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Found 14 collections related to Dancers.

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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
Brock, Nancy
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 514
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Mary Wigman (1886-1973) was a German dancer, dance instructor, and choreographer notable for her work in expressionist dance. Her many students included Yvonne Georgi, Hanya Holm, Harald Kreutzberg, Gret Palucca, Margarethe Wallmann, Inge Weiss,... more
Garafola, Lynn
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 518
2.75 linear feet (7 boxes)
Dance historian Lynn Garafola gathered the materials for this collection while in the process of writing a biography about Stowitts. The majority of the collection consists of copies of his correspondence, articles, exhibition guides, photographs... more
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
Loring, Eugene
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0012
.80 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Eugene Loring (1911-1982) was an American choreographer, teacher, and dancer best known for his ballet, Billy the Kid. The Eugene Loring photographs, dated 1936 to the 1970s, contain photographs, programs, and a poster... more
Valente, Alfredo
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 19-561
7.67 linear feet (17 boxes)
Alfredo Valente (1899-1973) was an Italian-born American photographer. Valente's trademark style was his portraits of costumed performers which used artistic camera angles and dramatic lighting. The Alfredo Valente negatives are comprised... 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
Bonshire, Forrest
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0013
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Forrest Bonshire (1926-2012) was an American dancer and choreographer. The Forrest Bonshire photographs, dating from the 1930s to 2012, primarily document his dancing career with photographs, programs, letters, telegrams, clippings, contracts, and... more
Cornell, Grace
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 549
2.75 linear feet (10 boxes)
Grace Cornell and Kurt Graff were a professional dance duo based in Chicago, Illinois, who founded the Little Concert House, Graff Ballet, and Meadow Hearth Theatre Art Center. Their papers date from the 1910s to 1992 and chronicle the Graffs'... more
Hiden, Georgia
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0014
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Georgia Hiden (1915-2011) was an American ballerina and dance teacher. The Georgia Hiden photographs, dating from 1946 to the 1960s, primarily document performances and rehearsals during her tenure at the Ballet Society, Vienna State Opera Ballet,... more
Redlich, Don
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 498
9.42 linear feet (24 boxes, 1 volume, 1 tube)
Don Redlich (born in 1929) is a dancer, choreographer, and pedagogue closely associated with Hanya Holm (1893-1992). The Don Redlich papers, dating from 1893 to 2019 (the bulk dates from the 1940s onward), document Redlich's life and career... more
Ballet News
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0006
3.75 linear feet (9 boxes)
The Ballet News photographs contain dance related photographic materials that date from the 1948 to 1985. The photographs chronicle mostly dance companies and individuals involved in the dance industry, from 1970 to... 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
Ballet Foundation
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0003
3.46 linear feet (10 boxes)
The Ballet Foundation collection of Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo and Ballet Theatre photographs consists of photographic material collected by the Ballet Foundation, Irina Pabst, and Michael Subotin from the 1920s to 1980s. The Ballet Foundation... more