Guide to the Bessie Schönberg Dance Photograph Collection
RG 12.1.5

Summary Information

Repository
Sarah Lawrence College Archives
Creator
Schonberg, Bessie
Title
Bessie Schönberg Dance Photograph Collection
ID
RG 12.1.5
Date
undated
Extent
4.5 linear feet 1 record carton and 2 flat boxes
Language

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Sarah Lawrence College Archives August 2003

Sarah Lawrence College Archives
1 Mead Way
Bronxville, NY, 10708
914-395-2480
archives@sarahlawrence.edu

Revision Description

 Finding Aid entered in Archivists Toolkit by Elijah Black in July 2012. August 2004

Terms of use

The collection is open to researchers without restriction.

Processing Information note

Processed August 2003; finding aid updated, August 2004 by Sarah Crossley.

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Scope and Contents note

The Bessie Schönberg Dance Photograph Collection is an assemblage of photographs of renowned dancers and choreographers, some of whom were Bessie’s students. The collection was donated by former students of Bessie in 1981 as part of an exhibition on Bessie Schönberg’s legacy in the dance world. Box 1 consists of smaller images of individuals while boxes 2 and 3 contain oversized photographs. The photographs are housed alphabetically by the name of the individual pictured. Note: An individual may appear in more than one box.

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Related Materials

See also

Bessie Schönberg Photograph Collection and the Bessie Schönberg Papers.

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Photographs

Occupation(s)

  • Choreographers

Personal Name(s)

  • Adams, Carolyn
  • Ailey, Alvin
  • Amaya, Carmen
  • Childs, Lucinda
  • Collins, Janet, 1917-2003
  • Cunningham, Merce
  • Cutler, Cheryl
  • Dudley, Jane
  • Duncan, Isadora, 1877-1927
  • Erdman, Jean
  • Franklin, Frederic, 1914-2013
  • Graham, Martha
  • Holm, Hanya, 1893-1992
  • Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958
  • Koner, Pauline
  • Limo´n, Jose´
  • Louis, Murray
  • Monk, Meredith
  • Nagrin, Daniel
  • Nikolais, Alwin
  • Primus, Pearl
  • Rainer, Yvonne , 1934-
  • Robbins, Jerome
  • Sokolow, Anna
  • St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968
  • Taylor, Paul, 1930-
  • Tharp, Twyla
  • Weidman, Charles

Subject(s)

  • Dancers
  • Modern dance--United States.

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Collection Inventory

BoxFolder

Adams, Carolyn 

11

Ailey, Alvin 

12

Bales, William 

13

Bettis, Valerie 

14

Bowers, Martha 

15

Childs, Lucinda 

16

Collins, Janet 

17

Cunningham, Merce 

18

Cutler, Cheryl 

19

Donohue, Jennifer 

110

Duncan, Isadora 

111

Erdman, Jean 

112

Erdman, Jean 

113

Ellsworth, Amy Zell 

114

Graham, Martha 

115

Graham, Martha 

116

Green, Jonnie and Jean Zahorsky 

117

Harling, Pamela 

118

Howes, Sue and Sara Pardo 

119

Hawkins, Erick 

120

Holm, Hanya 

122

Horst, Louis 

123

Humphrey, Doris 

124

Keen, Elizabeth 

125

Koner, Pauline 

126

Kriza, John 

127

Limon, Jose 

128

Litz, Katherine 

129

Louis, Murray 

130

Monk, Meredith 

131

Moylan, Mary-Ellen 

132

Packer, Idelle 

133

Partridge, Martha 

134

Primus, Pearl 

135

Rainer, Yvonne 

136

Reyes, Alice 

137

Robbins, Jerome 

138

Shearer, Sybil 

139

Sokolow, Anna 

140

Spalding, Murray 

141

St. Denis, Ruth 

142

Taylor, Paul 

143

Tharp, Twyla 

144

Weidman, Charles 

145
OversizeFolder

Amaya, Carmen 

21

Childs, Lucinda 

22

Cutler, Cheryl 

23

Dudley, Jane 

24

Erdman, Jean 

25

Erdman, Jean 

26

Franklin, Frederic 

27

Gay, Nadine 

28

Graham, Martha 

29

Hamilton, Peter 

210

Holm, Hanya 

31

Humphrey, Doris 

32

Koner, Pauline 

33

Louis, Murray 

34

Monk, Meredith 

35

Nagrin, Daniel 

36

Nikolais, Alwin 

37

Primus, Pearl 

38

Taylor, Paul 

39

Weidman, Charles 

310