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The Publicity series is represented by two subseries: About Nirenska and About others. About Nirenska consists of printed and typescript publicity materials such as flyers and posters, from 1933-90; more materials can be found in the scrapbooks and subject files. About others consists of printed and typescript publicity materials such as flyers and posters, from 1927-92 (and undated).
Arranged by subseries and chronologically
BOX-FOLDER 5/4 About Nirenska
BOX-FOLDER 5/4 1933-90
BOX-FOLDER 5/5-7 About Others
BOX-FOLDER 5/5 1927-90
BOX-FOLDER 5/6-7 1991-1992, n.d.
BOX 6-11 Scrapbooks, 1933-1992
The Scrapbooks series consists of thirteen scrapbooks containing photographs, clippings, articles, programs, publicity materials, and correspondence.
Arranged chronologically
BOX-FOLDER 6/1-2 [No. 1] Photographs, portraits, and sculptures, 1933-60s
BOX-FOLDER 6/3 [No. 2] United States, Poland, Austria, England, and Italy, 1933-45
BOX-FOLDER 7/1 [No. 3] England and Israel, 1946-47
BOX-FOLDER 7/2 [No. 4] England, Austria, and Switzerland, 1947-49
BOX-FOLDER 8/1 [No. 5] United States, 1949-50
BOX-FOLDER 8/2-3 [No. 6] United States, 1951-57
BOX-FOLDER 8/4-5 [No. 7] United States, 1958-59
BOX-FOLDER 9/1-2 [No. 8] United States -- her own school, 1960-65
BOX-FOLDER 9/3 [No. 9] United States, Turkey, Greece, and Lebanon, 1965-67
BOX-FOLDER 10/1 [No. 10] Photographic interlude, 1967-80
BOX-FOLDER 10/2-3 [No. 11] United States, 1981-84
BOX-FOLDER 11/1-2 [No. 12] 1985-92
BOX-FOLDER 11/3 [No. 13] Miscellaneous photographs, clippings, and publicity materials
BOX 12-21 BOX 28-30 Photographic Materials, 1930s-1992
The Photographic Materials series is represented by three main subseries: Photoprints, Negatives, and Slides by Nirenska. The Photoprints subseries (all b&w and 8 x 10 in. or less in size unless noted otherwise) is divided into a number of subseries. The material consists of the following: publicity and informal shots, solo works performed by Nirenska; publicity and informal shots, works by Nirenska with her included as a performer; publicity shots and informal portraits, works by Nirenska without her performing. The Negatives subseries is divided into a number of subseries. The material consits of the following: publicity shots of her works, 8 x 10 copy negatives; arranged alphabetically by title of work; in works by Nirenska and informal portraits, all b&w and 35 mm. in size unless noted otherwise; arranged alphabetically by name or title of work. The Slides by Nirenska subseries consists of color slides by Nirenska.
Various arrangements are applied
BOX 12-18 BOX 28-30 Photoprints
BOX 12-13 BOX 28 Nirenska alone
BOX-FOLDER 12/1 1930s
BOX-FOLDER 12/2 The cry [?], 1930s
BOX-FOLDER 12/3 1933. By Zofja Kruzówna
BOX-FOLDER 12/4 1933. By Zygmunt Szajer
BOX-FOLDER 12/5 1936
BOX-FOLDER 29/1 Polish dance, 14-1/2 x 11-1/2, 1937. By Landseer, London; autographed
BOX-FOLDER 12/6 Modeling in London. By Landseer, London
BOX-FOLDER 12/7 Angel of death. By Gerti Deutsch, Vienna
BOX-FOLDER 12/8, 28/1 Eastern ballad, 11-3/4 x 8-3/4, 12 x 9-1/4, 12 x 9-1/2. By John Deakin; autographed
BOX-FOLDER 12/9, 28/2 Felina -- catty woman, 11-3/4 x 10, 9-3/4 x 11-1/2. By John Deakin; autographed
BOX-FOLDER 12/10, 28/3 La puerta del vino, 10-3/4 x 10, 11 x 10. By John Deakin
BOX-FOLDER 12/11, 28/4 A scarecrow remembers, 11-3/4 x 8-3/4, 12 x 9-3/4. By John Deakin; autographed
BOX-FOLDER 12/12, 28/5 Unwanted child, 12 x 10, 10-1/2 x 9-1/2. By John Deakin; autographed
BOX-FOLDER 12/13, 28/6 Modeling, four 12 x 10, three 11 x 8-1/4, 11 x 8-1/2
BOX-FOLDER 12/14 Posing in a mirror
BOX-FOLDER 28/7 10 x 10
BOX-FOLDER 12/15 1956 [?]. By Angus McBean; autographed
BOX-FOLDER 12/16-19 1960s. By B. Vern Blasdell, Washington, DC
BOX-FOLDER 12/20 1960 Jan.
