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Mormons -- California -- Los Angeles

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Carole Reid Burr and Sharon Reid Alden collection on Rose Marie Reid

Identifier: MSS 8044
Scope and Contents Collection contains materials pertaining to the life of Rose Marie Reid. It contains her personal and professional materials documenting the growth, popularity, and decline of her business in swimwear. Her professional materials contain advertisements, legal documents, and actual swimsuits designed by Reid. Her personal papers include her correspondence, both private and related to her designs, and several speeches she gave as her fame and renown grew. Her ecclesiastical papers discuss her...
Dates: 1899-2004

Rose Marie Reid acquisitions, approximately 1965-2001

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8044 Series 2 Sub-Series 9
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: approximately 1965-2001

Rose Marie Reid advertisements, articles, and photographs, approximately 1938-1988

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8044 Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: approximately 1938-1988

Rose Marie Reid awards, approximately 1953-1964

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8044 Series 2 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains records of Rose Marie Reid's awards. Includes photographs and articles about her success, especially the American Sportswear Design award and Designer of the Year award. Also contains collections of programs from these awards ceremonies, photographs of Reid accepting the awards, and a couple of actual medals and a trophy. Dated approximately 1953 to 1964.

Dates: approximately 1953-1964

Rose Marie Reid catalogs, approximately 1948-1968

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8044 Series 2 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: approximately 1948-1968

Rose Marie Reid correspondence and speeches, approximately 1953-1979

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8044 Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains speeches given by Reid and correspondence to family and friends. Speeches were given at various locations, including church groups, schools, and civic centers. Also includes many speeches given at Brigham Young University. Speeches pertain to business and life success, religion, and beauty. Correspondence pertains to her life and legacy. Includes letters from fans who attended her speeches. Dated approximately 1953-1979.

Dates: approximately 1953-1979

Rose Marie Reid design materials, approximately 1947-1956

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8044 Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains design materials for Rose Marie Reid's business. Includes sketches of her plans for designs, design books with scraps of fabric to match each design, and photographs of the dresses with inventory information. All materials pertain to her swimsuit lines. Dated approximately 1947 to 1956.

Dates: approximately 1947-1956

Rose Marie Reid ecclesiastical papers, approximately 1943-1988

Identifier: MSS 8044 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains materials related to Rose Marie Reid's ecclesiastical work. Includes materials pertaining to her effort to conduct missionary work among Jewish people, including drafts of her pamphlet "Attention Israel" and collections of visual aids she found helpful. Also includes her correspondence relating to the creation of the booklet and some reflections on her experiences. This series also contains her work related to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including documents on...
Dates: approximately 1943-1988

Rose Marie Reid family papers, approximately 1899-1998

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8044 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains clippings and files on Rose Marie Reid's family, including her daughters, Carole Reid Burr and Sharon Reid Alden. Includes a folder of newspaper clippings on the death of her brother and sister-in-law, notes on Reid's ancestors, including Orson Hyde and Matthew Cowley, and Yancey family history. These files also include letters and photographs of their ancestors, of Reid, and her daughters. Dated approximately 1899-1998.

Dates: approximately 1899-1998

Rose Marie Reid lawsuits, approximately 1940-1971

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8044 Series 2 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents

Contains documents related to lawsuits filed against the Rose Marie Reid company. Includes correspondence between lawyers, tax files for a case in Canada, and rights and royalty information. All the cases pertain to Reid's business and incorporation. Includes contracts and records of the actual cases. Dated approximately 1940 to 1971.

Dates: approximately 1940-1971