Professional head shots and passport photographs 1940-1979

Box 62, Folder 1

Professional headshot in studio folder undated

Box 45, Folder 10

Photographs of friends wearing Irene's favorite designs 1995

Box 45, Folder 11

Photographs of Irene's designs sold to vintage clother A & J Esoterica 2006

Box 45, Folder 12

Stationery, labels and business cards 1937-1976

Scope and Content Summary

Includes Irene's business cards from Universal Pictures and Tabak of California, clothes labels, a sample of Irene's signature to put on stationery, and Irene's stationery.
Box 46, Folder 1

California Homes & Lifestyles magazine with spread on Irene's life and career 1991

Scope and Content Summary

Also includes Polaroid outtakes from photo shoot.
Box 46, Folder 2

Correspondence with Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences 1999

Scope and Content Summary

Also includes LA Times article about a tribute show held at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
Box 46, Folder 3

Program from Ann Miller show 1997

Box 46, Folder 4

Los Angeles Times article on Irene and her designs 1955 September 14

Box 46, Folder 5

Clippings from Orange Coast Magazine 1994-1995

Box 46, Folder 6

Orange County Register article on Irene and her designs 1999 November 11

Box 46, Folder 9

Newspaper clipping about Martha Scott's death with her pictured wearing one of Irene's designs 1940 and 2003

Box 46, Folder 10

Harbor Ridge newsletter and UCI libraries newsletter with articles on Irene 2002 and 2005

Box 48, Folder 3

Online store listings of Irene's clothing 2006

Scope and Content Summary

Includes printed website listings of some of Irene's dresses from the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s that were sold to Anne Cook in the early 2000s. Cook did extensive research on the material and design of each dress, and included this information along with photographs in the listing of each item in an online clothing store.
 

Research materials and articles about Irene

Box 46, Folder 11

The Hollywood Reporter and Variety issues 1938-1940

Box 46, Folder 12

Clippings from French, German and American fashion publications circa 1968

Box 46, Folder 13, Box 7, Folder 10

Clippings from various newspapers and fashion publications circa 1963 and 1967

Box 46, Folder 15

Clippings of models and reproductions of design sketches circa 1967

Scope and Content Summary

Includes clippings of models from various fashion publications and newspapers and reproductions of design sketches made by Fay Kozuck and Florence Pchatkeu.
Box 53, Folder 6

Women's Wear Daily 1966-1967 Fall-Winter

Box 47, Folder 1

Sears summer catalog 1962

Box 47, Folder 2

Sears Christmas catalog 1964

Box 61

Sears spring through summer catalog 1962

Box 62, Folder 2

The New York Times Magazine 1968 November 10

Box 62, Folder 3

Life Magazine 1961 November 10

Box 62, Folder 4

Life Magazine 1963 November 29

Box 62, Folder 5

Life Magazine 1963 December 6

Box 62, Folder 6

Life Magazine 1963 December 13

Box 62, Folder 7

Life Magazine 1965 July 16

Box 62, Folder 8

Life Magazine 1966 September 30

Box 62, Folder 9

Life Magazine 1972 February 4

Box 47, Folder 3

Newsweek 1951 January 1

Box 62, Folder 10

Look Magazine 1968 November 12

Box 62, Folder 11

Vogue 1960 March 15

Box 47, Folder 4

Family Circle 1957 October

Box 47, Folder 5

Time Magazine 1972 September 4

Box 47, Folder 6

Harper's Magazine 1963 July

Box 47, Folder 7

Newsweek 1968 September 30

Box 47, Folder 8

Newsweek 1968 October 28

Box 62, Folder 12

Ebony Magazine 1968 March

Box 62, Folder 13

Bellezza 1965 October

Box 62, Folder 14

Fashion of the Times 1968 August 25

Box 62, Folder 15

The New York Times Magazine 1961 November 12

Box 62, Folder 16

Home 1968 February 11

 

Commercial fashion sketches

Box 13, Folder 2

Unsorted sketches 1940-1942

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 2 boards and 1 tissue sketch.
Box 64, Folder 1

Tissue sketches 1940-1942

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 15 tissue sketches and 1 paper sketch.
Box 64, Folder 2-3

Waldorf show 1942

Scope and Content Summary

Includes 1 ink on board, 3 paper sketches and 18 tissue sketches.
 

