Scope and arrangement
The Kayla Zalk Papers span the years 1962-2001 and include correspondence, office files, teaching files and clippings. The collection is important in its documentation of Zalk’s career as movement analyst, including early work with dance notation. Material she used in teaching; lecture and research notes, and handouts as well as curriculum used in teaching workshops, are also part of the collection. Missing from the collection is information about Zalk’s personal life.
The Kayla Zalk papers are arranged in three series:
- 1967 - 2000The majority of the correspondence in this series is in regards to Zalk’s teaching career and workshop materials. Also included is correspondence during the time she was President of the American Dance Guild. There is a limited amount personal corresponde
- 1951 - 2000This series contains material related to Zalk’s career as educator and includes items from courses taught at several colleges and universities including Lesley College The Boston Conservancy and Brandeis University. Included also are class schedules cours
- This series contains clippings and periodicals that encompass various topics including dance movement sports fitness health and education. The periodicals vary in scope also