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Adair, Eileen
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 438
.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
Eileen Adair (1897-1987) and Nana Ticotin (stage name Ticatin, 1922-1993), were pupils of Irma Duncan (née Irma Erich-Grimme, 1897-1977); herself an Isadorable trained by Isadora Duncan (1877-1927), an American dancer of innovative dance... more
Aiello, Salvatore, 1946-1995
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 341
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Salvatore Aiello (1946-1995) was an American dancer, choreographer, and director of the North Carolina Dance Theater. The Salvatore Aiello papers hold programs, newspaper clippings, press releases, and contracts relating to Aiello’s dance career... more
Albert Butler Dance Studios
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S)*MGZMD 318
2.52 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Albert Butler Dance Studio, established in 1928, taught ballroom and social dancing to amateur students and provided training to dance instructors. The Albert Butler Dance Studio records contain instructional articles, promotional material,... more
Allen, Richard James, 1960-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 357
1.95 linear feet (6 boxes)
Richard James Allen (b. 1960) is an Australian poet, dancer, and filmmaker. Dr. Karen Pearlman is an Australian writer, filmmaker, educator, and dancer. They are the founders and present artistic directors of the Australian performing arts... more
Alum, Manuel
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 95
1 document box 24 items in 6 folders
Manuel Alum was born in Puerto Rico, but his dance training and his career as a modern dancer, teacher, choreographer and director took place mainly in the United States. He was a leading dancer and assistant director of the Paul Sanasardo Dance... more
American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 3
80 folders
The American Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (AAHPER) is a service organization whose founding dates back to November 27, 1885 when William Gilbert Anderson, an instructor of physical education at Adelphi Academy,... more
American Ballet Theatre
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 49
220 linear feet
American Ballet Theatre was founded in 1939 with the intention of creating an American company of international stature, a museum of the dance, “which would preserve the best of the classic tradition of Europe and at the same time lay the... more
American Ballet Theatre
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *ZBD-164 [Microfilm]
16 microfilm reels original materials, 68 volumes - located in basement
Arranged in approximate chronological order. These scrapbooks include press clippings, reviews, magazine articles, programs, announcements, publicity materials, and tour itineraries.
American Dance Guild
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 129
7.56 linear feet (18 boxes)
Founded in 1956 as the Guild of Creative Teachers of Children's Dance, the New York City-based American Dance Guild evolved into a non-profit service organization dedicated to uniting the dance community at both the individual and organizational... more
American Tap Dance Orchestra
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 271
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Founded by Brenda Bufalino, Tony Waag, and Charles "Honi" Coles in New York City in 1986, the American Tap Dance Orchestra (ATDO) was a non-profit tap dance company known for its focus on the musicality of tap dance. Documenting the organization's... 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.
Andersen, Marion
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 289
11.3 linear feet (27 boxes, 1 tube)
Marion Andersen (1924-2002) was a modern dancer, choreographer, and instructor. The Marion Andersen papers, dated 1930 to 2002, document her choreography work; creation of dance departments and performing companies at Utah State University and the... more
Aschentrupp Toledo, Roberto
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 14-6722
1 box (ca. 77 photographs)
Roberto Aschentrupp Toledo studied Mexican cinema at Universidad Nacional Autonoma and has also written on the subject. He lives in mexico City. Approximately 77 color photos documenting traditional dances of Mexico. The photos were taken by... more
Baer, Nancy Van Norman
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 275
11.05 linear feet (26 boxes, 1 tube)
Nancy Van Norman Baer, (1944-1998) was a curator of theater and dance for Moscow and San Francisco museums. The Nancy Van Norman Baer papers (1924-1998) document the research, planning, and execution of many of her dance and theater museum... more
Baker, Kent, 1947-1994
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 287
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
Kent Baker was the founder and choreographer of A Baker's Half Dozen, the first modern dance company based in Brooklyn, New York. The papers document the professional career of the choreographer and include the records of his company, his master's... more
Ballet Foundation
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 52
72 linear feet (177 boxes)
The Ballet Foundation gift, donated to the Dance Collection after the Foundation closed in 1984, contains orchestral and part scores for 82 ballets, as well as miscellaneous instrumental and vocal scores. The scores are boxed and grouped... more
Barber, Charles Andrew
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 81
2 document boxes 37 folders
Charles Andrew Barber, a critic, poet and theater director, wrote about dance principally for the New York Nativeand The Advocate. This collection of Charles Barbers' papers includes primarily... more
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
Baronova, Irina
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 276
6.79 linear feet (19 boxes)
Irina Baronova (1919 -2008) was a Russian born ballerina who rose to fame with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo and enjoyed a successful career as a dancer, movie star, educator, and writer. The Irina Baronova papers contain correspondence,... more
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 302
13.09 linear feet (34 boxes); 745.9 mb (245 computer files)
Mikhail Baryshnikov (1948- ) is a Russian-American dancer, choreographer and actor. The Mikhail Baryshnikov Archive holds awards, choreographer files, contracts, correspondence, photographs, press clippings, programs, scripts, and other materials... more
Baum, Morton, 1905-1968
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *LPA Mss 1992-001
12.7 linear feet (32 boxes)
Morton Baum was the chair of City Center’s Finance Committee from 1943 to 1968. In the 1960s he became its managing director. City Center was responsible for presenting many of the most important dance, music, opera and drama companies in New York... more
Baum, Morton, 1905-1968
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 349
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Morton Baum (1905-1968) was a New York tax lawyer who helped to draft legislation that created the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA). The Morton Baum papers (1945-1968) contain documents concerning the creation of NYSCA, as well as a... more
Beaman, Jeanne Hays
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 376
1.34 linear feet (4 boxes)
Jeanne Hays Beaman is a dancer, choreographer, and teacher. The Jeanne Hays Beaman papers hold computer dance research material, arts organization files, photographs, programs, awards, correspondence, and scrapbooks.
Beard, Richard
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 410
4.09 linear feet (3 boxes, 4 volumes)
Richard "Dick" Beard was a ballet dancer and choreographer. The Richard Beard papers contain programs, photographs, correspondence, and scrapbooks.
Becque, Don Oscar
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 268
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
This collection documents the professional life of Don Oscar Becque, a dancer, choreographer, director, and teacher of modern dance. Drafts and extensive notes for book projects, essays, course development and individual lessons regarding his work... more
Bennett, Isadora
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 22
2,123 approximate 310 folders items
The Isadora Bennett Collection covers a thirty-two year span, 1940-72. During this time, she and associates Richard Pleasant and Donald Duncan handled the... more
Berk, Fred, 1911-1980
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 41
273 Items in 75 folders
The Fred Berk Papers primarily document Berk's involvement in Jewish folk dance in the United States. Berk wrote extensively on the subject. He also made... more
Berman, Eugene, 1899-1972
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 28
100 items
Holographs signed, and typescripts.
Bettis, Valerie, 1919-1982
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 42
698 items in 168 folders and a portfolio
The Valerie Bettis Papers (ca. 1942-1982) are largely comprised of choreographic and production notes (298 items), including scripts, of both works which were produced as well as those never fully realized. Prominent... more
Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury, 1930-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 311
3.19 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury collection contains a partial autobiography, family photographs, publicity, career related photographs, printed matter, and some correspondence relating to the life and career of Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury (1930-2003) an... more