7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Ballets russes.

  1. 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.

    Summary:

    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.

  2. Edward L. Bernays papers, 1777-1994

    227,000 items. 860 containers plus 54 oversize. 160.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Public relations counsel. Correspondence, memoranda, research notes, speeches, articles, book drafts, surveys, reports, publicity material, scrapbooks, photographs, printed matter, and other material documenting Bernays's career as a pioneer in the field of public relations and the development of that profession and its influence on American society.

  3. 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.

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

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

    Summary:

    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.

  5. Serge Lifar collection on Serge Diaghilev, 1750-1950

    around 1,350 items. 81 boxes. 91 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This collection is comprised in large part of printed music, widely representing 18th century Italian and 19th century Russian operatic music. Includes rare pre-revolutionary editions of Russian folk songs, annotated performance scores of Stravinsky, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Gounod, Cimarosa. Non-musical materials include three letters from S. Prokofiev to S. Diaghilev, rare edition of books on music, literature and theater, libretti and synopses, souvenir books and programs and photographs. Several of the programs and photographs show Léon Bakst's set and costume designs. Non-musical materials also include Diaghilev’s personal notebook, containing entries in French, Russian, and English made in 1926-1929.

  6. George Zoritch collection, 1914-2002

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

    Summary:

    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.

  7. 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.

    Summary:

    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.