Phyllis Dubsky Feldkamp papers 1930-1990


Phyllis Dubsky Feldkamp papers 1930-1990

Phyllis Dubsky Feldcamp graduated from Bryn Mawr in 1937. Circulating primarily in the fashion world, she was an acclaimed writer and editor. The collection includes interviews and correspondence with figures in the fashion industry. Additionally, it contains over 300 photographs, ranging from high quality prints to candids and photographs of herself. Phyllis Dubsky Feldcamp is now retired and lives in Ardmore, PA.

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