21 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Modern dance--United States.

  1. Miriam Cole papers, 1923-1997

    1,430 items ; 5 containers ; 2.5 linear feet . -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Miriam "Mimi" Cole (1926-2012) was an American dancer and choreographer who performed solo as well as with the Martha Graham Dance Company and other contemporaries. The Miriam Cole Papers consists primarily of programs; clippings, articles, and scrapbook pages; photographs; music for her choreography; and contracts. Much of the material relates to Cole's association with the Graham company:...

  2. Celia Ipiotis and Jeff Bush Eye on the Arts archive, 1994-2009

    12,546 items ; 54 containers ; 28 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of programs, clippings, and press materials that cover New York City performances of music, dance, theater, as well as film and video.

  3. Sophie Maslow papers, 1918-1997

    1,216 items ; 18 containers ; 8 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Sophie Maslow (1911-2006) was an American modern dancer, choreographer, and teacher. The collection consists of photographs, programs, promotional materials, clippings, articles, correspondence, writings, music scores, and other documents pertaining to Maslow’s career. The material includes documentation of her time as a performer with the Martha Graham Dance Company, and primarily features her...

  4. Katherine Dunham collection, 1920-2006

    5,184 items plus digital materials ; 33 containers ; 15 linear feet . -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Katherine Dunham (1909-2006) was an American dancer, choreographer, teacher, dance anthropologist, and writer. The collection contains correspondence, awards and honors, writings by and about Dunham, business papers, photographs and videotapes, clippings and reviews, programs, promotional materials, and materials related to the Library of Congress Katherine Dunham Legacy Project.

  5. Pearl Lang papers, 1908-2008

    13,077 items ; 59 containers ; 29 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Pearl Lang (née Pearl Lack) was an American dancer, choreographer, and teacher. The collection includes clippings and articles, programs and publicity, correspondence, choreographic and teaching notes, photographs, interviews and lectures, business papers, posters, music scores, moving images, and other materials relating to Lang’s career in dance primarily as a choreographer for her own...

  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...

  7. Herta Moselsio photographs of Martha Graham's Lamentation, circa 1939

    51 photographs ; 1 container ; 1 linear foot. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Herta Moselsio (1892-1978), photographer and ceramist, took photographs of Martha Graham performing Lamentation at Bennington College, while collaborating with her husband, Simon Moselsio, on filming the dance work. Lamentation had premiered in New York in 1930. Moselsio's film was released in 1943, but the actual year of photography and filming is not verified.

  8. May O'Donnell papers, 1929-2004

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

    Summary:

    May O'Donnell was an American dancer, choreographer, and teacher; she performed in the original casts of seminal works by Martha Graham, and through her own choreography became known as among the earliest choreographers of abstract works. Her husband, Ray Green, composed music for many of her dance works. This small collection offers photographs, playbills and publicity, and reviews and other...

  9. 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...

  10. Daniel Nagrin collection, circa 1920-2006

    22,525 items ; 80 containers ; 41 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Daniel Nagrin (1917-2008) was an American dancer, choreographer, teacher, and writer. The collection contains materials relating to his life and career, and includes holograph and published scores, choreographic and dance technique notes, photographs, correspondence, marketing and fundraising materials, clippings, programs, teaching and administrative materials, production elements, articles by...