7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Ballet--United States.

  1. Gordon Parks papers, 1946-1991

    7,900 items. 39 containers plus 4 oversize. 15.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Photographer, writer, filmmaker, and composer. Contracts, correspondence, financial records, production material, and scripts relating to Parks's books, films, speeches, and other writings.

  2. Adolph Bolm collection, 1895-1982

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

    Summary:

    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.

  3. Ruth Page correspondence on Billy Sunday, 1944-1960

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

    Summary:

    This collection consists primarily of the correspondence between American dancer-choreographer and company director Ruth Page or her first husband attorney Thomas Hart Fisher and composer Remi Gassmann, who was contracted to create the music score for Page’s ballet Billy Sunday (1948). Other letters to Gassmann from this period and a small number of programs and press clippings related to Page's or Gassmann's careers round out the collection.

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  4. Julia Vincent Cross papers, 1854-1991

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

    Summary:

    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.

  5. Oliver Smith papers, 1941-1987

    approximately 2,000 items. 100 containers. 61.5 linear feet. 1,749 electronic files (83.82 GB). -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Oliver Smith was an American production designer, producer, and teacher of theatrical design. Smith contributed his talents to many of the twentieth century's most beloved musicals, ballets, and plays, including Rodeo (1942), On the Town (1944), My Fair Lady (1956), West Side Story (1957), The Sound of Music (1959), and Hello, Dolly! (1964). The collection includes painted set elevations, renderings, sketches, blueprints and technical drawings, correspondence, photographs, programs, and other materials. Only design materials for select productions are available at this time.

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  6. Alan M. and Sali Ann Kriegsman collection, 1933-1997

    37,400 items . 192 containers . 83 linear feet . -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Alan M. "Mike" Kriegsman, chief dance critic of the Washington Post, was the first dance writer to be awarded a Pulitzer Prize for criticism. Sali Ann Kriegsman, a distinguished dance historian, directed the Dance Program at the National Endowment for the Arts and contributed to many initiatives advancing the dance field and preserving dance legacies in the United States. The Alan M. and Sali Ann Kriegsman Collection consists of press kits, newspaper clippings, performance and conference programs, research notes and drafts, records of their service to nonprofit boards, and audiovisual materials. Note: the 192 boxes of processed materials described in this finding aid represent only about a third of the materials in the collection.

  7. Alexandra Danilova collection, 1920-2000

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

    Summary:

    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.