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Marge Champion collection, 1897-2014

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BOX 1-7 Personal Papers, 1919-2012
Appointment diaries, collected ephemera, travel materials, writings, and weddings to Gower Champion and Boris Sagal. Also includes a significant amount of material documenting her work with liturgical dance in the 1970s.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Appointment books
BOX-FOLDER 1/1-2 1934-1935, 1940, 1949
BOX-FOLDER 1/3 1971, 1973
BOX-FOLDER 1/5-7 1981-1986, 1989-1991
BOX-FOLDER 2/1-7 1992-2011
Biographical
BOX-FOLDER 3/1 Brief biographies and press releases, 1974-1999, undated
BOX-FOLDER 3/2-3 Material for unpublished memoir, 1994-1995, undated
BOX-FOLDER 3/4-5 Transcripts of interviews, undated
BOX-FOLDER 3/6 Drawings, circa 1937
Education
BOX-FOLDER 3/7 "Negotiation seminar for women in film" packet, circa 1985
BOX-FOLDER 3/8 Notebooks and school ephemera, 1928-1936
BOX-FOLDER 3/9 Notes from acting classes, circa 1935-1991, undated
Ephemera
BOX-FOLDER 4/1 Collected clippings and programs, 1946-2013
BOX-FOLDER 4/2 Invitations from Marge Champion, 1994-2012, undated
Financial and legal documents
BOX-FOLDER 4/3-4 Correspondence, 1966-1973
BOX-FOLDER 4/5 Miscellaneous, 1976, 1986, 2006
BOX-FOLDER 4/6 Government records, 1919-1995
Religion and religious dance
BOX-FOLDER 4/7 Catch the new wind material, 1972-1973
BOX-FOLDER 4/8 Clippings, 1969-1975, 2007
BOX-FOLDER 4/9 Conference: All Lutheran Youth Gathering (Houston, TX), 1973
BOX-FOLDER 4/10 Conference: Celebration of Evangelism (Cincinnati, OH), 1971
BOX-FOLDER 5/1 Conference: Laity Lodge Foundation (San Antonio, TX), 1976
BOX-FOLDER 5/2 Conference: Young Presidents' Organization (Honolulu, HI), 1973
BOX-FOLDER 5/3 Correspondence, 1967-1976, undated
BOX-FOLDER 5/4 Ephemera and orders of service (California), 1969-1975
BOX-FOLDER 5/5 Ephemera and orders of service (United States), 1970-1975
BOX-FOLDER 5/6 God is a verb material, 1974-1975
BOX-FOLDER 5/7 Magazines and newsletters, 1970-1973
BOX-FOLDER 6/1-2 Notes, circa 1974
BOX-FOLDER 6/3 A parable of death, 1953
By Lukas Foss
Vocal score
BOX-FOLDER 6/4 Remarks and speeches, circa 1974
Travel
BOX-FOLDER 6/5 Greece, 1965
Correspondence and journal
BOX-FOLDER 6/6 Iceland, 1985
Correspondence, ephemera, notes, and report
BOX-FOLDER 6/7 India and Nepal, 1988-1989
Clipping, correspondence, and ephemera
BOX-FOLDER 6/8 Italy, 1987
Ephemera and photographs
BOX-FOLDER 7/1 London, 1990-1991
Clippings, correspondence, and programs
BOX-FOLDER 7/2 Russia, 1982
Clippings, ephemera, notes, and photograph
BOX-FOLDER 7/3 "Seminar on sea" ephemera, 1973
BOX-FOLDER 7/4 Wedding to Gower Champion, 1947, 1962
Album, certificate copies, ephemera, and photographs
BOX-FOLDER 7/5 Wedding to Boris Sagal, 1976-1977
Clipping, ephemera, and photographs
Writings
BOX-FOLDER 7/6 Miscellaneous notes, undated
BOX-FOLDER 7/7 Miscellaneous remarks and speeches, 1995-1998, undated
BOX-FOLDER 7/8 Published works, 1974-1994
BOX 8-10, 42, 55 Photographs, 1919-circa 2005
Formal prints and snapshots from Marge Champion's career and personal life.
Arranged by subject.
