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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
Toscanini, Walter, 1898-1971
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res.+ 8
32 v, illus, 29 cm; 32 v, illus, 29 cm
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 82
1 document box
Bournonville, August, 1805-1879
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 30
176 l
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.
Nicks, Walter
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 352
9.92 linear feet (25 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Walter Nicks (1924-2007) was an American dancer, choreographer, and educator. The Walter Nicks papers date from 1899 to 2004 and document Walter Nicks' career as a choreographer, educator, and director of the Walter Nicks Dance Theatre Workshop.... more
Moseley, Monica
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 398
1.51 linear feet (4 boxes); 5.01 mb (5 computer files)
Monica Moseley (1942-2010) was an American dancer, dance scholar, and former assistant curator for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division at the New York Public Library. The Monica Moseley papers date from 1886 to 2010 and consist of professional files... more
Weidman, Charles
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 320
3.4 linear feet (9 boxes)
Charles Weidman (1901-1975) was a dancer, choreographer, and teacher known for his roles as a member of the Denishawn Company, and later for founding his own companies: the Humphrey-Weidman Concert Company, Theatre Dance Company, and An Expression... more
Mordkin, Mikhail, 1881-1944
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 16-248
2.77 linear feet (6 boxes, 1 volume)
The Mikhail Mordkin Photographs document the life and career of ballet dancer, choreographer and teacher Mikhail Mordkin (1881-1944) and span from approximately the 1860s to 1978.
Menzeli, Lola, 1898-1951
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 417
2.34 linear feet (5 boxes, 3 volumes)
Lola Menzeli and her husband Senia Solomonoff were ballet dancers and teachers. The Lola Menzeli and Senia Solomonoff papers (1873-1954, bulk 1910s-1940) contain scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers documenting their careers. The collection... more
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
Zahn, Anita
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 16-241
2.26 linear feet (7 boxes)
The Anita Zahn Photographs document the life and career of dancer and teacher Anita Zahn (1903-1994) and span from circa 1890s to 1990 (bulk dates circa 1920s-1980s).
Crane, Frederick
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 273
.38 linear feet (1 box)
In the late 1930s, the New York City based Theatre Dance Company sought to express modern times through a wide range of dance subjects. The Frederick Crane collection of Theatre Dance Company materials (1889-1937) contains such a range of... more
Zali, Lila, 1918-2003
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 256
1.76 linear feet (5 boxes)
Lila Zali, born Elizaveta Borisova Zalipskaya (1918-2003), was a ballerina, educator, choreographer, and founder of Ballet Pacifica. The Lila Zali papers (1898-2003) document her life as a dancer from her childhood until retirement through... more
Hoving, Lucas
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 269
2.35 linear feet (6 boxes)
Lucas Hoving (1912 - 2000) was a modern dancer, choreographer and teacher. The Lucas Hoving papers document the professional and personal life of the noted dancer and choreographer with a focus on Hoving's choreography.

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Solov, Zachary, 1923-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 261
8.72 linear feet (25 boxes)
Zachary Solov (1923-2004) was a dancer and choreographer who spent many years as the ballet master at the Metropolitan Opera. The Zachary Solov papers (1870-2005) contain programs, notes, photographs, posters, scrapbooks and personal materials... more
Green, Ray, 1908-1997
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 299
34.79 linear feet (90 boxes)
May O'Donnell was an American modern dancer and choreographer. Her husband, Ray Green was an American composer who created works for dance companies as well as orchestral, choral, and children's pieces. The May O'Donnell and Ray Green papers... more
Hill, Martha, 1900-1995
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 264
5.71 linear feet (14 boxes)
Martha Hill (1900-1995) was one of the most influential dance instructors of the 20th century and the first director of the Juilliard Dance Division. Janet Mansfield Soares worked with Martha Hill as a student, colleague, and teacher of dance... 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
Grassi, Amata
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 160
4.25 linear feet (7 boxes)
The Amata B. Grassi Papers document the personal life and professional career of the early twentieth-century dancer. The collection contains correspondence and personal papers; performance notes; newspaper and magazine clippings; two of her... more
Rota, Giuseppe
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 85
1 document box 43 items in 32 folders
This collection of legal documents and letters pertains to the problems in Italy of obtaining copyright to music scores written for ballets of the choreographer Giuseppe Rota (1822-1865). Other principal parties to... more
De Mille, Agnes
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 100
36 linear feet (1075 folders in 83 boxes)
The correspondence and writings of Agnes de Mille cover the period of 1871-1993 and were in the possession of Agnes de Mille at the time of her death. They relate to 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
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
De Mille, Agnes
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 140
84 linear feet (142 boxes)
Agnes De Mille was an American dancer, choreographer, director, and writer. The collection contains music scores, correspondence, writings, notes, programs, plots, legal and financial papers, daily reminders, and phone books.
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
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
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.
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 25
ca. 549 items in 102 folders
The vast majority of the collection consists of letters written to Doris Humphrey from relatives, friends, and professional associates. As such, the correspondent or correspondents are simply listed alphabetically... more
Smakov, Gennady
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 88
9 document boxes
This collection contains research materials, notes and drafts for Smakov's biography of Marius Petipa. The manuscript is unfinished. The items are in the order and arrangement as received... more