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Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 82
1 document box
De Mille, Agnes
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 100
36 linear feet (1075 folders in 83 boxes)
The correspondence and writings of Agnes de Mille cover the period of 1871-1993 and were in the possession of Agnes de Mille at the time of her death. They relate to more
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *ZBD-111
14 reels (ca. 7000 items), illus, 35 mm; 14 reels (ca. 7000 items), illus, 35 mm
The collection of personal manuscript materials of Doris Humphrey, American modern dance pioneer, choreographer, dancer, teacher, and writer, reflects all phases of her life and career. There are approximately seven thousand items in the collection.
Smakov, Gennady
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 88
9 document boxes
This collection contains research materials, notes and drafts for Smakov's biography of Marius Petipa. The manuscript is unfinished. The items are in the order and arrangement as received... more
Bonfanti, Maria, 1847-1921
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 30
91 items 33 folders
Maria Bonfanti (1847-1921), an Italian born and trained ballerina, toured the United States and Europe with great success between 1869 and 1894. She also danced as prima ballerina of the Metropolitan Opera, New York, from 1885-1886 and maintained... more
Bonfanti, Maria
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 43
109 items 66 folders
This collection, a gift from the estate of Gwendolyn Ruddell (Miss Bonfanti's granddaughter), consists primarily of correspondence with her Italian relatives and accounts of her ballet... more
Madison, Maud
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 91
The papers of Maud Madison consist mainly of 87 letters (and fragments of letters), most of which were written by Madison to her mother, her daughter, and to someone she called Lee, Bee and Bon (possibly the father of her daughter). The letters... more
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
Dehn, Mura, 1902-1987
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 72
24 document boxes 2,533 items in 327 folders
The Mura Dehn Collection documents Mura Dehn's professional life as dancer, choreographer, scholar and filmmaker, and to a lesser degree, her personal life through notebooks, poetry and... more
Chase, Lucia, 1897-1986
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 51
7 document boxes 285 folders
The Lucia Chase papers span the years ca. 1899 to 1982 and are divided into two main series: personal correspondence, diaries, financial records, and miscellany; and business correspondence, company and financial... more
Fuller, Loie, 1862-1928
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 5
The bulk of this collection consists of the manuscript, in English, of the French translation of Loie Fuller's autobiography published by F. Juven in Paris in 1908. In stylistically different English... more
Sargent, George H. (George Henry), 1867-1931
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2677
5 linear feet (14 boxes)
George Henry Sargent (1867-1931), American bibliographer and journalist, was associated with the Boston Evening Transcript from 1895 until 1931. He wrote books and articles on bibliography and a column, The Bibliographer, about rare books.... more
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