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BOX 4-5, 8-9 Publications, 1947-2023
This series includes books and booklets, articles in magazines, and clippings. Most of these publications are scholarly research or critical writing on Martha Graham's life, work, and influence or are documentation of symposia or events in which the Graham legacy constitutes an important part.
Books and articles are arranged alphabetically. Clippings are arranged chronologically.
Books and Booklets
BOX-FOLDER 4/33 Baldwin, Neil. "Ninety Years Ago Tonight," 2016
Souvenir booklet
Note: Limited edition published for 90th-anniversary season gala of the Martha Graham Dance Company
BOX-FOLDER 4/27 Boosey & Hawkes. "America at 250: Programming Guide for Presenters and Musicians," 2023
Booklet; 46 pages
BOX-FOLDER 4/28 Noguchi, Isamu. The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum, 1987
BOX-FOLDER 4/29 Noguchi, Isamu. "The Sculpture of Spaces," 1980
Booklet; 35 pages
Note: Exhibition featuring Noguchi at Whitney Museum of American Art
BOX-FOLDER 4/30 Noguchi, Isamu. "What Is Sculpture?," 1986
Booklet in Italian and English; 47 pages
Note: On exhibition at the 1986 Venice Biennale
BOX-FOLDER 4/31 Shirley, Wayne D. "Ballet for Martha" and "Ballets for Martha," 1997
Note: Library of Congress reprint of two articles from Performing Arts Annual 1987 and 1989
BOX-FOLDER 4/32 Wigman, Mary. Die Sprache des Tanzes, 1963
Note: Inscribed from Arthur Todd to Martha Graham
Laid in: Note from expressionist choreographer Mary Wigman to Martha Graham
BOX-FOLDER 5/1 Acocella, Joan. "The Flame: The Battle over Martha Graham's Dances," New Yorker, 2001 February 19-26
Two photocopies
BOX-FOLDER 5/2 Anderson, Jack. "A Heady Season, Martha Graham Dance Company," Dance Magazine, 1973 July
Illustrated article
BOX-FOLDER 5/3 Barnes, Clive. "Martha in Europe," Dance and Dancers, 1963 January
One issue
BOX-FOLDER 5/4 Barnes, Clive, et al. "Review of Martha Graham's Circe," Dance and Dancers, 1963 November
BOX-FOLDER 5/5 Campbell, Mary. "Martha Graham: An American Original," Dance Magazine, 1999 March
BOX-FOLDER 5/6 Cohen, Selma Jeanne. "The Achievement of Martha Graham," Chrysalis, 1958
One issue
BOX-FOLDER 5/7 Editorials. "This Is a Month of Celebrations," Dance Observer, 1964 January
Cover and single page
BOX-FOLDER 5/36 Giordano, Kevin. "Graham Presents New York Season at the Joyce," Dance Magazine, 1999 February
Note: References Martha Graham Vision 2000 project to rebuild the Graham dance company
BOX-FOLDER 5/8 Graham, Martha. "How I Became a Dancer," Saturday Review, 1965 August 28
Essay; 1 page
BOX-FOLDER 5/9 Helpern, Alice. "Early Developments in the Martha Graham Technique, 1925-1938," American Dance, 1963
One issue
BOX-FOLDER 5/10 Hering, Doris. "Review of Martha Graham, American Dance Festival," Dance Magazine, 1962 October
BOX-FOLDER 5/11 Hering, Doris. "Review of Martha Graham Season," Dance Magazine, 1962 May
BOX-FOLDER 5/12 Hodes, Stuart. "Review of Blood Memory," Ballet Review, 1991 Fall
One issue
BOX-FOLDER 5/13 Horan, Robert. "The Recent Theater of Martha Graham," Dance Index, 1947 January
BOX-FOLDER 5/14 Jackson, George. "Review of Martha Graham at Library of Congress," Dance Magazine, 1998 August
BOX-FOLDER 8/8 Jagger, Bianca. "Martha Graham," Andy Warhol's Interview (magazine), 1991 May
BOX-FOLDER 5/15 Lee, Susan. "Carroll Russell," American Dance, 1986
One photocopy
BOX-FOLDER 5/16 Maloney, Wendi. "Let's Dance: Collections Preserve the Papers of Many Luminaries of the Art Form," Library of Congress Magazine (LCM), 2023 July/August
One issue; one photocopy
BOX-FOLDER 5/17 Manus, Susan. "What's Old Is New: Martha Graham Project Includes Archives New Work," Library of Congress Information Bulletin, 1998 June
