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Drama & Theatre: Costume Design & Fashion History

This subject guide was created to support basic and advanced research in Drama & Theatre Resources at Alkek Library including playscripts, accents & dialects, and media & streaming video.

Costume Design & Fashion Web Sources

Costume & Fashion Books in the Collection

Search the library catalog for print and ebook resources related to costuming, movies, and more!


See also these subject headings:

Costume Design

Tailoring Pattern Construction

Costume history books (including design and accessories) can be found in the GT500-2370s call number range, on the 5th floor shelves and Oversize area.

There are also costume and fashion design books in the TT call number area on the 7th floor shelves and Oversize area.

Library Databases

Check the Image Databases for a complete listing of Alkek Library's holdings.

Using Popular Magazines in Print

Do we own print copies of a popular magazine?

1. Search by Magazine name:
Check the Periodical List (online content)  or Library Catalog (print content) to see if we have the magazine you want.

2. Locate the Magazine in the Shelves:
Print Journals and magazines published

  • after 1960-current are shelved by call number on the 3rd floor.
  • before 1960 are shelved by call number on floors 5-7.