Marge Champion
BOX-FOLDER 8/1 Album, 1919-1926
BOX-FOLDER 42/1 Belcher family, circa 1925, 1937
BOX-FOLDER 8/2 Childhood and youth, 1920-1936
BOX-FOLDER 8/3 Baby shower, 1956
BOX-FOLDER 8/4, 42/2 Miscellaneous, circa 1970-circa 2010
BOX-FOLDER 55/1 Miscellaneous (oversize), 1921, 2002
BOX-FOLDER 8/5-6, 42/3 Portraits, circa 1935-circa 2010
BOX-FOLDER 8/7, 42/4 Marge Champion and Louis Hightower, circa 1940
BOX-FOLDER 8/8 Let's dance promotional images and recording session, 1954
BOX-FOLDER 8/9, 9/1-2, 42/5 Marge and Gower Champion events and publicity, circa 1950-circa 1970
BOX-FOLDER 9/3-4 Champion family, 1962-circa 1995
BOX-FOLDER 9/5 Religious dance, circa 1974
BOX-FOLDER 9/6 Sagal family, circa 1976, circa 1990
Snapshots
BOX-FOLDER 9/7 Greenhouse (resort, Arlington, Texas), 1998, 2004
BOX-FOLDER 9/8-11 Miscellaneous, circa 1950-circa 2005
BOX-FOLDER 10/1 Rancho la puerta (spa), circa 1995
BOX 10-12, 42, 54 Clippings and Published materials, 1936-2010
Clippings, magazines, academic writings, published books, and book chapters on Marge Champion and Marge and Gower Champion.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Books
BOX-FOLDER 10/2 Chapters and excerpts, 1957, 1973, 2008
BOX-FOLDER 10/3 Let's dance with Marge and Gower Champion by Bob Thomas, 1954
BOX-FOLDER 42/6 Marge and Gower Champion: cut-outs, 1959
Paper dolls
BOX-FOLDER 42/7 Camel cigarette advertisement, 1953
Clippings
BOX-FOLDER 10/4-10 1936-2010
BOX-FOLDER 54/1 1950-1959
BOX-FOLDER 10/11 Dissertation: "American Musical Comedy from 1943 to 1964" by C. D. Menhenhall, 1989
Magazines
BOX-FOLDER 11/1 Dance and the arts, 1995
BOX-FOLDER 42/8 Home, 1972
BOX-FOLDER 42/9 Life, 1938, 1949
BOX-FOLDER 11/2-4 Miscellaneous, 1942-1966, 1990-1999, 2010
BOX-FOLDER 42/10 Picture show, 1951-1954
BOX-FOLDER 11/5 Picturegoer, 1952-1954
BOX-FOLDER 11/6 Theatre arts, 1950, 1955
BOX-FOLDER 11/7 Theatre guide (Japanese), 2007-2008
BOX-FOLDER 12/1 Vanity fair and photographs, 1998
BOX-FOLDER 12/2 Miscellaneous publications (Japanese), circa 2010
BOX-FOLDER 12/3 Thesis: "Marge Champion: woman in motion" by J. Murray, 2001-2004
BOX 12, 43, 54-55, 63-65 Scrapbooks, 1919-2002
Collected clippings, ephemera, correspondence, and photographs documenting the career of Marge Champion especially her partnership with Gower Champion.
Please seek staff assistance if handling scrapbooks in fragile condition.
Arranged chronologically by year.
Marge Champion
BOX-FOLDER 12/4 Birthday scrapbook (photocopied clippings), 1919-1994
BOX-FOLDER 55/2 Clippings, correspondence, ephemera, and photographs, 1945-1947
BOX-FOLDER 43/1 Ephemera and Jacob's Pillow clippings and correspondence, 1954, 1992
Marge and Gower Champion
BOX-FOLDER 54/2-3 Clippings and ephemera, 1947-1949
BOX-FOLDER 55/3, 65/3 Clippings and ephemera (loose scrapbook pages), 1947-1949, 1960-1961
BOX-FOLDER 63/4, 64/3 Clippings, correspondence, and ephemera, 1949-1955
BOX-FOLDER 65/2 Clippings, correspondence, ephemera, and photographs, 1955-1960
BOX 13-15 Correspondence, 1922-2014
Letters and telegrams from family members, friends, and professional connections. Recipient is Marge Champion unless otherwise indicated.
Arranged alphabetically by last name of correspondent.
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