Found 25 collections related to New York City Ballet

Bolender, Todd
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 149
1 box (10 folders)
Todd Bolender was born Feb. 27, 1914 in Canton, Ohio and settled in New York City in 1936 where he studied with Hanya Holm. Lincoln Kirstein and George Balanchine recruited him for their first company, the American Ballet. Kirstein asked him to... more
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 98-4744
16 albums (approximately 650 photographic prints), b&w, 32 x 30 x 8 cm; 16 albums (approximately 650 photographic prints), b&w, 32 x 30 x 8 cm
Photographer George Platt Lynes was born in East Orange, New Jersey in 1907. He attended the Berkshire School in Massachusetts, where Lincoln Kirstein was a classmate. Lynes set up his studio in New York City in 1932 and began taking photos for... more
Swope, Martha.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-048
950 boxes (399 linear feet), some col. 51 x 61 cm. or smaller
Internationally acclaimed performing arts photographer Martha Swope was born in Waco, Texas and is a graduate of Baylor University. She came to New York to attend the School of American Ballet. Swope's career as the performance photographer of... more
Kirkland, Gelsey
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 369
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Gelsey Kirkland is an American dancer, teacher, and author. The Gelsey Kirkland papers hold photocopied correspondence and writings, some of which detail her trip to Moscow in 1972 with the New York City Ballet.
Fontaine, Edwina Seaver
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 447
1.76 linear feet (4 boxes, 2 volumes)
Edwina Seaver Fontaine (née Seaver, 1927-2014), was a Balanchine dancer, dance instructor, and teacher of Pilates. The Edwina Seaver Fontaine papers, dated 1927 to 2003, reflect Fontaine's career mostly through her correspondence and photographs.... more
Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-1996
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 418
7.6 linear feet (18 boxes, 1 volume)
Lincoln Kirstein was a ballet patron, writer, and general director of the New York City Ballet from 1948 to 1989. The Lincoln Kirstein papers, Additions (1907-1989) contain writings, correspondence, photographs, financial records, and contracts.... more
Lynes, George Platt, 1907-1955
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 16-243
10.41 linear feet (27 boxes)
The George Platt Lynes Photographs collection documents dance (principally ballet) photographs taken by George Platt Lynes from 1933 to 1955 and contains mostly black and white negatives and some prints.
Eglevsky, André
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 411
2.41 linear feet (8 boxes)
André Eglevsky (1917-1977) was a Russian-born ballet dancer and teacher. The collection dates from 1929 to 1989 and contains photographs, scrapbooks, choreography, and correspondence.
D'Amboise, Carolyn George
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 14-6764
25.36 linear feet (63 boxes)
The Carolyn George Photographs consist of approximately 100,000 images: black and white and color prints, contact sheets, negatives, and slides of both dance and non-dance subjects photographed by Carolyn George from the 1950s to 2005. The... more
Dollar, William
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 259
8.06 linear feet (20 boxes)
William Dollar (1907-1986) was an American ballet dancer, choreographer, and ballet master associated with numerous American companies for more than 30 years. Yvonne Patterson, (1910-2010) was an original Balanchine ballerina and dance teacher.... more
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 16-244
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The George Platt Lynes/ Jack Woody Photographs consist of approximately 115 original gelatin silver 8" x 10" black and white prints of ballet notables by George Platt Lynes for three publications written and/or published by Jack Woody.
New York City Ballet
Music Division | JPB 14-41
2.5 linear feet (10 boxes)
The New York City Ballet (NYCB) was founded by Lincoln Kirstein in 1948. It was descended from several predecessors, including the American Ballet, Ballet Caravan, and the Ballet Society. The New York City Ballet scores date from 1930 to 1965.... more
Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-1996
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 254
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
This collection contains letters sent to Lincoln Kirstein between 1947 and 1976 by a range of friends, colleagues, and business associates. Correspondents include W. H. Auden, Sir Cecil Beaton, Rowland Burden-Muller, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and... more
Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-1996
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 252
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The collection contains personal letters from Lincoln Kirstein to Donald Richie written from 1957 to 1964, as well as undated letters. Kirstein sent these to Richie in Japan, where he moved in 1947. In many letters, Kirstein discusses his work... more
Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-1996
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 253
.42 linear feet (1 box)
This collection contains personal letters from Lincoln Kirstein to Robert Harris Chapman and to Alexander Jensen Yow. It also includes a typescript of a play, Magic Carpet, written by Lincoln Kirstein in 1967 and several... more
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 302
13.09 linear feet (34 boxes); 745.9 mb (245 computer files)
Mikhail Baryshnikov (1948- ) is a Russian-American dancer, choreographer and actor. The Mikhail Baryshnikov Archive holds awards, choreographer files, contracts, correspondence, photographs, press clippings, programs, scripts, and other materials... more
Berman, Eugene, 1899-1972
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 28
100 items
Holographs signed, and typescripts.
Robbins, Jerome
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 130
241 linear feet (578 boxes)
Work files from the office of American dancer, choreographer and director Jerome Robbins.
Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-1996
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 123
22 linear feet (466 folders in 38 document boxes; 3,381 Items)
This collection of the papers Lincoln Edward Kirstein cover the period from ca. 1917 to 1994 and pertain to public and private aspects of his life. This collection compliments the papers given by more
Robbins, Jerome
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 182
100 linear feet (171 boxes)
Jerome Robbins was a dancer, choreographer and director. His papers include biographical materials, production materials, subject files, financial information and scores.
Baum, Morton, 1905-1968
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *LPA Mss 1992-001
12.7 linear feet (32 boxes)
Morton Baum was the chair of City Center’s Finance Committee from 1943 to 1968. In the 1960s he became its managing director. City Center was responsible for presenting many of the most important dance, music, opera and drama companies in New York... more
New York City Ballet
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 168
4 linear feet (6 boxes)
The New York City Ballet Papers are administrative records of rehearsal and performance schedules.
Szilard, Paul, 1912-2013
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 172
1.2 linear feet (43 folders)
Professional papers of dancer, choreographer, impresario Paul Szilard.
Skelton, Thomas R.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 115
The Thomas Skelton papers represent his professional career as lighting designer from the early 1950s to his death in 1994. The bulk of the collection consists of light plots, cue sheets, ground plans, draftings and other papers related to his... more
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-33
1579 sound discs, analog acetate 33 rpm, 16 in.; 1579 sound discs, analog acetate 33 rpm, 16 in.
Weekly 30-minute NBC radio broadcasts, featuring classical and light classical music, which began on Apr. 29, 1940 and continued until 1958. In September, 1959, the Bell Telephone Hour made its television debut as a monthly musical special. It... more
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