McLean-Tanenbaum, Mary Jane, 1908-1990
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: D020.0001
Abstract The collection documents the professional activities of the modern dancer and teacher, Jane McLean and to a lesser extent that of her brother the dancer, Edward McLean. Two scrapbooks kept by Jane McLean are loosely arranged in chronological order. The first scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, photographs, reviews, programs and publicity material, relating to McLean's performing activities. These include information on her solo concerts (1929, 1931-1952), performances in conjunction with...
Abstract The Jane McLean Papers contain a selection of photographs, newspaper clippings, programs and other dance related ephemera covering the careers of both Jane McLean (1908-1990) and her elder brother Edward McLean (1905-1982). Both of the McLeans were Colorado natives who traveled to New York City in the mid-1920s to study dance, eventually becoming acquainted with many notable dance figures of the day: Ruth St. Denis, Ted Shawn, Martha Graham, Agnes DeMille, etc. Edward suffered a severe...
Dates: 1922-1997; Majority of material found in 1927-1956