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Resources and videos from the Powerhouse Museum’s Dress Register project-
Historic Fashion Periodicals at FIT Special Collections (PDF)
(includes a very helpful subject guide at the end, to help you find periodicals appropriate to your research)
Fukai, Akiko, Tamami Suoh, and Kyoto Fukushoku Bunka Kenkyu Zaidan. Fashion : the collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute : a history from the 18th to the 20th century. K232oln ; Los Angeles: Taschen, 2002
Johnston, Lucy. Nineteenth Century Fashion in Detail. V & A Publishing, 2009.
Taylor, Lou. Establishing Dress History. Manchester University Press, 2004. Print.
—. The Study of Dress History. Manchester University Press, 2002. Print.
Kajitani, Nobuko. “Care of Fabrics in the Museum.” Preservation of Paper and Textiles of Historic and Artistic Value: A Symposium Sponsored by the Cellulose, Paper, and Textile Division at the 172nd Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, Calif., Aug. 30-31, 1976. Washington: American Chemical Society, 1978. 161-180.
Calasibetta, Charlotte Mankey, and Phyllis Tortora. The Fairchild Dictionary of Fashion. 3rd ed. Fairchild Pubns, 2003
Tortora, Phyllis G. Fairchild’s Dictionary of Textiles. 7th ed. Fairchild Pubns, 1996.
Steele, Valerie. “A Museum of Fashion Is More Than a Clothes-Bag..” Fashion Theory 2 no4 (1998): 327-335.
Fleming, E. McClung. “Artifact Study: A Proposed Model.” Winterthur Portfolio 9 (1974): 153-173.
Prown, Jules David. “Mind in Matter: An Introduction to Material Culture Theory and Method.” Winterthur Portfolio 17.1 (1982): 1-19. Web. 10 Feb 2010.
—. “Style as Evidence.” Winterthur Portfolio 15.3 (1980): 197-210. Web. 10 Feb 2010.
—. Art as evidence : writings on art and material culture. New Haven Conn.: Yale University Press, 2001.
Schlereth, Thomas J. Material culture studies in America. Nashville, Tenn.: American Association for State and Local History, 1982.
Recommended by Rebecca Edwards-
Bruno, Maryann, and Elizabeth A. Daniels. Vassar College. Charleston, SC: Arcadia,
Daniels, Elizabeth A. Bridges to the World: Henry Noble MacCracken and Vassar
College. Clinton Corners, NY: College Avenue Press, 1994.
Horowitz, Helen Lefkowitz. Alma Mater: Design and Experience in the Women’s
Colleges from Their Nineteenth-Century Beginnings to the 1930s. New York:
Rosenberg, Rosalind. Beyond Separate Spheres: The Intellectual Roots of Modern
Feminism. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1982.
Solomon, Barbara Miller. In the Company of Educated Women: A History of Women
and Higher Education in America. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1985.
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