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Fashion and Costume

This Library Research Guide is intended as a starting place for UCLA researchers, pointing to resources and strategies for finding information about fashion, costume, and related topics.

Archival Research

Search the following databases in order to locate archival collections:

UCLA Special Collections

The UCLA Library Special Collections houses several important fashion and costume design archives, including the collections of  Lucile, Lady Duff GordonPeggy Hamilton Adams, Dorothy Jeakins, Rudi Gernreich and Bonnie Cashin. In addition, Library Special Collections holds a large amount of primary source materials pertaining to film and television that includes material on costume design.  Consult the following links for additional collection information:

Other UCLA Special Collections

UCLA University Archives

The UCLA Archives houses records related to the history and activities of the UCLA campus.  Consult the following links for additional collection information: