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BOX 1 Photographs, 1914-1997
Most of the photographs are recent reprints of historic photographs. Subjects include ballets of the 1930s and 1940s as well as informal scenes of Zoritch with his artist colleagues.
Photographs are arranged by subject as follows: ballets alphabetical by title, Zoritch alone and Zoritch with others, composites, family, artwork and awards, celebrities, Tamara Toumenova.
BOX-FOLDER 1/1 Afternoon of a faun [L'après-midi d'un faune], 1958
With Taina Elg; John Lindquist, photographer, Serge Lido, photographer.
BOX-FOLDER 1/2 Antinois, 1953
With George Skibine; Serge Lido, photographer.
BOX-FOLDER 1/3 Bal des jeunes filles, 1951
With Maria Tallchief.
BOX-FOLDER 1/4 Bogatyri, 1938
With Mia Slavenska; Maurice Seymour, photographer.
BOX-FOLDER 1/5 Cakewalk, 1958
With Nina Novak; Serge Lido, photographer.
BOX-FOLDER 1/6 Coppelia, 1961
Guest artist in Teatre Colon, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
BOX-FOLDER 1/7 Del amor y la muerte, circa 1951
BOX-FOLDER 1/8 Devil's Holiday, 1940
With Alexandra Danilova, Frederick Franklin; Maurice Seymour, photographer.
BOX-FOLDER 1/9 Don Quixote, 1954-1962
Maurice Seymour, photographer.
BOX-FOLDER 1/10 Dona Inez de Castro, 1956
Annamarie Heinrich, photographer.
BOX-FOLDER 1/11 Gaîté Parisienne, 1940
Carl Van Vechten and Serge Lido, photographers.
BOX-FOLDER 1/12 Giselle, 1958
With Margrethe Schanne; Hannes Kilian, photographer.
BOX-FOLDER 1/13 La legende des trois soeurs, 1953
With Olga Adabache, Jocelyne Vollmar and Jacqueline Moreau; Serge Lido, photographer.
BOX-FOLDER 1/14 Les sylphides, 1939, 1952-1957
With Mia Slavenska, Alicia Markova, Irina Borowska, Jaqueline Moreau, Rosella Hightower, Tatiana Karina, Helga Manson, Denis Bourjois, Joyce Vanderveen, Jaqueline Wallmar; Henry Clay Gibson, photographer, Maurice Seymour, photographer.
BOX-FOLDER 1/15 New Yorker, 1943
With Leo Perper, artist; Henry C. Gibson, photographer.
BOX-FOLDER 1/16 The nutcracker, 1952
With Rosella Hightower.
BOX-FOLDER 1/17 Orphée, 1937
Television broadcast; with Irina Baronova.
BOX-FOLDER 1/18 Promenade, 1934
With Natasha Bojhkovic, Juliana Enakieva, Raisa Kousnetzova, Eleanora Mara, Cathleen Crofton, Bojhkovic, P. Petroff, Slava Toumine, Dimitry Rostoff, Ann Northcott and Molly Picon.
BOX-FOLDER 1/19 Rouge et noir, 1939
With Nini Theilade; Richard Tucker, photographer.
BOX-FOLDER 1/20 La sonnambula [The sleepwalker], circa 1951
George Balanchine, choreographer.
BOX-FOLDER 1/21 Le spectre de la rose, 1952
With Nancy Carlson; Serge Lido, photographer.
BOX-FOLDER 1/22 Swan Lake, 1951
With Dany Robin, Claire Sombret, Violette Verdy, Brigitte Bardot; Serge Lido, photographer.
BOX-FOLDER 1/23 Symphonie fantastique, 1937
With Betty Low, Lubov Rostova, Maurice Seymour, Nina Verchinina, Tamara Toumanova, Leonide Massine, Mark Platoff; Maurice Seymour, photographer.
BOX-FOLDER 1/24 Zoritch alone 1933-1939, 1954-1960, 1973, 1985, undated
Studio and informal photographs of Zoritch; many are reproductions of earlier photos.
BOX-FOLDER 1/25 Zoritch with others, 1936-1940
Travel photos while on tour with Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo and at Warner Bros. Studio in Hollywood.
BOX-FOLDER 1/26 Zoritch with others, 1951-1966, 1980
With artists and with students. Includes: photograph of 1951 Paris newspaper photo of Zoritch with other celebrities at masked ball in Venice, Italy; Olga Preobrajenskaya teaching a class in 1952.
BOX-FOLDER 1/27 Zoritch with others, 1992-1997
With artists and students. Includes Zoritch's visits to the Heritage Museum and Diaghilev House in Russia.
BOX-FOLDER 1/28 Composite photographs, 1929-1942, 1953-1962, 1981, undated
Reprints of two or four individual photographs on same sheet, with a mix of informal, travel, and performance subjects. Each scene is identified by Zoritch on the back.
BOX-FOLDER 1/29 Family, circa 1914, 1919-1923, undated
Reproductions of Zoritch family photographs, including a photograph of a painting of his ancestor Count Semeon Gavrilovich.
BOX-FOLDER 1/30 Artwork and awards, undated
Photographs of iconography and awards displayed in Zoritch's home.
BOX-FOLDER 1/31 Celebrities, 1938-1940, 1958-1968, undated
Includes: group of four ballerinas of Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo (Mia Slavenska, Alexandra Danilova, Alicia Markova, Irina Baronova); reproductions of autographed photographs (Preobrajenskaya, Valentina Pereyaslavec, Yvette Chauviré, Loretta Young, and Eleanor Powell).
BOX-FOLDER 1/32 Tamara Toumanova, Beverly Hills, California, 1977-1980, 1996
Includes: Zoritch visiting Tamara Toumanova; Toumanova with Taitiana Riabouchinska and Irina Baronova at Ballet Russe retrospective exhibit celebration; Zoritch at Tamara Toumanova's grave.
BOX 1 Miscellany, 1995-2002
Clippings, articles, flyers, and a dance program documenting Zoritch's career.
BOX-FOLDER 1/33 Clippings, 2000-2002, undated
Photocopies of newspaper clippings, flyers, and periodical articles. English translations of Russian publications provided by Zoritch.
BOX-FOLDER 1/34 Ballet magazine, 1995-1996
Three issues of Russian-language magazine Ballet, featuring autobiographical articles by Zoritch; English transcripts provided by Zoritch.
BOX-FOLDER 1/35 Dance Expression, 2002
Issue includes article on Varna International Competition, where Zoritch sat on press jury.
BOX-FOLDER 1/36 Dance Program, 2001
Performance titled "Odyssey 2001" at University of Arizona.

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