Alicia Finkel papers
Scope and Contents
The Alicia Finkel papers contain correspondence, press clippings and publicity, miscellaneous notes, published articles by Alicia Finkel, sketches of costume and set designs, and slides.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research use.
Biographical / Historical
Alicia Finkel, a native of Buenos Aires, Argentina, received a Master of Fine Arts degree in 1957 from the National School of Fine Arts of the University of Buenos Aires. After moving to the United States in 1965, she worked for the Pittsburgh Playhouse, St. Louis Municipal Theatre, St. Paul Civic Opera, Berkshire Regional Theatre, Arlington Park Theatre, Equity Library Theatre, and several Off-Broadway venues. She joined the Goodman Theatre staff in 1968 as PrincipalvCostume Designer. In 1976, Finkel joined the faculty of the University of Connecticut's Department of Dramatic Arts. Her book Romantic Stages: Set and Costume Design in Victorian England was published in 1996.
9.5 Linear Feet (12 boxes)
Language of Materials
The Alicia Finkel papers are organized into five series: 1. Biographical; 2. Correspondence; 3. Publications; 4. Research Files; 5. Costume and Set Designs.
See series-level notes for individual arrangement details.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Costume design--Archival resources--United States Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Costume design--Specimens Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Costume designers--United States--Archives Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Set designers--United States--Archives Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Theaters--Stage-setting and scenery--Archival resources Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Guide to Alicia Finkel papers
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English