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MS Thr 989

Photographs of dancers and dance productions, 1902-1989: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Location: b
Call No.: MS Thr 989
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Photographs of dancers and dance productions,
Date(s): 1902-1989 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 boxes (.75 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are primarily in English.
Abstract: 20th-century photographs of dancers and dance productions.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2010MT-11. Gift of Thomas Garrett ; received: 2010 October 9.
Forms part of the Fredric Woodbridge Wilson Collection of Theater, Dance and Music (Harvard Theatre Collection).

Processing Information:

Processed by: Ashley M. Nary

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
This collection is not housed at the Houghton Library but is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Photographs of Dancers and Dance Productions, 1902-1989 (MS Thr 989). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.


Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Collection includes photographs of ballet and other dance productions as well as portraits and studio photographs of performers. Performers in collection include Maria Bonfanti, Sofia Vasil'evna Fedorova, Loie Fuller, Vera Alekseevna Karalli, Marie S. Petipa, and Teresina Vestris. Many photographs are undated.


This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for additional information.

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