collection SC.369 - Harper's Bazaar Fashion illustrations, 1940-1942

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Harper's Bazaar Fashion illustrations, 1940-1942


  • 1940-1942 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

1.75 linear feet
Fashion illustrations

Context area

Name of creator

(1867 (date of establishment))

Administrative history

Harper's Bazaar is an American fashion magazine founded in 1867 by Harper and Brothers. The magazine began as a weekly publication for women in middle and upper classes, eventually moving to monthly publication. In 1913, Harper's Bazaar was purchased by William Randolph Hearst. Currently, Harper's Bazaar is owned by the Hearst Corporation.

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Scope and content

This collection contains fashion illustrations (mainly garments) executed for Harper's Bazaar between the years of 1940-1942 by Dagmar Freuchen-Gale, Sara Johns and Reynaldo Luza. On the back of the illustrations there are Harper's Bazaar issue numbers that the illustrations were published in.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

This collection is arranged into a single series containing five folders. Within the series, folders are organized chronologically between the years 1940-1942.

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Conditions governing access

Access is open to researchers by appointment at the Fashion Institute of Technology Library, Department of Special Collections and FIT Archives.

Conditions governing reproduction

The Department of Special Collections and FIT Archives does not own copyright for all material held in its physical custody. It is the researcher's obligation to abide by and satisfy copyright law ( when copying or using materials (including digital materials) found in or made available from the department. When possible, the department will inform a researcher about the copyright status of material, the researcher's obligations with regard to such material, and, wherever possible, the owner or owners of the copyrights. Any and all reproduction of originals is at the archivist's discretion.

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      Existence and location of originals

      The Library of the Fashion Institute of Technology, Department of Special Collections and FIT Archives, 27th St. at 7th Ave., NY, NY , USA, 10001

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      The Library of the Fashion Institute of Technology, Department of Special Collections and FIT Archives, 27th St. at 7th Ave., NY, NY , USA, 10001

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      AAT; ANSI; DACS; DCMI; ISAD(G); ISO; LoC; NISO; etc.


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      • English


      • Latin


      Archivist's note

      Arrangement, description, and/or archival processing by Alicia Jaramillo, FIT, NY, NY, USA. Finding aid data formatted for AtoM and uploaded by Chelsea Cates.

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