Personal papers Series 4. 1911-2005

Scope and Content Summary

This series comprises Salinger’s personal papers include family records, biographical material, early artwork, correspondence, photographs, diaries, and newspaper clippings from 1911 to 2005.

Arrangement

This series is arranged chronologically.
Box 1, Folder 1

Copies of official documents 1911-2005

Scope and Content Summary

Includes copies of Irene's birth certificate, marriage certificate, German passport, green card, naturalization certificate, American passport, and death certificate.
Box 1, Folder 2

Biography of Irene Salinger 2005

Scope and Content Summary

Includes a handwritten autobiography by Irene Salinger.
Box 1, Folder 3

DVD from memorial service 2005

Box 1, Folder 4

Baby and toddler photographs 1911-1920

Box 1, Folder 5

Photographs 1921-1931

Scope and Content Summary

Includes photographs of Irene with her family and at school.
Box 1, Folder 6

Sailing with Einstein, photograph circa 1920-1929

Scope and Content Summary

Includes an original print of Irene sailing with Albert Einstein.
Box 12, Folder 8

Student portfolio circa 1925-1935

Scope and Content Summary

Includes a painting of a woman in a blue patterned Medieval dress, a watercolor painting, Costume Parisiene 1835, an ink border sketch for a New Year's invitation, small ink and wash life and style sketches, and fashion sketches.
Box 1, Folder 7

Paper and speech 1930

Scope and Content Summary

Includes a paper on costume design through the ages, in German, and a speech in French.
Box 1, Folder 8

Newspaper clippings of Irene 1924-1932

Box 49, Folder 25

Diaries 1931, 1935

Box 1, Folder 9

Copy of Alfred Eisenstaedt photograph and newspaper clipping circa 1930-1939

Scope and Content Summary

Includes a copy of a photograph of Irene taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt.
Box 1, Folder 10

Modeling photographs circa 1930-1935

Box 1, Folder 11

Press passes 1932-1936

Box 1, Folder 12

Personal photographs 1933-1936

Scope and Content Summary

Includes photographs of Irene and Harry on their honeymoon and photographs from vacations.
Box 49, Folder 26

Photograph from trip to Egypt and Israel 1935

Box 1, Folder 13

Business cards circa 1930-1939

Box 10, Folder 1-2

Textile designs for Woodbury 1936

Box 1, Folder 14

Resume 1936-1937

Box 1, Folder 15

Los Angeles Modes 1937 Fall

Scope and Content Summary

Includes a magazine which featured the photo shoot that Irene used to make connections leading to a job in publicity for Universal.
Box 12, Folder 2-3

Fashion clippings circa 1930-1939

Box 48, Folder 4

Correspondence, photographs, and financial journal 1940-1990

Scope and Content Summary

Contains inventory list for Harry Salinger's business, Rinco Power Saw; letter to Dr. Bett describing Irene's work on the Westerner, 1940; letter from Irene to Eagle Pencil Company requesting free sample, 1943; Irene's father's letter from citizenship application, citing Albert Einstein as reference; household financial journal showing earnings from movies, early commercial work, and expenditures, 1940; and photographs of movie costume sketches that were removed from the collection and sold in 1990.
Box 4, Folder 5

Personal photographs of Irene and her family and documents circa 1940-1959

Scope and Content Summary

Includes photographs of Irene with her famiy, copies of correspondence, and a copy of Irene's citizenship application.
Box 38, Folder 3

Personal photographs of Irene wearing her designs circa 1960-1975

Box 45, Folder 9

Personal photographs of Irene wearing her designs circa 1970-1975

Box 45, Folder 13

Personal photographs of Irene and her family circa 1980-1989

Box 53, Folder 10

Poster for clothing sale and handwritten price list circa 1990-1995

Box 46, Folder 7

Personal photographs of Irene and her family and Irene's speech for a family member's memorial service circa 1990-1999

Box 46, Folder 8

Personal photographs of Irene with her family 2000-2005