Found 8 collections related to Dancers -- United States -- 20th century

Tunis, Fay
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1950-001
(1 portfolio)
Fay Tunis (1887-1967) was a dancer who appeared in two Broadway shows in the 1910s, and later danced in various burlesque houses in New York and elsewhere. In addition to her stage appearances, Fay Tunis appeared in at least one silent film, a... more
Nugent, Pete
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 440
1.3 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume)
The Pete Nugent papers (1928-1973) provide a glimpse into Nugent's career as a tap dancer. The collection contains correspondence with Mamie McDowell, photographs, Nugent's passport and address book, an announcement for the opening of his dance... more
Rotov, Alex
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-133
.3 linear feet (1 box)
The Alex Rotov scrapbook consists of pages of clippings documenting the career of comic dancer Alex Rotov (a.k.a. Alexis Rotov).
Danielian, Leon, 1920-1997;Loring, Eugene, 1914-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 178
8.09 linear feet (9 boxes)
The Leon Danielian Papers document the career of the American ballet dancer and teacher through an extensive set of photographs, as well as a more limited selection of correspondence, clippings, financial records, and teaching materials.... more
Weidman, Charles
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 320
3.4 linear feet (9 boxes)
Charles Weidman (1901-1975) was a dancer, choreographer, and teacher known for his roles as a member of the Denishawn Company, and later for founding his own companies: the Humphrey-Weidman Concert Company, Theatre Dance Company, and An Expression... more
Blair, Fredrika Tuttle
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 322
1.93 linear feet (5 boxes)
Fredrika Blair Hastings (formerly Fredrika Tuttle Blair),1918-1990, published the biography Isadora, Portrait of the Artist as a Woman (McGraw-Hill, 1986). The biography was the culmination of thirty years of research on Isadora Duncan (1877-1927)... more
De Mille, Agnes
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 80
7 document boxes 121 folders
After years of gathering material and working on the manuscript, Agnes de Mille published her book Martha: The Life and Work of Martha Graham :The Life and Work of... more
Barstow, Richard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1981-001
17 linear feet (28 boxes)
The Richard and Edith Barstow Papers document the careers of the sister and brother, both as dancers, then as choreographers and directors, for stage, screen, television, the Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus, nightclubs, and industrial... more