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Copley (David C.) collection of costume designs
LSC.2210  
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Processing Information
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID
  • Biographical History
  • Scope and Contents

  • Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Title: David C. Copley collection of costume designs
    Creator: Copley, David C.
    source: David C. Copley Foundation
    Identifier/Call Number: LSC.2210
    Physical Description: 36 Linear Feet (17 oversize flat boxes, 2 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1922-2006, undated
    Abstract: David C. Copley's collection consists of approximately 502 costume sketches representing designs for film, television, and theatre productions (possibly community theatre). Represented are the designs of many talented costume designers such as: Adrian, Cecil Beaton, Donfeld, Morton Haack, Edith Head, Dorothy Jeakins, Elois Jenssen, Charles LeMaire, Jean Louis, Bob Mackie, Walter Plunkett, Helen Rose, Anthea Sylbert, Travilla, and Theadora Van Runkle. Materials date from 1922 to 2006.
    Physical Location: Held at UCLA Library Special Collections. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
    Language of Material: Materials are in English.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Unprocessed collection. Material is unavailable for access. Please contact Special Collections reference (spec-coll@library.ucla.edu) for more information.

    Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

    Property rights to the physical objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other 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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], David C. Copley collection of costume designs (Collection 2210). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of the David C. Copley Foundation, 2013.

    Processing Information

    Collections are processed to a variety of levels depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived user interest and research value, availability of staff and resources, and competing priorities. Library Special Collections provides a standard level of preservation and access for all collections and, when time and resources permit, conducts more intensive processing. These materials have been arranged and described according to national and local standards and best practices.
    Processing decisions made prior to March 2020 have not been recorded. The materials are arranged in the existing order in which they were found upon accessioning the collection in March 2020.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 9250178 

    Biographical History

    Philanthropist David C. Copley (1952-2012) was an American publishing heir, on the board of the Copley Press for over thirty years, becoming president and owner, as well as publisher of the San Diego Union-Tribune.

    Scope and Contents

    David C. Copley's collection consists of approximately 502 costume sketches representing designs for film, television, and theatre productions (possibly community theatre). Represented are the designs of many talented costume designers such as: Adrian, Cecil Beaton, Donfeld, Morton Haack, Edith Head, Dorothy Jeakins, Elois Jenssen, Charles LeMaire, Jean Louis, Bob Mackie, Walter Plunkett, Helen Rose, Anthea Sylbert, Travilla, and Theadora Van Runkle.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Costume design drawings
    Costume design
    David C. Copley Foundation