2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Wigman, Mary, 1886-1973.

  1. 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.


    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.

  2. Pola Nirenska collection, 1910-1992

    10,408 items. 30 containers. 38 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Correspondence, choreographic notes, music manuscripts, poetry, personal papers, biographical materials, including interviews, articles, reviews, and newspaper clippings, programs, publicity materials, such as flyers and posters, scrapbooks, art work, including costume designs, photographic material, memorabilia, books, and other papers relating chiefly to Nirenska's career as a dancer, choreographer, and educator in the United States. The bulk of the collection consists of photographic material. Choreographic notes include those for The Four Horsemen of the Apocalpyse and art work is from Nirenska's early career in Europe and includes costume designs, drawings, and paintings. Correspondents include Evelyn de la Tour, Martha Graham, Louis Horst, Doris Humphrey, Kurt Jooss, Harald Kreutzberg, Rudolf von Laban, Phyllis Legters, Liz Lerman, Dorothy Gifford Madden, Beth Osgood (Chanock), Nicole Pierson, Naima Prevots, Ronald Reagan, Rona Sande, Walter Sorell, Erika Thimey, Jan Tievsky, Jan Veen, Mary Wigman, and Sharon Wyrrick.