The Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library

THEA 250: Costume and Fashion: Primary Sources


*Note: For some aspects of your research, you may find yourself using contemporary sources as primary sources (especially if you're looking at the process and work of a designer or design team) which you can find on the open-web. Check out the "Finding and using open-web sources" page*

How might you use primary sources?

  • -Examples of design
  • -Insight into the historical time period
  • -Insight into how a specific designer or design team works
  • -Insight into how designers working in a particular media type work