Found 13 collections related to Dance -- History -- 20th century

Draper, Paul, 1909-1996
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 250
2.94 linear feet (7 boxes)
Paul Draper (1909-1996) was a dancer, choreographer, writer, and educator best known for his innovative combination of ballet and tap. The Paul Draper papers (1909-1991) contain correspondence, memorabilia, and clippings spanning both his youth... more
Ames, Jerry
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 404
1.72 linear feet (5 boxes)
Jerry Ames (1930-2011) was an American tap dancer, choreographer, and teacher. The papers document Ames' career as a dancer and teacher, and consist of correspondence, photographs, programs, scores, and scrapbooks.
Soares, Janet Mansfield
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 270
3.36 linear feet (8 boxes)
Janet Mansfield Soares is a dancer, choreographer, teacher, and author. The Janet Mansfield Soares papers document her professional life, with a focus on her choreography and research. Materials consist of choreographic notes, teaching materials,... more
Hoving, Lucas
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 269
2.35 linear feet (6 boxes)
Lucas Hoving (1912 - 2000) was a modern dancer, choreographer and teacher. The Lucas Hoving papers document the professional and personal life of the noted dancer and choreographer with a focus on Hoving's choreography.
Horst, Louis
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 286
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Louis Horst (1884-1964) was a composer, choreographer and pianist who pioneered the use of contemporary music for dance scores. The Louis Horst Course Materials and Research collection consists of copied sheet music and notes used by Horst in... more
Najan, Nala, 1932-2002
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 288
6.38 linear feet (16 boxes)
Nala Najan (1932-2002) was an American-born dancer, choreographer and writer who specialized in the traditional dances of India. The Nala Najan papers hold correspondence, contracts, diaries, programs, photographs, writings, and other files... more
Harris, Dale, 1928-1996
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 201
8.19 linear feet (20 boxes)
Dale Harris was a preeminent dance critic who lectured on a wide variety of topics including ballet, cultural history, and opera. The collection consists of correspondence, lectures, articles, photographs, programs, contracts, legal records,... more
Philp, Richard
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 197
32 linear feet (75 boxes)
Richard Philp was the editor-in-chief of Dance Magazine, from 1989-2000. The collection reflects his editorship at the magazine.
Todd, Arthur
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 5
100 items
Typescripts and carbon copies of articles, criticism, and reviews by critic Arthur Todd in various publications ca. 1948-53. Publications in which these reviews appeared include: Ballet Today,... more
Wolfe, Katharine
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 188
7.71 linear feet (19 boxes)
The Katharine Wolfe Papers primarily document the work of the Seattle Public Schools dance teacher and administrator on an unpublished dance history book, The Concert Dance, begun during the summer of 1942 and completed... more
Moore, Lillian
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 20
6 boxes 105 folders
The collection is compiled into articles, reviews, and type-written copies of books that Lillian Moore had written, 1947-1964; Correspondence (personal letters) to Miss Moore and from... more
Marsicano, Merle
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S)*MGZMD 308
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Merle Marsicano (1903-1983) was an avant-garde dancer and choreographer. The Merle Marsicano papers hold choreographic notes, correspondence, publicity materials, and writings that reflect her 30 year career.
Saddler, Donald
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 293
37.69 linear feet (93 boxes)
Donald Saddler was a choreographer, director, and dancer in the disciplines of film, stage, ballet, and opera. The Donald Saddler papers contain materials from 1920 to 2010 that document Saddler's professional life, including correspondence,... more