Found 57 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
Wolfe, Tom
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22833
98.03 linear feet (236 boxes, 1 volume, 4 oversize folders, 8 audio files)
Tom Wolfe is an American author and journalist known for such works as The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, The Right Stuff, and The Bonfire of the Vanities. He is a... more
Swados, Elizabeth
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2016-020
35.28 linear feet (89 boxes, 8 oversize folders)
Elizabeth Swados (1951-2016) was a composer, musician, theatre director, writer, poet, and illustrator. The Elizabeth Swados papers, Additions (1950-2014) document the career, and to a much lesser extent, the personal life, of playwright,... more
Gregory, Cynthia
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 523
5 linear feet (11 boxes)
Cynthia Gregory is a retired American dancer and former prima ballerina for the American Ballet Theatre. The Cynthia Gregory papers, dated 1946 to 2017, document her dancing career and retirement activities, with emphasis on her American Ballet... more
Happel, J. Peter
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2018-006
55.08 linear feet (90 boxes)
J. Peter Happel was an American photographer known for his work photographing mid-20th century television productions. The J. Peter Happel photographs includes negatives, proofs, and prints from across his career, with emphasis on his work... more
Libidins, David, approximately 1899-1958
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0001
0.88 linear feet (3 boxes)
David Libidins (1890s-1958) was a dance administrator and manager. The collection dates from 1937 to the late 1950s and contains photographs, negatives and a scrapbook depicting dancers and his family life.
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
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
Kerrigan, Tom
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 543
3.71 linear feet (10 boxes)
Tom Kerrigan (1944-1994) was a press agent for performing artists. The collection includes Kerrigan's press releases and the photographs, news clippings, and periodicals he would collect in relation to his clients.
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.
Merce Cunningham Dance Company
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 351
141.69 linear feet (316 boxes, 41 tubes); 116 gigabytes (11663 computer files)
Merce Cunningham (1919-2009) was a dancer, choreographer, and founder of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. The Cunningham Dance Foundation (CDF) was established in 1964 to support the company and advance Cunningham's work. The Merce Cunningham... 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
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
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
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
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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