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Found 36 collections related to Dance -- Photographs

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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
Tileston, Nathaniel
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0021
18.71 linear feet (36 boxes)
Nathaniel Tileston (1942-2019) was an American photographer of dance and performance art. The Nathaniel Tileston photographs date from 1964 to 2019, and represent his unusually concentrated career photographing experimental dance and theater... more
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane and Company
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 477
82.15 linear feet (183 boxes, 22 tubes, 13 oversize folders)
The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, established in 1982 by American dancer/choreographers Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane, has performed worldwide in over 200 cities in 40 countries. The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company records document... more
Davison-Ackley, G.W.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0027
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
G.W. Davison-Ackley was a collector of photographs. His collection dates from 1974 to 1976, and holds photographs of dancers taken by the photographer, Max Waldman. The dancers depicted are Mikhail Baryshnikov, Judith Jamison, Bonnie Mathis,... more
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.
Effron, Edward
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0024
1.33 linear feet (4 boxes)
Edward Effron is a lighting designer, photographer, and former dancer. His collection consists of contact sheets and negatives depicting many professional dancers and dance companies between 1965 to 1971.
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.
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.
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
Harvard Summer Dance Center
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0030
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Harvard Summer Dance Center was a dance school at Harvard University from 1973 to 1995. The Harvard Summer Dance Center photographs contain prints of faculty members and students who taught at or participated in the program.
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.
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.
Harkness Ballet
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 553
1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Harkness Ballet was a dance company founded by the American philanthropist, Rebekah Harkness. The collection dates from 1955 to 1985, and chronicles the ballet company's performances through photographs, press packets, and programs. The... more
Weintraub, Harry
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0029
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Harry Weintraub collection of dance photographs contains photograph prints of dancers, dance companies, choreographers, and conductors from approximately the 1960s to the 1970s. The collection includes many images from dance performances in... more
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.
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
Clark Center for the Performing Arts (New York, N.Y.).
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0010
3.33 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Clark Center for the Performing Arts was an arts organization founded in 1959 under the guidance and ethos of dancer and choreographer Alvin Ailey. This collection documents the Center's programming from 1972 until 1980, under the direction of... more
Goode, Paul B.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0015
3.33 linear feet (8 boxes)
Paul B. Goode is a New York City based photographer who has been photographing dance since 1976. Goode was hired to photograph Mikhail Baryshnikov's official director's portrait for the American Ballet Theatre, and eventually the company's... more
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.
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
Mel Howard Enterprises
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0002
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
The David Coffman collection of Mel Howard Enterprises photographs consists of photographic material created by Mel Howard Enterprises, largely for publicity purposes, dating from the 1970s to 1991. Mel Howard Enterprises was a corporation that... 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
Sarach, Marian
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0004
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Marian Sarach is a modern dancer and choreographer based in New York City. Her collection of photographs comprises images of dance performances dating from 1966 to 1977.
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.
Raymond Johnson Dance Company
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0018
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Raymond Johnson Dance Company was formed in 1974 by the Black dancer and choreographer, Raymond Johnson. The collection contains contact sheets, negatives, and prints of the company's performances.