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Found 10 collections related to Choreographers -- United States -- 20th century

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Erdman, Jean
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 170
36 linear feet (66 boxes)
The Jean Erdman Papers document the professional life of Jean Erdman Campbell, a dancer, choreographer, and dance instructor. Materials date from the late 1930s to the mid-1990s, and cover the early stages of her career as well as productions... more
Monk, Meredith
Music Division | LPA Mss 2006-001
130 linear feet (300 boxes)
The Meredith Monk Archive documents the art of Meredith Monk and the history of The House Foundation For The Arts, Monk’s management and production company. The Archive contains correspondence, media clippings, concert programs, publicity... more
Solomons, Gus, Jr., 1940-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 214
25.25 linear feet (75 boxes, 5 tubes); 1241.1 megabytes (259 computer files)
Gus Solomons Jr. is an African-American dancer, choreographer, teacher, and writer. Solomons was a soloist in the dance companies of Donald McKayle, Pearl Lang, Martha Graham and, most notably, Merce Cunningham. Solomons formed his own troupe, The... more
Harkarvy, Benjamin
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 199
13 linear feet (19 boxes)
The Benjamin Harkarvy Papers from the 1940s to 2003 cover the academic and professional career of the distinguished dancer and teacher. It contains notes and notebooks, teaching materials, photographs, clippings and publicity material.
Bolender, Todd
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 149
1 box (10 folders)
Todd Bolender was born Feb. 27, 1914 in Canton, Ohio and settled in New York City in 1936 where he studied with Hanya Holm. Lincoln Kirstein and George Balanchine recruited him for their first company, the American Ballet. Kirstein asked him to... more
Redlich, Don
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 498
9.42 linear feet (24 boxes, 1 volume, 1 tube)
Don Redlich (born in 1929) is a dancer, choreographer, and pedagogue. The Don Redlich papers, dating from 1893 to 2019 (the bulk dates from the 1940s onward), document Redlich's life and career through written descriptions and videos from more
Charlip, Remy
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 536
54.44 linear feet (125 boxes, 32 oversize folders, 5 tubes)
Remy Charlip (1929-2012) was an American dancer, choreographer, theater director, costume and set designer, educator, visual artist, and children's book author and illustrator. The Remy Charlip papers, dating from the 1900s to 2016 (bulk dates... more
Arova, Sonia
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 507
0.84 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
The Sonia Arova collection, dating from 1946 to 2013, documents her career as a ballerina and artistic director of the San Diego Ballet and the Alabama Ballet. The collection holds printed matter, photographs, correspondence, audio and video media... more
Martha Graham Dance Company
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 532
67.56 linear feet (138 boxes, 58 oversize folders, 1 tube)
The Martha Graham Dance Company collection, dating from 1900 to 2017, is comprised of materials that document the career of modern dance pioneer Martha Graham and trace the history of the development of her company and school. The collection is a... more
Cunningham, Merce
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 196
43 linear feet (84 boxes)
Merce Cunningham (1919-2009) was a choreographer. He started his career as a dancer with Martha Graham's company, and then left to start his own company. The company, which was created over 60 years ago, is now closed. The collection brings... more
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