BOX-FOLDER 28/8 13-1/2 x 10-1/2
BOX-FOLDER 13/1 By Terry Walker
BOX-FOLDER 13/2 In studio, 1980s, color and b&w. By Ray C. Schandelmeier, b&w photographs from "Portraits of a friend"
BOX-FOLDER 13/3 1980s. By Ray C. Schandelmeier from "Portraits of a friend"
BOX-FOLDER 13/4 Unidentified, color and b&w
BOX 13 BOX 16 BOX-FOLDER 28/9 BOX-FOLDER 30/1 Nirenska with others
BOX-FOLDER 13/5 Mary Wigman Schule, 1930s. By Kastan, Hamburg
BOX-FOLDER 13/6 Percussion ensemble, 1930s. By Atelier Robertson, Berlin
BOX-FOLDER 13/7 With Mary Wigman, 1948. By Hans Tschirren
BOX-FOLDER 13/8 Congress of International Dance at Zurich, 1949. By Hans Tschirren; Hilda Baumann, Mary Wigman, and Nirenska in front
BOX-FOLDER 13/9 With Madame Maria Hershman-Horch, Director of Berkshire Drama School, 1950 Aug. By E. H. Aoole [?]
BOX-FOLDER 13/10 With Evelyn de la Tour and Lucia L., Hains Point, 1952
BOX-FOLDER 16/1 1959 Dec.
BOX-FOLDER 28/9 Departures: Dorothy Madden, Nicole Pearson, Rona Sande, Nirenska, and Beth Osgood Chanock, 11 x 14, 1959
BOX-FOLDER 13/11 American folk suite, "The three sisters: Rona Sande, Nicole Pearson, and Nirenska
BOX-FOLDER 13/12 Shakespearean suite, 1961 Nov. 28. By Naltchayan; Nicole Pearson as Kate in Taming of the shrew, Beth Osgood Chanock as Portia, and Nirenska as Lady Macbeth
BOX-FOLDER 13/13 Dance class, 1960 Oct. 6. By Naltchayan
BOX-FOLDER 13/14 Ballet class, 1960s. By Fred Ward, Arlington, Virginia; print and contact sheets
BOX-FOLDER 13/15 Session with dance teachers in Beirut, 1967 Jan. By David
BOX-FOLDER 16/2-80 Panel discussion with Hanya Holm, Erika Thimey, Nirenska, and Sali Ann Kriegsman, 1986. Dancefest '86, celebrating national dance week, Glen Echo Park, MD; May 3-5
BOX-FOLDER 13/16 With Ethyl Butler. By G. Vern Blasdell, Washington, DC
BOX-FOLDER 13/17 With Jan Karski, 1987 June, 1991
BOX-FOLDER 13/18 With Nancy Schandelmeier, 1990s. By Ray C. Schandelmeier from "Portraits of a friend"
BOX-FOLDER 13/19 Schandelmeier wedding. By Ray C. Schandelmeier from "Portraits of a friend"
BOX-FOLDER 13/20 With Laura Schandelmeier, color
BOX-FOLDER 13/21 With Schandelmeier and Jan Karski, color
BOX-FOLDER 13/22 In studio with Ray C. Schandelmeier and pets, color. By Ray C. Schandelmeier
BOX-FOLDER 13/23 With Rima Faber (Wolff). 8 x 10: 1990, in "Shopping cart" costume; polaroid: 1988 Nov. 6, birthday party for Dr. "Dub" Bullock at Edith Menard's and in Faber's studio, in Stillpoint costume, color
BOX-FOLDER 30/1 Unidentified, 16 x 20, color
BOX 14 BOX 16 BOX-FOLDER 28/10-13 BOX-FOLDER 30/2 Others
BOX-FOLDER 16/81-82 Burkhardt, Beth and Denise Reed, 1986 July, color. National Zoo; choreographed by Burkhardt
BOX-FOLDER 29/2 Caron, 14 x 11, 16 x 11
BOX-FOLDER 16/83 Carter, Tish, 1980 Dec., color
BOX-FOLDER 16/84 Carter, Tish, color. Rocks; choreographed by Carter
BOX-FOLDER 14/1 Departures: Dorothy Madden, Nicole Pearson, Rona Sande, and Beth Osgood Chanock, 1959 Dec.
BOX-FOLDER 16/85-96 Encounters and goodbyes: Rima Faber, Sue Hannen; 1983; color. By Fred Underwood [?]
