Found 106 collections related to Manuscripts -- Collections

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) *MGZMC-Res. 23
300 items
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
Deakin, Irving
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 18
7 linear feet (26 boxes)
Irving Deakin was born in Great Britain and studied at Eastbourne College and the Royal College of Music. A free-lance ballet and music critic, he came to the United States in the 1920's and worked as a publicity person for the Ballet Russe de... more
Bennett, Isadora
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 22
2,123 approximate 310 folders items
The Isadora Bennett Collection covers a thirty-two year span, 1940-72. During this time, she and associates Richard Pleasant and Donald Duncan handled the... more
Code, Grant Hyde
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 8
69 folders ca. 500 items
Grant Hyde Code was a well-known writer and lecturer on theater and dance. A 1918 graduate of Harvard University, he, after World War I service, taught English at Harvard, Radcliff and other institutions of higher education. A former editor of... more
Laing, Hugh
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 64
1.7 linear feet (4 document boxes, 1 portfolio 69 folders, 415 items)
The Hugh Laing Papers, c.1943-1988, contain almost nothing written by Laing himself, except for two brief undated notes to his mother (in her folder #10) and a letter to Isabel Brown (in her folder #12). The strength of the collection lies in the... more
Tamiris, Helen, 1905-1966
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 24
222 folders ca. 1000 items
The Helen Tamiris Collection comprises holographs, typescripts, and memorabilia, which mostly reflect Tamiris' choreographic work in the musical comedy and concert dance fields. The... more
Van Loon, Gerard Willem, 1911-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 18
85 5 folders items
The bulk of the collection consists of personal correspondence between Van Loon and the great German modern dancer Harald Kreutzberg. Some letters from more
Lippincott, Gertrude Lawton
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 114
.5 linear feet (18 folders in 1 box)
Description: Memoirs and writings
Martha Graham Foundation for Contemporary Dance
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 27
34 folders (1 box)
Caccialanza, Gisella, 1914-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 7
(ca. 122 items)
Berk, Fred, 1911-1980
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 41
273 Items in 75 folders
The Fred Berk Papers primarily document Berk's involvement in Jewish folk dance in the United States. Berk wrote extensively on the subject. He also made... more
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