Western Costume Company

Address: 
11041 Vanowen Street
North Hollywood, CA 91605-6314
United States
Contact: 
Leighton Bowers
Phone: 
818-508-2148

Archives and Collections

Description of Collection: 

Since 1912, Western Costume Company has supplied costumes for film, television, stage, and school productions. In 1915, this costume house established the first production research library. Today the library’s holdings document what people around the world have worn throughout the ages. The library’s archival holdings consist of costume sketches, historic costumes, and the Twentieth Century Fox costume still collection from the late 1930s -1970s.

Regions covered: 
The following list of counties: Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Kern, Tulare, Inyo, Mono, San Bernardino, Riverside, Imperial, San Diego, Orange

Management

Catalog System: 
Books are organized thematically. Periodicals are alphabetical. Clipping/picture files are alphabetical by subject.
Repository: 
Yes
Loans to Outside?: 
Yes
Exhibited?: 
Yes