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Guide to the Dance Photograph Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Dance Photograph Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1906-1970
    Collection number: MS-P021
    Extent: Number of containers: 5 document boxes

    Linear feet: 2
    Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Irvine, California 92623-9557
    Abstract: The Dance Photograph Collection is comprised of publicity images, taken by commercial photographers and stamped with credit lines. Items date from 1906 to 1970. The images, all silver gelatin, document the repertoires of six major companies; choreographers' original works, primarily in modern and post-modern dance; and individual, internationally known dancers in some of their significant roles. The UCI Library created the Dance Photograph Collection by combining purchased items with photographs donated by Olga Maynard.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and University Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    Dance Photograph Collection. MS-P 21. Special Collections and Archives, The UCI Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Acquisition Information

    The UCI Library created the Dance Photograph Collection by combining purchased items with photographs donated by Olga Maynard.

    Processing History

    Roger Berry compiled and arranged the collection during the 1970's and 1980's. Fully processed by Emma Kheradyar in July 1997. Guide edited by Laura Clark Brown.

    Scope and Content

    The Dance Photograph Collection is comprised of publicity images, taken by commercial photographers and stamped with credit lines. Items date from 1906 to 1970. The images, all silver gelatin, document the repertoires of six major companies; choreographers' original works, primarily in modern and post-modern dance; and individual, internationally known dancers in some of their significant roles.

    Arrangement

    The collection is organized into three series: 1. Dance Companies, 2. Individual Choreographers, and 3. Individual Dancers.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968--Photographs.
    American Ballet Theatre--Photographs.
    Ballet Society (New York, N.Y.)--Photographs.
    Denishawn School of Dancing--Photographs.
    New York City Ballet--Photographs.
    Kongelige Danske Ballet--Photographs.
    Sadlers Wells Ballet--Photographs.
    Dance--Archival resources.
    Dance--Photographs.
    Modern dance--Photographs.
    Dancers--Photographs.
    Ballet companies--Photographs.
    Dance companies--Photographs.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Photographic prints.

    Occupations

    Choreographers.
    Dancers.

    Index Terms Related to this Collection

    Maynard, Olga, former owner.
    Online Archive of California.