Head, Edith

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Edith Head was a hollywood costume designer.

From the description of Ten Commandments costume continuity book, 1954-4956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367827687

According to the donor, the sketches are executed by various studio artists, following the design ideas of Edith Head, and approved by Head.

From the description of Design illustrations for Western films [graphic]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81150916

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Letters to Joan Crawford, 1972-1976 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Head, Edith. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Swift, David, 1919-2001. Papers of David Swift, 1951-1965. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Crawford, Joan, 1908-1977. Letters to Joan Crawford, 1972-1976. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Gypsy Rose Lee papers, 1910-1970 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Kevles, Barbara L. Papers : 1971-1976. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Brooklyn Museum. Art Reference Library. Fashion and costume sketch collection. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn [Papers for cinema]. University of Southern California, USC Libraries
referencedIn Head, Edith, 1897-1981 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Brooklyn Museum of Art Libraries and Archives,. Fashion and costume sketch collection: designer files. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Head, Edith. Design illustrations for Western films [graphic]. Gene Autry Western Heritage Museum
creatorOf Head, Edith. Ten Commandments costume continuity book, 1954-4956. American Primers
referencedIn William Gedney Photographs and Writings, 1940s-1989 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Head, Edith. Costume design for Mae West, 19-- New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Swanson, Gloria. Papers. Series I. Correspondence, 1907-1983. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Swanson, Gloria. Papers. Series II. Career, ca. 1914-1983. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Head, Edith. Papers, 1934-1965. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
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associatedWith Brooklyn Museum. Art Reference Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Brooklyn Museum of Art Libraries and Archives, corporateBody
associatedWith Crawford, Joan, 1908-1977. person
associatedWith DeMille, Cecil B. (Cecil Blount), 1881-1959. person
associatedWith Friberg, Arnold, 1913- person
associatedWith Gedney, William, d. 1989 person
associatedWith Jensen, John. person
associatedWith Kevles, Barbara L. person
associatedWith Lee, Gypsy Rose, 1914-1970 person
associatedWith Swanson, Gloria. person
associatedWith Swift, David, 1919-2001. person
associatedWith West, Mae. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
Subject
Fashion
Academy Awards (Motion pictures)
Motion pictures--Production and direction
Costume design
Western films--Pictorial works
Women in the motion picture industry
Costume designers
Motion picture industry
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Birth 1897-10-28

Death 1981-10-24

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