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.
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.
6.67 linear feet
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