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BOX 1-8, 80 Helen Tamiris Materials, circa 1924-2006
Transcripts, clippings, correspondence, autobiographical materials, stage directions, choreographic and class notes, writings, conference materials.
BOX 1, 8 Interview and Conference Panel Transcripts
BOX-FOLDER 1/1 Hanna[?] and Helen Tamiris interview. "Acting as a business: the body," March 2, 1953 , New York City
BOX-FOLDER 1/2 Hanna and Lucia, part II. "Acting as a business: the body," undated
BOX-FOLDER 1/3 Joseph Papp, Chairman O'Neal, Tamiris, Ted Mann, and others: "Creative use of minorities in theatre" conference, November 19, 1964 , New York City
BOX-FOLDER 1/4 Miscellaneous fragments of interviews about Tamiris: Valerie Bettis; Reynolds and Rittman; Bessie Schonberg; Dorothy Bird and Farlow; Wentink and Marion Scott, undated
BOX-FOLDER 8/8 Hull House panel discussion on social issues and the arts, undated
BOX 1-2, 80 Publicity Materials, circa 1924-1990s
BOX-FOLDER 1/11 Clippings, 1920s
BOX-FOLDER 1/6 Clippings, 1924-1927
BOX-FOLDER 1/7 Clippings, 1928
BOX-FOLDER 80/1 Clippings, (German and French, with translations), 1928-1929
BOX-FOLDER 1/9-10 Clippings, 1929
BOX-FOLDER 1/17 Clippings, 1930s
BOX-FOLDER 1/13 Clippings, 1930-1933
BOX-FOLDER 1/14 Clippings, 1930-1934
BOX-FOLDER 1/15 Clippings, 1934-1937
BOX-FOLDER 1/18 Clippings, 1936-1944
BOX-FOLDER 2/1 Clippings, 1940s
BOX-FOLDER 80/2 Clippings, 1942-1947
BOX-FOLDER 2/2 Clippings, 1950s
BOX-FOLDER 2/3 Clippings, 1960s
BOX-FOLDER 1/16 Clippings, The First National Dance Congress and Festival, 1936
BOX-FOLDER 1/12 Clippings, Dance Repertory Theater, 1929-1930
BOX-FOLDER 2/4 Clippings, Tamiris and Nagrin Company, 1960-1964
BOX-FOLDER 2/5 Clippings, Tamiris reconstructions, 1970s-1990s
BOX-FOLDER 2/6 Obituary, Helen Tamiris, 1966
BOX-FOLDER 1/5 Programs, 1944-1961
BOX 2 Correspondence, 1953-2006
BOX-FOLDER 2/7 Correspondence from Tamiris, 1963-1965
BOX-FOLDER 2/8 Correspondence to Tamiris, 1953
BOX-FOLDER 2/11 Correspondence from Nagrin about Tamiris, 1986
BOX-FOLDER 2/9 Correspondence to Nagrin about Tamiris, 1989-2006
BOX-FOLDER 2/10 Correspondence to Nagrin about Tamiris, 1997
BOX-FOLDER 2/12 Correspondence between Nagrin and Tamiris, 1962
BOX 3 Autobiography, 1989
BOX-FOLDER 3/1-3 Tamiris autobiography
In the hand of Tamiris.
BOX-FOLDER 3/4 Tamiris in her own voice, 1989
Page proofs
Transcribed, edited, and annotated by Daniel Nagrin.
BOX-FOLDER 3/5 Selections from the first draft of an incomplete autobiography by Helen Tamiris, 1989
Edited by Daniel Nagrin.
BOX 4, 80 Stage Directions, Choreographic Notes, Class Notes
BOX-FOLDER 80/8 Choreographic notes for a dance for Geoffrey Holder
BOX-FOLDER 80/10 Choreographic notes for Three Energies[?]
In the hand of Marion Scott.
BOX-FOLDER 80/7 Class notes
In the hand of Marion Scott.
BOX-FOLDER 4/1 Information on reconstructions of Tamiris's works
BOX-FOLDER 80/9 Notes for acting class
BOX-FOLDER 80/6 Stage directions and/or choreographic notes, Annie Get Your Gun
BOX-FOLDER 80/5 Stage directions and/or choreographic notes, Inside U.S.A.
BOX-FOLDER 80/4 Stage directions and/or choreographic notes, Memoir
BOX-FOLDER 80/3 Stage directions and/or choreographic notes, Women's Song
BOX 2, 4-5 Writings By or About Tamiris, 1929-1994, undated
BOX-FOLDER 4/3 Amter, Ann C. Tamiris: the One Exception. Masters of Arts thesis. [Denver, Colorado]: University of Denver, 1984
BOX-FOLDER 4/4 Anderson, Jack. "Phoebe Neville: going her own way," Dance Magazine, 1977
BOX-FOLDER 4/5 Gage, Margaret. "A study in American Modernism," Theatre Arts Monthly, 1930
BOX-FOLDER 4/6 Graff, Ellen. "The Dance offstage: voices from the Federal Dance Project," Dance Reconstructed Conference Proceedings, Rutgers University, 1992
BOX-FOLDER 4/6 Graff, Ellen. "Dancing red: art and politics," Dancing on the Left. Studies in Dance History, 1994
BOX-FOLDER 4/6 Graff, Ellen. "Envisioning America: a dance for Walt Whitman," Society of Dance History Scholars Proceedings, Provo, Utah, 1994
BOX-FOLDER 4/6 Graff, Ellen. "The Harlem savage: race and gender in the work of Helen Tamiris," Unpublished paper delivered at CORD Conference, Texas Woman's University, 1994
Folder includes correspondence to and from Nagrin.
