Guide to the Ruth St. Denis papers

Finding aid prepared by Special Collections & Archives staff.
Special Collections & Archives
The UCR Libraries
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University of California
Riverside, California 92517-5900
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Ruth St. Denis papers
Collection Number: 069
Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
Riverside, CA 92517-5900
Extent: 3.5 linear feet (7 document boxes)
Date: circa 1910-1928
Abstract: This collection contains photographs, press clippings, and correspondence regarding the personal and professional life of Ruth St. Denis, an early pioneer in the field of modern dance. Primarily includes professional material generated during the principal era of the Denishawn years.
Languages: The collection is in English.
Creators: St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972

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Publication Rights

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

Preferred Citation

[identification of item]. Ruth St. Denis papers, Collection 069. University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives, University of California, Riverside.

Processing History

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Collection Scope and Content Summary

This collection contains photographs, press clippings, and correspondence regarding the personal and professional life of Ruth St. Denis, an early pioneer in the field of modern dance. Primarily includes professional material generated during the principal era of the Denishawn years.

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Subjects and Indexing Terms

Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972
St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968
Clippings (information artifacts).
Correspondence.
Dance.
Denishawn Dancers.
Photographs.