Guide to the Nancy Ruyter papers MS.P.013
Joanna Lamb, Kimberly Gallon
Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
The UCI Libraries
P.O. Box 19557
University of California, Irvine
Joanna Lamb created initial finding aid in 2011. Updated 2017, RC.
Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
Title: Nancy Ruyter papers
Creator: Ruyter, Nancy Lee Chalfa
Identifier/Call Number: MS.P.013
Identifier/Call Number: 420
Physical Description: 39 Linear Feet (39 record cartons)
Date (inclusive): circa 1950-2013
Date (bulk): 1980-2000
Abstract: A collection of research files, correspondence, notes and papers, clippings, catalogs, and other materials collected by Nancy Ruyter documenting 19th and 20th century dance in the United States, as well as African and Balkan dance, opera, musical theatre, and musicals.
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Nancy Ruyter papers. MS.P.013. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
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Nancy Lee Ruyter is a dance historian, choreographer, and professor at the University of California, Irvine. This collection comprises research materials gathered by Ruyter while writing Reformers and Visionaries: The Americanization of the Art of Dance (1979) and The Cultivation of Body and Mind in 19th-Century American Delsartism (1999). Additionally, the collection includes clippings, catalogs, and other research materials documenting 19th and 20th century dance in the United States, as well as African and Balkan dance, opera, musical theatre, and musicals.