Found 25 collections related to Ballet dancers

Toscanini, Walter, 1898-1971
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res.+ 8
32 v, illus, 29 cm; 32 v, illus, 29 cm
Lindgren, Robert
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 405
.31 linear feet (1 box, 1 oversized folder)
Robert Lindgren (1923-2013) and his wife Sonja Tyven (b. 1928) were dancers with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo during the 1940s and 1950s. They also performed in Broadway musicals. Their papers consist of contract agreements they signed with... more
Gámez, Tana de
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 394
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Tana de Gámez was a Spanish-American author, editor, musician, actress, and radio host. The Tana de Gámez papers hold correspondence regarding the publication and reception of her book Alicia Alonso: At Home and Abroad... more
Pagent, Robert
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 425
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Original Ballet Russe was a ballet company created in 1938 that toured North America widely under the direction of Colonel Wassily de Basil. The Robert Pagent collection on Colonel de Basil's Original Ballet Russe primarily document a dancers'... more
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
Tuttle, Frank
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 453
1.01 linear feet (3 boxes)
Nana Gollner (1919-1980) was one of America's first prima ballerinas. During her career, she danced in ballet companies in Europe, in Frank Tuttle's production, Ballet Carnival, and in a short choreographed film directed... more
Sullivan, Lawrence
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 348
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Elizabeth Anderson-Ivantzova (1890-1973) was a Russian-American ballet dancer and teacher. The Elizabeth Anderson-Ivantzova research materials were compiled by Lawrence Sullivan in the preparation of his book, Elisabeth Anderson-Ivantzova: A... more
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.
Platt, Marc, 1913-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 329
1.93 linear feet (5 boxes)
Marc Platt (b. 1913) is a dancer, musical theater performer, and actor who danced with such ballet companies as the Ballets Russes du Col. W. de Basil and Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, and later performed in Broadway musicals. The Marc Platt papers... more
Menzeli, Lola, 1898-1951
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 417
2.34 linear feet (5 boxes, 3 volumes)
Lola Menzeli and her husband Senia Solomonoff were ballet dancers and teachers. The Lola Menzeli and Senia Solomonoff papers (1873-1954, bulk 1910s-1940) contain scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers documenting their careers. The collection... more
Shvetzov, Igorʹ Aleksandrovich, 1904-1982
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 415
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
Igor Schwezoff was a ballet dancer, teacher, and choreographer. The Igor Schwezoff papers date from 1931 to 1983 and contain correspondence, ballet scenarios, articles, resumes, and contracts. The collection includes material concerning... more
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZKA 14-6754
2.1 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Carl Van Vechten Slides collection contains approximately 2,800 color slides of dancers (primarily ballet) photographed by Carl Van Vechten in his studio, from 1940 to 1964.
Zali, Lila, 1918-2003
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 256
1.76 linear feet (5 boxes)
Lila Zali, born Elizaveta Borisova Zalipskaya (1918-2003), was a ballerina, educator, choreographer, and founder of Ballet Pacifica. The Lila Zali papers (1898-2003) document her life as a dancer from her childhood until retirement through... more
Fedorova, Alexandra, 1884-1972
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 110
117 items in 9 legal size folders in 1 box
The papers of Alexandra Fedorova are comprised of letters and telegrams, mainly from the 1930s, Riga, as well as bills and window cards of her ballet school in New Jersey. The majority of the correspondence is in... more
Doubrovska, Felia, 1896-1981
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 93
2 document boxes (379 items in 51 folders)
The papers of Felia Doubrovska cover the period from c.1919 to the year of her death, 1981, and pertain to both her family and personal life and her professional career. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence: approximately 43... more
Grassi, Amata
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 160
4.25 linear feet (7 boxes)
The Amata B. Grassi Papers document the personal life and professional career of the early twentieth-century dancer. The collection contains correspondence and personal papers; performance notes; newspaper and magazine clippings; two of her... more
Leslie, Caird, 1899-1970
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 106
63 legal size folders in 4 document boxes
The papers of Caird Leslie include personal and business correspondence, autobiographical writing, and notes on ballet technique, particularly as taught by Adolf Bolm.
Mordkin, Mikhail, 1881-1944
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 98
4 document boxes 237 items in 72 folders
The papers of Mikhail Mordkin cover the period from circa 1885 to 1979, the year of his wife's death. They pertain to both his family life and professional career. The bulk of the collection consists of official and... more
Fern, Dale
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 102
349 items in 41 folders in 3 document size boxes
Chiefly correspondence about and with Olga Spessivtzeva and a typescript book entitled, To Olga Spessivtzeva: A memoir of loving.
Diaghilev, Serge, 1872-1929
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *ZBD-163
131 items in 25 folders
This collection relates primarily to the last ten years of les Ballets Russes of Serge Dyagilev. There are a few items from 1910-1911 regarding Michel Fokine. The Papers have been divided... more
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 14-6726
2.52 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Constantine Collection contains black and white photographs and negatives taken by dance photographer Constantine (Constantine Hassalevris) documenting mostly Ballet Theatre and Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo performances and dancers from 1939 to... more
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 18-3055
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Photographs of Ruth Page comprise forty 11" x 14" black and white photographs of the iconic dancer and choreographer from circa 1930 to 1950 by photographer Maurice Seymour. The photographs depict Page in character from her various... more
Leslie, Caird, 1899-1970
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 470
1.61 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Caird Leslie (circa 1900-1970) was an American ballet dancer and teacher. He was raised in Seattle and, after dancing in Europe, returned to teach at the Cornish School (1935-1950.) He had a longtime association with Adolph Bolm, and danced for... more
Lang, Harold, -1985
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 339
3.56 linear feet (11 boxes)
Harold Lang (1920-1985) was an American dancer in ballet and on Broadway. The Harold Lang papers date from 1917 to 1986 and document his personal life as well as his career in ballet companies, in Broadway musicals, and as a professor of dance at... more
Sifton, Nancy
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 463
20.36 linear feet (43 boxes, 2 oversized folders, 9 tubes)
Rudolf Nureyev (1938-1993) was a Soviet born ballet dancer and choreographer who attained political asylum in France, and spent much of his career performing in Western Europe and the United States. The Nancy Sifton collection on Rudolf Nureyev... more
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