Found matches for merce cunningham dance foundation in 191 collections.

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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Katharine Wolfe Papers primarily document the work of the Seattle Public Schools dance teacher and administrator on an unpublished dance history book, The Concert Dance, begun during the summer of 1942 and completed...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
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 19-271
3.58 linear feet (9 boxes)
W. H. (Wilbur Hulin) Stephan (1921-1959) was a Ohio born photographer who specialized in dance. The W. H. Stephan photographs date from 1949 to 1959 and are comprised of black and white negatives and photographic prints of numerous ballet and... 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
HB Playwrights Foundation and Theatre
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-106
42.91 linear feet (108 boxes)
This collection contains the records of HB Playwrights Foundation and the personal and professional papers of its founders, actors Herbert Berghof and Uta Hagen. The Foundation was formed in New York City in 1964 to allow a space for playwrights,... 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
American-Scandinavian Foundation
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 90-23
175 sound recordings, analog; 175 sound recordings, analog
These noncommercial spoken word and music recordings concerning Scandinavia were collected under the auspices of the American-Scandinavian Foundation. Most of the spoken word recordings consist of panel discussions in English hosted by William... more
Vincent Astor Foundation
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3615
153 linear feet (307 boxes, 62 volumes)
The Vincent Astor Foundation was established in New York City in 1948 by Vincent Astor for the purpose of "alleviating human misery." Mrs. Brooke Russell Astor, widow of Vincent Astor, served as president of the foundation from 1960 until its... 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
Music Division | JPB 11-23
251 linear feet (254 boxes)
The CBS Collection represents music obtained and used by the organization and stored at CBS headquarters at 485 Madison Avenue, NY. Dance band music used by orchestras broadcast over the Columbia Broadcasting System (i.e. CBS Inc.). Arrangements... 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
Malina, Judith, 1926-2015
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-001
The diaries of Judith Malina include personal reflections, a history of many aspects of The Living Theatre, and a view of the avant-garde cultural life of New York in the 1940's and 1950's. Malina documents her own struggles as a young woman and... 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.
Indicates that portions of this collection have been
digitized and are available online.