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Found 23 collections related to Dance -- Photographs

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Forbes, Earle
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0022
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Earle Forbes was a photographer and former dancer with the Denishawn group. The Earle Forbes photograph collection contains an assortment of black and white prints of mostly unidentified dancers.
Dance Magazine
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0009
4.58 linear feet (11 boxes)
The Dance Magazine photographs recount the magazine's coverage of mostly dance companies and individuals involved in the dance industry from the 1950s to 1992. The photographs also reveal the publication's reporting on... more
Lynes, George Platt, 1907-1955
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0040
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
George Platt Lynes was a commercial photographer who took photographs of ballet performances in New York City. His collection contains prints and contact sheets from the 1940s and 1950s depicting dancers and dance performances.
Ballet News
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0006
4.17 linear feet (10 boxes)
The Ballet News photographs contain dance related photographic materials that date from 1948 to 1985. The photographs chronicle mostly dance companies and individuals involved in the dance industry, from 1970 to 1985, as... more
Nash, Joe, 1919-2005
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0033
0.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
Joe Nash was a Black dancer, choreographer, historian, and arts administrator. His collection holds photographs of dancers dating from the 1930s to 1969, many of which are inscribed with notes and messages to Nash.
Delarova, Eugenia
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0026
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Eugenia Delarova Doll (1911-1990) was a Russian-born ballet dancer, who performed with Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo and on Broadway. Her collection contains photographs of dance performances, candid snapshots of friends, and images of Doll's family.
Mumaw, Barton, 1912-2001
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0019
0.96 linear feet (4 boxes)
Barton Mumaw (1912-2001) was an American dancer and choreographer known for his work in modern dance, musical theatre, and his collaboration with Ted Shawn. The collection contains photographs of dancers and dance performances, as well as a... more
Maracci, Carmelita, 1911-1987
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0021
0.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Carmelita Maracci (1911-1987) was a dancer, choreographer, and teacher best known for incorporating Spanish techniques into her ballet performances. The Carmelita Maracci photographs comprise prints by Marcus Blechman that include both portraits... more
Worth, Edith, 1907-1983
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0023
0.46 linear feet (2 boxes)
Edith Worth (1907-1983) was a photographer best known for her portraits of children. The Edith Worth photographs contain black and white prints, mostly depicting dancing children.
Trisler, Joyce, 1934-1979
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0037
1.67 linear feet (3 boxes)
Joyce Trisler was an American modern dancer, choreographer, and teacher. Her collection holds promotional photographs, images of dance performances, family snapshots, and personal photographs.
Schwarz, Josephine
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0036
0.38 linear feet (2 boxes)
Josephine Schwarz was a dancer, dance instructor, and co-founder of the Dayton Ballet School. Her collection of photographs contains images of Ballet Caravan, Theodore Bekefi, and various portraits from the 1890s to 1930s.
Pinska, Klarna
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0039
Klarna Pinska was a dancer, choreographer, and teacher. Her collection dates from the 1920s to 1987, and contains photographs depicting her dance classes, performances, and training at the Denishawn School.
Covarrubias, Rosa, 1895-1970
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0019
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Rosa Rolanda was a Mexican-American artist, dancer, choreographer, and photographer. Her collection holds photographs depicting dancers and dance performances, many of which were likely shot by Rolanda.
Humphrey-Weidman Company
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0031
1.08 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Humphrey-Weidman Company was founded by the choreographers, dancers, and teachers Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman. The Humphrey-Weidman photographs contain prints of performances by both the company and the founders, as well as images of... more
Graff, Marjorie Sawyer Goodman, 1914-2009
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 556
0.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
Stravinsky and the Dance was an exhibition hosted by the New York Public Library's Dance Division in 1962 to celebrate composer Igor Stravinsky's eightieth birthday. The collection contains artwork, notes, and... more
Fisher, Nellie, 1920-1994
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0012
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
Nellie Fisher was a dancer and choreographer who worked in theatre, television, and served as director of the Memphis Ballet. Her collection contains photographs depicting her dance performances and images of the works she choreographed.
Dehn, Mura
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0011
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Mura Dehn was a dancer, filmmaker, and dance historian known for her study and documentation of Black social jazz dancing in New York City. The collection holds photographs depicting these dancers, as well as some images of Dehn and James Berry.
Briane, Mirielle
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 433
2.26 linear feet (1 box, 2 volumes)
Oleg Briansky (1929-) is a dancer, choreographer, teacher, and artistic director, born in Belgium to Russian parents. Mireille Briane is a French dancer, choreographer, teacher, and artistic director. Both have worked in the United States since... more
Weidman, Charles
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 539
1.92 linear feet (6 boxes)
Charles Weidman (1901-1975) was a modern dancer, choreographer, and educator. He founded several dance companies and was seminal to the modern dance movement in the United States. He continued to teach and perform until he died in New York City in... 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
Solomons, Gus, Jr., 1940-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 214
25.25 linear feet (75 boxes, 5 tubes); 1241.1 megabytes (259 computer files)
Gus Solomons Jr. is an African-American dancer, choreographer, teacher, and writer. Solomons was a soloist in the dance companies of Donald McKayle, Pearl Lang, Martha Graham and, most notably, Merce Cunningham. Solomons formed his own troupe, The... more
Cohen, Selma Jeanne, 1920-2005
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0024
1.08 linear feet (3 boxes)
Selma Jeanne Cohen (1920-2005) was a dance historian best known for editing the International Encyclopedia of Dance (1998). The collection, dated from 1947 to 1989, contains photographs of dance companies, stage... more
Limón, José
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0022
1.08 linear feet (3 boxes)
José Limón (1908-1972) was a Mexican-born modern dancer and choreographer best known for the development of the Limón technique; dances such as La Malinche (1947), The Moor's Pavane (1949), and... more