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Series 2: Miscellaneous, 1912-1990


  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents note

Includes the following: Documents relating to McRae's early education, her professional training and teaching career; clippings, programs, awards, diplomas and other memorabilia; items concerning McRae's personal life, her sister Elma, and their connections with Chicago's Schurz High School and later schools; articles and brochures relating to other dance schools and dance history, including the Chicago production of "The Nutcracker". Also, many clippings about individual dancers and numerous photographs of McRae, some of her students and many of their performances.


  • Creation: 1912-1990


Conditions Governing Access

The Edna L. McRae papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).

Arrangement note

Arranged by type of material.

Repository Details

Part of the The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts and Archives Repository

60 West Walton Street
Chicago Illinois 60610 United States