Guide to the Mexican Cinema Costume Design Drawings

Processed by William Landis; machine-readable finding aid created by Kirstin Julian
Special Collections and Archives
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University of California
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Arts and Humanities--Film, Television, and Broadcasting--Film Arts and Humanities--Art--Costume, Clothing, and Dress Arts and Humanities--Art--Drawing Area, Interdisciplinary, and Ethnic Studies--Latin American Studies

Guide to the Mexican Cinema Costume Design Drawings

Collection number: MS-P37

Special Collections and Archives

The UCI Libraries



University of California

Irvine, California

Contact Information

  • Special Collections and Archives
  • The UCI Libraries
  • P.O. Box 19557
  • University of California
  • Irvine, California 92623-9557
  • Phone: (949) 824-3947
  • Fax: (949) 824-2472
  • Email: spcoll@uci.edu
  • URL: http://www.lib.uci.edu/rrsc/speccoll.html
Processed by:
William Landis
Date Completed:
2001
Encoded by:
Kirstin Julian
© 2001 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Mexican cinema costume design drawings,
Date (inclusive): 1925-ca. 1949
Collection number: MS-P037
Extent: 1.1 linear feet (11 oversize folders)
Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
Irvine, California 92623-9557
Abstract: This collection comprises pencil and ink design drawings, many colored using watercolors or other media, of mostly contemporary costumes for men and women from the Mexican cinema 1925-ca. 1949. Designers include Andrés Audiffred, Ramon Peinador Checa, Mario Luis, F. Marín, Jorge Gutiérrez Navarro, A.X. Peña, Edmay, Gene, L.B.F. (Blas), Mendoza, Mexa, and Toledo, as well as unidentified or unsigned costume designs.
Language: Spanish or Castilian.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred Citation

Mexican Cinema Costume Design Drawings. MS-P37. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 2000.Processed by William Landis, 2001.

Processing History

Processed by William Landis, 2001.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

This collection comprises pencil and ink design drawings, many colored using watercolors or other media, of mostly contemporary costumes for men and women from the Mexican cinema 1925-ca. 1949. Designers include Andrés Audiffred, Ramon Peinador Checa, Mario Luis, F. Marín, Jorge Gutiérrez Navarro, A.X. Peña, Edmay, Gene, L.B.F. (Blas), Mendoza, Mexa, and Toledo, as well as unidentified or unsigned costume designs.
The collection is arranged by designer with all unidentified or unsigned material grouped together.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Audiffred, Andrés--Archival resources.
Checa, Ramon Peinador--Archival resources.
Navarro, Jorge Gutiérrez--Archival resources.
Costume design--Mexico--Archival resources.
Motion pictures--Mexico--Archival resources.
Theater--Archival resources.

Genres and Forms of Materials

Costume design drawings.


Collection Contents

Box FB-18 : 3

Audiffred, Andrés. Hand-colored ink drawings; 1 labeled "Hi-Tang final" and signed; 1, labeled "Correo," has detailed pencil annotations and is unsigned, but contains signed, printed Kraal Theatre printed illustrations on the verso, undated.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box FB-18 : 3

Checa, Ramon Peinador. Watercolor drawings of costume designs for a man and 2 women; characters identified as "Novios escandinavos" and "Colón, dama de la corte," undated.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box FB-20 : 3

Edmay. Hand-colored pencil drawing of woman's costume design, undated

Box FB-20 : 3

Gene. Hand-colored pencil drawing of woman's costume design, undated

Box FB-18 : 4-5

L.B.F. (Blas). Initialed pencil and hand-colored costume design drawings for male and female characters for a single, unknown production; many drawings contain identification of characters and miscellaneous costume-related notes, ca. 1940-ca. 1949.

Physical Description: 30 items in 2 folders.
Box FB-17 : 2

Oversize pencil drawing of costumes for character "Anita,"ca. 1940-ca. 1949

Box FB-18 : 6

Luis, Mario. Signed pencil and hand-colored drawings of designs for women's costumes, most include front and back views, ca. 1935-ca. 1945.

Physical Description: 20 items.
Box FB-19 : 1

Marín, F. Signed hand-colored drawings of designs for women's costumes, 1936-1938.

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box FB-20 : 3

Mendoza. Signed watercolor drawing of a woman's soldier costume design, undated

Box FB-20 : 3

Mexa. Signed, hand-colored ink drawing of a woman's costume design, 1938

Box FB-20 : 1-2

Navarro, Jorge Gutiérrez. Pencil and hand-colored drawings for costume designs for a variety of male and female characters, some with cloth samples and some signed, ca. 1940-ca. 1949.

Physical Description: 22 items in 2 folders.
Box FB-20 : 3

Peñ a, A. X. Hand-colored pencil drawing of woman's costume design, 1934

Box FB-20 : 3

Toledo. Hand-colored ink drawing of woman's costume design, undated

Box FB-19 : 1

Unidentified designer (initials "J.G." on 1 drawing). Pen and watercolor drawings of costume designs for women, 1 identified as "Doña Carolina, traje de casa" and the other as "Elena, traje de calle," 1925.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box FB-20 : 4

Various designers, unsigned or names illegible, all hand-colored pencil or ink drawings of woman's costume designs and 1 men's costume design, undated.

Physical Description: 8 items.