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Denham, Sergei, 1896-1970
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 399
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Sergei Denham was a businessman and ballet enthusiast who became the director of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. The collection holds a handwritten biography of Denham by Michael Subotin, as well as Denham's own writings on ballet history and... more
Milbert, Seymour
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 388
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Seymour Milbert was a stage manager for Ballet Theatre. The Seymour Milbert papers hold his stage management files for Ballet Theatre's European and South American tours, 1950 to 1952.
Walkowitz, Abraham, 1880?-1965
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 356
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Abraham Walkowitz (1878-1965) was an American early Modern artist who was well known for his drawings of Modern dancer Isadora Duncan. The collection (1929-1944) holds an exhibition announcement, a script, a list of dances and songs, 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
Reed, Janet, 1916-2000
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 379
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Janet Reed (1916-2000) was a ballet dancer and teacher. The Janet Reed papers date from 1934 to 1998 and contain correspondence, writings, photographs, and printed material.
Hari, Eugene
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 404
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Ruth Mata (Mata Krantz) and Eugene Hari (Otto Ulbricht) were Swiss-born dance satirists. After touring Europe and the United States with the Trudi Schoop Comic Ballet in the 1930s, the couple formed their own company, Mata & Hari. They made their... more
Pavley-Oukrainsky Ballet Russe
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 7
5 folders (73 items)
Odic-Kintzel, R.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 4
ca. 1500 items
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 29
43 folders in 2 boxes (178 items)
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 32
40 items in 12 folders
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
Barrett, John D., 1903-1981
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 39
56 items
Caccialanza, Gisella, 1914-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 7
(ca. 122 items)
Moore, Lillian.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 25
11 drawers
Lillian Moore (1911-1967) was an American dancer, writer, teacher, and dance historian. Holographs and typescripts. The correspondence is partially related to Miss Moore's research on the 19th century ballet, with letters from dance authorities... more
Nugent, Pete
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 440
1.3 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume)
The Pete Nugent papers (1928-1973) provide a glimpse into Nugent's career as a tap dancer. The collection contains correspondence with Mamie McDowell, photographs, Nugent's passport and address book, an announcement for the opening of his dance... more
Oenslager, Donald, 1902-1975
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 436
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Donald Oenslager was an American stage designer and professor at the Yale School of Drama. In 1940, after visiting Bali, Indonesia, he produced a short volume titled Theatre of Bali, containing his observations about... more
Riley, Natalie
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 429
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo ballet company was formed in 1938. Sergei Denham directed the company and the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo School in New York City until 1967, when both the dance company and the school dissolved. The records contain... more
Miller, Virginia
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 427
.42 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume)
Virginia Miller was a dancer who studied under Ruth St. Denis and performed with the Ruth St. Denis Dancers. The collection documents Miller's relationship with St. Denis and contains photographs of Miller, St. Denis, Ted Shawn, and the Ruth St.... more
Valdez, Corinne
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 426
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Ruben and Corinne Garcia, also known as Tito Valdez and Corinne, were married vaudeville nightclub dancers who performed together across the United States, as well as in London and Paris. The collection contains photographs, scrapbook pages,... 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
Lindgren, Robert
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 405
.31 linear feet (1 box, 1 oversized folder)
Robert Lindgren (1923-2013) and his wife Sonja Tyven (b. 1928) were dancers with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo during the 1940s and 1950s. They also performed in Broadway musicals. Their papers consist of contract agreements they signed with... more
Pagent, Robert
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 425
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Original Ballet Russe was a ballet company created in 1938 that toured North America widely under the direction of Colonel Wassily de Basil. The Robert Pagent collection on Colonel de Basil's Original Ballet Russe primarily document a dancers'... more
Mann, Sarah
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 428
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Loie Fuller was an American dancer and choreographer known for innovative uses of theatrical lighting and costume who worked primarily in Paris. This research material was compiled by Sarah Mann, a historian in Fuller's hometown and pertains to... more
Fuller, Loie, 1862-1928
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 121
.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Chiefly comprised of two notebooks (ms., ink). The first is entitled "Lecture on radium" by Loie Fuller (59 leaves); also includes a draft letter to a friend (20 p. at end of vol.), signed and dated Jan. 24, 1911, including mention of the success... more
Wilkas, Mary
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 446
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Senia Rusakoff (1891-1981) was a Russian dancer, who taught ballet along with his wife Regina (1903-1982). He danced in various troupes before setting up a dance studio in Boston in the early 1920s, where he and Regina taught until 1978. He... more
Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-1996
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 97
445 folders in 25 document size boxes
The papers of Lincoln Edward Kirstein, b.1907, cover the period from c. 1914 to 1991, and pertain both to his career and to his private and family life.
Draper, Paul, 1909-1996
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 250
2.94 linear feet (7 boxes)
Paul Draper (1909-1996) was a dancer, choreographer, writer, and educator best known for his innovative combination of ballet and tap. The Paul Draper papers (1909-1991) contain correspondence, memorabilia, and clippings spanning both his youth... more
Tudor, Antony and Laing, Hugh
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 10-5367
9.31 linear feet (14 boxes)
The Antony Tudor and Hugh Laing Photographs consists of over 1500 prints, slides, and negatives documenting the careers and personal lives of Antony Tudor and Hugh Laing. Photographs depict works choreographed and/or danced by Antony Tudor.... more
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