Collection SC.374 - Marc Bohan for Christian Dior sketches, 1965-1967

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Reference code

US NNFIT SC.374

Title

Marc Bohan for Christian Dior sketches, 1965-1967

Date(s)

  • 1965-1967 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

.5 linear feet

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Archival history

According to the seller Glenn Horowitz, this collection of sketches was from a single client of the house of Dior, created for her review/selection during her debutante season of 1966. The client isn't specified but a single piece of hand-written correspondence from the vendeuse at Dior is addressed to "Miss Coleman."

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

This collection was purchased from Glenn Horowitz Booksellers with a grant from the Buddy Taub Foundation, December 2016.

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Scope and content

This collection contains sixty-six original sketches (23 pencil and watercolor and 23 pencil) by Marc Bohan for Christian Dior with fabric swatches attached. All on Christian Dior letterhead.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

This collection is a single series housed in five folders.

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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 (http://www.copyright.gov/title17/92chap1.html#108) 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.

Language of material

  • English
  • French

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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

Existence and location of copies

FIDM in Los Angeles has a large selection of similar original sketches by Bohan.

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

Status

Level of detail

Full

Dates of creation revision deletion

Language(s)

  • English

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Archivist's note

Arrangement, description, and/or archival processing by April Calahan, FIT, NY, NY, USA.

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