Finding Aid for the Collection of Material about Clothing and Dress, 1860s-1980s

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Finding Aid for the Collection of Material about Clothing and Dress, 1860s-1980s

Collection number: 2054

UCLA Library Special Collections

UCLA Library Special Collections staff



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Kayla Landesman, May 1980; revised May 1987
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, June 2004
© 2004 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of Material about Clothing and Dress,
Date (inclusive): 1860s-1980s
Collection number: 2054
Extent: 4 boxes (2 linear ft.) 4 oversize boxes
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of Material about Clothing and Dress (Collection 2054). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4232758 

Scope and Content

Collection consists of magazines, catalogs, clippings, miscellaneous pictorial materials, and ephemera related to the history of clothing and dress. Includes European and U.S. fashion magazines, fabric swatches, and pattern designs. Materials in this collection are primarily in English and may include some French, German, and Spanish.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Clothing and dress.
Costume.
Catalogs.
Periodicals.
Ephemera.


Container List

 

Europe

 

England: Fashion Plates

Box 8, Folder 2

H.R.H. The Duke of Cambridge, [18-?].

Scope and Content Note

Subtitle: “In the full habit of the Order of the Garter.”
Box 7, Folder 12

The King's “Own” Regiments . . . [18-? ].

Scope and Content Note

Costume print; lithotint after the painting by Frederic De Haenen.
 

England: Fashion Prints

Box 8, Folder 1

“Are you good-natured, Dear?” [18-? ].

Scope and Content Note

Advertisement by W. Edwards, Importer of Parisian Novelties, London. Woman in fashionable dress.
 

Ephemera

Box 4, Folder 1

Fashions, v.d.

Scope and Content Note

Fashion design drawings, plates, and prints included.
 

France: Ephemera

Box 4, Folder 4

Fashions, ca. 1920-1939.

Scope and Content Note

Fashion design drawings, plates, and prints included.
 

France: Fashion Plates

Box 7, Folder 5

Costumes Europeans, [19-?].

Scope and Content Note

Douze Aquarelles de Job (subtitle); Costume prints of the clothing of the 18th and 19th centuries; portfolio of 12 lithotints.
Box 7, Folder 3

Modes de Paris . . . ca. 1850.

Scope and Content Note

Planographic lithoprint which probably appeared in Journal des Demoiselles.
 

Magazines

Box 7, Folder 2

Edition Adam, 1945-1946.

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Ete 1945; Hiver 1945-1946 (2 copies).
 

Journal des Demoiselles

Box 4, Folder 2

ca. 1800s.

Box 7, Folder 4

1927-1928.

Physical Description: One bound volume
Box 4, Folder 3

Le Mode, ca. 1800s.

 

Germany: Fashion Plates

Box 8, Folder 3

Englisch-Schottisch, [18-?] 1700.

Scope and Content Note

Lithotint made in Germany depicting English and Scottish costumes of 1700.
 

Germany: Fashion Prints

Box 8, Folder 5

Kostume-un-Trachten-Bilder ... 1905.

Scope and Content Note

Lithotints of costumes, some with sewing patterns; 28 items in disbound book.
 

Germany: Magazines

Box 8, Folder 4

Constanze, n.d. and 1950.

Physical Description: 2 items.
 

Spain: Fashion Plates

Box 7, Folder 7

España Trajes Regionales, 1951.

Scope and Content Note

Costume prints of regional dress; portfolio of 12 planographic prints.
Box 7, Folder 6

La Moda Elegante Illustrada, 1890.

Scope and Content Note

Lithotint costume print.
 

United States

 

17th-20th Century: Ephemera

Box 1, Folder 1

Fashions: Clippings, ca. 1607-1919.

Scope and Content Note

Illustrations, articles, etc. removed from books, newspapers, periodicals, or other publications.
 

19th Century: Magazines

Box 1, Folder 2

American Homes Illustrated, July 1873.

Box 1, Folder 4

Godey's Lady's Book, v.d.

Physical Description: Fragments of magazine.
 

Peterson's Magazine

Box 1, Folder 5

v.d.

Physical Description: Fragments of magazine.
Box 1, Folder 6

v.d.

Scope and Content Note

Contains: May 1869, January 1880, January 1881, June 1881, September 1879.
Box 1, Folder 7

v.d.

Scope and Content Note

Contains: April 1888, June 1888, July 1888, September 1888, July 1889, June 1890, November 1891.
Box 1, Folder 9

Scribner's Monthly Illustrated, July 1879.

Box 1, Folder 3

The Delineator, v.d.

Scope and Content Note

Includes: July 1887, November 1895, July 1904.
 

20th Century: Catalogs

Box 3, Folder 1

Bonwit Teller, ca. 1970-1980s.

Box 3, Folder 2

Brooks Brothers, ca. 1970-1980s.

Box 3, Folder 3

Brownstone Studio, ca. 1970-1980s.

Box 3, Folder 4

Bullock's, ca. 1970-1980s.

Box 3, Folder 5

Carol Reed, ca/ 1970-1980s.

Box 5, Folder 1

Department stores, ca. 1980s.

Box 6, Folder 1

Department stores, ca. 1980s.

Box 3, Folder 6

Honeybee, ca. 1970.

Box 3, Folder 7

I. Magnin, ca.1970-1980s.

Box 5, Folder 2

Intimate wear, ca. 1980s.

Box 6, Folder 2

Intimate wear, ca. 1980s.

Box 3, Folder 8

Jerry Magnin, ca. 1970-1980s.

Box 3, Folder 9

Joseph Magnin, ca. 1970-1980s.

Box 5, Folder 3

Menswear, ca. 1980s.

Box 6, Folder 3

Menswear, ca. 1980s.

Box 5, Folder 6

Miscellaneous fashions, ca. 1980s.

Box 6, Folder 6

Miscellaneous fashions, ca. 1980s.

Box 3, Folder 1

Saks Fifth Avenue, ca. 1970-1980s.

Box 5, Folder 4

Shoes, ca. 1980s.

Box 6, Folder 4

Shoes, ca. 1980s.

Box 5, Folder 5

Sportswear, ca. 1980s.

Box 6, Folder 5

Sportswear, ca. 1980s.

Box 3, Folder 11

Talbots, ca. 1970-1980s.

 

20th Century: Ephemera

 

Fashions, 1920s-1979

Box 2, Folder 1

ca. 1920s.

Scope and Content Note

Fashion design drawings, plates, and prints included.
Box 2, Folder 4

ca. 1930-1959.

Scope and Content Note

Fashion design drawings, plates, and prints included.
Box 2, Folders 5-6

ca. 1960-1979.

Physical Description: 2 folders.

Scope and Content Note

Fashion design drawings, plates, and prints included.
Box 2, Folder 3

Textile design drawings, ca. 1920s.

Scope and Content Note

Graphic delineations made for the design and production (or documentation of design and production) of fabrics, both woven and non-woven.
Box 2, Folder 2

Textile swatches, ca. 1920s.

Scope and Content Note

Textile design drawings included.
 

20th Century: Magazines

Box 7, Folder 8

Advance Tailored Woman, 1933/1934. Fall/Winter issue.

Box 8, Folder 9

Butterick Quarterly, 1918.

Box 7, Folder 10

Esprit, 1982. Fall Collection.

Box 7, Folder 1

Needle Art, 1922/1923. Winter issue.

Box 7, Folder 11

WWD: the Changing Woman, 1976.

Scope and Content Note

Subtitle: “200 years of American Fashion.”