Found 11 collections related to Ballet companies -- Photographs

Gable, Robert Burns
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 02-935
11 boxes (5.5 linear feet), some col, 63 x 52 cm or smaller
Robert Burns Gable was born in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania in 1918. A lifelong dance enthusiast, he studied tap dancing and while a student at art school, performed as a clown and traveled with the Cole Brothers Circus. He graduated from the... 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
Leidersdorf, Bil, 1943-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB14-6765
12.97 linear feet (35 boxes)
The Bil Leidersdorf Photographs collection contains some 56,000 images documenting primarily ballet companies such as American Ballet Theatre and the Harkness Ballet from 1969 to 1980.
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
Kuffner, Johann von, 1894-1973
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 14-6753
9.07 linear feet (19 boxes, 4 volumes)
The Kuffner Collection consists of some 23,000 items (chiefly black and white 35mm negatives) and photographs of international ballet companies from 1939 to 1970 (bulk dates 1939-1966), taken by Dr. Johann von Kuffner.
Duncan, Kenn
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2003-005
210.7 linear feet (392 boxes
Kenn Duncan, photographer, was well known for his photographs of performing artists. The archive documents his career.
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
Payne, Charles
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 18-2792
38.30 linear feet (51 boxes)
The Charles Payne collection spans over five decades of materials documenting the American Ballet Theatre with items such as photographs, clippings and articles, performance programs, and costume and set designs. Payne occupied various... 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 18-6812
2.29 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Radford Bascome collection contains over 8,600 negatives that documents dance from 1954 through 1958 with the majority of the collection representing New York City Ballet. Other companies included are American Ballet Theatre and Ballet Russe... more
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