Found 106 collections related to Manuscripts -- Collections

Astruc, Gabriel, 1864-1938
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 1
Correspondence including telegrams, copies of outgoing letters, and some typed transcripts of telegrams and letters, inventories, financial papers, notes and plans, clippings, programs, announcements, and drafts of contracts and reports relating... more
De Mille, Agnes
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 100
36 linear feet (1075 folders in 83 boxes)
The correspondence and writings of Agnes de Mille cover the period of 1871-1993 and were in the possession of Agnes de Mille at the time of her death. They relate to more
Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-1996
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 123
22 linear feet (466 folders in 38 document boxes; 3,381 Items)
This collection of the papers Lincoln Edward Kirstein cover the period from ca. 1917 to 1994 and pertain to public and private aspects of his life. This collection compliments the papers given by more
Segal, Edith, 1902-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 122
The papers contain a wide variety of materials of potential interest to a scholar of Edith Segal's lifelong dance career or of leftist political activism in dance.
Chase, Lucia, 1897-1986
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 51
7 document boxes 285 folders
The Lucia Chase papers span the years ca. 1899 to 1982 and are divided into two main series: personal correspondence, diaries, financial records, and miscellany; and business correspondence, company and financial... more
Fuller, Loie, 1862-1928
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 5
The bulk of this collection consists of the manuscript, in English, of the French translation of Loie Fuller's autobiography published by F. Juven in Paris in 1908. In stylistically different English... more
Lawrence, Pauline
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 15
250 folders and 14 boxes
The Pauline Lawrence Limón Collection mainly documents the early years of the José Limón Dance Company and the years immediately preceding the company's inception. There is almost no information beyond 1958. The... more
Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 2
Approximate number of items: 400 Number of folders: 360
Mordkin, Mikhail, 1881-1944
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 98
4 document boxes 237 items in 72 folders
The papers of Mikhail Mordkin cover the period from circa 1885 to 1979, the year of his wife's death. They pertain to both his family life and professional career. The bulk of the collection consists of official and... more
American Ballet Theatre
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 49
220 linear feet
American Ballet Theatre was founded in 1939 with the intention of creating an American company of international stature, a museum of the dance, “which would preserve the best of the classic tradition of Europe and at the same time lay the... more
Duncan, Irma
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 23
300 items
Limón, José
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 24
664 folders and 21 boxes
The José Limón Papers mainly document the personal life of the Limóns during the 1930s and 1940s and the professional life of the Limóns from the 1940s until... more
Chamié, Tatiana
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 2
100 items
Papers of the dancer, teacher, and choreograpner including letters, cards, diaries, telegrams, notebooks, contract, and memorabilia, mainly relating to the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, to the premieres of more
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 31
ca. 6,200 items in 770 folders
The Ted Shawn Collection documents Ted Shawn's personal life as well as his career as a dancer, choreographer, and writer from 1903 to 1971. Although the bulk of the material dates from... more
Royal Academy of Dancing (Great Britain)
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 71
13 document boxes 207 folders
The records of the Royal Academy of Dancing document that organization and much of its work from its beginnings in 1920 as the Association of Operatic Dancing through 1960 (bulk dates 1933-1955). Most of the material consists of correspondence,... more
Fernandez, Royes, 1945-1980
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 45
1155 items in 134 folders
For the most part the Royes Fernandez Papers (ca. 1945-1980) comprise correspondence. This series (784 items), dating from 1945 until shortly before his death in 1980, is predominantly letters written to more
Page, Ruth, 1899-1991
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 16
2793 folders ca. 42,000 items, 13 noteboooks
Page, Ruth, 1899-1991
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 12
70 folders ca. 70 items
Ruth Page, American dancer, choreographer, and director of ballet companies, was born in 1899, the daughter of a physician in Indiana. Her dance studies began with local teachers in Indianapolis. Like many a young girl, she was inspired by seeing... more
St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 6
Documents Ruth St. Denis' personal life and professional career. Divided into eight sections; autobiographical material, including St. Denis' personal journal, history letters, and miscellaneous items (246 folders); writings, including addresses,... more
Cohen, Selma Jeanne, 1920-2005
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 56
3 Hollinger boxes, 3 document boxes 362 folders
Dance Perspectiveswas published quarterly from 1959-1976, a total of 66 issues plus a 1962 Annual which was a bonus for subscribers. Selma Jeanne Cohen's records of Dance... more
Cohen, Selma Jeanne, 1920-2005
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 62
3 document boxes 96 folders
Selma Jeanne Cohen is an author, editor, lecturer, and teacher, and the records of several of her teaching projects comprise the bulk of this collection. From 1965-1969, at the Connecticut College School of Dance,... more
Diaghilev, Serge, 1872-1929
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 10
25 folders 195 items
Originals letters, holographs and typescripts, written primarily to Serge Diaghilev, covering many aspects of his life. The focal points of the collection are letters from Lady Juliet... more
Diaghilev, Serge, 1872-1929
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 20
131 items in 25 folders
This collection relates primarily to the last ten years of les Ballets Russes of Serge Dyagilev. There are a few items from 1910-1911 regarding Michel Fokine. The Papers have been divided... more
Lifar, Serge, 1905-1986
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 77
Serge Lifar, dancer, choreographer and author, was born in Kiev, Russia in 1905. He studied with Bronislava Nijinska, who brought him to Paris in 1923 where he joined Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. He became a protege of Diaghilev, was named premiere... more
Denham, Sergei, 1896-1970
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 48
46 records cartons 4383 folders, plus 2 cartons ledger books, check stubs, and ephemera
When Sergei Denham died in 1970, the records of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo continued to be maintained by Michael Subotin and Watson Washburn at the... more
Ismailoff, Sergei
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 6
6 folders ca. 50 items
Papers of the dancer and teacher, 1929-1947, including letters (from Bronislava Nijinska, Marquis de Cuevas, Sergei Denham, et al.), contracts, biographical... more
Cook, Ray, 1934-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 66
85 items 7 folders
The materials contained in this register are primarily correspondence, contracts and certificates covering the range of Cook's professional activities.
JJohnson, Raymond, d. 1987
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 68
67 items 5 folders
Raymond Johnson (1946-1989), was a student at the Henry Street Playhouse and a member of the Henry Street Settlement teaching staff. From 1963 to 1969 he was a dancer with the Alwin Nikolais Dance Company. In 1969 he performed with the Murray... more
Duncan, Irma
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 47
1458 items in 185 folders and two boxes
The Irma Duncan papers document her professional and personal life from 1905 to 1977.
Deakin, Irving
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 21
107 folders 1010 items plus 41 duplicate items
The major part of this collection consists of correspondence to and from Irving Deakin primarily in relation to his association with Hurok Attractions and as General Manager of the San Francisco Civic Ballet in... more
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