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The Fashion Archives and Museum (FA&M) is a unique educational laboratory and museum that enhances our understanding of society through the study of dress. Since its establishment in 1980, the Archives have served as a teaching, research and exhibition resource for university students, faculty, and for members of the greater South Central Pennsylvania community and nearby states. It operates in association with Shippensburg University's College of Arts and Sciences and the Institute for Public Service. The primary function of the Archives is to preserve and exhibit its collection of clothing and accessories and to make those materials available for teaching and research purposes to persons and groups both on- and off-campus.

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FA&M and the Hanover Historical Society sponsor Titanic Fashions Exhibit
January 5, 2012

The Shippensburg University Fashion Archives and Museum and the Hanover Area Historical Society are pleased to announce their first joint exhibit Titanic Fashions: High Style in the 1910s. The exhibit will be held in the historical society's Warehime-Myers mansion, which dates to 1911-1912.

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The Shippensburg University Fashion Archives and Museum (FA&M) is located in the lower level of Harley Hall.

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Admission to FA&M is free. For more information, call (717) 477-1239 or e-mail fasharch@ship.edu.

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Woman's burgundy wool wrapper, 1894-1895. Standing collar is trimmed with a large bow of silk-satin and lace at the center front neckline. Worn by Sarah Eyre (Blair) Glover (b. 1861-d. 1929) of Richmond, VA. (S2010-01-137 Glover)