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MS Thr 1290

Sharaff, Irene. Irene Sharaff costume designs, 1950-1967: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


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Descriptive Summary

Location: pfd
Call No.: MS Thr 1290
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Sharaff, Irene.
Title: Irene Sharaff costume designs,
Date(s): 1950-1967.
Quantity: 1 collection (.3 linear feet (18 drawings in 16 folders)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Costume designs for Broadway musicals, ballet and film.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

No accession number. Purchased with the Beatrice, Benjamin and D. Richard Bader Fund; received: 1998 September 2.
No accession number. Purchased with various funds; 1999 November 24.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Irina Klyagin

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Irene Sharaff Costume Designs, 1950-1967 (MS Thr 1290) Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Irene Sharaff (1910-1993) was an American costume designer for musical theater, ballet and film.


Arranged alphabetically by title.

Scope and Contents

Includes designs for ballets Age of anxiety, Fanfare, and 3 x 3; musicals The King and I, Flower drum song, Hallelujah, baby and Zorba; and motion picture Can-can.

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