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Cunningham Dance Foundation
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 351
141.69 linear feet (316 boxes, 41 tubes); 116.1 Gigabytes (11663 computer files)
Merce Cunningham (1919-2009) was a dancer, choreographer, and founder of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. The Cunningham Dance Foundation (CDF) was established in 1964 to support the company and advance Cunningham's work. The Merce Cunningham... more
Cunningham, Merce
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 196
43 linear feet (84 boxes)
Merce Cunningham (1919-2009) was a choreographer. He started his career as a dancer with Martha Graham's company, and then left to start his own company. The company, which was created over 60 years ago, is now closed. The collection brings... more
Cunningham, Merce
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 295
9.17 linear feet (22 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Merce Cunningham Dance Company Choreographic records contain materials relating to over 100 of Cunningham's original works. These primarily reflect pieces created for the Company, but there are some notes relating to Cunningham's early... more
Wolfe, Katharine
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 188
7.71 linear feet (19 boxes)
The Katharine Wolfe Papers primarily document the work of the Seattle Public Schools dance teacher and administrator on an unpublished dance history book, The Concert Dance, begun during the summer of 1942 and completed... more
Fehl, Fred
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 18-2790
18.14 linear feet (27 boxes)
The Fred Fehl photographs collection consists of photographs and published materials related to Fehl's work documenting dance and theater performances, mainly in New York City. The majority of the photographs are black and white 5" x 7" prints.... more
Martha Graham Dance Company
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 290
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Martha Graham Dance Company has remained a leader in the development of contemporary dance since its founding in 1926. The Martha Graham Dance Company Tour records (1941-1957) document specific venues and American tours from 1942 to 1950, as... 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
Eagle, Arnold
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 18-2791
17.55 linear feet (24 boxes)
The Arnold Eagle dance photograph collection documents national and international ballet companies from 1934 through 1965. Formats include photographic prints, black and white negatives, color transparencies, and contact sheets. There are also... more
Charles Weidman School of Modern Dance
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 190
12 linear feet (26 boxes)
The Charles Weidman School of Modern Dance, Inc. records brings together financial and musical material describing the work of the company in the late 1960s and early 1970s. There is also material about the creation of programs and dances.
George Balanchine Foundation
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 146
42 boxes
Popular Balanchine Dossiers document the Paris and London revues, Broadway work, and London and Hollywood films choreographed by George Balanchine, 1929-1954. This collection includes research by 20 principal researchers and includes binders with... more
Rogers, Helen Priest
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 389
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Helen Priest Rogers was an authority on dance notation, a co-founder of the Dance Notation Bureau and a pioneer in the use of film to preserve choreography. The Helen Priest Rogers dance files consist of photographs; correspondence; and programs... more
Willis, John (John A.)
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 217
34 linear feet (82 Boxes)
John Willis was the editor of Dance World, a yearly publication that chronicled the dance season. The papers contain the material that he used in creating the yearbook.
Graham, Martha
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 152
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Martha Graham (1894-1991) was a seminal figure in contemporary dance. Her approach to dance embodied principles of contraction and release which she merged, for the first time in dance, with architecture and sculpture on the stage. This collection... more
Cohen, Selma Jeanne, 1920-2005
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 145
21.5 linear feet (41 boxes)
The Selma Jeanne Cohen papers document the academic life and career of a renowned historian and critic of dance and theater. The papers contain professional correspondence, materials from Cohen’s teaching career, documentation of the many... more
Harris, Dale, 1928-1996
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 201
8.19 linear feet (20 boxes)
Dale Harris was a preeminent dance critic who lectured on a wide variety of topics including ballet, cultural history, and opera. The collection consists of correspondence, lectures, articles, photographs, programs, contracts, legal records,... more
Graham, Martha
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 117
.2 linear feet (30 letters)
American modern dancer and choreographer. Typescript and holograph letters written by Martha Graham to a member of her dance company during his military service in World War II.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 18-6812
2.29 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Radford Bascome collection contains over 8,600 negatives that documents dance from 1954 through 1958 with the majority of the collection representing New York City Ballet. Other companies included are American Ballet Theatre and Ballet Russe... 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.
Schönberg, Bessie
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 124
33.5 linear feet (30 boxes/1063 folders)
Personal and professional papers of dance educator Bessie Schönberg, 1932-1997.
Summers, Elaine, 1925-2014
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 422
24.03 linear feet (59 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Elaine Summers (1925-2014) was an American dancer, choreographer, filmmaker, and artist. The Elaine Summers papers date from 1929 to 2015 (bulk 1958-2014) and document her career as a choreographer and filmmaker, and as the founder of the... more
Kochno, Boris
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *ZBD-286
Boris Kochno, 1904-1990, was a close friend of Serge Diaghliev, serving as his secretary until the latter's death in 1929. The original collection comprising the Fonds Kochno is located in the more
Terry, Walter
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 167
80 linear feet (133 boxes)
Walter Terry was a dance critic for the New York Herald Tribune, the New York World Journal, and the Saturday Review. He also contributed a number of articles to... more
Joel, Lydia
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 139
32 boxes
This collection documents the life of Lydia Joel, a dancer, educator, editor, writer and producer. The collection spans the years 1906-1993 and consists of correspondence, personal papers; teaching notes, grant applications, research material,... more
Sears, David, 1948-1992
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 184
23 linear feet (52 boxes)
Research files used by David Sears for writing reviews and articles on dance and theater.
Duncan, Jeff, 1930-1989
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 161
6 linear feet (12 boxes)
The collection documents the career of choreographer, dancer, and teacher Jeff Duncan from 1956 - 1989. It contains correspondence, production material, photographs, oversized material, and personal material.
Koner, Pauline
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 138
28.5 linear feet (48 boxes)
Pauline Koner, one of America’s foremost modern dance choreographers and performers, trained with Michel Fokine, Michio Ito and Yeichi Nimura. She created works for stage shows at New York City's Roxy Theater, for ice shows, and for television... more
Holt, Claire
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 35
16 boxes 400 folders
The Claire Holt Collection of Indonesian dance materials presents a rich and sensitive account of the cultural life of five islands of Indonesia. The islands, then part of the Dutch East Indies, include Java, Bali, Sulawesi (known in the 1930s as... more
Farrah, Ibrahim
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 159
8.34 linear feet (21 boxes)
Ibrahim Farrah (1939-1998) was a well-known performer, teacher, and scholar of Middle Eastern dance, who also became the founder and publisher of Arabesqué, a notable journal of international and ethnic dance. The... more
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
Matteo
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 292
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Carola Goya and Matteo were leaders in the world of ethnic dance for over forty years. Forming their dance partnership in 1954, after each had a successful solo career, they toured worldwide, performing and studying dance in over sixty countries.... more
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