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THTR 4436 - History of Period Styles

Useful Subject Headings

The following are official Library of Congress Subject Headings that can be useful for finding books in the library catalog.

Subject Headings (to be used in the library catalog)

  • "Stage history"
  • "Dramatic production"
  • "Production and direction"
  • Costume
  • Clothing 
  • Fashion
  • Painting
  • Theater
  • Drama
  • History
  • Medieval
  • Renaissance
  • "18th century"
  • "19th century"
  • Primary sources:
    • Diaries
    • Correspondence
    • Personal narratives

Sample searches (to be used in Discovery):

  • "19th century" and (costume or clothing)
  • medieval and (costume or clothing)
  • renaissance and painting
  • "world war 1939-1945" and (diaries or correspondence or "personal narratives") and american
  • Shakespeare and "dramatic production"
  • Greece and theater and production
  • Rome and theater and costume
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