Found 18 collections related to St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968

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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
Limón, José
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 95-5500
Personal photograph files of José Limón and Pauline Lawrence Limón.
Pinska, Klarna
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 141
3.5 linear feet (8 boxes)
Klarna Pinska was a dancer, instructor and choreographer who studied under Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn at the Denishawn School in California and New York. She studied further under Charles Weidman and Doris Humphrey. Pinska was committed to... 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
St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 32
Series include personal and professional correspondence. The personal correspondence consists of four sections: letters from Ruth St. Denis to Ted Shawn, letters from Ted Shawn to Ruth St. Denis, family correspondence, and correspondence to Ruth... 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
Skipper, William
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 185
17 linear feet (38 boxes)
William "Billy" Skipper was a dancer, choreographer and filmmaker. Skipper danced with all the greats of Broadway in the 1940s and 1950s. He choreographed for musical theater throughout the United States. Skipper produced two films, one about the... 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
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
Valente, Alfredo
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 19-561
7.67 linear feet (17 boxes)
Alfredo Valente (1899-1973) was an Italian-born American photographer. Valente's trademark style was his portraits of costumed performers which used artistic camera angles and dramatic lighting. The Alfredo Valente negatives are comprised... more
Brown, Chamberlain
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1961-002
351 linear feet (850 boxes)
The Chamberlain and Lyman Brown Papers are 351 linear feet and contain business and personal correspondence, scrapbooks, autographs, legal and financial papers, scripts, photographs, clipping files, and production materials documenting their work... more
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