Found 106 collections related to Manuscripts -- Collections

Alf, Fé
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 90
1 document box 17 items in 11 folders
This collection of papers of Fé Alf contains material from c.1928 in Germany to c.1933 in the United States. It contains primarily a diary and course papers written while Alf was a... more
Doubrovska, Felia, 1896-1981
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 93
2 document boxes (379 items in 51 folders)
The papers of Felia Doubrovska cover the period from c.1919 to the year of her death, 1981, and pertain to both her family and personal life and her professional career. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence: approximately 43... 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
Berman, Eugene, 1899-1972
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 28
100 items
Holographs signed, and typescripts.
Loring, Eugene, 1914-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 40
198 folders in 9 boxes approximately 440 items
The Eugene Loring Papers document several aspects of Loring's career from 1938 to 1981. He kept extensive notes related to his productions and teaching theories. He also often wrote and... 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
Hayward, Leland, 1902-1971
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 46
approximately 2330 items in 194 folders
The Leland Hayward Records of Ballets: U.S.A. document the years 1956-1962, before the company's inception until its demise, from the papers kept by the company's producer.
Massine, Leonide, 1896-1979
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 33
337 s and 8 boxes
The bulk of the Leonide Massine Papers documents Massine's professional and personal life from about 1940 to 1955, although some materials from before and after this period are included... more
Greco, José
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 112
48 linear feet (302 folders
The papers primarily document the administrative roles José Greco filled as director of Spanish dance companies and as head of the José Greco Foundation for Hispanic Dance.
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
Alum, Manuel
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 95
1 document box 24 items in 6 folders
Manuel Alum was born in Puerto Rico, but his dance training and his career as a modern dancer, teacher, choreographer and director took place mainly in the United States. He was a leading dancer and assistant director of the Paul Sanasardo Dance... more
Bonfanti, Maria, 1847-1921
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 30
91 items 33 folders
Maria Bonfanti (1847-1921), an Italian born and trained ballerina, toured the United States and Europe with great success between 1869 and 1894. She also danced as prima ballerina of the Metropolitan Opera, New York, from 1885-1886 and maintained... more
Bonfanti, Maria
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 43
109 items 66 folders
This collection, a gift from the estate of Gwendolyn Ruddell (Miss Bonfanti's granddaughter), consists primarily of correspondence with her Italian relatives and accounts of her ballet... more
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 82
1 document box
Cuevas, Georges, marquis de, 1885-1961
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 75
48 items 11 folders
Georges de Cuevas (1886-1961) was born in Santiago, Chile. He was working in Paris in the fashion industry in 1927 when he met and married Margaret Strong, a grand-daughter of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. (His title was a Spanish one and was possibly... more
Moore, Lillian
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *ZBD-157
329 folders in 7 boxes
The Lillian Moore Dance Research Files represents the efforts of Lillian Moore to document thoroughly the history of dance in the United States and Europe in the eighteenth and nineteenth... more
Moore, Lillian
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 20
6 boxes 105 folders
The collection is compiled into articles, reviews, and type-written copies of books that Lillian Moore had written, 1947-1964; Correspondence (personal letters) to Miss Moore and from... 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
Fuller, Loie, 1862-1928
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 9
The Loie Fuller Collection mainly documents the last fifteen years of Miss Fuller's life and consists of personal and professional correspondence, performance contracts, production notes, sheet music, autobiographical writings, other writings by... 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
Horst, Louis
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 22
500 items 94 folders
Part of the bequest of the late Louis Horst, this collection consists of five groups of manuscript materials: [Personal] Correspondence, Business Correspondence, Manuscripts, Records, and Miscellaneous items (mostly... more
Horst, Louis
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 57
116 items in 14 folders
The Louis Horst Papers document his professional, and primarily his personal, life from 1962 to 1964. There are, however, letters and contractual information dating back as early as 1935 and 1959. The importance of... more
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