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Photographs: Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo/Original Ballet Russes. Unidentified

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 20-21

Scope and Content of the Collection

From the Collection:

Collection is mainly photographs by Eugene Olshansky of the Original Ballet Russe and the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, taken from a prompter’s box or backstage in the 1930s and 1940s. Many performances are identified and dated, though some dates may be approximate. Also in the collection are two operatic portraits, a few personal photographs including two of Olshansky, some miscellaneous notes and the poster which accompanied an exhibition of Olshansky’s pictures at the University of Chicago in 1939.


Conditions Governing Access

The Eugene Olshansky photographs are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III)

Repository Details

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

60 West Walton Street
Chicago Illinois 60610 United States