Guide to the Olga Maynard Papers MS.P.001

Finding aid prepared by Joanna Lamb
Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
The UCI Libraries
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University of California, Irvine
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Title: Olga Maynard papers
Collection number: MS.P.001
Contributing Institution: University of California, Irvine. Libraries. Special Collections and Archives.
Irvine, California 92623-9557
Language of Material: English.
Physical Description: 53.5 linear feet (89 boxes and 1 XOS folder)
Date (inclusive): circa 1960s-1980s
Abstract: This collection comprises topical files of materials collected by dance historian and University of California, Irvine dance professor Olga Maynard for instruction and research purposes. These materials include correspondence, clippings, publications, photographs, programs and notebooks that document twentieth century ballet and modern dance. Additionally, the collection includes syllabi, reading lists, and course examinations crated by Maynard while at UC Irvine; typescripts and notes for her publications; materials relating to various academic service on committees at UC Irvine; and audiocassettes of interviews with dancers and choreographers. Of particular interest for researchers are videocassettes of choreography; movies and television shows about dance in the twentieth century; and correspondence from noted ballet dancers and correographers Marianna Tcherkassky, Anthony Tudor, Hugh Laing, and Suzanne Farrell.
Creator: Maynard, Olga

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Separation Note

One hundred and twenty-seven monographic and serial publications were removed from this collection and cataloged separately in Special Collections and Archives.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

This collection comprises topical files of materials collected by dance historian and University of California, Irvine dance professor Olga Maynard for instruction and research purposes. These materials include correspondence, clippings, publications, photographs, programs and notebooks that document twentieth century ballet and modern dance. Additionally, the collection includes syllabi, reading lists, and course examinations crated by Maynard while at UC Irvine; typescripts and notes for her publications; materials relating to various academic service on committees at UC Irvine; and audiocassettes of interviews with dancers and choreographers. Of particular interest for researchers are videocassettes of choreography; movies and television shows about dance in the twentieth century; and correspondence from noted ballet dancers and correographers Marianna Tcherkassky, Anthony Tudor, Hugh Laing, and Suzanne Farrell.