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Correspondence (continued)
Unrestricted Correspondence (continued)
BOX-FOLDER 398/75 Xu, Han [Ambassador from People’s Republic of China to US 1985-1989]
BOX-FOLDER 398/76 Zemach, Benjamin [University of Judaism]
BOX-FOLDER 398/77 Unidentified
BOX 398 From Martha Graham
BOX-FOLDER 398/78 Barber, Samuel
BOX-FOLDER 398/79 Dello Joio, Norman
BOX-FOLDER 398/80 De Mille, Agnes
BOX-FOLDER 398/81 Protas, Ron
BOX-FOLDER 398/82 Rabin, Arnold
BOX 377-387 Restricted Correspondence
BOX 203-204 Production Elements
The Production Elements series consists of information relating to the New York City season performances and touring, including hanging plots, light plots and light cue tracks, call sheets, and condition reports. The lighting, set, and costume designers include Jean Rosenthal, Rouben Ter-Arutunian, Isamu Noguchi, Donna Karan, Beverly Emmons, Jennifer Tipton, and Thomas Skelton.
BOX-FOLDER 203/1 Equipment lists: Fall tour, 1970
Blossom Festival, undated
BOX-FOLDER 203/2 Condition reports, 1973, 1991
BOX-FOLDER 203/3 Orchestra requirements, undated
BOX-FOLDER 203/4 Shipments: London, 1963
European tour, 1967
Mexico City, 1968
BOX-FOLDER 203/5 Hanging plots: Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, 1967
Saville Theatre, London, 1967
Unidentified, undated
BOX-FOLDER 203/6 Lighting cues
BOX-FOLDER 203/7 Performance venue technical sheets
BOX-FOLDER 203/8 Light and hanging plots for 1974 tour
Lighting by Jean Rosenthal and William H. Batchelder.
BOX-FOLDER 203/9 Hanging plot, lighting plot, and main scaffold in elevation for Episodes
BOX-FOLDER 203/10 Light plot by Jean Rosenthal for the Long Island Festival, 1967
BOX-FOLDER 203/11 Light plot, Blossom Festival, undated
BOX-FOLDER 203/12 Light plot by Jean Rosenthal for North American tour, 1989
BOX-FOLDER 203/13 Light plot, Israel tour, 1958
BOX-FOLDER 203/14 Light cue track for Part Real – Part Dream, 1968
BOX-FOLDER 203/15 Light cue track for Cortege of Eagles, [1967?]
BOX-FOLDER 203/16 Light plot by Jean Rosenthal for 1960 New York City season, 54th Street Theatre
BOX-FOLDER 203/17 Light plot by Thomas Skelton for the American Dance Festival, 1961
BOX-FOLDER 203/18 Section plot by Thomas Skelton for the American Dance Festival, 1962
BOX-FOLDER 203/19 Board hookup, 1962 Broadway season, 54th Street Theatre
BOX-FOLDER 203/20 Light plot and hanging plot, New York City Center season, 1969
BOX-FOLDER 203/21 Light plot, 54th Street Theatre, 1968
BOX-FOLDER 203/22 Light plot by lighting designers: Beverly Emmons, Jean Rosenthal, Jennifer Tipton, Thomas Skelton for the American Dance Festival, Connecticut College, 1967
BOX-FOLDER 203/23 Hanging, stage, and auditorium sections for Edinburgh International Festival and photographs of the venues
BOX-FOLDER 203/24 Donna Karan costume designs
BOX-FOLDER 203/25 Sketches for set design by Isamu Noguchi
BOX-FOLDER 204/1 Section light plot (preliminary plot), American Dance Festival, Connecticut College, 1967
BOX-FOLDER 204/2 Elevation, hanging plot, and light plot from 1960 New York City season, 54th Street Theatre
Lighting by Jean Rosenthal, revised 1961.
BOX-FOLDER 204/3 1963 New York City season, Lunt Fontanne Theatre light plot by Jean Rosenthal; Tormenters
BOX-FOLDER 204/4 Architects drawings for Space Theater for Dance and Noguchi sets (architects: Isamu Noguchi/Fuller & Sadao, Inc.), 1975
BOX-FOLDER 204/5 Touring light and hanging plots, 1974
Lighting by Jean Rosenthal and William H. Batchelder.
