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Costume History

University Library Collection

The books below are a sample from the University Library collection. Most books on Costume and Fashion are on the second floor and shelved according to their call number which begin with the letters GT. If you need help finding a book, please ask your librarian. 


To search for books in the online catalog, go to the library homepage and click on Advanced Search under the query box:

Next select what you would like to search for, choose Subject in the first pull down menu, and type "costume" on the first query line. Next type "fashion" on the second query line, then click the link for add a new line and select OR in the pull down menu and type "history" on to the new query line. Then click on Search

When you get your results, use the menu on the left to refine your results:

Once in the book record, find the location of the book and its cal number:

Scroll down in the item record for options print, email, or get the citation. Also, you may want to locate the Subject Headings, so you can click on the links to search the catalog for similar material: