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Dorothy Shaver Papers, ca. 1922-1959

view Dorothy Shaver Papers, ca. 1922-1959 digital asset number 1
Creator:
Shaver, Dorothy 1893-1959
Donor:
Shaver, Elsie
Collector:
Costume, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Subject:
Roosevelt, Eleanor 1884-1962
Lord & Taylor
Physical description:
7.6 cu. ft.: 27 boxes; and 14 items: 78 rpm phonograph records
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Scrapbooks
Clippings
Professional papers
Phonograph records
78 rpm records
Date:
1922
1959
ca 1922-1959
20th century
Notes:
One of the best-known women executives in the 1950s, Shaver became president of Lord & Taylor, 1945.
Summary:
News clippings, correspondence, subject files, photographs, awards, sound recordings, and scrapbooks.
Photographs: Includes images of Eleanor Roosevelt.
Publications:
Lord and Taylor aevertisement in: Museum of the City of New York, Paris / New York / Design Fashion Culture 1925-1940 (Monacelli Press, 1928), p. 166;
Cite as:
Dorothy Shaver Papers, 1922-1959, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Elsie Shaver
Topic:
Costume design
Women in business
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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