Guide to the San José State University European Period Costumes Collection

SJSU Library Special Collections & Archives
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
San José State University
One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192-0028
Phone: (408) 808-2062
Fax: (408) 808-2063
Email: special.collections@sjsu.edu
URL: http://library.sjsu.edu/sjsu-special-collections/sjsu-special-collections-and-archives
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Trustees of the California State University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the San José State University European Period Costumes Collection

Collection number: MSS-2010-06-10



SJSU Special Collections & Archives
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

San José State University

One Washington Square

San José, CA 95192-0028

Phone: (408) 808-2062

Fax: (408) 808-2063

Email: special.collections@sjsu.edu

URL: http://library.sjsu.edu/sjsu-special-collections/sjsu-special-collections-and-archives


Finding aid funded by the generous support of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Date Completed:
2010
Encoded by:
Silke Higgins
© 2010 Trustees of the California State University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: San José State University European Period Costumes Collection
Dates: undated
Collection number: MSS-2010-06-10
Creator: San José State University
Collection Size: 3 boxes, 7.75 linear feet
Repository: San José State University. Library.
San José, California 95192-0028
Abstract: The San José State University European Period Costume Collection consists of richly embroidered traditional cultural costumes resembling peasant clothing from various European countries such as Portugal, Spain, and Italy. The accessories include large decorative hair combs, shoes, belts, bonnets, a tambourine, and castagnettes. This collection is arranged into one series: Series I: EUROPEAN PERIOD COSTUMES AND ACCESSORIES.
Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

The collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright is assigned to the San Jose State University Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Special Collections & Archives. Copyright restrictions may apply to digital reproductions of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Preferred Citation

San José State University European Period Costumes Collection, MSS-2010-06-10, San José State University Library Special Collections & Archives.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Silke Higgins. Finding aid EAD encoded by Silke Higgins. Reviewed by Danelle Moon and Erin Louthen.

Project Information

This finding aid was created as part of the Survey and Cataloging Project, a two-year San José State University Library grant project funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The project began in 2008.The Project Director is Danelle Moon. The Project Archivist is Erin Louthen.

Scope and Content of Collection

The San José State University European Period Costume Collection consists of richly embroidered traditional cultural costumes resembling peasant clothing from various European countries such as Portugal, Spain, and Italy. The accessories include large decorative hair combs, shoes, belts, bonnets, a tambourine, and castagnettes.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into one series: Series I: EUROPEAN PERIOD COSTUMES AND ACCESSORIES.

Subject Headings

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
San José State University -- History
Clothing and dress -- Europe
Dress accessories -- Europe
Ethnic costumes -- Europe


Collection Contents

 

Series 1: Series I: European Period Costumes and Accessories, undated

Physical Description: 3 boxes

Series Scope and Content Summary

The San José State University European Period Costume Collection consists of richly embroidered traditional cultural costumes resembling peasant clothing from various European countries such as Portugal, Spain, and Italy. The accessories include large decorative hair combs, shoes, belts, bonnets, a tambourine, and castagnettes.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into one series: Series I: European Period Costumes and Accessories.
Box: 1-3

European Period Costumes and Accessories, undated