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Fashion and Costume Research

Digital Collections of Primary Sources

Vassar College Fashion and Costume

Vassarion (yearbook) (Main LD 7188.V3)

Vassar Digital Library
Relevant collections include Glass Plate Negatives, Early Vassar, Vintage Vassar (videos)

19th C. Magazines Reporting on Culture and Fashion

La Belle Assemblee, or Court and Fashionable Magazine (available in British Periodicals)

Bow Bells (available in British Periodicals)

Century Magazine  (AP2.C4)

Every Saturday: an Illustrated Weekly Journal (AP2.E93)

Harper's Weekly (in Special Collections, also online)

Ladies' Repository (fewer illustrations) (AP2.L15)

L'Illustration (in Special Collections)

Die Gartenlaube (in Special Collections)

Diogenes 1853 only (AP101.D5)

Puck (in Special Collections; some volumes available in HathiTrust )

Punch (in Special Collections; some volumes available in HathiTrust)

Kladderadatsch (in Special Collections; some volumes available in HathiTrust)

Godey's Magazine (Special Collections/Grille and online in American Periodical Series)

Journal des Demoiselles (some issues are available via Gallica)

 

Vassar College Fashion and Costume

Vassarion (yearbook) (Main LD 7188.V3)

Vassar Digital Library
Relevant collections include Glass Plate Negatives, Early Vassar, Vintage Vassar (videos)

What are Primary Sources?

Indexes to Primary Sources