BOX-FOLDER 204/6 Light and hanging plots, 1970 Fall tour
Lighting by Jean Rosenthal, William H. Batchelder, and H.P. Poindexter.
BOX-FOLDER 204/7 Elevation, Adelphi Theatre, New York City, 1958-1961
BOX-FOLDER 204/8 From One More Gaudy Night: ground plan and elevation, design by Jean Rosenthal; stool and moon set plans; elevations and boat
BOX-FOLDER 204/9 From Phaedra, Broadway 1962/Connecticut College 1962, cue sheet with scenery, set pieces, props
BOX-FOLDER 204/10 From Night Journey, 54th Street Theatre, New York City 1960, cue sheet
BOX-FOLDER 204/11 Call sheet (cast and crew), 1961 April 10
BOX-FOLDER 204/12 Basic touring light and hanging plots, 1970 (revised 1973)
Lighting designs by Jean Rosenthal and William H. Batchelder.
BOX-FOLDER 204/13 Visionary recital for Martha Graham, 1961 March 8; Ground plan, design by Rouben Ter-Arutunian
BOX-FOLDER 204/14 Louis Horst memorial, American Dance Festival, light plots, 1964
BOX-FOLDER 204/15 House fronts and Cyc Border; Graham draperies and torms, Israel and Europe, 1962
Jean Rosenthal, designer.
BOX-FOLDER 204/16 Empire Theater, Edinburgh, electric layout, 1963
BOX-FOLDER 204/17 Martha Graham 1962 European tour, equipment layout
BOX-FOLDER 204/18 1966 U.S. tour, light plot, lighting by Jean Rosenthal; ground plan
BOX-FOLDER 204/19 Hartwell Theatre, lighting and rigging
BOX-FOLDER 204/20 Crate list and shipping lists
BOX-FOLDER 204/21 Unidentified production items
BOX-FOLDER 204/22 List of Noguchi sets and props
BOX 307 Special Projects
The Special Projects series consists of materials that relate to activities of the Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance between 1973 and 1992. It contains letters, memoranda, faxes, telegrams, and other items (notes, budgets, itineraries) for a number of ventures, including the 1973 summer Lake Placid, New York residency; the 1993 patrons tour to Spain; the Marymount Choreographers Project, 1988 and 1992; and special projects with sculptor Isamu Noguchi from 1982 to 1985.
Arranged by project.
BOX-FOLDER 307/1 MGCCD summer 1973 Lake Placid, New York residency
BOX-FOLDER 307/2 MGCCD patrons tour to Spain, 1993
BOX-FOLDER 307/3 MGCCD patrons tour to Spain, 1993
BOX-FOLDER 307/4 MGCCD art planning, Rimini, Italy, 1988-1990
BOX-FOLDER 307/5 MGCCD 1990 Spain ’92 Foundation
BOX-FOLDER 307/6 MGCCD Marymount Choreographers Project, 1988
BOX-FOLDER 307/7 MGCCD Marymount Choreographers Project, 1992
BOX-FOLDER 307/8 MGCCD Noguchi projects, 1982-1985
BOX-FOLDER 307/9 MGCCD Noguchi projects, 1982-1985
BOX-FOLDER 307/10 MGCCD Noguchi collaboration, 1985
BOX 224-228; 306 Writings by and about Martha Graham
The series Writings by and about Martha Graham consists of literary notes by Martha Graham or others for various choreographic works; articles and speeches by Martha Graham; interviews; articles about Martha Graham; poems and miscellaneous writings sent to Graham or contained in her papers, and fragments of literary works by and for Graham.
Organized by major heading (“Literary Notes,” for example) and arranged alphabetically by author or by choreographic work therein. In some cases, folders are organized chronologically.
BOX 224 Literary Notes
Literary notes by Martha Graham for choreographic works (some fragments); literary notes by others for choreographic works.
