6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968.

  1. Rosamond Pinchot papers, 1918-1955

    100 items. 2 containers plus 3 oversize. 2.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actress. Address book, correspondence, diary, photographs, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating to the life and acting career of Rosamond Pinchot.

  2. 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.

  3. Grace McCrea papers relating to Denishawn, 1913-1969

    249 items . 6 containers. 3 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Grace McCrea (b. 1899) was a member of the Denishawn dance company led by modern dance pioneers Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn. Along with her older sister, Betty McCrea, she performed across the United States in Denishawn's vaudeville and concert tours from 1916-1919. The photographs, performance programs, and printed materials in this collection document the professional activities of Denishawn artistic leadership and company members from about 1913 to the late 1960s. The collection principally includes programs and photographs highlighting the career of dancer Grace McCrea and her sister Betty. Certain company members and artistic collaborators of the Denishawn company are also represented, such as Louis Horst, Betty Horst, Ada Forman, and Anne Douglas. The collection also includes magazine and newspaper clippings, publicity materials, and publications. Pages from two small notebooks document portions of the company's Asia tour and one piece of Denishawn choreography.

  4. 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.

  5. Denishawn legacy collection, 1906-2019

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

    Summary:

    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.

  6. Oliver Daniel papers, 1759-1997

    21,600 items. 80 containers. 52 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Oliver Daniel was an American arts administrator, musicologist, radio director and producer, and composer. The collection includes correspondence, manuscript and printed scores, photographs, programs, clippings, scrapbooks and periodicals.