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

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Irene scrapbooks
    Date (inclusive): 1932-1962
    Date (bulk): 1940s
    Collection number: 316
    Creator: Irene
    Extent: 7 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

    Irene scrapbooks, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Phyllis Goldberg, 1970


    Irene, born Irene Lentz and also known as Irene Gibbons, was an American costume designer active from the 1930s to early 1960s. She received Oscar nominations for costume design for B. F.'S DAUGHTER (1948) and MIDNIGHT LACE (1960).

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Irene scrapbooks span the years 1932-1962 (bulk 1940s) and encompass approximately 7 linear feet. The 7 scrapbooks contain clippings, correspondence, mementoes, and photographs. The 2 photograph albums contain reference photographs of stars in costumes designed by Irene.


    Arranged in the following series: Not arranged in series.

    Indexing Terms

    Irene , 1901-1962--Archives.
    costume designers