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North Carolina School of the Arts Dance Programs Collection
PA Mss 92  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: North Carolina School of the Arts dance programs collection
    Dates: 1911-1991
    Collection number: PA Mss 92
    Collection Size: 3 linear feet (7 document boxes).
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: Collection of dance programs, playbills, and clippings spanning the twentieth century.
    Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English


    Use of the collection is unrestricted.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    North Carolina School of the Arts dance programs collection. PA Mss 92, Department of Special Collections, University Libraries, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Collection of dance programs, playbills, and souvenir programs spanning the twentieth century from teens to nineties. Several files include American Ballet Theater programs from 1940 to 1991. Collection contains both U.S. dance troupes and overseas touring troupes, representative of ballet and native dance troupes from Africa, Bali, Cambodia, France, Greece, Haiti, India, Iran, Israel, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Philippines, Poland, Spain, Yugoslavia. Programs often contain descriptions of regional dances and practices.
    Files contain clipping collections of dancers and artists related to dance, such as costumers/set designers Leon Bakst and Horace Armistead, as well as subjects related to dance, such as stage setting and scenery; pictorial works; costume; ballet and dancing depicted in art; ballet of the 20th century; cartoons and caricatures of dance.


    This collection is divided into the following series: I. Dance troupe program files, II. Subject files, III. Dancers and artists, IV. Accession PA.2013.012.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    American Ballet Theatre
    Ballets russes
    Armistead, Horace
    Bakst, Leon, 1866-1924