BOX-FOLDER 224/1 Alcestis
BOX-FOLDER 224/2 American Document
BOX-FOLDER 224/3 Appalachian Spring
BOX-FOLDER 224/4 Canticle for Innocent Comedians
BOX-FOLDER 224/5 Clytemnestra
BOX-FOLDER 224/6 Every Soul is a Circus
BOX-FOLDER 224/7 Heloise and Abelard
BOX-FOLDER 224/8 Holy Jungle
BOX-FOLDER 224/9 I Salute My Love
BOX-FOLDER 224/10 Lucifer
BOX-FOLDER 224/11 Punch and the Judy
BOX-FOLDER 224/12 Salem Shore (choreographic notes by Terese Capucilli and Carol Fried)
BOX-FOLDER 224/13 Scarlet Letter
BOX-FOLDER 224/14 Stone of Destiny
BOX-FOLDER 224/15 Witch of Endor
BOX-FOLDER 224/16 “Valley of Vision,” “Nautilus,” “The Lady of the Labyrinth” (notes by Robert Starer); Diversion of Angels (notes by B.B.)
BOX-FOLDER 224/17 Unidentified fragments of literary notes for choreographic works; miscellaneous writings
(15 items)
BOX 224 Articles and Speeches by Martha Graham
BOX-FOLDER 224/18 “John Martin Remembered,” in Ballet Review, Spring 1988
“Relates to After Tudor,” n.d.
“Introduction,” draft, 1963 February 15
“A Tribute to Margot Fonteyn,” 1990
BOX 225-226 Writings about Martha Graham
Poems, writings, and scripts sent to Graham or contained in her papers (authors identified).
BOX-FOLDER 225/1 Angelou, Maya. Still I Rise.
Apostolos-Cappadona, Diane. “The Ritual of Sculpture: Isamu Noguchi’s ‘From Behind Inner Seeking: Síva’s Dance,” 1984.
Armitage, Merle. “Modern Dance,” (section) 1935.
Armitage, Merle. “Modern Dance,” (section in French), n.d.
Armitage, Merle, et al. “Big Chief of the Southwest.” (shooting script), n.d.
BOX-FOLDER 225/2 Ballard, Adele, M. “Midnight at June Second,” n.d.
Barnhardt, Harry. Script for unnamed ballet, n.d.
Berg, Paul. “Martha Graham’s Dancers” in St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Sunday, 1970 October 18.
Berlitt, Ben. “Soundstage,” 1945.
Blofeld, John. [lacks title and date]
Buckwalter, John. “Byzantine Eyes,” n.d.
Buckwalter, John. “A Psalm of Joy,” 1963.
BOX-FOLDER 225/3 Cahn, Sammy. “His Way.”
Candee, Helen Churchill. “Ankor, the Magnificant,” n.d.
Caras, Roger. Quotes from “The Private Lives of Animals,” n.d.
Code, Grant. “Prologue,” n.d.
Cook, Helen Fetter. “Enchanted Land,” 1944.
BOX-FOLDER 225/4 De LaRosa, L. “Production by Martha Graham,” 1987.
De Mille, Agnes. No title, n.d.
Devi, Rukmini. Chapter for a book, Where Theosophy and Science Meet, by Prof. D.D. Kanga, n.d.
BOX-FOLDER 225/5 Eisner, Igor. “Evocation de Martha Graham,” 1991.
Engle, Paul. “Door,” n.d.
Engle, Paul. “Variations,” n.d.
BOX-FOLDER 225/6 Fowlie, Wallace. “Martha Graham as Hérodiade,” n.d.
Fowlie, Wallace. “Martha Graham comme Hérodiade,” n.d.
BOX-FOLDER 225/7 Gable, Maureen Clark. “Gone With Noelle,” n.d.
Gale, Joseph. “The First Lady of Modern American Dance,” in Newark Sunday News, 1970 September 27.
Gold, Ronald. “From Pungent Image to Vivid Life,” in Dance Magazine, 1969 May.
Goodman, Saul. “Takako Asakawa,” in Dance Magazine, 1971 January.
Goodman, Saul. “Rahamin Ron,” in Dance Magazine, 1971 February.
Grendysa, Peter. “The Case of the Disappearing Composer,” n.d.
BOX-FOLDER 225/8 Hawwend (?), Richard. “Scenario for Abstract Ballet on the Story of Solomon – for Martha Graham,” 1931.
Hodes, Stuart. “Review of Blood Memory,” in Ballet Review, 1991.
Horosko, Marian. “Frontier of the Mind: Martha Graham at 95,” in Dance Magazine, 1989 May.
Howard, Robin. Obituary in Ballet Review, 1989.
Hull, William D. “On Martha Graham’s visit to Ceylon,” n.d.
BOX-FOLDER 225/9 Ignatin, Irving. “New Theatre,” 1935 December.
