Found matches for merce cunningham dance foundation in 26 collections.

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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
Merce Cunningham Dance Company
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 351
141.69 linear feet (316 boxes, 41 tubes); 116 gigabytes (11663 computer files)
Merce Cunningham (1919-2009) was a dancer, choreographer, and founder of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. The Cunningham Dance Foundation (CDF) was established in 1964 to support the company and advance Cunningham's work. The Merce Cunningham... more
Rogers, Helen Priest
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 389
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Helen Priest Rogers was an authority on dance notation, a co-founder of the Dance Notation Bureau and a pioneer in the use of film to preserve choreography. The Helen Priest Rogers dance files consist of photographs; correspondence; and programs... more
Willis, John (John A.)
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 217
34 linear feet (82 Boxes)
John Willis was the editor of Dance World, a yearly publication that chronicled the dance season. The papers contain the material that he used in creating the yearbook.
Cohen, Selma Jeanne, 1920-2005
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 145
21.5 linear feet (41 boxes)
The Selma Jeanne Cohen papers document the academic life and career of a renowned historian and critic of dance and theater. The papers contain professional correspondence, materials from Cohen’s teaching career, documentation of the many... more
Beaman, Jeanne Hays
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 376
1.34 linear feet (4 boxes)
Jeanne Hays Beaman is a dancer, choreographer, and teacher. The Jeanne Hays Beaman papers hold computer dance research material, arts organization files, photographs, programs, awards, correspondence, and scrapbooks.
Schönberg, Bessie
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 124
33.5 linear feet (30 boxes/1063 folders)
Personal and professional papers of dance educator Bessie Schönberg, 1932-1997.
Summers, Elaine, 1925-2014
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 422
24.03 linear feet (59 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Elaine Summers (1925-2014) was an American dancer, choreographer, filmmaker, and artist. The Elaine Summers papers date from 1929 to 2015 (bulk 1958-2014) and document her career as a choreographer and filmmaker, and as the founder of the... more
Wolfe, Katharine
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 188
7.71 linear feet (19 boxes)
The Katharine Wolfe Papers primarily document the work of the Seattle Public Schools dance teacher and administrator on an unpublished dance history book, The Concert Dance, begun during the summer of 1942 and completed... more
Duncan, Jeff, 1930-1989
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 161
6 linear feet (12 boxes)
The collection documents the career of choreographer, dancer, and teacher Jeff Duncan from 1956 - 1989. It contains correspondence, production material, photographs, oversized material, and personal material.
Sears, David, 1948-1992
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 184
23 linear feet (52 boxes)
Research files used by David Sears for writing reviews and articles on dance and theater.
Terry, Walter
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 167
80 linear feet (133 boxes)
Walter Terry was a dance critic for the New York Herald Tribune, the New York World Journal, and the Saturday Review. He also contributed a number of articles to... more
Joel, Lydia
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 139
32 boxes
This collection documents the life of Lydia Joel, a dancer, educator, editor, writer and producer. The collection spans the years 1906-1993 and consists of correspondence, personal papers; teaching notes, grant applications, research material,... more
Koner, Pauline
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 138
28.5 linear feet (48 boxes)
Pauline Koner, one of America’s foremost modern dance choreographers and performers, trained with Michel Fokine, Michio Ito and Yeichi Nimura. She created works for stage shows at New York City's Roxy Theater, for ice shows, and for television... 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 closely associated with Hanya Holm (1893-1992). The Don Redlich papers, dating from 1893 to 2019 (the bulk dates from the 1940s onward), document Redlich's life and career... more
Moseley, Monica
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 398
1.51 linear feet (4 boxes); 5.01 mb (5 computer files)
Monica Moseley (1942-2010) was an American dancer, dance scholar, and former assistant curator for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division at the New York Public Library. The Monica Moseley papers date from 1886 to 2010 and consist of professional files... more
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
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
Wigglesworth, Frank, 1918-1996
Music Division | JPB 97-44
432 linear feet, 95 boxes
The Frank Wigglesworth Papers document Wigglesworth's life and career. The collection was assembled by Wigglesworth over the course of his lifetime, and includes musical scores, correspondence, clippings, programs, miscellaneous papers,... more
Litz, Katherine, -1978
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 65
9 document boxes 180 folders, 1,546 items
The papers of Katherine Litz span the years 1901-1979. The bulk of the collection, both in size and importance, consists of correspondence and performance-related material from the period c.1950-1977. Most of the... 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
Town Hall
Music Division | JPB 88-26
ca. 35 cu. ft.
Town Hall is a recital hall on West 43rd Street, New York City, with a seating capacity of 1500. It opened Jan. 12, 1921. Material pertaining to the individuals and organizations that utilized the facility from 1921 to 1978. Audio tapes and... more
Briece, Jack, 1945-1988
Music Division | JPB 06-25
22 linear feet (43 boxes)
Born in 1945, Jack Briece was an American composer, organist and pianist, video artist, educator, and author, whose creative output was original and inventive. Most of this collection contains Briece’s diary, written on index cards and documenting... more
Robbins, Jerome
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 130
241 linear feet (578 boxes)
Work files from the office of American dancer, choreographer and director Jerome Robbins.
New Yorker Magazine, Inc
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2236
1058.76 linear feet (2566 boxes; 7 microfilm reels; 18 sound recordings)
Weekly magazine founded in New York City in 1925 by Harold W. Ross, Jane Grant, Alexander Woollcott and Raoul Fleischman. The records consist of correspondence, interoffice memoranda, edited and corrected manuscripts and typescripts, drawings,... more
New York World's Fair 1939 and 1940 Incorporated
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2233
1203.48 linear feet (2508 boxes, 42 volumes; 12 sound recordings)
The New York World's Fair of 1939 and 1940, was held in Flushing Meadows in the Borough of Queens. The non-profit Fair corporation was formed in 1935 under the guidance of business and civic leaders, and financed through federal, state, municipal... more
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