9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Ballet dancers.

  1. Serge Grigoriev / Ballets Russes archive, 1909-2009

    1021 items. 24 containers. 18 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    The Serge Grigoriev / Ballets Russes Archive documents Grigoriev’s decades-long career as régisseur (rehearsal director) for both Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes and for Col. W. de Basil’s Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo. It consists primarily of photographs, photograph albums, and notes and manuscript drafts for Grigoriev’s book S.P. Diaghilev i ego ‘Russkii Balet’ 1909-1929, which was translated into English and published as The Diaghilev Ballet, 1909-1929. The archive also contains Grigoriev’s unpublished manuscript for his work Original’nyi Russkii Balet pod upravleniem Colonel W. De Basil 1932-1952. In addition, the archive includes choreographic notes, programs, additional writings by Grigoriev, clippings, tour information, and drawings.

  2. George Zoritch collection, 1914-2002

    159 items. 1 container. 0.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    George Zoritch was a ballet dancer in the post-Diaghilev era of the early twentieth century. The bulk of the George Zoritch Collection consists of photographs (most of them reprints), augmented by several periodicals, programs, clippings, and articles documenting his career.

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  3. Larry Colwell dance photographs, 1944-1966

    438 items . 8 containers . 4 linear feet . -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Larry Colwell (1901-1972) was a noted American art photographer, best-known for his dance subjects as well as his figure studies. This collection of photographs consists primarily of large-format contact prints and negatives. A selection of mounted photographs showing his technique of capturing dance movement on film are also included. Subjects include some of the most famous ballet artists of the 1940s and 1950s, affiliated with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo as well as George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein's Ballet Society (which became New York City Ballet). Other significant photographic subjects are Talley Beatty, John Cage, and Merce Cunningham. A small amount of professional papers are also included.

  4. Elizabeth Severn and Margaret Severn papers, 1880-1994

    5,600 items. 16 containers plus 1 oversize; 209 digital files (6.34 GB). 6.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Elizabeth Severn, psychotherapist, author, and psychoanalytic patient of Sándor Ferenczi; and her daughter, Margaret Severn, ballet dancer and vaudeville performer. Correspondence, writings, printed matter, and photographs concerning Elizabeth Severn's private life and her career as a psychotherapist. Correspondence, writings, art work, printed matter, photographs, and digital files relating to Margaret Severn's life as a dancer in New York theaters, in traveling vaudeville shows in the 1920s, and with European ballet companies in the 1930s.

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  5. Alexandra Danilova collection, 1920-2000

    4,500 items. 46 containers. 30 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Correspondence, writings, including a typescript of Danilova's memoirs titled Choura: The Memoirs of Alexandra Danilova, speeches and lectures, programs, printed material, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, artwork, photographs, and other papers relating to Danilova's career in dance primarily as a teacher at the School of American Ballet. Also includes material from her years with the de Basil Ballets Russes and the Denham Ballet Russe and from her touring company, Great Moments of Ballet.

  6. Adolph Bolm collection, 1895-1982

    800 items. 9 containers. 4.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Adolph Bolm (1884-1951) was a renowned ballet dancer, choreographer, and dance teacher. This collection, which documents his career both in Russia and the United States, contains photographs, correspondence, programs, pamphlets, articles, business papers, writings, artwork, and music scores.

  7. Judith Chazin-Bennahum photograph collection relating to Antony Tudor, 1932-1971

    122 items. 1 container. 0.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    This photograph collection documenting the career of English ballet dancer-choreographer Antony Tudor (1908-1987) was assembled by professor and scholar Judith Chazin-Bennahum (1937- ) in preparation for the publication of her book titled The Ballets of Antony Tudor: Studies in Psyche and Satire (1994).

  8. Julia Vincent Cross papers, 1854-1991

    325 items. 4 containers. 3 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Julia Vincent Cross (1901-1986) was a dancer, choreographer, actor, and teacher. The Julia Vincent Cross Papers consists primarily of documentation of her career through photographs, correspondence with organizations and artist agents, performance programs and flyers, two publications, and three notebooks, one of which is a collection of detailed choreographic notes. Cross's family history is documented through a family scrapbook kept by her father, materials detailing the artistic activity of her husband Philip Evergood (1901-1972), personal photographs, and legal correspondence relating to the Cross and Evergood estates.

  9. Cesi Kellinger collection of dance materials, 1842-1994

    approximately 220 items. 6 containers. 2.25 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Cesi Kellinger (1922-2014) was an antiquarian bookseller based in Pennsylvania. This collection consists of dance-related photographs, illustrations, books, promotional materials, performance programs, articles and clippings, and correspondence dating between 1842 and 1994. These items pertain to the careers of prominent dancers, choreographers, and educators, including Ruth St. Denis, Ted Shawn, and Martha Graham. Kellinger collected the items and donated them to the Library of Congress in 2011.