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Author De Mille, Agnes.
Title Agnes de Mille collection, circa 1914-1984.
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 Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance  (S) *MGZMD 37  Folders 1-21, Box 1    AVAILABLE  SUPERVISED USE
 Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance  (S) *MGZMD 37  Folders 22-42, Box 2    AVAILABLE  SUPERVISED USE
 Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance  (S) *MGZMD 37  Folders 43-62, Box 3    AVAILABLE  SUPERVISED USE
 Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance  (S) *MGZMD 37  Folders 63-90, Box 4    AVAILABLE  SUPERVISED USE
 Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance  (S) *MGZMD 37  Folders 91-120, Box 5    AVAILABLE  SUPERVISED USE
 Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance  (S) *MGZMD 37  Folders 121-148, Box 6    AVAILABLE  SUPERVISED USE
 Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance  (S) *MGZMD 37  Folders 149-176, Box 7    AVAILABLE  SUPERVISED USE
 Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance  (S) *MGZMD 37  Folders 177-234, Box 8    AVAILABLE  SUPERVISED USE
 Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance  (S) *MGZMD 37  Folders 235-298, Box 9    AVAILABLE  SUPERVISED USE
 Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance  (S) *MGZMD 37  Folders 299-381, Box 10    AVAILABLE  SUPERVISED USE

Details

Description 1695 folders in 49 boxes.
Arranged in nine series: I. Correspondence; II. Writings of Agnes de Mille; III. Choreographic and Production Notes; IV. Financial Papers; V. Agnes de Mille Dance Theatre (Heritage Dance Theatre); VI. Honorary Degrees and Awards; VII. Legal Documents, Certificates, and Personal Memorabilia; VIII. Miscellaneous Writings (by other authors); and IX. Miscellaneous.
Note Primarily documents the professional life of Agnes de Mille from the 1940s through the early 1980s.
The correspondence series (3,260 items) includes letters to and from other dancers, choreographers, artists of various disciplines political figures, publishers, and family. Correspondents include Aaron Copland, Martha Graham, Lincoln Kirstein, José Limón, Carmelita Maracci, Marie Rambert, Jerome Robbins, and Antony Tudor. Additional correspondence series include Ballet Theatre (139 items); the Royal Winnipeg Ballet (320 items); and de Mille's husband, Walter Prude (407 items).
The writings of de Mille (73 items) cover her adolescent diaries through her college and professional career. Over 30 of her ballets and shows are represented in choreographic and production notes: American Suite, Three Virgins and a Devil, and Rodeo are particularly extensive.
Other sections contain contracts, honorary degrees and awards, Agnes de Mille Dance Theater records and personal memorabilia.
Location of Other Archival Materials Collection guide available at Dance Division reference desk or on Internet.
Biography American dancer, choreographer and author
Processing Action 8 1.2\a cataloged (DC) originally cataloged for inclusion in Dictionary Catalog of the Dance Collection 19850214 manuscript collection
8 1.3\a cataloged (AMC) re-cataloged for inclusion in AMC of RLIN 19851218 manuscript collection
Subject De Mille, Agnes.
Agnes de Mille Dance Theatre.
Chroeographers -- United States.
Genre/Form Personal records.
Diaries.
Local Subject Manuscripts -- Collections.
Call No. (S) *MGZMD 37
Research Call Number (S) *MGZMD 37
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts,