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Found 8 collections related to Dance -- United States -- History

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Dehn, Mura
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 408
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Mura Dehn (1902-1987) was a dancer and dance historian known for her study and documentation of black social dances in the United States. The Mura Dehn notebooks contain early drafts of Dehn's writings, as well as original poetry, song lyrics, and... more
Moseley, Monica
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 398
1.51 linear feet (4 boxes); 5.01 mb (5 computer files)
Monica Moseley (1942-2010) was an American dancer, dance scholar, and former assistant curator for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division at the New York Public Library. The Monica Moseley papers date from 1886 to 2010 and consist of professional files... more
Dunn, Patricia, -1990
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 403
1.05 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Patricia (Lehrman) Dunn papers date from 1950 to 1986 and document her career as a dancer and her graduate research on modern dancers through correspondence, articles, notes, and programs. The collection consists primarily of photocopied... more
Needham, Maureen
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 400
3.78 linear feet (9 boxes); 12.47 mb (1 computer files)
Maureen Needham-Aldrich is an American dance historian. She began her career as a professional ballet dancer in New Orleans. Her contributions to dance scholarship include extensive research on dance therapy, dance education, European and American... more
Society of Dance History Scholars (U.S.)
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZMD 222
3.75 linear feet (9 boxes)
The Society of Dance History Scholars is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting study, research, discussion, and publication in dance history and related fields. The records document the Society's outreach and research initiatives and... more
Dehn, Mura
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 483
3.6. linear feet (6 boxes)
Mura Dehn (1905-1987) was a dancer and filmmaker who documented African-American social jazz dancing from the 1930s to 1950s at the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem, New York. The collection consists mostly of her film works, accompanied with photographs;... more
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane and Company
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 477
77.57 linear feet (171 boxes, 22 tubes, 3 oversized folders)
The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, established in 1982 by dancer/choreographers Bill T. Jones (1952-) and Arnie Zane (1948-1988) has performed worldwide in over 200 cities in 40 countries. The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company records... more
Meehan, Nancy
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 482
11.21 linear feet (25 boxes)
Nancy Catherine Meehan (1931-2016), was a choreographer, dancer and founder of the Nancy Meehan Dance Company in New York City. The collection, dated 1953 to 2011, reflects the creative process of Meehan's contemporary dance techniques.