Virginia Putnam Papers
Virginia Putnam was a dance studio owner and costume designer in Denver, CO who volunteered with local ballet companies including Metropolitan Denver Civic Ballet and Colorado Ballet. This collection contains scrapbooks and costumes created and designed by Virginia Putnam.
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Biographical / Historical
Virginia Collins Putnam was one of the founders of the Metropolitan Denver Civic Ballet. In 1960, Virginia left the company with Lillian Covillo and Freidann Parker to form Colorado Concert Ballet. Virginia was a student of Lillian Cushing and for many years had her own dance studio. She was known for her volunteerring with Colorado Concert Ballet including being a board member, costume designer, company manager, and choreographer.
5.0 Linear Feet (3 containers)
Scope and Contents
This collection contains scrapbooks with clippings, photos, and text documents and costumes.
This collection is arranged in 2 series: Scrapbooks and Textiles.
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