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Maynard (Olga) Papers
MS.P.001  
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  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
    Title: Olga Maynard papers
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.P.001
    Physical Description: 53.5 Linear Feet (89 boxes and 1 XOS folder)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1960s-1980s
    Abstract: This collection comprises topical files of materials collected by dance historian and University of California, Irvine dance professor Olga Maynard for instruction and research purposes. These materials include correspondence, clippings, publications, photographs, programs and notebooks that document twentieth century ballet and modern dance. Additionally, the collection includes syllabi, reading lists, and course examinations crated by Maynard while at UC Irvine; typescripts and notes for her publications; materials relating to various academic service on committees at UC Irvine; and audiocassettes of interviews with dancers and choreographers. Of particular interest for researchers are videocassettes of choreography; movies and television shows about dance in the twentieth century; and correspondence from noted ballet dancers and correographers Marianna Tcherkassky, Anthony Tudor, Hugh Laing, and Suzanne Farrell.
    Language of Material: English .

    Access

    The collection has not been processed. It may contain restricted copies. Access to original audiocassettes, audio tapes, and videocassettes is restricted; researchers may request listening or viewing copies. Please contact the Department of Special Collections and Archives in advance to request access.

    Preferred Citation

    Olga Maynard papers. MS-P001. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    This collection comprises topical files of materials collected by dance historian and University of California, Irvine dance professor Olga Maynard for instruction and research purposes. These materials include correspondence, clippings, publications, photographs, programs and notebooks that document twentieth century ballet and modern dance. Additionally, the collection includes syllabi, reading lists, and course examinations crated by Maynard while at UC Irvine; typescripts and notes for her publications; materials relating to various academic service on committees at UC Irvine; and audiocassettes of interviews with dancers and choreographers. Of particular interest for researchers are videocassettes of choreography; movies and television shows about dance in the twentieth century; and correspondence from noted ballet dancers and correographers Marianna Tcherkassky, Anthony Tudor, Hugh Laing, and Suzanne Farrell.

    Separation Note

    One hundred and twenty-seven monographic and serial publications were removed from this collection and cataloged separately in Special Collections and Archives.