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University of Denver. The Dance Archive


Found in 70 Collections and/or Records:

"Orpheus and Eurydice" Scrapbook

Identifier: D088
Abstract The collection includes a pasted program of the event, 15 b/w original photographic portraits of Mary Wigman* (two large: 5 6/8 x 4 3/8, and 5 3/8 x 3 3/8", and 13 smaller: 3 3/8 x 2"), 9 silver gelatin prints showing the choregrapher amidst her dancers (2 x 3 3/8"), and two depicting German conductor Heinz Bongartz, with costume designer Gerda Schulte (4 1/2 x 3 2/8"). The remaining 166 photographs depict the path, development and flow of the opera from scene to scene. They feature Wigman's...
Dates: 1947

Peter Davison Oral History, 2021

Identifier: D009.20.0007.0025.00001

Release Forms, 2018

Identifier: D114.01
Scope and Contents

This series contains the paperwork for the "Square Dance in the American West" interviews.

Dates: 2018

Sanders, Ann, 2021

Identifier: D009.20.0007.0029

Sears Family Papers

Identifier: M272

This collection contains the papers of Vera Sears (1912-2008), dance instructor at the University of Denver, and her husband Edwin Sears (1903-1964), a law professor at the University of Denver. The Sears family emigrated to the United States from Germany in the 1930s. These papers include correspondence, photographs, teaching materials, legal materials, clippings, dance notation notebooks, publications, scrapbooks, and audiovisual materials.

Dates: 1933-2002

"Sets in Order" and "Square Dancing"

Identifier: P002

Edited by Bob Osgood (1918-2003), "Sets in Order : the California magazine of square and round dancing" was published from 1948-1969. It was continued by "Square Dancing," from 1970-1985. The magazines covered modern Western square and round dance news, education and festivals, at first on the West Coast, later nationwide. The collection contains issues Vol. 1, no. 1 (Nov. 1948)- v. 37, no. 12 (Dec. 1985).

Dates: 1948-1985

"Square Dance in the American West" Documentary, 2018

Identifier: D114.02.0001.0004.00001

Documentary produced for the 2018 Annual Meeting "Square Dance in the American West." The documentary includes photos, videos, and clips from oral histories conducted as part of this project.

Dates: 2018

Suzanne Shelton Buckley Papers on Ruth St. Denis and Other Dance Subjects

Identifier: D018
Abstract Suzanne Shelton Buckley (1946- ) received her doctorate in American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin in 1980. She wrote her dissertation about dancer and choreographer, Ruth St. Denis (1878-1968). Her dissertation was published by Doubleday in 1981 as Divine Dancer: A Biography of Ruth St. Denis. Upon completion of her doctorate, she taught in the American Studies Department at the University of Texas at Austin. Suzanne Shelton Buckley's papers include materials from her...
Dates: 1879-1985; Majority of material found in 1978-1985