Found 31 collections related to Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972

Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 14
128 items (22 folders)
American dancer and choreographer. Letters from Shawn to dancer-teacher La Meri (Russell Meriwether Hughes).
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 29
43 folders in 2 boxes (178 items)
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 23
72 items
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 32
40 items in 12 folders
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
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
Hadassah, 1909?-1992
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 135
10.49 linear feet (11 boxes)
Hadassah was a pioneer of Israeli and Indian (Hindu) dancing in America, and a choreographer of rare taste and artistic integrity. Hadassah was also a well-admired instructor, who taught Israeli and Indian dance workshops across the United States... more
Limón, José
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *ZBD-510 (Microfilm)
664 folders and 21 boxes
The José Limón Papers mainly document the personal life of the Limóns during the 1930s and 1940s and the professional life of the Limóns from the 1940s until... more
Stodelle, Ernestine
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 166
0.5 linear feet. (1 box)
The Ernestine Stodelle Correspondence consists of letters to performer, dance researcher, and writer Ernestine Stodelle from several prominent people in the world of dance; Doris Humphrey, Jose Limon, Ted Shawn, Walter Terry, and Charles Weidman.
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 80
7 document boxes 121 folders
After years of gathering material and working on the manuscript, Agnes de Mille published her book Martha: The Life and Work of Martha Graham :The Life and Work of... more
Limón, José
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 95-5500
Personal photograph files of José Limón and Pauline Lawrence Limón.
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
Lynn, Carol, 1893-1987
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 209
6.4 linear feet (17 boxes)
The Carol Lynn Papers document the career of the dancer, educator and administrative director of Jacob's Pillow, Carol Lynn. The papers consist of a selection of photographs, programs, promotional material, a limited amount of correspondence and... more
Dougherty, John 1910-1988
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 137
5.75 linear feet (12 boxes)
John Dougherty was a dancer, dance historian and dance critic who spent most of his life affiliated with Ruth St. Denis and the Denishawn School. He was a student at Denishawn in the 1920s and later, served as secretary and literary adviser to... 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
Sorell, Walter, 1905-1997
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 189
.25 linear feet (1 box)
This collection contains noted dance critic Walter Sorell's research files on Mary Wigman.
Guest, Ann Hutchinson
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 4
14 folders
Ann Hutchinson Guest, born November 3, 1918 in New York, is an American dancer and dance notator. Her initial dance training began in the mid 1930's at the Jooss-Leeder School at Dartington Hall, England. When World War II broke out in Europe, she... more
Toscanini, Walter, 1898-1971
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 216
80 linear feet (72 boxes)
The Cia Fornaroli and Walter Toscanini Papers document the careers of a wife and husband, both in the field of dance. Fornaroli was a prima ballerina, choreographer, teacher and director, and Walter Toscanini was a dance historian, collector and... more
St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 6
Documents Ruth St. Denis' personal life and professional career. Divided into eight sections; autobiographical material, including St. Denis' personal journal, history letters, and miscellaneous items (246 folders); writings, including addresses,... more
Sedgwick, Gabriella
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 345
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Ted Shawn was a dancer, choreographer, and director of the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival. He was friends with Gabriella Sedgwick, a modern dance enthusiast. The Gabriella Sedgwick collection of Ted Shawn materials (1939, 1962-1966) contains... more
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 419
36.93 linear feet (56 boxes, 17 volumes, 8 oversized folders)
Ted Shawn (1891-1972) was an American dancer, choreographer, educator, and founder of Jacob's Pillow, an internationally renowned dance education center and performance space. With Ruth St. Denis, he created the Denishawn School of Dance, the... more
Wallack, Hazel
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 391
.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
Hazel Wallack was an American dancer and dance teacher. The Hazel Wallack papers (1905-1977) document Wallack's career and her relationship with Ted Shawn.
Lampkin, Lucy
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 208
2 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Lucy Phelps Lampkin Papers contains newspaper articles, programs, letters, journals, photographs and a scrapbook relating to her career as a teacher in Athens, Georgia, where she directed the Lucy Lampkin School of the Dance and Related Arts,... more
Kinch, Myra
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 205
2 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Myra Kinch papers contain handwritten choreographic notes, photographs, and scores relating to the career of noted choreographer and dancer, Myra Kinch.
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 133
39 linear feet (91 boxes)
Ted Shawn was instrumental in the development of American Dance. He established the Denishawn Dancers with Ruth St. Denis, founded and toured with the Men Dancers, and established the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival and the University of the Dance... more
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 31
ca. 6,200 items in 770 folders
The Ted Shawn Collection documents Ted Shawn's personal life as well as his career as a dancer, choreographer, and writer from 1903 to 1971. Although the bulk of the material dates from... more
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 126
52 folders in 4 document size boxes + 1 typescript in 2 document size boxes
Photocopies of correspondence between Ted Shawn and Barton Mumaw, primarily during the years 1942-1945, when Mumaw was in military service.
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 36
52 folders in 4 document size boxes + 1 typescript in 2 document size boxes
Photocopies of correspondence between Ted Shawn and Barton Mumaw, primarily during the years 1942-1945, when Mumaw was in military service.
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