Found 5 collections related to La Meri, 1898-1988

Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 14
128 items (22 folders)
American dancer and choreographer. Letters from Shawn to dancer-teacher La Meri (Russell Meriwether Hughes).
Hadassah, 1909?-1992
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 135
10.49 linear feet (11 boxes)
Hadassah was a pioneer of Israeli and Indian (Hindu) dancing in America, and a choreographer of rare taste and artistic integrity. Hadassah was also a well-admired instructor, who taught Israeli and Indian dance workshops across the United States... more
Helscher, Fern
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 191
8 linear feet (16 boxes)
Fern Helscher was the publicist and booking agent for Ted Shawn and His Men Dancers in the 1930s, promoting and arranging the company’s performances and tours in the United States and Europe. With the establishment of Jacob’s Pillow as an... more
La Meri, 1898-1988
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 207
6 linear feet (8 boxes)
La Meri was a dancer of ethnic dances, a teacher of ethnic dance and a writer of poetry. She taught Mexican and Spanish and East Indean dance. She established small companies that both toured and performed at festivals. La Meri's school during the... more
La Meri, 1898-1988
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0004
1.67 linear feet (4 boxes)
The La Meri photographs consist of photographic material collected by La Meri throughout her career as a dancer, teacher, writer, and student of dance from India and other cultures. Spanning 1898 to the 1980s, the photographs reveal La Meri's... more
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