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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Important Information for Users of the Collection
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Donfeld papers
    Date (inclusive): 1939-1989
    Date (bulk): 1969-1989
    Collection number: 156
    Creator: Donfeld
    Extent: 1.3 linear feet of papers.
    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

    Donfeld papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Donfeld, 1992-1998; and Rich Feld, 2007


    Donald Lee Feld, known professionally as Donfeld, was an American costume designer. He was nominated four times for an Academy Award for costume design, for DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES (1962); THEY SHOOT HORSES, DON'T THEY? (1969); TOM SAWYER (1973); and PRIZZI'S HONOR (1985).

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Donfeld papers span the years 1939-1989 (bulk 1969-1989) and encompass 1.3 linear feet. The collection consists of scripts, wardrobe plots, and costume notes.


    Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files, subseries A-B as follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced; 2. Subject files.

    Indexing Terms

    Donfeld , 1934-2007--Archives.
    costume designers