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Guide to the Collection on Trudi Schoop
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Series 1.  Photographs circa 1905 - circa 1939, bulk 1931- 1939

Physical Description: 0.7 linear feet

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series comprises photographic prints and photographic negatives of Trudi Schoop, her company, her family, and other artists managed by Alfred Fischer. Prints of some negatives are not available.

Arrangement

Alphabetical by subject

Restrictions

Photographic negatives are restricted.
 

People

Box : Folder 1 : 1

Artists managed by Alfred Fischer undated

Physical Description: 23 black-and-white photographic prints

Scope and Content Note

Includes photographs of actors Lisa Czobel, Sylvia von Rodenberg, Ernst Deutsch, Albert Bassermann, Else Bassermann, Tilla Durieux, and Alexander Moissi.
Box : Folder 1 : 2, 568-H-4

Schoop family circa 1905- circa1920

Physical Description: 54 black-and-white photographic prints, 26 photographic negatives

Access Information

Photographic negatives are restricted.

Scope and Content Note

Includes photographs of Schoop as a child with her parents and brother, and a photograph of Schoop acting as Gretchen in "Faust."
Box : Folder 1 : 3-5, 568-H-4

Trudi Schoop: commercial portraits by Mannell London and others circa 1930-circa 1939

Physical Description: 76 black-and-white photographic prints, 2 photographic negatives

Access Information

Photographic negatives are restricted.
 

Trudi Schoop Comic Ballet

Box : Folder 1 : 6

Candid photographs circa 1920-circa 1939

Physical Description: 28 black-and-white photographic prints

Scope and Content Note

Includes photographs of Trudi Schoop with Alfred Fischer in St. Moritz, Switzerland; Trudi Schoop dancers in casual attire; and Trudi Schoop with brother Paul Schoop.
Box : Folder 1 : 7-10

Portraits by Margot Meyer, Vandamm Studio, Kurt Kahle, and Anna Riwkin circa 1931-circa 1939

Physical Description: 139 black-and-white photographic prints

Scope and Content Note

Includes portraits of dancers Elisabeth Lesse, Helga Weigert, Max Fickel, Meta Krahn, Niels Björn Larsen, Werner Herrmann, Didi Lederer, Jeanette Dublow, Hanna Berger, Gitta Wallerstein, Ellen Liy, and Otto Ulbricht, and musical director and composer Lothan Perl.
 

Productions

Box : Folder 2 : 1-2

Alles aus Liebe [ All for Love] circa 1931- circa1939

Physical Description: 64 black-and-white photographic prints

Scope and Content Note

Photographed by Kurt Kahle.
Box : Folder 2 : 3-4

Die Blonde Marie [ Blond Marie] circa 1931-circa 1939

Physical Description: 49 black-and-white photographic prints

Scope and Content Note

Photographed by Anna Riwkin, Kurt Kahle, and Heinz Guggenbühl. Includes three photographs of the cast with Shirley Temple.
Box : Folder 2 : 5

Fridolin Unterwegs [ Fridolin on the Road] circa 1931-circa 1939

Physical Description: 12 black-and-white photographs
Box : Folder 2 : 6-8

Unidentified productions circa 1931-circa 1939

Physical Description: 56 black-and-white photographic prints and 3 contact sheets

Scope and Content Note

Photographed by Dora Horovitz, Anna Riwkin, Kurt Kahle.
Box : Folder 2 : 9

Miscellaneous unidentified photographs

 

Series 2.  Trudi Schoop biographical information circa 1931 - circa 1939, 2006-2007

Physical Description: 0.05 linear feet

Arrangement

Alphabetical by format
Box : Folder 2 : 10

Biographical information 2006-2007, undated

Box : Folder 2 : 11

Offprint: "Warum denn tanzen," Schweizer Spiegel circa 1931-circa 1939

 

Series 3.  Trudi Schoop Comic Ballet records 1931-1940, 1999, bulk 1933-1940

Physical Description: 0.45 linear feet

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series comprises clippings, correspondence, contracts, and other company records of the Trudi Schoop Comic Ballet and manager Alfred Fischer, including some files on other artists Fischer managed.

Arrangement

Alphabetical by format

Restrictions

Access to fragile original clippings is restricted. Researchers must use photocopies.
Box : Folder 2 : 12, 3 : 1-2, 568-H-2

Clippings 1931-1938, 1999, undated

Access Information

Fragile original clippings are restricted.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings were gathered by a variety of press clipping services.
Box : Folder 3 : 3, FB-30 : 7

Contracts, touring lists, and other materials 1935-1940, undated

 

Correspondence

 

Alfred Fischer

Box : Folder 3 : 4

Personal 1933-1940, undated

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from actresses Lucie Mannheim and Luise Rainer.
 

Professional 1934-1940

Box : Folder 3 : 5-6

Trudi Schoop Comic Ballet 1933-1939, undated

Box : Folder 3 : 7

Other artists managed 1933-1940, undated

Box : Folder 3 : 8

Miscellaneous correspondence and financial documentation

Box : Folder 3 : 9

Trudi Schoop 1934-1940

Box : Folder 3 : 10

Miscellaneous correspondence and ephemera 1936, undated

 

Series 4.  Programs and broadsides 1934-1939

Physical Description: 0.5 linear feet

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series comprises broadsides, announcements, and event and souvenir programs for Trudi Schoop Comic Ballet performances.

Arrangement

Alphabetical by format
Box : Folder 3 : 11

Artwork undated

Box : Folder 3 : 12, FB-30 : 8, XOS1

Broadsides and announcements 1938, undated

 

Programs

Box : Folder 3 : 13

Event programs 1934-1939, undated

Box : Folder 3 : 14

Souvenir programs circa 1935-1939