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Title: Martha Graham Collection, 1930sAdd to your cart.

ID: WUA/07/wua00055

Primary Creator: Levy, Eleanor

Other Creators: Martha Graham Dance Academy

Extent: 7.0 Items

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection is comprised of photos, programs, and planning meeting notes for a 1938 performance of the Martha Graham Dance Company in Baltimore, Maryland.

Collection Historical Note

The historical items in this collection belonged to Eleanor Levy, who was instrumental in bringing the Martha Graham Dance Company to Baltimore during her early career.  Levy and the YMHA/YWHA, the sponsoring organizations, demonstrated a commitment to modern dance as a valued creative expression at a time when support of touring companies was critical to their growth.

Administrative Information

Repository: WUA University Archives

Accruals: There are no accruals.

Access Restrictions: Open

Use Restrictions:

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Acquisition Method: This material was donated to University Archives by Sarah Anne Patz, Dance Department of Washington University and relative of Eleanor Levy, 30 June 2005.

Preferred Citation: [Item description]. From the [collection title, series, box, folder]. University Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

Processing Information: Processed by Jay Kempen in November of 2005

Finding Aid Revision History: This finding aid was entered into Archon by Hannah Barg in June 2012.

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Folder 1: [Handwritten Notes]Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Photos of Martha Graham (x 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Planning Committee for Martha Graham Dance Recital, 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Program for Martha Graham and Dance Group [1936] to include photos of Graham, individual company member photos, a written statement from Graham, and a written piece from music director Louis Horst.Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Program Flyer, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Program Flyer, n.d. (with Autograph)Add to your cart.

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