This collection comprises printed
materials, primarily dance programs and repertory booklets, documenting significant
international dancers, dance companies, festivals, performances, and events. The bulk of
this collection comprises materials on 20th century American and European ballet performers
and companies, such as the American Ballet Theatre, the New York City Ballet, Ballet Russes
and related companies. The collection also contains dance programs documenting world and
folk genres, and international dance styles, primarily Indian, Japanese, and Spanish. A
small group of printed ephemera documents various dance festivals, dance companies, and
individuals such as Isadora Duncan, George Balanchine, Mary Wigman, and others.
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.