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Title
Martha Graham collection Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003 (bulk 1926-1991).
Type
Mixed Material
Subject
Graham, Martha.
Graham, Martha--Archives.
Graham, Martha--Correspondence.
Graham, Martha--Photographs.
Martha Graham Dance Company.
Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance.
Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance.
Choreographers--United States.
Choreographers--United States--Correspondence.
Choreographers--United States--Photographs.
Modern dance--United States.
Dancers--United States.
Modern dance music.
Dancers--Photographs.
Choreography--United States.
Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988.
Rosenthal, Jean, 1912-1969.
Dance companies--United States.
Dance schools--United States.
Dance--Production and direction.
Costume design--United States.
Dance--Stage-setting and scenery--United States.
Dance--United States.
Genre Form
Artifacts (Object genre)
Clippings (Information artifacts)
Correspondence.
Financial records.
Photographic prints.
Programs (Documents)
Scrapbooks.
Language
English
Geographic Coverage
United States
Classification
LCC: ML31 .G727 (Source: dlc)
Identified By
Lccn: 2010561026
Note
The Martha Graham Legacy Archive contains materials from the Martha Graham Legacy Project.
Martha Graham collection of performances of her choreographic works on film and video is mainly comprised of performances of dance works choreographed by Martha Graham.
Summary
The Martha Graham Collection is comprised of materials that document Graham's career and trace the history of the development of her company, Martha Graham Dance Company, which became the Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, and school, Martha Graham School, later to be called the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance. The materials include holograph scores, orchestral parts, and piano rehearsal scores by composers such as Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber, Alan Hovhaness, Louis Horst, Halim Ed-Dabh, Eugene Lester, Norman Dello Joio, Paul Hindemith, Gian Carlo Menotti, Robert Starer, William Schuman and Wallingford Riegger; scrapbooks and clippings; photographs of Graham, her family and her dances, including informal shots by former Graham board chair Arnold Weissberger; choreographic notebooks containing ideas, sketches and steps sequences; correspondence; articles, speeches and interviews by and about Graham; programs; and Graham's awards, honorary degrees and artwork. In addition, the collection contains material relating to fundraising, such as sponsor and donor lists and grant proposals, and flyers and posters for special events, galas and benefits. In addition to business papers relating to Graham's dance company and school, there are company cast lists, budgets, touring itineraries; lighting, set, and costume designs by Jean Rosenthal, Rouben Ter-Arutunian, Isamu Noguchi, Donna Karan, Beverly Emmons, Jennifer Tipton, and Thomas Skelton; and notes, budgets and itineraries relating to special projects.
Authorized Access Point
Graham, Martha. Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003 (bulk 1926-1991)
Authorized Access Point Variant
Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981. Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003 (bulk 1926-1991)
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990. Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003 (bulk 1926-1991)
Dello Joio, Norman, 1913-2008. Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003 (bulk 1926-1991)
El-Dabh, Halim, 1921-2017. Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003 (bulk 1926-1991)
Emmons, Beverly. Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003 (bulk 1926-1991)
Hindemith, Paul, 1895-1963. Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003 (bulk 1926-1991)
Horst, Louis. Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003 (bulk 1926-1991)
Hovhaness, Alan, 1911-2000. Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003 (bulk 1926-1991)
Karan, Donna, 1948- Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003 (bulk 1926-1991)
Lester, Eugene. Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003 (bulk 1926-1991)
Menotti, Gian Carlo, 1911-2007. Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003 (bulk 1926-1991)
Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988. Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003 (bulk 1926-1991)
Riegger, Wallingford, 1885-1961. Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003 (bulk 1926-1991)
Rosenthal, Jean, 1912-1969. Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003 (bulk 1926-1991)
Schuman, William, 1910-1992. Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003 (bulk 1926-1991)
Skelton, Thomas R. Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003 (bulk 1926-1991)
Starer, Robert. Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003 (bulk 1926-1991)
Ter-Arutunian, Rouben, 1920- Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003 (bulk 1926-1991)
Tipton, Jennifer. Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003 (bulk 1926-1991)
Weissberger, L. Arnold, 1907-1981. Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003 (bulk 1926-1991)
Martha Graham Dance Company. Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003 (bulk 1926-1991)
Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance. Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003 (bulk 1926-1991)
Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance. Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003 (bulk 1926-1991)
Graham (Martha) Collection (Library of Congress) Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003 (bulk 1926-1991)