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Dean Diggins Papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Diggins
Abstract Material regarding Diggins’s career as a tap dancer and teacher, including class notes while studying with Paul Draper, plus clippings, photographs, programs, publicity items and scrapbooks relating to his ten years as a part of the Mattison Trio. Also, his choreographic notes for tap routines composed for classical music and audio and video tapes of some of those dances.
Dates: 1956-1995

Diana Huebert Papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Huebert
Abstract Material collected by dancer Diana Huebert (Mrs. Abel Faidy), the bulk consisting of programs and photographs of herself and other dancers. Also, some articles she wrote or saved, including an autobiographical sketch, choreographic notes, and miscellaneous material relating to her husband, architect and designer Abel Faidy.
Dates: 1916-1983

Edna L. McRae Papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-McRae
Abstract Dancer, choreographer, and teacher Edna McRae started dancing in Chicago Public Schools and studied with Andreas Pavley, Serge Oukrainsky, and Adolph Bolm, among others. She operated a ballet school in Chicago from 1925 to 1964, becoming known as the grande dame of the Chicago Ballet community. Papers include correspondence, biographical information, brochures, clippings, programs, numerous photographs, personal and dance notation notebooks, card files, address books, and eight albums relating...
Dates: 1910-1990

Edna Lucile Baum Papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Baum
Abstract Material relating to Chicago dance teacher and author Edna Lucile Baum, which includes incoming correspondence, writings, photographs, programs, dance notations and other miscellaneous printed items, scrapbooks and notebooks.
Dates: 1890-1981

Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater Collection

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Ensemble Espanol
Abstract Material collected by Libby Komaiko, founder of the Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater, relating to her and the dance company. Consists mostly of photographs of Komaiko and other dancers, plus a few clippings, flyers, posters, programs, and miscellaneous pieces. Also, two copies of a videotape entitled “The First 20 Years, 1976-1996.”
Dates: 1974-2003

Ernestine Stodelle Papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Stodelle
Abstract Collection of files kept by Ernestine Stodelle regarding her professional life as dancer, teacher, author and dance critic. Material relates to Stodelle’s own career and her association with dance figures Doris Humphrey, Charles Weidman, Jose Limon and Louis Horst. Consists of correspondence, articles, clippings, lectures, programs, reviews, tributes, photographs, dance descriptions and reconstructions.
Dates: 1925-2006

Eugene Olshansky Photographs

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Olshansky
Abstract Photographs of productions staged by the Original Ballets Russes (aka the Ballet Russes du Col. W. de Basil) and the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo between 1935 and 1941, taken by Chicago businessman and balletomane Eugene Olshansky. Also, two operatic portraits, a few personal photographs, and several pieces of ephemera.
Dates: 1935-1986; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1941

Harriet Lundgren Papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Lundgren
Abstract Material relating to the career of Chicago ballet dancer Harriet Lundgren. Includes three scrapbooks of clippings, articles, pictures and reviews regarding Lundgren, other dancers, and opera singers of the 1920s and 1930s. Also, a few articles and magazine excerpts on the ballet, several programs, and a collection of miscellaneous photographs of performers and celebrities.
Dates: 1917-1991; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1938

Katharane Edson Mershon Papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Mershon
Abstract Small collection consisting of one letter to California dancer and dance ethnographer Katharane Edson Mershon, a few writings on Eastern philosophy and “I Ching”, and photographs, both of Mershon and of miscellaneous, mostly unidentified people.
Dates: 1895-1986

Margot Grimmer Papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Grimmer
Abstract Material relating to the career of Chicago dancer Margot Grimmer, including clippings, advertising items, programs, a few miscellaneous incoming letters, and numerous photographs.
Dates: 1956-1984

Mark Turbyfill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Turbyfill
Abstract Material relating to the life and career of dancer, poet and painter Mark Turbyfill, including three copies of his unpublished autobiography and many copies of published and unpublished poems. Also, articles and reviews by and about Turbyfill, a few pieces of correspondence, clippings, dance programs, photographs, a cassette tape of him reading, and a published genealogy of the Turbyfill family.
Dates: 1911-1985

May O'Donnell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-O'Donnell
Abstract Material relating to the career of modern dancer May O’Donnell, consisting of advertising and announcements, articles, reviews, programs and photographs. Also a few miscellaneous items, some of which relate to O’Donnell’s husband, musician Ray Green.
Dates: 1934-1996

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Chicago Civic Opera (Chicago, Ill.) 1
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Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch 1
Holm, Hanya 1
Horst, Louis 1
Howard, Alan 1
Huebert, Diana 1
Institute for the Harmonious Development of Man 1
José Limón Dance Company 1
Karsavina, Tamara 1
Kinney, Troy 1
Laurent, Robert 1
Lazzari, Virgilio 1
Legat, Nikolaĭ Gustavovich 1
Limón, José 1
Lindbergh, Anne Morrow 1
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Oukrainsky, Serge 1
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