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Guide to the Dorotheda Revay Anderson Papers
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Description
This collection largely pertains to Anderson's professional career and includes her curriculum vita, letters of recommendation, clippings, teaching materials, correspondence, photographs, and her reference files on dancers and artists. Correspondents include British dancer Vera Fredova (Winifred Edwards) and Ivor F. Guest. There is also a plaster cast of Victor Frisch's life mask of Anna Pavlova and a framed German notice for a performance of the ballet Gisella, 1842. Other items include clippings, newsletters, and photographs pertaining to tennis, 1950-1988.
Background
Dorotheda Revay Anderson, a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City, was a member of the Amercan Ballet Theatre from 1951-53. She earned her B.A. in anthropology at Stanford University in 1960 and her M.A. in education in 1961. From 1962 to 1964 she was in charge of ballet and modern dance at UC Berkeley. In 1964 she was appointed professor of dance at California State University, Sacramento and retired in 1988 with the rank of professor emeritus. Prof. Anderson has served as consultant on a national public television series and as juror and panelist for several ballet companies and competitions.
Extent
4 Linear feet
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
This collection is open for research.