- Harkness Ballet Foundation
- Call number
- JPB 87-32
- Physical description
- ca. 50 cu. ft. (144 boxes)
- Preferred Citation
- Collection of musical scores, Music Division, The New York Public Library
- Music Division
- Access to materials
- Some collections held by the Dance, Music, Recorded Sound, and Theatre Divisions at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts are held off-site and must be requested in advance. Please check the collection records in the NYPL's online catalog for detailed location information. For general guidance about requesting offsite materials, please consult: https://www.nypl.org/about/locations/lpa/requesting-archival-materials
Established in New York in 1961 with Rebekah Harkness as president, the Harkness Ballet Foundation sponsored Robbins's Ballet:USA in its European tour, 1961, and the Joffrey Ballet, 1962-4. 179 compositions and 9 arrangements by Rebekah Harkness; and 90 works of various composers used for ballet.
Gift of the Harkness Ballet Foundation.
Using the collection
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center
40 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023-7498