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MS Thr 523

Dolin, Anton, 1904-. Anton Dolin papers, 1926-1983: 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 523
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Dolin, Anton, 1904-.
Title: Anton Dolin papers,
Date(s): 1926-1983.
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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2006MT-67R, 94-95.19. Gift of Lewis Lloyd, 85 Cottage St., Brookline, Massachusetts 02146; received: 1994 August 9.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Irina Klyagin

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Anton Dolin Papers, 1926-1983 (MS Thr 523). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University

Biographical / Historical

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.

Scope and Contents

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.

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