Skip to Main Content
UAFS logo

THEA 3523/4553 - Stage Makeup & Costume Design: Books

Costume Design and Stage Makeup

Catalog Searches

The word Theatre is often spelled as Theater.  Watch for variant spellings of this term.  It could affect search results.


  • Keyword searches are those in which you use your own search terms.  They are generally more comprehensive than Subject Searches.


  • shakespeare and costumes
  • clothing or dress
  • fashion design
  • women and clothing and medieval
  • headgear and Roman 
  • masks and African


Subject Searches  are based on Library of Congress Subject Headings.  They are usually more precise than keyword searches.


  • Clothing and Dress
  • Clothing - History
  • Costume
  • Costume Design
  • Costume Design - History
  • Costume - Social Aspects
  • Costumes in Art
  • Fashion - History - 20th Century
  • Masks
  • Men's Clothing
  • Textiles
  • Theatrical Costume
  • Theatrical Makeup
  • Theatrical Wigs
  • Wigs


Using Interlibrary Loan

Set up an Interlibrary Loan account to get loans of books and order articles that are not available in the library.


Catalog Search

EverythingPeer-reviewed articlesBooks

World Catalog

The World Catalog is a huge database representing holdings of libraries across the United States and some countries abroad.  Many of these holdings, especially books, are available for loan through Interlibrary Loan.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search

Electronic Books

Electronic books in the Boreham Library on theatre and drama are available at this link.  More specific topics can be searched individually.