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BOX 1 Biographical Materials, 1933-1991
The Biographical Materials series is represented by to subseries: Clippings & articles and Interviews. Clippings & articles are dating from 1933 to the end of Nirenska's career. Interviews are printed dating from 1966 and 1986, two are pulled from the scrapbooks.
Arranged by subseries and chronologically
BOX-FOLDER 1/1-4 Clippings and articles
BOX-FOLDER 1/1 1933-47
BOX-FOLDER 1/2 1948-50 Feb.
BOX-FOLDER 1/3 1950 Feb. (continued)-82 Mar. 11
BOX-FOLDER 1/4 1982 Sept.-91
BOX-FOLDER 1/5-7 Interviews
BOX-FOLDER 1/5 Interview by Olga Nuray Olcay for Cumhuriyet, 1966 Dec. 27. Original in Scrapbook no. 9
BOX-FOLDER 1/6 Excerpts from an interview by Suzan Moss, 1986 Feb. 18. Original in Scrapbook no. 12
BOX-FOLDER 1/7 Interview and commentary by Priaulx Rainier [?], 1986 May 12
BOX 1-3 Correspondence, 1934-1992
The Correspondence series consists of general correspondence, primarily letters to Nirenska from students and colleagues.
Arranged alphabetically by correspondent
BOX-FOLDER 2/1 Allen-Piper, Christie, 1985 (2 items)
BOX-FOLDER 2/2 "A" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 2/3 Beauvoir, The National Cathedral Elementary School, 1960 (1 item)
Birch, Nathan
see: The Next Ice Age
BOX-FOLDER 2/4 "B" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 2/5 Commission on the Arts and Humanities, District of Columbia, 1983-84 (4 items)
BOX-FOLDER 2/6 Connecticut College School of Dance, 1964-65 (3 items)
BOX-FOLDER 2/7 "C" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 2/8 Dance Exchange, 1987, 1991, n.d. (3 items)
BOX-FOLDER 2/9 Dobkiewicz, Major Waclaw, 1941 (1 item)
BOX-FOLDER 2/10 "D" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 2/11 Eiko & Koma, 1987, n.d. (2 items)
BOX-FOLDER 2/12 Fasulo, Teo, 1935 (1 item)
BOX-FOLDER 2/13 "F" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 2/14 Garretson, Cecily, 1965-66, 1988-91 (10 items)
BOX-FOLDER 2/15 Gelenian, Seda, n.d. (1 item)
BOX-FOLDER 2/16 Graham, Martha, 1966 (2 items)
BOX-FOLDER 2/17 "G" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 2/18 Hartke, Rev. Gilbert V., 1960-63, n.d. (3 items)
BOX-FOLDER 2/19 Henderson, Robert, 1949 (1 item)
BOX-FOLDER 2/20 Horne, J. P. (Georgie), 1988, 1991 (3 items)
BOX-FOLDER 2/21 Horst, Louis, n.d. (1 item)
BOX-FOLDER 2/22 Humphrey, Doris, 1958 (1 item)
BOX-FOLDER 2/23 "H" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 2/24 "I" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 2/25 John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 1987 (1 item)
BOX-FOLDER 2/26 Jooss, Kurt, 1934 (2 items)
BOX-FOLDER 2/27 Juilliard School of Music, 1958 (2 items)
BOX-FOLDER 2/28 "J" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 2/29 Karski, Jan, 1960, 1966, 1992, n.d. (5 items)
BOX-FOLDER 2/30 Kauffman, Edith W., 1965-66, n.d. (8 items)
BOX-FOLDER 2/31 Kreutzberg, Harald, n.d. (1 item)
BOX-FOLDER 2/32 "K" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 2/33 Laban, Juana de, 1951 (1 item)
BOX-FOLDER 2/34 Laban, Rudolf, 1949-50 (3 items)
BOX-FOLDER 2/35 L'Ecole Libanaise de Ballet, 1967 (2 items)
BOX-FOLDER 2/36 Ledesma, J. J. de [Count John Ledesma], 1985 (1 item)
BOX-FOLDER 2/37 Legters, Phyllis [?], 1968 (1 item)
BOX-FOLDER 2/38 Lerman, Liz, 1991, n.d. (3 items)
BOX-FOLDER 2/39 Lerner, Marcia [?], 1962, n.d. (2 items)
BOX-FOLDER 2/40 "L" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 2/41 Madden, Dorothy, 1960, 1991 (3 items)
BOX-FOLDER 2/42 Manning, Susan, 1987 (1 item)
BOX-FOLDER 2/43 Maynard, Allegra, 1960, n.d. (2 items)
BOX-FOLDER 2/44 Metropolitan Dance Association, 1980 (2 items)
BOX-FOLDER 2/45 Michaeli, Katia, 1991 (5 items)
BOX-FOLDER 2/46 "M" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 2/47 National Section on Dance, 1964 (1 item)
