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- Detroit Historical Museums Historic Costume Collection - Dorothea June Grossbart Historic Costume Collection (Wayne State University) - Meadow Brook Hall Historic Costume Collection - The Henry Ford Costume Collection
"includes over 13,000 images of items selected from the Federal Theatre Project Collection at the Library of Congress. Featured here are stage and costume designs, still photographs, posters, and scripts for productions of Macbeth and The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus as staged by Orson Welles, and for Power, a topical drama of the period (over 3,000 images). Also included are 68 other playscripts (6,500 images) and 168 documents selected from the Federal Theatre Project Administrative Records (3,700 images)."
"a rare collection of original materials on the theatre comprising over 5000 items from more than 150 productions in England and the United States. These materials include costume and set designs, sketches, notes, photographs, prop lists, storyboards, and swatches of fabric."
Books available in the UCF Library
Victorian Fashions & Costumes from Harper's Bazar, 1867-1898
Call Number: Reference NE 1530.B42 1974
Slide Collections in the UCF Library
A History of Costume in Slides, Notes, and Commentaries
by by Jeanne Button ; photography by Stephen Sbarge
Call Number: Main Library Special Collections Oversize -- TT504.B98 1975
Documents in detail the historical development of both men's and women's fashion from ancient Egyptian times to the twentieth century. (1186 color slides)
- v. 1. 3100 B.C. to 1100 A.D.
- v. 2. 1100 to 1510
- v. 3. 1500- 1615
- v. 4. 1615 to 1785
- v. 5. 1785 to 1930.
The following slide collections are available for Faculty Checkout Only.
Architecture, Interiors & Furniture
by Stephen Sbarge
Call Number: Main Library Special Collections -- NA202.S25 1978
The slides and text for each period are side by side in eight bound ringbinder volumes with slip cases. (1900 color slides)
- v. 1. 2800 B.C.-150 B.C. Egypt, Crete-Mycenae, Greece
- v. 2. 350 B.C.-325 A.D. Rome, Pompeii
- v. 3. 250-1200. Early Christian, Byzantine, Romanesque
- v. 4. 660-1540. Gothic, English Medieval
- v. 5. 1420-1600. Italian Renaissance
- v. 6. 1500-1750. European Renaissance, Baroque
- v. 7. 1600-1800. France, England
- v. 8. 1800-1975. Europe, United States.