Maud Allan (1883-1956) was a interpretive dancer. She made her performing debut in Vienna (1903) and was best known for her
solo performance in
The vision of Salome (1908). She toured India (1913), Southeast Asia (1913 and 1923), South America (1919-1920), and the U.S. The collection contains
manuscripts, photographs, postcard albums, books, ephemera, and a scrapbook related to Allan's life and career.
Maud Allan was born in Toronto, Canada in 1883; raised in San Francisco, California; performing debut, Vienna, 1903; best
known solo performance, The vision of Salome, 1908; toured India in 1913, Southeast Asia in 1913 and 1923, South America from 1919 to 1920, and the U.S.; had a school
in England beginning in 1928; died in Los Angeles, October 7, 1956.
1 linear feet
( 2 boxes and 1 oversize box.)
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