John Harkrider and Associates costume designs

John Harkrider and Associates costume designs

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Harkrider, John, 1900-
Creator: John Harkrider and Associates.
Title: John Harkrider and Associates costume designs
Dates: circa 1920-1932
Quantity: 2.0 Linear feet (1 oversized box)
Abstract:The collection consists of fifty-three 8x10 mounted costume designs by John Harkrider of John Harkrider and Associates from ca. 1920-1932. Created for various productions of Flo Ziegfeld, each design includes the name of the production and the star for whom the costume was designed.
Coll. Number: ms1290

Biographical/Historical Note

John Harkrider and Associates is owned by John Harkrider, who was an art director, costume designer, and actor. He was born in Abilene, Texas, in November of 1899, and he died in California in 1982 at the age of 82. He is well known for designing costumers for the original 1927 Broadway production of "Show Boat" and its 1932 revival. He also helped designed the Universal Pictures trademark used from 1936 to 1946 which was sometimes used in the 1970s.

Index Terms

Costume designers--United States.
Costume--United States.
Ziegfeld, Flo, 1869-1932

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Harkrider and Associates costume designs, MS 1290. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

OS Box
1Costume design drawings (53)