Found 75 collections related to Photographs

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Hubbard, W. L. (William Lines), 1867-1951
Music Division | JPB 82-78
2 linear feet (6 boxes)
William Lines Hubbard (1867-1951) was a music and theater critic in Chicago and San Diego. His collection primarily consists of diaries and personal papers written by himself and his parents, as well as photographs and miscellaneous published... more
Ter-Arutunian, Rouben, 1920-1992
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S)*MGZMD 148
68.22 linear feet (186 boxes, 120 oversize folders)
Rouben Ter-Arutunian (1920-1992) was a scenic and costume designer best known for his long association with the New York City Ballet. The design portfolios are a comprehensive reflection of the artist's prolific forty-year career designing for... more
Gittings, Barbara, 1932-2007
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6397
80.41 linear feet (170 boxes, 7 oversize folders)
Barbara Gittings (1932-2007) and Kay Tobin Lahusen (1930-) were gay civil rights pioneers and partners for nearly forty-six years. The collection contains their personal and professional papers, photographs by Lahusen created in the course of... more
Anderson, Donna K.
Music Division | JPB 21-01
31.58 linear feet (77 boxes, 1 tube); 655.2 megabytes (478 computer files)
Donna K. Anderson (1935-2018) was an American musicologist who dedicated her career to researching the life and music of Charles Tomlinson Griffes (1884-1920). The Donna K. Anderson research files on Charles Tomlinson Griffes hold scores, research... more
Reddick, Lawrence Dunbar, 1910-1995
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | SCP 532782
5.04 linear feet (13 boxes)
Lawrence Dunbar Reddick (March 3, 1910 – August 2, 1995) was a professor, historian, biographer of Martin Luther King, Jr., and former curator of the New York Public Library's Schomburg Collection. Reddick was a scholar in the field of African... 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
Dodge, Pryor
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 558
5.25 linear feet (11 boxes)
Pryor Dodge (1949-) is an author and collector and the son of Lyena Barjansky and Roger Pryor Dodge. Roger Pryor Dodge (1898-1974) was an American dancer. Roger Pryor Dodge's work was focused on the intersection of ballet, vaudeville, jazz, and... more
Belafonte, Harry, 1927-
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | SCP 186084
32.16 linear feet (82 boxes, 9 oversize folders, 1 tube)
Harry Belafonte (1927-) is a Jamaican-American musician, actor, and activist best known for popularizing calypso music with international audiences, and his involvement in the American Civil Rights movement. His photographs, dating from 1925 to... more
Marcantonio, Vito, 1902-1954
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1871
81.33 linear feet (84 boxes)
Vito Marcantonio (1902-1954), American radical congressman, New York City lawyer and politician, was a protege of Fiorello H. LaGuardia. He made his political debut in 1924 when he managed LaGuardia's campaign for reelection to Congress. In 1934,... more
de los Reyes, Carolina (dancer)
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 559
0.88 linear feet (3 boxes)
Carolina de los Reyes is a flamenco dancer best known for her work with José Greco's Spanish Ballet. The collection contains press and photographs related to Reyes' dance career, as well as recordings of Reyes' performances, and pieces of her... 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
Mischakoff, Mischa, 1895-1981
Music Division | JPB 21-137
4.96 linear feet (13 boxes, 1 tube)
Mischa Mischakoff (1895-1981), a Ukrainian American, was a renowned violinist and concertmaster for several symphony orchestras including the NBC Symphony Orchestra under Arturo Toscanini. The collection, dated from 1895 to 2011, mostly focuses on... more
Wood, Marilyn, 1929-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 546
4.37 linear feet (11 boxes); 14.1 gigabytes (3,206 computer files)
The Marilyn Wood papers, dating from the 1950s to 2016, consist of photographic materials, programs, notes, notebooks, journals, posters, fliers, interviews, press clippings, and video recordings created and collected by Wood over the course of... more
De Mille, Agnes
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0017
5.88 linear feet (16 boxes)
The Agnes de Mille photographs, dating from the 1860s to the 1980s, chronicle her professional career as a dancer, choreographer, director, writer, and arts advocate. The photographs also recount de Mille's personal life and the members of the de... more
Thelma Hill Performing Arts Center
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 499
12.25 linear feet (30 boxes, 1 tube); 54.16494 gigabytes (8,622 computer files)
The Thelma Hill Performing Arts Center (THPAC) is a non-profit organization based in Brooklyn, New York, whose mission is supporting Black performers and providing community access to dance. The Thelma Hill Performing Arts Center records, which... more
American Tap Dance Foundation
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 513
27.61 linear feet (74 boxes, 8 volumes, 3 tubes, 3 oversize folders); 9.42 terabytes (13,772 computer files)
The American Tap Dance Foundation (ATDF) is a non-profit organization committed to establishing and legitimizing tap as a vital component of American dance through creation, presentation, education, and preservation. The ATDF records, dating from... 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.
Denishawn Dancers
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0007
1.58 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Denishawn photographs and scrapbooks, dating from 1875 to the 1960s, consist mainly of prints of the Denishawn company and school, as well as professional and candid prints of Ted Shawn and Ruth St. Denis. The collection also contains some... more
Greene, Jonnie
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 528
1.70 linear feet (5 boxes)
Jonnie Greene (1929-) is a retired American performing arts critic who directed two dance symposiums, Rethinking the Balanchine Legacy and Classic Black, at the New York Public Library in the... more
Weiss, Irving, 1921-
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS 185670
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
The W. H. Auden and Chester Kallman letters to Irving and Anne Weiss, dating from the 1940s to 2000, consist primarily of handwritten and typed letters and poems, as well as photographs exchanged between the couples from the 1940s to the 1970s.... more
Gore, Lesley, 1946-2015
Music Division | JPB 22-6
20.38 linear feet (70 boxes); 6.9 gigabytes (743 computer files)
Lesley Gore (1946-2015) was an American popular singer and songwriter who had major hit singles in the early to mid-1960s, including the songs "It's My Party," "You Don't Own Me," "Judy's Turn To Cry," "Maybe I Know," and "She's A Fool," among... more
Karnilova, Maria
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 516
5 linear feet (8 boxes)
Maria Karnilova (1920-2001) was an American dancer and actress whose career spanned seven decades in ballet, opera, and Broadway. The Maria Karnilova papers contain materials from 1840 to 2003 (bulk 1938-1993) that document her career, including... more
Zall, Deborah
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 520
1.3 linear feet (3 boxes); 2.5 gigabytes (1469 computer files)
Deborah Zall (1933-2018) was an American dancer, choreographer, and teacher known for her dramatic solo works depicting historical and fictional women. The Deborah Zall papers contain materials from 1947 to 2017 that trace her career, including... 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
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
Ballet Society (New York, N.Y.)
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0011
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Ballet Society is an educational institution and predecessor to the New York City Ballet that performed for private audiences from 1946 to 1948. The Ballet Society photographs document performances and rehearsals by the company.
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.
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