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Moore, Lillian.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 25
11 drawers
Lillian Moore (1911-1967) was an American dancer, writer, teacher, and dance historian. Holographs and typescripts. The correspondence is partially related to Miss Moore's research on the 19th century ballet, with letters from dance authorities... more
Pianarosa, Rosella
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 301
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Rosella Pianarosa collection of Ted Shawn materials documents the personal and professional activities of modern dancer Ted Shawn from 1956 to 1972, primarily through a series of annual newsletters. Some personal correspondence highlights the... more
Wigman, Mary, 1886-1973
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 300
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Mary Wigman is considered to be one of the founders of the modern dance movement. Her school in Dresden, Germany trained several dancers including Pola Nirenska, Harald Kreutzberg, and Hanya Holm. Nirenska toured with the Wigman troupe in the... 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.
Clark, Nathan M.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 464
8.01 linear feet (21 boxes, 1 volume)
Nathan Middleton Clark (1916 – 2011), was a British shoe manufacturer for C. & J. Clark International, Ltd., his family's company. During the 1960s, Clark decided to move to New York City where he became a friend and financial supporter for the... more
Jaffe, Susan, 1962-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 457
1.55 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 volume)
Susan Jaffe (1962- ) was a principal ballet dancer for the American Ballet Theatre from 1980 to 2002. Jaffe's principal performances include the productions of Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake; and her final performance in Giselle. She danced abroad... more
Karnilova, Maria
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 516
5 linear feet (8 boxes)
Maria Karnilova (1920-2001) was an American dancer and actress whose career spanned seven decades in ballet, opera, and Broadway. The Maria Karnilova papers contain materials from 1840 to 2003 (bulk 1938-1993) that document her career, including... more