BOX-FOLDER 4/7 Guest, Ann Hutchinson. "The Golden age of the Broadway musical: a personal reminiscence," Dance Chronicle, 1993
BOX-FOLDER 4/8 Horst, Louis. Several articles on Tamiris. Dance Observer, 1929-1934
BOX-FOLDER 4/9 Lake, Robin. "Tamiris and the W.P.A. (1936-1937)." Graduate seminar dance paper, 1987
BOX-FOLDER 4/10 Lyons, Abe. "Helen Tamiris: choreographer." Undated
BOX-FOLDER 4/11 Manning, Susan. "Looking again at How long Brethren." Undated
BOX-FOLDER 4/12 Manor, Giora. "Brother, can you spare a dance? Dances red, pink & naïve in America in the thirties," 1985
BOX-FOLDER 4/13 Mazo, Joseph. Prime movers: the makers of modern dance in America, 1977
BOX-FOLDER 4/14 Nagrin, Daniel. "The creative method of Tamiris," Focus on Dance V: Composition. Miriam Gray, editor, 1969
BOX-FOLDER 4/14 Nagrin, Daniel. "Helen Tamiris and the dance historians, 1933-1988," Paper read at the Society of Dance History Scholars, 1989
BOX-FOLDER 4/15 Orme, Frederick L. "Tamiris: the one exception," American Dancer, 1938
BOX-FOLDER 4/16 Prickett, Stacey. "Dance and the Workers' struggles," Dance Research, 1990
BOX-FOLDER 4/17 Repertory Dance Theater. "Helen Tamiris," undated
BOX-FOLDER 4/18 Sagolla, Lisa Jo. "The Influence of modern dance on American musical theatre choreography of the 1940s," Dance/Current Selected Research, 1990
BOX-FOLDER 4/2 Tamiris, Helen. Miscellaneous writings, including: "Film and/or notation" (1959) and "The economic status of dancers" (undated)
BOX-FOLDER 4/19 Terry, Walter. "Walter Terry's 'Open interviews' 5: Helen Tamiris," Dance Observer, 1951
BOX-FOLDER 2/13 Theatre World, 1945-1949 (Annie Get Your Gun and Show Boat entries)
BOX-FOLDER 4/20 Tish, Pauline, "Remembering Helen Tamiris," Dance Chronicle, 1994
BOX-FOLDER 4/21 Wolfe, Katherine. "Helen Tamiris," (chapter for a proposed book on dance), undated
BOX-FOLDER 4/22 Wolfe, Katherine. Original manuscript for a proposed book on dance, undated
BOX-FOLDER 5/2-3 Selections of reference works that mention Tamiris (compiled by Daniel Nagrin), undated
BOX-FOLDER 5/1 Writings About Tamiris, undated
BOX 5 New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dance Division
BOX-FOLDER 5/5 Biography of materials by, about, or related to Helen Tamiris, from the Dance Collection database, 1996
BOX-FOLDER 5/4 Register (finding aid) to the Helen Tamiris Collection, circa 1936-1966
BOX-FOLDER 5/6 Schlundt, Christena L. Tamiris: A Chronicle of her Dance Career, 1927-1955. New York: New York Public Library, undated
BOX 5-7 Tamiris Conference, April 19-20, 1986 , Arizona State University
BOX-FOLDER 5/7 Edited transcript of a panel consisting of former dancers from the Tamiris-Nagrin Dance Company: Daniel Nagrin, Chris Kreuter, Marion Scott, Elizabeth Keen, Phoebe Neville, and Elina Mooney
BOX-FOLDER 6/1 Corrections to the transcript by Elizabeth Keen
BOX-FOLDER 6/3 Corrections to the transcript by Cliff Kreuter and Elina Mooney
BOX-FOLDER 7/1 Corrections to the transcript by Daniel Nagrin
BOX-FOLDER 6/4 Corrections to the transcript by Phoebe Neville
BOX-FOLDER 6/2 Corrections to the transcript by Marion Scott
BOX-FOLDER 7/2 Unidentified corrections to the transcript
BOX-FOLDER 7/5 Correspondence
BOX-FOLDER 5/10 Original transcript of audiotapes
BOX-FOLDER 5/8 Panel member biographies
BOX-FOLDER 5/9 Photograph of panel members
BOX-FOLDER 7/6 Publicity
BOX-FOLDER 7/3-4 Nagrin, Daniel, editor. "Selections from the first draft of an uncompleted autobiography by Helen Tamiris"
BOX-FOLDER 7/7 Nagrin, Daniel. "Helen Tamiris and dance historians," presented by Nagrin at the 12th Conference, Society of Dance History Scholars, Arizona State University, February 17-19, 1989
BOX 7 John Brown Materials
BOX-FOLDER 7/8 Outline for ballet on John Brown, by Helen Tamiris and Daniel Nagrin, 1945
BOX 9-11 Music
Holograph and published scores primarily used by Nagrin for his choreographic works. Many scores include choreographic notes.
Arranged alphabetically by last name of composer, and alphabetically by title of work therein.
BOX-FOLDER 9/1 Avshalomov, Jacob.
Tom O'Bedlam; for chorus, oboe, tabor, and jingles
Printed score
Contains choreographic notes.
BOX-FOLDER 9/2 Basie, Count.
Boogie woogie blues
Printed piano score
Music used for Nagrin's Man of action.
BOX-FOLDER 9/3 Basie, Count.
Boogie woogie blues
Printed piano score
Contains some choreographic notes.
BOX-FOLDER 9/4 Basie, Count.
How long, how long blues
Printed piano score (photocopy)
Contains some choreographic notes.
BOX-FOLDER 9/5 Basie, Count.
How long, how long blues
Manuscript piano score
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