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Shearer, Sybil : Sybil Shearer Papers, 1925-2012

Papers documenting the career of Northbrook, Illinois based modern dancer Sybil Shearer. Materials include correspondence, address books, writings, clippings, articles, programs, playbills, notebooks, dance notes (teaching, lighting and choreography), photographs, photograph albums, scrapbooks, drawings, slides, a family bible, a book signed by Anna Pavlova, ephemera and artifacts. Currently also includes photographs and negatives by Helen Balfour Morrison. Also includes costumes designed and made by Shearer.
Extent: 112.2 linear feet - (83 boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Dance, Ephemera, Photographs, Women
Call Number: Dance MS Shearer
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This material is unprocessed, and is available by appointment only.