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Lido de Paris Costume Designs (MS-01088)

Abstract

The Lido de Paris Costume Designs contain 29 full color costume designs likely created for the Lido de Paris show in Paris, France which ran during the 1950s and 1960s. The designs are unsigned, but likely created by costume designer Louis Folco. Some designs match costumes worn in the 1956 "C'est Magnifique" show.

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Date
1950 to 1969
Extent
0.37 Cubic Feet (1 oversized box)
1.35 Linear Feet
Resource Type
Collection
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Scope and Contents

The Lido de Paris Costume Designs contain 29 full color costume designs likely created for the Lido de Paris show in Paris, France which ran during the 1950s and 1960s. The designs are unsigned, but likely created by costume designer Louis Folco. Some designs match costumes worn in the 1956 "C'est Magnifique" show. All designs are hand drawn and colored, and a number contain the show theme or dance number associated with the design, such as "Can Can showgirls," "Mambo," "Polka," "Jungle number for Bluebells," and "Muses."

Arrangement

Materials remain in the order they were received.

Related Materials

The following resources may provide additional information related to the materials in this collection:

Valda and Esper Esau Collection on Lido de Paris, 1954-2014. MS-00520. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Donn Arden Photographs, approximately 1920-1989. PH-00328. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Donn Arden Papers, 1910s-1990s. MS-00425. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Margaret Kelly Collection on the Bluebell Girls, 1935-1997. MS-00604. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Margo Mansergh Papers, approximately 1920-2010. MS-01048. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Preferred Citation

Lido de Paris Costume Designs, approximately 1950-1969. MS-01088. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

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US::NvLN::MS01088
Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials were donated in 2021 by Patrick Leibovici; accession number 2021-144.

Processing Information

In 2022, Sarah Jones rehoused the material and created the finding aid in ArchivesSpace.

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