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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Scrapbook created by Maxine Munt, a dancer and dance educator who studied at the Bennington School of the Dance at Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont. Teachers at Bennington included Charles Weidman, Hanya Holm, Doris Humphrey, and Martha Graham. Munt went on to teach modern dance at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, North Dakota, Adelphi College (later Adelphi University) in Long Island, New York, Ashley Hall in Charleston, South Carolina, and at Colorado College in...
Overview 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
Overview Modern dancer, educator, and choreographer Martha Graham sits outside at Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont. Graham taught modern dance at Bennington School of the Dance at Bennington College, the first center for the study of modern dance in the United States of America, for six-week summer sessions from 1934 until 1948.