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

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Leah Rhodes costume design drawings
    Date (inclusive): 1941-1970
    Date (bulk): 1940s-1950s
    Collection number: 96
    Creator: Rhodes, Leah
    Extent: 5.3 linear feet of papers.
    Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    Languages: English

    Important Information for Users of the Collection

    Access

    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

    Leah Rhodes costume design drawings, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of the Leah Rhodes family (Eugene Montgomery, Walter Montgomery, Etta Moriaty, Helen Oberholtzer, and Flora Richardson), 1986

    Biography

    Leah Rhodes was an American costume designer active from the 1930s through 1960s. She received an Academy Award in costume design for THE ADVENTURES OF DON JUAN (1949).

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Leah Rhodes costume design drawings span the years 1941-1970 (bulk 1940s-1950s) and encompass 5.3 linear feet. The collection consists almost entirely of original costume design drawings, with 30 films represented by approximately 120 designs. A sampling of Rhodes's nonfilm work, which ranged from general fashion design to elaborate costumes created for Las Vegas shows, is also included.

    Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series: 1. Production Art.

    Indexing Terms

    Rhodes, Leah , 1902-1986--Archives.
    costume designers