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Theatre Research Guide

Use this guide to find UNO library resources and other helpful research tools for Theatre.

Berg Fashion Library

Historical Newspapers

These historical newspaper databases contain full image scans of advertisements, artwork, and illustrations from newspapers and magazines. These may be of interest for graphic design, costume design, folk art, or other artists.

Select by document type or document feature to find images.

Library Resources

Free Online Resources

Books

Below you will find links to subject searches for various aspects of clothing and costume. You may want to add other terms to the searches to reflect location and/or time period.

HathiTrust

To best find items in HathiTrust use the advanced search feature to search for terms like: (clothing or dress) AND your location, then  limit by a specific date range. Once you find a promising book, use the thumbnails view to quickly scan the book for images.