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Found 12 collections related to Ballet -- 20th century

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Solov, Zachary, 1923-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 261
8.72 linear feet (25 boxes)
Zachary Solov (1923-2004) was a dancer and choreographer who spent many years as the ballet master at the Metropolitan Opera. The Zachary Solov papers (1870-2005) contain programs, notes, photographs, posters, scrapbooks and personal materials... 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.
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
Garafola, Lynn
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 519
1.3 linear feet (1 box)
Jacques Rouché (1862-1957) was a French theater patron who managed the Théâtre des Arts (now Theatre Hébertot) and Paris Opera. He is recognized for his contributions in modernizing French theater and dance in the 20th century. The Jacques Rouché... more
Payne, Charles
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 18-2792
38.30 linear feet (51 boxes)
The Charles Payne collection spans over five decades of materials documenting the American Ballet Theatre with items such as photographs, clippings and articles, performance programs, and costume and set designs. Payne occupied various... 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
Ashley, Merrill
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 495
14.37 linear feet (39 boxes)
Merrill Ashley (1950 - ) is an American ballerina who danced for 31 years with the New York City Ballet, most of them under George Balanchine. Her papers, dating from 1950 to 2017, document her career through ballet class and choreography... more
Peterson, Kirk A.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 365
2.64 linear feet (8 boxes)
Kirk Peterson is an American dancer, teacher, and choreographer. The Kirk Peterson papers hold awards; correspondence; press releases; writings; and ballet company, theater, and workshop files. There are also family papers detailing Peterson's... more
Joffrey, Robert
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 475
400.87 linear feet (889 boxes, 48 oversize folders, 30 tubes)
The Joffrey Ballet Company records date from 1877 to 2017 (bulk: 1956-2009) and document the company's creative output from its inception in 1956 to 2017. The collection contains photographs, production and technical files, scores, company... 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.
Beard, Richard
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 410
4.09 linear feet (3 boxes, 4 volumes)
Richard "Dick" Beard was a ballet dancer and choreographer. The Richard Beard papers contain programs, photographs, correspondence, and scrapbooks.
Tudor, Antony, 1908-1987
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 551
0.92 linear feet (3 boxes)
Antony Tudor (1908-1987) was a dancer, choreographer, and dance instructor. The Antony Tudor scores contains sheet music and scores Tudor used in his dance and choreography work.
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