Two issues
BOX-FOLDER 5/18 Mason, Francis. "Helen McGehee on Martha Graham," Ballet Review, 2011 Summer
One issue
BOX-FOLDER 5/19 Ostlere, Hilary. "Four Great Graham Women Go Forward," Dance Magazine, 1999 March
One photocopy
BOX-FOLDER 5/20 Rosenfeld, Jay C. "Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge," 1964
Two copies
Note: 100th anniversary tribute
BOX-FOLDER 5/21 Sabin, Robert. "Martha Graham and Company," Dance Observer, 1948 April
BOX-FOLDER 5/22 Sears, David. "Graham Masterworks in Revival," Ballet Review, 1982 Summer
One issue
BOX-FOLDER 5/23 Seldes, Marian. "Martha Graham: The Empress of the Arena," 1991
Typed manuscript; transmittal letter
Note: Draft of Seldes's remarks published in Seldes et al. below
BOX-FOLDER 5/24 Seldes, Marian, et al. "Martha Graham (1896-1991)," 1991
One issue
Note: Remembrances by Seldes, May O'Donnell, Stuart Hodes, and Francis Mason
BOX-FOLDER 5/25 Snow, K. Mitchell. "Martha Graham, Mexico, and the American Gesture," Dance Chronicle, 2017
One issue
BOX-FOLDER 5/26 Todd, Arthur. "Review of Martha Graham's Phaedra and A Look at Lightning," Dance and Dancers, 1962 May
One issue
BOX-FOLDER 5/27 Tracy, Robert. "New Dance," Vogue Paris, 1962 October
BOX-FOLDER 5/28 White, Raymond. "Documenting Dance: The Making of Appalachian Spring," Library of Congress Magazine (LCM), 2014 September
One issue
BOX-FOLDER 9/5 Unidentified author. "Award to Martha Graham for Greatest Contribution to Humanities Advance," Dance News, 1963
Two copies
Note: Uncredited front page news article, illustrated with exclusive photograph by Martha Swope
BOX-FOLDER 9/6 1962
Two articles
BOX-FOLDER 5/29 1993-1999
Seven photocopied articles
Note: Columns on Janet Eilber and Allen Krantz.
BOX-FOLDER 5/30 1994
Clipping; brochure
Note: Relating to PBS American Masters television program.
BOX-FOLDER 5/31 1998
Nine newspaper clippings; two press releases
Note: Relating to acquisition of the Martha Graham Collection and performances at the Library of Congress
BOX-FOLDER 5/32 1999
14 newspaper clippings; three press releases
Note: Relating to Library of Congress documentation project that video-recorded performances
BOX-FOLDER 5/33-35 2000-2002
21 photocopies and online printouts
Note: Relating to Martha Graham estate dispute
BOX-FOLDER 9/6 2017-2022
Two newspaper articles
BOX 6-8 MAPCASE-FOLDER 2 Programs and Promotional Materials, 1936-2016
Includes performance and event programs, promotional flyers, booking brochures, and posters. Notable items in this series include an early booking brochure for Martha Graham and Dance Group, a 1954 trilingual program for the Antwerp performance of the company's first European tour, a 1955 souvenir program from Thailand, and a 1979 performance at the University of South Florida that includes Martha Graham's testimony on the National Endowment for the Arts before the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee. Programs of events celebrating Martha Graham after her death and Library of Congress programming related to Graham's legacy are also included.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX-FOLDER 6/1 [1936]
Booking brochure
One poster
BOX-FOLDER 6/2-5 1946-1949
21 programs; three booking brochures; one flyer
BOX-FOLDER 6/6-11, 8/5 1952-1958
Nine programs; one souvenir program
Includes: Programs from first European tour
Location: Sadsschouwburg Theater, Heerlen, Netherlands
BOX-FOLDER 6/12 1965
BOX-FOLDER 6/13-15 1972-1979
Eight programs
BOX-FOLDER 6/16-21, 9/7 1982-1989
15 programs; one poster; one promotional brochure
One poster
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