Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Contains files on the acquisitions of the Rose Marie Reid company, and other companies' acquisitions of Rose Marie Reid. Includes documents on trademark transference, correspondence between lawyers, Reid and her daughter Carole, invoices, and contracts. Includes references to the Sirena Apparel Group, United Merchants and Manufacturers, and several other companies. Dated approximately 1965 to 2001.
Contains various clippings from newspapers and magazines about Rose Marie Reid swimsuits. Includes advertisements for her swimsuits and other clothing, as well as articles on the rise of the company and Reid herself as a designer, mother, and member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Dated approximately 1938 to 1988.
Contains catalogs for Rose Marie Reid's swimsuit collections. Includes some of her early catalogs for the Canadian line, as well as later ones. Also contains catalogs from her juniors' collection of teen swimsuits, and from collections featuring her swimsuits under different labels, such as the Marina del Mar collections. Dated approximately 1948 to 1968.
Contains materials which pertain to the work of Rose Marie Reid. Includes clippings advertising her swimsuits in newspapers and magazines, sketches and design books, awards, catalogs, and legal files. Also contains records of lawsuits and acquisitions, as well as actual swimsuits and wigs designed by Reid. All materials pertain to the success of her swimsuit designs and other fashion designs. Dated approximately 1934-2004.
Contains promotional materials on Rose Marie Reid's fashion collections. Includes instructions for salesgirls on how to sell swimsuits, and pamphlets about the suits. Promotional materials relate to selling new Lycra suits, knit suits, and a variety of other styles. Contains magazines and other publications showing the positive view of Reid's company and the naming of the Rose Marie Reid rose. Dated approximately 1947 to 1966.
Contains original swimsuits designed by Reid. Includes several with her new elements, including tummy control, boyshort bottoms, Lycra, and knits. Also includes some swimsuits sewn with gold thread or gold leaf for glamour purposes. Dated approximately 1938 to 1980.
Contains a few video recordings of Reid swimsuits. Includes two movies that feature Reid's swimsuits on the actresses. Also contains a recording of CBS news from 2004. Also contains one unlabeled audiotape. Dated approximately 1960 to 2004.
Contains files on Reid's small line of wigs. Includes papers on how this got started, as well as catalogs and advertisements for the wigs. Also includes actual wigs sold by Reid. Dated approximately 1964-1966.