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bessie-schonberg-photograph-collection

Guide to the bessie schönberg dance photograph collection, n.d.

Administrative Information

Volume: 1 record carton, 2 flat boxes (4.5 linear feet)
Processing Information: Processed August 2003. Finding aid updated August 2004 by Sarah Crossley.
Acquisition Information: Donated by the students of Bessie Schönberg in 1981.
Terms of Use: The collection is open to researchers without restriction.
© 2004 Sarah Lawrence College Archives, Esther Raushenbush Library, 1 Mead Way, Bronxville, NY 10708

Scope and Content

The Bessie Schönberg Dance Photograph Collection is an assemblage of photographs of renowned dancers and choreographers, some of whom were Bessie’s students.  The collection was donated by former students of Bessie in 1981 as part of an exhibition on Bessie Schönberg’s legacy in the dance world.  Box 1 consists of smaller images of individuals while boxes 2 and 3 contain oversized photographs.  The photographs are housed alphabetically by the name of the individual pictured. Note: An individual may appear in more than one box.

See also: Bessie Schönberg Photograph Collection and the Bessie Schönberg Papers.

Folder List

Box 1:

1. Adams, Carolyn
2. Ailey, Alvin
3. Bales, William
4. Bettis, Valerie
5. Bowers, Martha
6. Childs, Lucinda
7. Collins, Janet
8. Cunningham, Merce
9. Cutler, Cheryl
10. Donohue, Jennifer
11. Duncan, Isadora
12. Erdman, Jean
13. Erdman, Jean
14. Ellsworth, Amy Zell
15. Graham, Martha
16. Graham, Martha
17. Green, Jonnie and Jean Zahorsky
18. Harling, Pamela
19. Howes, Sue and Sara Pardo
20. Hawkins, Erick
21. Hill, Martha
22. Holm, Hanya
23. Horst, Louis
24. Humphrey, Doris
25. Keen, Elizabeth
26. Koner, Pauline
27. Kriza, John
28. Limon, Jose
29. Litz, Katherine
30. Louis, Murray
31. Monk, Meredith
32. Moylan, Mary-Ellen
33. Packer, Idelle
34. Partridge, Martha
35. Primus, Pearl
36. Rainer, Yvonne
37. Reyes, Alice
38. Robbins, Jerome
39. Shearer, Sybil
40. Sokolow, Anna
41. Spalding, Murray
42. St. Denis, Ruth
43. Taylor, Paul
44. Tharp, Twyla
45. Weidman, Charles

Box 2:

Oversized Photographs

1. Amaya, Carmen
2. Childs, Lucinda
3.. Cutler, Cheryl
4. Dudley, Jane
5. Erdman, Jean
6. Erdman, Jean
7. Franklin, Frederick
8. Gay, Nadine
9. Graham, Martha
10. Hamilton, Peter

Box 3:

Oversized Photographs

1. Holm, Hanya
2. Humphrey, Doris
3. Koner, Pauline
4. Louis, Murray
5. Monk, Meredith
6. Nagrin, Daniel
7. Nickolais, Alwin
8. Primus, Pearl
9. Taylor, Paul
10. Wiedman, Charles