3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Modern dance--20th century--History.

  1. Muriel Manings and William Korff papers, 1914-2007

    1,088 items . 6 containers. 2.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Performer and teacher Muriel Manings and her husband William Korff, a performer, dance historian, and writer, compiled a substantial collection of materials that highlight activities of the New Dance Group, with particular emphasis on the dance trio of members William Bales, Jane Dudley, and Sophie Maslow. Manings's acumen as a teacher of modern dance earned her two engagements to teach in Cuba, both of which are documented in personal journals. Her leadership with the American Dance Guild and the ADG-sponsored gala celebrating the New Dance Group is also well documented in this collection.

  2. Jane Dudley papers, 1909-2001

    Approximately 1,230 items. 11 boxes. 9.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Jane Dudley was an American dancer and choreographer known early in her career for her work with the Martha Graham Company, the New Dance Group, and as a co-founder of the Dudley-Maslow-Bales Trio. She went on to serve as artistic director of the Batsheva Dance Company in Israel before joining the faculty of the London School of Contemporary Dance. Her papers primarily consist of clippings, correspondence, musical scores, photographs, and programs related to her professional life.

  3. Benjamin Garber papers, 1916-2009

    835 items . 8 containers. 4.3 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Benjamin Garber (1927-2001) was a distinguished interior designer who had a brief career as a dancer and enjoyed a close personal relationship with modern dance icon Martha Graham until the mid-1970s. The materials in the collection focus primarily on Garber's relationship with Martha Graham. Graham-related materials include correspondence, photographs, Graham dance company papers, programs, clippings and articles, and oral histories. Graham's convalescence at Garber's home Cross River is documented among these materials, as is Garber’s career as an interior designer and art collector.