Found 97 collections related to Photographs

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
DeLarverié, Stormé, 1920-2014
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | SCP 186079
1.67 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Stormé DeLarverié photographs document DeLarverié's long career as a singer and gay rights activist from the 1950s until her death in 2014. The collection contains personal and professional photographs, including candid pictures of DeLarverié... 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
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
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
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
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
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.
Horst, Louis
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0003
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
Louis Horst was a composer, teacher, and writer who was music director for both the Denishawn and Martha Graham companies. Horst's collection holds photographs of him, as well as the dancers, dance performances, and dance companies with whom he... 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.
Morgan, Marion, 1881-1971
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0005
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Marion Morgan was a dance instructor, choreographer, and founder of the Marion Morgan Dancers. Her collection consists entirely of photographs, most of which depict the films on which she worked as a choreographer. There are also some personal... more
Moseley, Monica, 1942-2010
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0007
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Monica Moseley was a dancer, dance scholar, curator, photographer, and founding member of The House, Meredith Monk's company dedicated to an interdisciplinary approach to performance. Moseley's collection contains photographs of Monk's... more
Maule, Michael
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0009
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Michael Maule was a ballet dancer, teacher, and principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre, Cuban National Ballet, New York City Ballet, and the London Festival Ballet. His collection, which dates from the 1930s to the 1960s, holds... more
Wells, Mary Ann, -1971
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0006
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Mary Ann Wells was a dance instructor in Seattle, Washington. Her collection contains photographs of her dance classes and her former students.
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
Fordin, Hugh, 1935-2019
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2019-016
9.27 linear feet (27 boxes, 2 oversize folders)
The Hugh Fordin collection, dated 1908 to 2005, documents the career of writer and record producer Hugh Fordin (1935-2019). The collection primarily chronicles his research for Getting to Know Him: A Biography of Oscar... more
Jessen, Victor
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0002
1.71 linear feet (7 boxes)
This collection represents the photography practice of ballet enthusiast Victor Jessen. While his best-known work is the decade-long film documentation of the performance Gaîté Parisienne, this collection expands the... 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.
Avedon, Michael
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0008
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Michael Avedon worked as the house photographer for the Harkness Ballet Company between approximately 1964 and 1975. His collection contains nine prints of individual Harkness Ballet dancers. The prints are all unlabeled and undated.
Alovert, Nina
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0015
0.46 linear feet (2 boxes)
Nina Alovert is a ballet photographer known for her photographs of Mikhail Baryshnikov. Her collection holds photographs of ballet performances in Russia, the United States, and Europe dating from 1960 to 1993. Many of the of the images depict... more
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.
Muyden, Petrus van
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0016
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Petrus van Muyden was a Dutch ballet dancer, choreographer, and teacher. His collection contains photographs of his dance career, including performances, classes, and images of other dancers with whom he collaborated or taught.
Sommen, Pieter (photographer)
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0017
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Pieter Sommen is a New Jersey-based photographer. His collection contains contact sheets, negatives, and slides depicting the 1978 Electric Spaghetti Festival in New York City, and the dancer Jeannette Leentvaar.
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.
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
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