BOX-FOLDER 2/48 The Next Ice Age [Nathan Birch], 1991 (10 items)
BOX-FOLDER 2/49 "N" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 2/50 Opera Society of Washington, 1960 (1 item)
BOX-FOLDER 2/51 Osgood Chanock, Beth, 1963 (1 item)
BOX-FOLDER 2/52 "O" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 2/53 Pearson, Nicole, n.d. (1 item)
BOX-FOLDER 2/54 Piedmont Day School, 1959 (1 item)
BOX-FOLDER 2/55 Pola Nirenska School of Dance, 1968 (1 item). Notification of retirement
BOX-FOLDER 2/56 Polish Embassy, London, 1936 (1 item)
BOX-FOLDER 2/57 Poulten, Kay, 1948 (3 items)
BOX-FOLDER 2/58 Prevots, Naima, 1968 [?] (1 item)
BOX-FOLDER 2/59 "P" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 2/60 "Q" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 2/61 Reagan, Ronald, 1987 (1 item)
BOX-FOLDER 2/62 "R" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 3/1 Sande, Rona, 1968, 1991, n.d. (9 items)
BOX-FOLDER 3/2 Sande, Stuart A., n.d. (1 item)
BOX-FOLDER 3/3 Seidl, Ina, 1935, 1949, n.d. (3 items). Letter dated 1949 is signed "R. S."
BOX-FOLDER 3/4 Shurr, Gertrude, 1987-92 (6 items)
BOX-FOLDER 3/5 Simmons, Stephanie [?], n.d. (1 item)
BOX-FOLDER 3/6 Sorell, Walter, 1951, 1987, 1992 (4 items)
BOX-FOLDER 3/7 Spelman, Marva, 1991 (5 items)
BOX-FOLDER 3/8 Sprague, Judy [?], 1967 (1 item)
BOX-FOLDER 3/9 "S" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 3/10 Thimey, Erika, 1963, n.d. (3 items)
BOX-FOLDER 3/11 Tievsky, Jan, 1991 (1 item)
BOX-FOLDER 3/12 Tour, Evelyn de la [and others], 1953 (1 item)
BOX-FOLDER 3/13 "T" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 3/14 Union of Polish Stage Artists Abroad, 1949 (1 item)
BOX-FOLDER 3/15 "U" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 3/16 Veen, Jan, n.d. (1 item)
BOX-FOLDER 3/17 "V" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 3/18 Weber, Reinhard, 1948-49 (4 items)
BOX-FOLDER 3/19 Wigman, Mary, 1935-48 (3 items)
BOX-FOLDER 3/20 Wyrrick, Sharon, 1987, n.d. (3 items)
BOX-FOLDER 3/21 "W" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 3/22 Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Association Educational Department, 1954 (1 item)
BOX-FOLDER 3/23 "Y" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 3/24 "Z" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 3/25 Unidentified
BOX 4 Choreographic Notes
The Choreographic Notesseries consists of notes from works choreographed in the United States.
Arranged alphabetically by title
BOX-FOLDER 4/1 American folk suite, "If I had a ribbon". Received in audio recording tape box
BOX-FOLDER 4/2 Departures. Received in audio recording tape box
BOX-FOLDER 4/3 Double concerto in d minor [?]
BOX-FOLDER 4/4 Exits. One page received in audio recording tape box
BOX-FOLDER 4/5 The four horsemen of the apocalypse
BOX-FOLDER 4/6 Russia: the transparent apple and the silver saucer, "Snow in Siberia" solo choreographed for Liz Lerman
BOX-FOLDER 4/7 Shakespearean suite
BOX-FOLDER 4/8 Strange visit
BOX-FOLDER 4/9 Studio work
BOX-FOLDER 4/10 Tired magician
BOX-FOLDER 4/11 The train
BOX-FOLDER 4/12 Vivaldi. Received in audio recording tape box
BOX-FOLDER 4/13 Unidentified
BOX-FOLDER 5/1-3 Programs, 1933-1990
The Programs series is represented by two subseries: Performances by Nirenska and Performances by others. Performances by Nirenska consist of printed and typescript programs from 1933-90; all of the programs are not included in this series; more programs can be found in the scrapbooks and subject files, and additional information may be obtained in personal papers, addresses, and cards. Performances by others consists of printed and typescript programs saved by Nirenska from 1931-88.
Arranged by subseries and chronologically
BOX-FOLDER 5/1-2 Performances by Nirenska
BOX-FOLDER 5/1 1933-68
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