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BOX 12 Writings about the Ballets Russes de Serge Diaghilev and the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo
This series contains publications about two of the famous Russian dance companies: the Ballets Russes de Serge Diaghilev (known also as Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes) and the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, a company that was created for Léonide Massine upon his departure from Ballets Russes de Colonel W. De Basil. This company was led by Sergei J. Denham and existed from 1938 to 1962.
BOX-FOLDER 12/1 Advertising flyer, The Diaghilev Ballet, 1909-1929, by S.L. Grigoriev
BOX-FOLDER 12/2 Maynard, Olga. Petrouchka: Diaghilev’s 1911, Joffrey’s 1970, n.d.
BOX-FOLDER 12/3 Blanche, Jacques-Emile. Leon Bakst dans le Ballet Russe, n.d. (incomplete)
BOX-FOLDER 12/4 Anderson, Jack, Janet Light, and Malcolm McCormick. The Golden Age of Costume and Set Design for the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, 1938-1944. Cincinnati Art Museum, 2002
BOX-FOLDER 12/5 Art et Danse, no. 4, Juin-Juillet 1959
BOX-FOLDER 12/6 Schaikevitch, Andre. "Le Destin du Ballet de L’Opera," in La Revue Musicale, pp. 278-279, 1971
BOX-FOLDER 12/7 Lifar, Serge. Undated, holograph document (two pages in ink); fragmentary discussion on Prokofiev and Le Fils Prodigue( 1929 ) and an assessment of choreographer Léonide Massine. [Photocopy of original, which can be found in ML95.L54 no. 1]
BOX-FOLDER 12/8 Schouvaloff, Alexander. Serge Diaghilev: The Centenary Exhibition of Les Ballets Russes. The Daniel Katz Gallery, London, 2009
BOX-FOLDER 12/9 Jeschke, Claudia, ed. Schwane und Feuervögel: Die Ballets Russes 1909-1929, Munich, 2009
BOX-FOLDER 12/10 Exhibition brochures: Library of Congress ( 2009 ); New York Public Library for the Performing Arts ( 2009 )
BOX-FOLDER 12/11 Bloom, Julie. “Admiring the Man Who Made Ballet Modern,” in The New York Times, 23 August, 2009
BOX 10 Ballets Russes: Company members; Clippings; Tour Information; Drawings
This series contains miscellaneous materials relating to Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes (1909-1929) and the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo (also known as various other names including the Original Ballet Russe, 1932-1952).
BOX-FOLDER 10/1 Receipt acknowledging payment from Serge Diaghilev to Vaslav Nijinsky, 1917
BOX-FOLDER 10/2 Clippings
BOX-FOLDER 10/3 Tour Information
BOX-FOLDER 10/4 Notebook of drawings of members of the Ballets Russes by Grant MacDonald
BOX-FOLDER 10/5 Salary list, undated
BOX-FOLDER 10/6 Personal papers (Grigoriev)
BOX-FOLDER 10/7 Drawings and other images
BOX-FOLDER 10/8 Choreographic notes for Graduation Ball, choreographed by David Lichine in 1940
Choreographed for the original Ballets Russes.

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