BOX-FOLDER 14/2 Dirge, 1981, 1988 Jan. 27, color. Prints and contact sheets
BOX-FOLDER 16/97 Faber (Wolff), Rima, 1980 Dec., color
BOX-FOLDER 16/98 Galeota, Nancy, 1980 Dec., color
BOX-FOLDER 16/99 Gieger, Esther, color
BOX-FOLDER 14/3 Hannen, Sue, 1980 Dec., 1988 Jan. 27, 30, color. Prints and contact sheets
BOX-FOLDER 16/100-101 Hannen, Sue, Stephanie Simmons, and Ellis, color. Jan Tievsky on far left
BOX-FOLDER 14/4 Humphrey, Doris and Charles Weidman, 1935. New dance; on front: A merry Xmas from [signed] Charles
BOX-FOLDER 14/5 Karski, Jan. By the Detroit News; on back: To my beloved Pola [signed] Jan
BOX-FOLDER 14/6 Karski, Jan and Nancy Schandelmeier, color
BOX-FOLDER 14/7 Karski, Jan and Ray C. Schandelmeier, color
BOX-FOLDER 16/102 Koehler, Cheryl, 1980 Dec., color
BOX-FOLDER 14/8, 29/3 Knox, Marion, three 14 x 11, 13-3/4 x 10-1/2
BOX-FOLDER 14/9 Kreutzberg, Harald
BOX-FOLDER 16/103 Lerman, Liz, 1985 Jan., color. At a rehearsal of Russia: the transparent apple and the silver saucer, "Snow in Siberia"
BOX-FOLDER 16/104 Lerman, Liz, 1987 April, color
BOX-FOLDER 16/105-111 Life, 1983, color. By Fred Underwood [?]
BOX-FOLDER 14/27 Nirenska, Mr. and Mrs. [Pola Nirenska's parents]
BOX-FOLDER 30/2 Norman, 13 x 18, 16 x 20, 1968 Fall
BOX-FOLDER 14/10 Osgood Chanock, Beth, Nicole Pearson, and Rona Sande, 1960s
BOX-FOLDER 28/10 Osgood Chanock, Beth, Nicole Pearson, and Rona Sande, 11-1/4 x 10-1/4, 1960s
BOX-FOLDER 14/11 Out of sorts: Sue Hannen, 1988 Jan. 27, color. Prints and contact sheets
BOX-FOLDER 14/12 Pearson, Nicole, 1959 Dec., 1960 Oct. 6. By Naltchayan [1960]
BOX-FOLDER 16/112 Pearson, Nicole, and Rona Sande, 1959 Dec.
BOX-FOLDER 14/13 Reynolds, Greg. Print and contact sheet
BOX-FOLDER 16/113-115 Russia: the transparent apple and the silver saucer, "Snow in Siberia": Liz Lerman, 1985 Jan., color
BOX-FOLDER 29/4 Sande, Rona, 13-3/4 x 11, 1960s
BOX-FOLDER 14/14 Schandelmeier family and friends, color. Prints and contact sheet
BOX-FOLDER 14/15 Schandelmeier, Laura, color and b&w. Trilogy and other works; by Robert Yohn and Ray C. Schandelmeier
BOX-FOLDER 14/16 Schandelmeier, Nancy, color
BOX-FOLDER 14/17 Schandelmeier, Ray C., color. Prints and contact sheets
BOX-FOLDER 16/116-122 Shout: Sharon Wyrrick, 1987 June, color
BOX-FOLDER 14/18 Stillpoint: Rima Faber, 1990
BOX-FOLDER 28/11 Tate, Carolyn, 10-1/2 x 13-1/2, 1960s
BOX-FOLDER 16/123 Tievsky, Jan, 1980 Dec., color
BOX-FOLDER 16/124 Tievsky, Jan, color
BOX-FOLDER 14/19 Topolski, Felix, color
BOX-FOLDER 14/20 The train, 1990. By Michael Drago
BOX-FOLDER 28/12 The train: Paula Camilli, Heather Doerbecker, Jan Taylor, and Jan [?], 8 x 12, 1990
BOX-FOLDER 16/125-132 Trip: Cathy Paine, 1982 Aug., color
BOX-FOLDER 16/133-142 Web: Shawn Womack, 1987 Oct., color
BOX-FOLDER 14/21 Wigman, Mary. By Ted Hurter, Zürich and Atelier Robertson, Berlin; autographed by Wigman
BOX-FOLDER 14/22 Wigman, Mary, Elisabeth Wigman, and Hanya Holm
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