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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Wardrobe Department records
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Important Information for Users of the Collection
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Wardrobe Department records
    Date (inclusive): 1925-1984
    Date (bulk): 1950s-1960s
    Collection number: 14
    Creator: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    Extent: 20 linear feet of papers. 20 linear feet of photographs.
    Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    Languages: English

    Important Information for Users of the Collection


    Available by appointment only.

    Publication rights

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.

    Preferred Citation

    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Wardrobe Department records, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1980


    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was an American motion picture production company formed in 1924. The studio was located in Culver City, California.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Wardrobe Department records span the years 1925-1984 (bulk 1950s-1960s) and encompass 40 linear feet. The collection consists primarily of wardrobe plotbooks; scripts; correspondence, including studio memoranda; costume design drawings; and photographs.


    Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files; 2. Oversize; 3. Photographs (Motion picture production)

    Indexing Terms

    studio records