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HowlRound Knowledge Commons
British Library Survey of English Dialects
The Survey of English Dialects (SED) was a groundbreaking nationwide survey of the vernacular speech of England, undertaken by researchers based at the University of Leeds under the direction of Harold Orton
IDEA International Dialects of English Archive
IDEA’s recordings are principally in English, are of native speakers, and include both English-language dialects and English spoken in the accents of other languages.
Costume Design & Fashion Web Sources
CoPA: Commercial Pattern Archive
This is the online finding tool (sometimes also contains pattern image and schematics) for the Pattern Archive at the University of Rhode Island. Does not include the full pattern, (those are available to examine by appointment) but can be used to date patterns or base patterns on image and schematic.
Costume Society of America
The Costume Society of America advances the global understanding of all aspects of dress and appearance.
Europeana Fashion Portal
Europeana Fashion - launched with a new look in May 2017 - brings together the digitised collections of more than 30 European public and private institutions.
Fashion Institute of Technology Museum
The Museum at FIT, accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, is one of a select group of specialized fashion museums, including the Muse de la Mode, the Mode Museum, and the Museo de la Moda.
Historical Costume Collection
The Historic Costume Collection is a database of books illustrating historic costume in the collections of the Carnegie Mellon University Libraries.
Victoria & Albert Museum Fashion Collections
Key items in the collection include rare 17th century gowns, 18th century ‘mantua’ dresses, 1930s eveningwear, 1960s daywear and post-war couture.
Latinx & Spanish-Language