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Maxine Munt Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: D026
Abstract Maxine Munt was a modern dancer and dance educator who studied at the Bennington School of the Dance at Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont. In 1952, Munt and her husband, Alfred Brooks, opened the Munt-Brooks Studio in New York. In 1966, Munt and Brooks moved to Denver, Colorado and founded a theater called The Changing Scene. Munt died in 2005. The bulk of the collection contains material documenting Munt's time at the Bennington School of the Dance at Bennington College in...
Dates: Other: 1938-1949

"Orpheus and Eurydice" Scrapbook

 Collection
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

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

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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