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Miller, Virginia
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 427
.42 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume)
Virginia Miller was a dancer who studied under Ruth St. Denis and performed with the Ruth St. Denis Dancers. The collection documents Miller's relationship with St. Denis and contains photographs of Miller, St. Denis, Ted Shawn, and the Ruth St.... more
Bloch, Stella
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 173
15 linear feet (34 boxes)
Stella Bloch was an ethnic dancer and artist. Bloch took dance lessons from the Isadorables and then learned native dances of the Near East during a year long trip in 1920. During the 1930s and 1940s she wrote film scripts. In the 1950s with a... more
Sherman, Jane, 1908-2010
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 193
13 linear feet (31 Boxes)
Jane Sherman was the youngest dancer in the Denishawn group that toured the Far East 1925-1926. In later years she helped reconstruct those early dances. She also was an author of dance books.
De Mille, Agnes
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 37
1696 folders in 49 boxes
The Agnes de Mille Collection primarily documents the professional life of Agnes de Mille in the period from the 1940's to the 1980's. The Collection contains over 3,700 items of... more
Butler, John, 1920-1993
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 174
8 linear feet (16 boxes)
John Butler (1918-1993) was a dancer and choreographer who combined both classical and modern dance styles in his work. After a brief period leading his own dance company, Butler became a successful freelance choreographer on television and for... 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
Terry, Walter
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 167
80 linear feet (133 boxes)
Walter Terry was a dance critic for the New York Herald Tribune, the New York World Journal, and the Saturday Review. He also contributed a number of articles to... more
Matheson, Katy
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S)*MGZMD317
24.82 linear feet (60 boxes)
Katy Page Matheson (1948-2005) was an American editor, writer, performer, teacher, and dance historian. The Katy Matheson papers (1960-2003) reflect Matheson's professional work, as well as her graduate work in dance history. To a limited extent,... more
Enters, Angna, 1897-1989
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 158
158 boxes
Angna Enters was a dancer and mime, a painter and writer. She developed nearly 300 separate characters for her touring Theater of Angna Enters from 1928-1960. She was a well-known artist and sculptor. Enters designed and... 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
Koner, Pauline
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 138
28.5 linear feet (48 boxes)
Pauline Koner, one of America’s foremost modern dance choreographers and performers, trained with Michel Fokine, Michio Ito and Yeichi Nimura. She created works for stage shows at New York City's Roxy Theater, for ice shows, and for television... more
Herman, Mary Ann
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 334
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Michael Herman (1911-1996) and his wife, Mary Ann Herman (d.1992), were American folk dance teachers and authorities on folk dance. The collection dates from 1936 to 1956 and holds four items: Mary Ann Herman’s diary; a notebook belonging to... more
Brainard, Ingrid
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 144
29 linear feet (86 boxes)
The Dr. Ingrid Brainard Papers contain documents from the 1890s to 2000, and cover the academic and professional career of the distinguished dance historian and author. It contains letters, writings, research and conference materials, and teaching... more
Najan, Nala, 1932-2002
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 288
6.38 linear feet (16 boxes)
Nala Najan (1932-2002) was an American-born dancer, choreographer and writer who specialized in the traditional dances of India. The Nala Najan papers hold correspondence, contracts, diaries, programs, photographs, writings, and other files... more
Helscher, Fern
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 191
8 linear feet (16 boxes)
Fern Helscher was the publicist and booking agent for Ted Shawn and His Men Dancers in the 1930s, promoting and arranging the company’s performances and tours in the United States and Europe. With the establishment of Jacob’s Pillow as an... more
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