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Charlotte York Irey Papers

Identifier: D109


This collection contain (1) scrapbook created by Charlotte York Irey for her husband Harold Short in 2002 and planning materials for Charlotte's memorial in 2017.


  • 1923-2017

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Charlotte York Irey Papers

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Biographical / Historical

Charlotte York Irey was the first chair of the University of Colorado, Boulder, Dance Department. In 1953 she was appointed Dance Instructor in the Women's Department of Physical Education. In 1963, she was promoted to Assistant Professor in and 1968, Associate Professor. The Department of Theatre and Dance was established in 1973, led by Charlotte. She held the position until her retirement in 1986. Before entering college, Charlotte studied dance with Mary Wigman in Germany. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.


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Scope and Contents

This collection contains a scrapbook with photos, clippings, and planning materials from her wedding to Harold Short and her memorial.

Related Materials

Charlotte York Irey is a 2005 Living Legends of Dance. Her interview has been placed in: Friends of Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Library 'Living Legends of Dance' Oral Histories (D009.04.0005.00008).

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