The collection contains Bonnie Cashin's personal archive documenting her design career. The collection includes Cashin's design illustrations, writings on design, contractual paperwork, photographs of her clothing designs, and press materials including press releases and editorial coverage of her work.
The Drexel University Historic Costumes Collection represents fashion from the 1890s to 1999 and contains around 10,000 items. Digital database is currently under construction. Must create an account to view full size images.
LACMA has over 20,000 objects representing more than 100 cultures and 2,000 years of human creativity in the textile arts. Particularly well represented are European Renaissance and European and American textiles, accessories, and fashionable dress."
The Motely Collection at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign has over 5000 original items from more than 150 Shakespearean productions in England and the United States. These materials include costume and set designs, sketches, notes, photographs, prop lists, storyboards, and swatches of fabric.