Found 74 collections related to Dancers

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Toscanini, Walter, 1898-1971
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res.+ 8
32 v, illus, 29 cm; 32 v, illus, 29 cm
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
Valdez, Corinne
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 426
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Ruben and Corinne Garcia, also known as Tito Valdez and Corinne, were married vaudeville nightclub dancers who performed together across the United States, as well as in London and Paris. The collection contains photographs, scrapbook pages,... more
Mann, Sarah
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 428
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Loie Fuller was an American dancer and choreographer known for innovative uses of theatrical lighting and costume who worked primarily in Paris. This research material was compiled by Sarah Mann, a historian in Fuller's hometown and pertains to... more
Wilkas, Mary
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 446
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Senia Rusakoff (1891-1981) was a Russian dancer, who taught ballet along with his wife Regina (1903-1982). He danced in various troupes before setting up a dance studio in Boston in the early 1920s, where he and Regina taught until 1978. He... 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
Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury, 1930-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 311
3.19 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury collection contains a partial autobiography, family photographs, publicity, career related photographs, printed matter, and some correspondence relating to the life and career of Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury (1930-2003) an... more
Sanders, Job, 1929-2008
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 359
4.9 linear feet (13 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Job Sanders papers date from 1946 to 2008 and document the ballet dancer and choreographer's career through photographs, programs, articles, and choreographic notes.
Krokover, Rosalyn
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 430
1.96 linear feet (2 boxes, 2 volumes)
Dancer, dance teacher, and dance critic Rosalyn Krokover (1913-1973) studied at the Pavley-Oukrainsky Ballet School in Chicago. She danced with several companies including the Chicago Opera ballet and was a dance teacher in Pittsburgh before... more
Nicks, Walter
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 352
9.92 linear feet (25 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Walter Nicks (1924-2007) was an American dancer, choreographer, and educator. The Walter Nicks papers date from 1899 to 2004 and document Walter Nicks' career as a choreographer, educator, and director of the Walter Nicks Dance Theatre Workshop.... more
Gluck-Sandor, Senia
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 353
.48 linear feet (2 boxes)
Gluck Sandor (1899-1978), aka Senia Gluck-Sandor, was an American dancer, actor, mime, producer, painter, and teacher. The Gluck Sandor papers date from 1922 to 1999 and document the career of Gluck Sandor, particularly his work during the 1920s... more
Millholland, Charles Bruce
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1967-004
9.9 linear feet (18 boxes, 3 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
Charles Bruce Millholland (1903-1991) was an American playwright, author, dancer, actor, model, and artist best known for his play The Napoleon of Broadway, which was the basis for Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's hit... more
La Vine, Marilyn J.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 323
15.94 linear feet (50 boxes)
Marilyn J. La Vine (1931-2009) was a dance enthusiast who dedicated her life to researching and promoting the legacy of Russian dancer Rudolf Nureyev (1938-1993). The Marilyn La Vine collection of Rudolf Nureyev materials (1939-2008) holds... more
Hadassah, 1909?-1992
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 128
1.05 linear feet (3 boxes)
The New Dance Group (NDG), founded in 1932, provided classes, scholarships, studio rentals, public performances, and support of new choreographic work to the New York City dance community. The Hadassah collection of New Dance Group Studio, Inc.... more
Espenak, Liljan
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 331
4.45 linear feet (11 boxes)
Liljan Espenak (1905-1988) was a dancer, instructor, dance therapist and author. Espenak was born in Norway. During the 1920s, she moved to Berlin to study under Mary Wigman. Espenak established her own dance school in Berlin. In the 1930s,... more
Korff, William
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 361
1.76 linear feet (5 boxes)
Sophie Maslow was a choreographer and dancer. The Sophie Maslow research materials were compiled by William Korff in preparation of a biography of Maslow. The collection contains clippings, photographs, programs, promotional material, a scrapbook,... more
Miller, Buzz
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 127
1.46 linear feet (3 boxes, 3 volumes)
Buzz Miller was an American dancer who performed primarily in musical theater and ballets. The Buzz Miller papers (1906-1999) document his career as a dancer and choreographer from 1948 through 1980, as well as his personal life and his service in... more
Kaye, Paula, d. 2005
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2007-002
1.1 linear feet (3 boxes, 2 volumes)
Paula Kaye (d. 2005), born Paula Lucille Kleinman, was a dancer in theater and revues. Her husband, Al Goldin, was a theater producer and general manager. They had a son, Joseph Goldin. The Paula Kaye and Al Goldin papers (1935-1980) primarily... more
Briane, Mirielle
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 433
2.26 linear feet (1 box, 2 volumes)
Oleg Briansky (1929-) is a dancer, choreographer, teacher, and artistic director, born in Belgium to Russian parents. Mireille Briane is a French dancer, choreographer, teacher, and artistic director. Both have worked in the United States since... more
Love, Paul, 1908-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 346
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Paul Love collection of Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman materials (1930s-1953, bulk 1930s) consist of notes, publicity materials, essays, and correspondence. Materials are chiefly written by Love or Humphrey, and mostly concern the... more
Martinez, Juan, 1896-1960
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 347
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Juan Martinez (1896-1961) was a dancer, choreographer, and teacher of Spanish dance. The Juan Martinez papers (1932-1962) consist of letters, notes, and official documents containing professional and biographical information. Materials are mostly... more
Parnova, Lisa
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 344
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Lisa Parnova papers (1924-1939) contain documents related to Edwin Strawbridge's ballet performances for children in the 1930s. The collection also holds several documents signed by famous dancers.
Angelo, John
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-008
1.6 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 volume)
John Angelo (1922 - ) is a former dancer, choreographer, actor, and set and costume designer who appeared in many Hollywood musicals. David Bond (born Alfred Allegro, 1914-1989) was an actor and theatrical producer. The John Angelo and David Bond... more
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
Page, Ruth, 1899-1991
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 416
10.2 linear feet (26 boxes)
The Ruth Page papers, Additions (1904-1977) contain correspondence, business records, photographs, awards, programs, and other publicity materials relating to American dancer and choreographer Ruth Page.
Grey, Joel, 1932-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-018
10.95 linear feet (29 boxes)
Joel Grey (1932-) is an American actor, singer, dancer and director, working in theatre and film from the 1950s through the present. The Joel Grey Papers contain publicity and general production files, scripts, photographs and memorabilia on stage... more
Gallo, Fortune T., 1878-1970
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 282
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Opera and ballet impresario Fortune Gallo (1878-1970) was the manager of the San Carlo Opera Company and was the tour director of Colonel Wassily de Basil's Original Ballet Russe between 1940 and 1942. This collection documents Gallo's management... more
Barton, James, 1890-1962
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-028
15.75 linear feet (47 boxes)
James Barton (1890-1962) was an American actor, singer, dancer and comedian in vaudeville, theatre, film and television. The James Barton papers document the career and personal life of James Barton through production files, scripts, sheet music,... more
Dafora, Asadata, 1890-1965
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 48
Correspondence mainly addressed to Dafora from friends, business associates, and promotional agents; some express his continued association with Sierra Leone. Also, personal papers, autobiographical sketch written in 1960, agreements, contracts,... more
Ross, Bertram, 1920-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 219
18 linear feet (46 boxes)
Bertram Ross was the principal male dancer of the Martha Graham Dance Company from 1957-1973. His later career was as a choreographer, teacher and singer. Materials include correspondence, photographs and clippings.