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MS Thr 450

Smith, Arks. Arks Smith negatives, 1963-1985: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Thr 450
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Smith, Arks.
Title: Arks Smith negatives,
Date(s): 1963-1985.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Photographic negatives of various ballets taken by Arks Smith.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2003MT-151. Gift of Arks Smith; received: 1986.

Processing Information:

Negatives are identified by their roll number.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Arks Smith Negatives, 1963-1985 (MS Thr 450). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Smith is a photographer based in Massachusetts.


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Primarily photographic negatives of the performances of various ballet companies, including American Ballet Theatre, Bolshoi Ballet, Royal Ballet, and National Ballet. Also includes photographs of Daniel Pinkham from the musical Oklahoma! at Lincoln Center, rehearsals of the American Ballet Theatre, and of a dressing room birthday party for Rudolf Nureyev, among other items.

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