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MS Thr 1252

Trouhanova, Natasha, 1885-, recipient. Letters to Natasha Trouhanova, 1911-1921: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Thr 1252
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Trouhanova, Natasha, 1885-,
Title: Letters to Natasha Trouhanova,
Date(s): 1911-1921.
Quantity: 1 collection (.25 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in French.
Abstract: Letters and postcards to the Russian dancer Natasha Trouhanova from contemporary French composers and theater designers.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2015MT-15. Purchased with the Howard D. Rothschild Bequest, 2015 October 10.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Irina Klyagin

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Letters to Natasha Trouhanova (MS Thr 1252). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Related Materials

See also manuscript of Trouhanova's memoirs Le livre de Natacha (MS Thr 1142).

Biographical / Historical

Natasha Trouhanova [Наталья Владимировна Труханова] (1885-1956) was a Russian actress and dancer who in the 1910s and 1920s had a successful career in France.


Arranged alphabetically by the last name of correspondent.

Scope and Contents

Includes 5 letters to Trouhanova from composer Paul Dukas, 2 letters from composer Florent Scmitt,7 letters from artist Georges Desvallières, 18 letters from costume designer Maxime Dethomas, and 12 letters from costume and set designer Jacques Drésa. Letters concern music and designs for ballet productions for Trouhanova, and personal matters.

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