Dorothy Jeakins costume design drawings

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Dorothy Jeakins costume design drawings
Date (inclusive): 1948-1978
Collection number: 322
Creator: Jeakins, Dorothy
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Dorothy Jeakins costume design drawings, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Dorothy Jeakins and Peter Jeakins Dane, 1988-1996


Dorothy Jeakins was an American costume designer active in film from 1948 to 1987. She was nominated twelve times in the costume design category and received three Academy Awards, including one for JOAN OF ARC (1948).

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Dorothy Jeakins costume design drawings span the years 1948-1978. A little more than a dozen films are represented by around 75 drawings.


Arranged in the following series: 1. Production Art, subseries A. Produced

Indexing Terms

Jeakins, Dorothy , 1914-1995--Archives.
costume designers