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BOX 1 MAPCASE 4 Programs and Publicity, 1929-1988
Playbills, program notes, press releases, and other materials used to promote performances, teaching workshops, and other activities of May O'Donnell or her dance companies.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX-FOLDER 1/18 1929-1931
Contains: Estelle Reed Dance Group programs for San Francisco, Amsterdam (in Dutch), and Paris (in French).
BOX-FOLDER 1/19 1941-1949
Includes Limón-O'Donnell and Fonaroff-O'Donnell programs.
BOX-FOLDER 1/20 1951-1959
Playbills, program notes, press releases, brochures for performances and workshops in New York City and elsewhere.
BOX-FOLDER 1/21 1960-1964, undated
Programs, promotional letter. Includes performances with Kansas City Philharmonic and Knoxville Symphony Orchestra.
BOX-FOLDER 1/22 1975-1979
Includes programs for Jacob's Pillow and Clark Center Festivals and London, England, performances.
BOX-FOLDER 1/23 1980-1988, undated
Programs and announcements for performances at the Joyce Theater, American Dance Festival, and Bennington College. Includes invitation for CBS Cable gala and engagement letter for adjudication of Educational Testing Service's Arts Recognition and Talent Search.
MAPCASE-DRAWER 4/15 CBS Cable brochure for arts series, 1981
BOX-FOLDER 1/24 Tribute performance program, 1996
Cleveland Ballet/Dancing Wheels event and performance honoring O'Donnell's 90th Birthday.
BOX 1 Clippings and Printed Material, 1941-2004
Chiefly reviews of May O'Donnell as performer or choreographer, including an issue of Dance Observer featuring her with a cover photograph.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX-FOLDER 1/25 Reviews, 1941-1945
O'Donnell with Martha Graham Dance Company and concerts with José Limón.
BOX-FOLDER 1/26 Reviews, 1951-1958
Chiefly reviews of May O'Donnell dance company performances.
BOX-FOLDER 1/27 Periodical features, 1953-1955
1953 issue of Dance News and 1955 issue of Dance Observer.
BOX-FOLDER 1/28 Reviews, 1960-1961
BOX-FOLDER 1/29 Reviews, 1971-1978, undated
BOX-FOLDER 1/30 Reviews, 1980-1984
BOX-FOLDER 1/31 "May O'Donnell: My Life in Dance, 1931-1951," 2003
Interview by Marian Horosko, Dance Chronicle, Vol. 26, no. 2.
BOX-FOLDER 1/32 Obituary, 2004
By Jennifer Dunning, New York Times, Feb. 7.

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