Found 8 collections related to Dunham, Katherine

Leslie, Caird, 1899-1970
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 106
63 legal size folders in 4 document boxes
The papers of Caird Leslie include personal and business correspondence, autobiographical writing, and notes on ballet technique, particularly as taught by Adolf Bolm.
Valente, Alfredo
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 19-561
7.67 linear feet (17 boxes)
Alfredo Valente (1899-1973) was an Italian-born American photographer. Valente's trademark style was his portraits of costumed performers which used artistic camera angles and dramatic lighting. The Alfredo Valente negatives are comprised... more
Van Scott, Glory
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 707
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
The Glory Van Scott collection is comprised primarily of programs of performances that Van Scott either produced, directed, or wrote (including those dedicated to Katherine Dunham) at various venues in New York City. There are also a few reviews... more
Yarborough, Lavinia Williams
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 659
7.75 linear feet (21 boxes)
Lavinia Williams was an African American dancer, teacher, and choreographer who played an influential role in the development of modern and folkloric dances in Haiti, Jamaica, Guyana, and the Bahamas. Organized into fifteen interrelated series,... more
Herskovits, Melville J. (Melville Jean), 1895-1963
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | Sc Photo Melville J. and Frances S. Herskovits Collection
ca. 2217 items (6.5 linear feet, 15 boxes). 652 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 30 x 38 cm. and smaller. 960 photographic prints : b&w and col ; 26 x 21 cm. and smaller. 20 photographic prints : albumen ; 10 x 13 cm. and smaller. 480 negatives : b&w and col ; 9 x 11 cm. and smaller. 7 x 9 cm, 102 slides (7 x 9 cm). 3 photomechanical prints : b&w ; 19 x 13 cm. and smaller
Melville J. Herskovits, anthropologist and Africanist, was the founder of the first African Studies Program in the United States established at Northwestern University in 1948. Frances S. Herskovits, who taught African Literature, was also a close... more
Strickland, William, 1937-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 806
1.87 linear feet (5 boxes)
Bill Strickland is a scholar, activist, and professor emeritus of the Department of Afro-American Studies at University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst. A native of Boston, Strickland graduated from Boston Latin School and Harvard University.... more
Johnson, Helen A.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 599
16.79 linear feet (46 boxes)
The Helen Armstead-Johnson miscellaneous theater collections (HAJMTC) were formed by over two hundred file-folder level collections (one-three file folders per personality or event). The collections contain information dating from the... more
Ipiotis, Celia
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 180
34.5 linear feet (70 boxes)
Eye on Dance was an interview program concerned with all varieties of dance, ranging from ballet to modern, tap dancing to break dancing. The series initially aired on WNYC and WNYE in New York from 1981 to 1992.... more