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Historical Costume: Find Books

Find library and online resources related to costume studies, theory, and historical fashion for class projects and your general research needs.

Browsing by Call Number


 GN 407 -  517   Cultural Traits
 GT 500 -  2370  Manners & Customs (incl. Costumes)
 N 8217  Costumes in Art
 TT 490 -  979  Clothing, Home Arts,  Hairdressing
 TX  Home Economics


Because Costume Studies is such an interdisciplinary field, useful sources can also be found in other subject areas as well, including cultural studies, history, art, and literature.

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LC Call Numbers

The Fontbonne library uses Library of Congress call numbers to organize its collection. The classification system separates all material into 21 classes, each with its own alphabet letter. These classes are divided into smaller classes, or subclasses, identified by additional letters and numbers.

You can search Fontbonne's library catalog by call number HERE.

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