MS Thr 523
Dolin, Anton, 1904-. Anton Dolin papers, 1926-1983: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Call No.: MS Thr 523
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Dolin, Anton, 1904-.
Title: Anton Dolin papers,
Quantity: 1 collection (.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters and photographs sent to Anton Dolin by his friends.
2006MT-67R, 94-95.19. Gift of Lewis Lloyd, 85 Cottage St., Brookline, Massachusetts 02146; received: 1994 August 9.
Processed by: Irina Klyagin
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Anton Dolin Papers, 1926-1983 (MS Thr 523). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library,
Anton Dolin (1904-1983) was an English ballet dancer, teacher and choreographer. He
started his career with Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes in 1921 and became one of
the principal dancers for the company. Later, together with another Ballets Russes
dancer Alicia Markova, he established Markova-Dolin Ballet. Dolin was instrumental
in establishing London Festival Ballet (later English National Ballet). He also ocassionally
appeared on stage as an actor.
Photographs from this collection were published in: Dolin, Anton. Friends and Memories. Routledge & Kegan Hall, 1982.
Arranged alphabetically by author.
Letters and postcards sent to Anton Dolin from dancers, actors and writers. Also includes
photographs of Dolin's correspondents inscribed to him and clippings. Most of the
photographs have been also annotated by Dolin.
- (1). Ailian, Dai. Notes to Anton Dolin, 1983. 1 folders
Notes written on the back of photographs of Chinese painting.
- (2). Anthony, Gordon. Postcards to Anton Dolin, undated. 1 folders
- (3). Chauviré, Yvette, 1917-. Letters to Anton Dolin, 1978. 1 folders
Also includes photographs of Dolin with Chauvire in Giselle and Dolin and Chauvire with Alicia Markova.
- (5). Coward, Noel, 1899-1977. Letter and postcards to Anton Dolin, 1958-1977 and undated. 1 folders
Also includes photographs of Coward.
- (6). Epstein, Jacob, Sir, 1880-1959. Letters to Anton Dolin, 1926 and undated. 1 folders
Also includes photograph of Epstein, Dolin and Charles Blake Cochran.
- (8). Garson, Greer, 1904-1996. Letter to Anton Dolin, 1976. 1 folders
Also includes photograph of Garson and Dolin.
- (9). Harvey, Lilian, 1907-1968. Postcard to Anton Dolin, 1946-1953. 1 folders
Also includes clipping, and photographs of Dolin and Harvey in Noel Coward's Blithe spirit, and candid photographs of Dolin and Harvey.
- (11). Matthews, Jessie. Letter to Anton Dolin, undated. 1 folders
Also includes photograph of Matthews.
- (12). Page, Ruth, 1899-1991. Letters to Anton Dolin, 1982 and undated. 1 folders
Also includes photographs of Dolin and Page.
- (13). Taylor, Elizabeth, 1932-. Letter to Anton Dolin, 1982. 1 folders
- (14). Ulanova, Galina Sergeevna, 1910-1998. Letter to Anton Dolin, 1957? 1 folders
Also includes photographs of Ulanova and Dolin.