Found 13 collections related to Dancers -- United States

Wilson, Woody Lee
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-055
(1 portfolio)
Woody Lee Wilson was a performer in musical comedy, active in the 1920s and 1930s. Consists of materials pertaining to the career of Woody Lee Wilson, a singer and dancer active in American musical comedy during the 1920s and 1930s. Includes Miss... more
Washington, Donald Eno, 1951-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 495
4.8 linear feet
The Donald Eno Washington Papers have been divided into two series: Personal and Professional. Neither series contains many letters or supporting documentation he prepared for his professional activities. The Personal Papers series includes... more
Truesdale, Ernest, 1926-1988
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 103
2.6 linear feet
Ernest Truesdale, whose stage name was Tad Truesdale, was a dancer, choreographer, actor, writer, producer and director. He studied acting at the New School for Social Research, and dance with Charles Weidman and at the Katherine Dunham School. A... more
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
American Negro Ballet Company
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 519
1 folder
The American Negro Ballet Company scrapbook consists of news clippings and programs about the company founded by Eugene von Grona. Included are reviews of its performances in New York City and in Brighton, England in 1937 and 1938, are programs... more
Playwrights' Producing Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2437
Press Department files (1930s-1960) of the Playwrights' Producing Company (also known as the Playwrights' Company), a theatrical producing company founded in 1938 by playwrights Maxwell Anderson, S.N. Behrman, Elmer Rice, Robert Sherwood, and... more
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
Weissmuller, Donald
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-050
2.17 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 volume)
Donald Weissmuller (1922-2013) was an American actor, dancer, and choreographer who worked in theater and television. The papers (1910-1990s) consist of biographical material; correspondence; a diary; production material; photographs; and programs... 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
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.
Mostel, Zero, 1915-1977
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-007
The papers, spanning the years 1915-1986, document the personal and professional lives of Zero and Kate Mostel: Zero as nightclub performer, actor, and artist and Kate as dancer, actress, and writer. The collection is arranged in two sub groups:... more