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Joyce Berry papers
MS 072  
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Description
This collection is comprised of photographs, correspondence, programs, and other material pertaining to former professional ballet dancer Joyce Berry. Notable materials in the collection include correspondence with dance companies, photographs of dancers, and performance programs from the early to mid-20th century.
Background
Joyce Berry Kanitz was an English ballet dancer trained under the Ida Rubinstein dance company. She was a successful dancer in London and Paris, performing with the Ballets Russe de Monte Carlo and Madame Nijinksa of the Diagheleff Ballet. Throughout her lifetime she created personal scrapbooks that included photographs of herself and dancers she admired, especially Russian prima ballerina Anna Pavlova.
Extent
6.67 linear feet (14 boxes)
Restrictions
Copyright Unknown: Some material in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction, and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
This collection is open for research.