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Barker, Barbara M., 1938-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 157
12 linear feet (29 boxes)
This collection documents the research material collected by Barbara Barker. The collection spans ca. 1833-1998. It consists of correspondence, extensive clippings from books, and newspapers of the mid-to-late 1800’s. There are also illustrations,... more
Bournonville family
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *ZBD-17
5 folders 1473 pages
These are photostat copies of the microfilm cataloged in *ZBD-17. They are arranged in the exact order of the microfilm. The collection includes letters to and from members of the Bournonville family covering the years 1783-1879, written in... more
Bournonville, August, 1805-1879
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 30
176 l
D'Amboise, Carolyn George
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 14-6764
25.36 linear feet (63 boxes)
The Carolyn George Photographs consist of approximately 100,000 images: black and white and color prints, contact sheets, negatives, and slides of both dance and non-dance subjects photographed by Carolyn George from the 1950s to 2005. The... more
Fonds Taglioni
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *ZBD-515
6 microfilm reels positive
These six microfilm reels contain materials documenting the career of ballerina Marie Taglioni (1804-1884), with some items relating to other members of the Taglioni family. The originals... more
Grahn, Lucile, 1819-1907
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 21
21 items
Copies of letters written by Lucile Grahn to Thomas Overskou, C. Molbech, Sporon, H.P. Holst, Wilhelm Funck, Hans Christian Andersen, Emil Bornemann, Jonas Collin, and others. One letter to Lucile Grahn from Wilhelm and Elise Holst.
Holm, Hanya, 1893-1992
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 136
19 linear feet
Papers documenting the professional life of dancer, teacher, and choreographer Hanya Holm. Bulk dates, 1931-1980, cover her teaching at the New York Wigman School of the Dance, the Hanya Holm Studio, and Colorado College and her choreography for... more
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *ZBD-111
14 reels (ca. 7000 items), illus, 35 mm; 14 reels (ca. 7000 items), illus, 35 mm
The collection of personal manuscript materials of Doris Humphrey, American modern dance pioneer, choreographer, dancer, teacher, and writer, reflects all phases of her life and career. There are approximately seven thousand items in the collection.
Michel, Artur
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 181
8.36 linear feet (20 boxes)
The Artur Michel Papers primarily document the professional concerns of the German-born dance critic and scholar, who immigrated to the United States after the Nazi rise to power. Michel settled in New York, where he became a reviewer for the... more
Migel, Parmenia
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 78
49 items 1 box, 1 portfolio
This collection of 48 items consists primarily of autograph letters from dancers and choreographers of the Romantic period in ballet history. The letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent, then chronologically under each correspondent.
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
Toscanini, Walter, 1898-1971
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res.+ 8
32 v, illus, 29 cm; 32 v, illus, 29 cm
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
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZP+++ Broadsides
9 linear feet (91 folders)
Over 420 broadsides primarily of dance performances, but also of theater and music presentations at theaters in cities all over the world: Bologna, Boston, Copenhagen, Hanover, London, Milan, Munich, New York City, Panama City, Paris, San... more