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Costume History Research Resources: Reference Resources

Costume History Reference Resources

Use Reference Resources to get background information on your topic, including historical overviews, terminology, timelines, and images. Many of these sources include bibliographies which list additional books and journal articles that would be useful for further research on the topic.

All Reference materials are shelved on Wilson 4. These are selections from the available resources:

Theatre Reference Resources

Use Reference Resources to get background information on a play, actor, playwright, theme or terminology. Many of these sources include bibliographies which list additional books and journal articles that would be useful for further research on the topic.

All Reference materials are shelved on Wilson 4. These are selections from the available resources:

  • Chronology of American Musical Theatre (2 vols.) Ref ML1711.8 N3 N62 2002
  • Elements of Style Ref NK750 E48 2003
  • Critical Survey of Drama (8 vols.) Ref PN1625 C68 2003
  • World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre (6 vols.) Ref PN1861 W67 1994
  • Oxford Companion to the Theatre Ref PN2035 H3 1983
  • International Dictionary of Theatre Ref PN2035 I49 1992
    v.1 Plays; v.2 Playwrights; v.3 Actors, Directors and Designers
  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre & Performance (2 vols.) Ref PN2035 O94 2003
  • Dictionary of the Theatre: Terms, Concepts and Analysis Ref PN2035 P2913 1998
  • Historic Costume for the Stage Ref PN2067 B3
  • Theatrical Costume, Masks, Makeup and Wigs Ref PN2067 J69 2000
  • Oxford Companion to American Theatre Ref PN2220 B6 1992
  • American Theatre 1969-2000 Ref PN2277 N5 H57 2001
  • Cambridge History of British Theatre (3 vols.) Ref PN2581 C36 2004
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