BOX-FOLDER 225/10 Jacobsohn, Helmuth. “The World-Weary Man and his Soul,” 1952.
Jellinghaus, Fritz. [no title,] 1981.
BOX-FOLDER 225/11 Kaplan, Howard. “Simple Gifts,” 1987.
Kostopoulos, Carmela. “For Martha Graham on her 90th Birthday,” n.d.
Kulick, Jonathan, et al. “A True Story for Martha Graham,” n.d.
BOX-FOLDER 225/12 Larsson, Raymond E.F. “Good Friday Music,” n.d.
Leatherman, LeRoy. [“A Note on Martha Graham’s Symbolism”], n.d.
Leatherman, LeRoy. “Homage to the Secret-Bearer,” in The Sewanee Review, vol. LXXII, No. 2, April-June 1964.
Legisos, Gloria M. “Danza Contemporanea Iniciacion al Aprendizaje de la Tecnica Graham,” Santiago, Chile, 1977
BOX-FOLDER 225/13 March, William. “The Bad Seed,” n.d.
Marchal, Sappho. “Danses Cambodgiennes,” Saigon, MCMXXVI.
Martin, John. [quotation in French], n.d.
Martin, John. “A Classic,” n.d.
Mason, Francis. “Martha Graham Dance Company,” n.d.
McDonagh, Don. “Modern Dance Chronicle,” in The Hudson Review, vol XXII, no. 2, Summer 1969.
Meursinge, B. “The Tree of Great Sorrow,” n.d.
Mishima, Yukio. “The Damask Drum,” in Five Modern Nō Plays, 1957.
Moe, Henry Allen. Remarks for Martha Graham convocation, Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies, 1965. Acceptance speech for Aspen Award by Martha Graham.
Myers, L.H. “The/Root and the/Flower,” n.d.
BOX-FOLDER 225/14 Nauman, Hilda. “Around Eastern Connecticut,” n.d.
Neal, Josie. “Modern Dance: The American Experience,” 1989.
BOX-FOLDER 226/1 Patterson, Daniel W. “Early Shaker Spirituals,” 1976.
Pena, Jose Z de la. “The Four Apparitions of the Blessed Virgin of Guadalupe,” n.d.
Perse, Saint-John. “Anabasis, “ n.d.
Phelps, Mary. “Advertisement,” 1938.
BOX-FOLDER 226/2 Rudhyar, D. “Martha Graham’s Utterances Reveal a New Dance Rhythm,” n.d.
BOX-FOLDER 226/3 Sabin, Robert. “The Evolution of Martha Graham’s Dance Technique,” n.d.
Saint Victor, Hugh de. “Conversation Concerning the Wedding Gift of the Soul (summary)”Barbara Hanna, translator. Sark. “A Creative Companion,” n.d.
Sherman, Jane and Norton Owen. “Martha Graham and Ted Shawn,” in Dance Magazine, 1995.
Shirley, Wayne. A Ballet for Martha. Library of Congress.
[Soars, Janet]. “Interview with [Christena Schlundt] on Ruth St. Denis,” in Dance Chronicle, n.d.
Smith, Arthur Galusha. “Indian,” n.d.
Smith, Cecil. “The Maze of the Heart,” in Theatre Arts, May 1947.
Stav, Arie. “The Dance in Israel,” in Hadassah Magazine, Hartford, Connecticut, February 1971.
Stodelle, Ernestine. “The View from Vermont,” chapter 7 from Deep Song: The Dance Story of Martha Graham, 1983.
Sweeney, James Johnson. “Martha Graham,” n.d.
[Synge, John Millinton]. Riders to the Sea, 1904.
BOX-FOLDER 226/4 Richman, Robert. “Erick Hawkins,” n.d.
Rothschild, Bethsabee de. Extract from La Danse Artistique aux USA, 1949.
BOX-FOLDER 226/5 Taylor, Harold. Remarks by president of Sarah Lawrence College at Dance Magazine Awards ceremony, 1958.
Terry, Walter. “Martha Graham’s Repertory,” n.d.
Tracy, Robert. “Noguchi: Collaborating with Graham,” in Ballet Review, 9, Winter 1986
Tracy, Robert. “Artist’s Dialogue: Isamu Noguchi,” n.d.
BOX-FOLDER 226/6 Ulrich, Celeste. “Martha Graham,” n.d.
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