3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Jacob's Pillow.

  1. Marge Champion collection, 1897-2014

    approximately 9,600 items. 66 containers. 52.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Marge Champion (b. 1919) is an American actress, dancer, director, choreographer, and teacher. The collection, which documents her life and career, includes biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, programs, promotional materials, manuscript music scores and parts, articles, clippings, scripts, scrapbooks, awards and posters. The collection also holds materials related to Champion's former husband, director and choreographer Gower Champion, and her father, dancer, choreographer, and teacher Ernest Belcher.

  2. Bronislava Nijinska collection, circa 1740-1996

    approximately 35,000 items. 165 containers. 27 mapcase folders. 11 microfilm reels. 88.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    The Bronislava Nijinska Collection documents the life and professional activities of Bronislava Nijinska, a choreographer, dancer, and teacher who lived and worked in Europe, Argentina, and the United States from 1911 until her death in 1972. The collection was created by Nijinska with additions by her daughter, Irina Nijinska, and Irina's husband Gibbs S. Raetz. Material types include business papers, choreographic notes, correspondence, personal papers, photographs, posters, programs, scrapbooks, theatrical designs, and writings. Subjects include Nijinska's extensive work as a choreographer and revivals of her work, her roles as a dancer, and her writings on dance. There is a significant amount of material on her brother, dancer and choreographer Vaslav Nijinsky, as well as companies she worked with including the Ballets de Madame Ida Rubinstein, Ballets Russes de Serge Diaghilev, and the companies founded by the Marquis de Cuevas.

  3. Denishawn legacy collection, 1906-2019

    approximately 70 items. 2 containers. 1.4 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Denishawn, which modern dancers Ruth St. Denis (1879-1968) and Ted Shawn (1891-1972) founded in 1915, was a renowned dance company through which numerous prominent performers, including artists such as Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman, Louise Brooks, Anne Douglas, and Grace McCrea, received dance training and began their careers. The Denishawn Legacy Collection consists of programs, promotional materials, photographs, correspondence, articles, and scrapbook pages pertaining to the company and its members. These items also document the history and performances of Jacob’s Pillow, which Shawn founded in 1931 and directed until his death.