7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) De Mille, Agnes.

  1. Oscar Hammerstein II collection, 1847-2000

    35,051 items. 160 containers. 72.65 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Oscar Hammerstein II was an American librettist, lyricist, theatrical producer and director, and grandson of the impresario Oscar Hammerstein I. The collection, which contains materials relating to Hammerstein's life and career, includes correspondence, lyric sheets and sketches, music, scripts and screenplays, production materials, speeches and writings, photographs, programs, promotional materials, printed matter, scrapbooks, clippings, memorabilia, business and financial papers, awards, and realia.

  2. 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.

    Summary:

    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).

  3. Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine collection, 1918-1992

    approximately 86,950 items. 790 containers. 253 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Danny Kaye (1911-1987) was an American actor, singer, dancer, comedian, and humanitarian. His wife, Sylvia Fine (1913-1991), was an American lyricist, composer, writer, lecturer, and producer. The collection, which documents their lives and careers, contains printed and manuscript music, scripts, correspondence, business and financial papers, promotional and publicity materials, speeches, oral history transcripts, photographs, scrapbooks, programs, posters, honors, and realia.

  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.

    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.

  5. Morton Gould papers, 1920-1996

    approximately 19,000 items. 150 containers. 65.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    American composer, conductor, arranger, and pianist. The collection contains music, including holograph and copyist manuscripts, printed scores, orchestral parts, lyric sheets, and sketches of Gould's compositions and arrangements; correspondence; business papers; writings; photographs; scrapbooks; programs and promotional materials related to his career; and financial and legal documents.

  6. Dance notation collection, 1893-1981

    42 items. 6 containers. 4.25 linear feet. 5 microfilm reels. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Dance Notation Collection consists of scenarios, scores in codified dance notation, and descriptions of dance dating from 1893 to 1981, many of which originated from copyright deposits submitted to the U.S. Copyright Office to register rights for choreography. Most of these scores are recorded in Labanotation, the system of dance notation that Rudolf von Laban (1879–1958) developed. George Balanchine, Doris Humphrey, Kurt Jooss, Léonide Massine, and Antony Tudor are among the distinguished choreographers whose works are represented in this collection.

  7. Larry Warren collection on Anna Sokolow and Lester Horton, 1903-2007

    approximately 4,550 items. 15 containers. 9 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This collection documents the research conducted by dancer, choreographer, and educator Larry Warren (1932-2009) while writing his biographies Lester Horton: Modern Dance Pioneer (1977) and Anna Sokolow: The Rebellious Spirit (1991). The clippings, correspondence, dance notation, interviews, notes, photographs, programs, scrapbooks, and writings collected or created by Warren reveal his process in capturing the lives of two major figures in twentieth-century modern dance and have the potential to shed new light on the lives and careers of these artists. The bulk of the collection is devoted to Warren's research on Sokolow, but there is also significant documentation on the movement technique Horton created and taught.