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José Limón papers

Title
José Limón papers, ca. 1927-1972.
Author
Limón, José.
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Vol/DateFormatAccessStatusCall NumberLocation
box 1 (folders 1-28)Moving imageSupervised useAvailable(S) *MGZMD 24 box 1 (folders 1-28)Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
box 2 (folders 29-57)Moving imageSupervised useAvailable(S) *MGZMD 24 box 2 (folders 29-57)Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
box 3 (folders 58-86)Moving imageSupervised useAvailable(S) *MGZMD 24 box 3 (folders 58-86)Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
box 4 (folders 87-115)Moving imageSupervised useAvailable(S) *MGZMD 24 box 4 (folders 87-115)Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
box 5 (folders 116-143)Moving imageSupervised useAvailable(S) *MGZMD 24 box 5 (folders 116-143)Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
box 6 (folders 144-172)Moving imageSupervised useAvailable(S) *MGZMD 24 box 6 (folders 144-172)Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
box 7 (folders 173-200)Moving imageSupervised useAvailable(S) *MGZMD 24 box 7 (folders 173-200)Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
box 8 (folders 201-204, 206-228)Moving imageSupervised useAvailable(S) *MGZMD 24 box 8 (folders 201-204, 206-228)Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
box 9 (folders 229-256)Moving imageSupervised useAvailable(S) *MGZMD 24 box 9 (folders 229-256)Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
box 10 (folders 257-282)Moving imageSupervised useAvailable(S) *MGZMD 24 box 10 (folders 257-282)Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
box 11 (folders 283-291, 293-310)Moving imageSupervised useAvailable(S) *MGZMD 24 box 11 (folders 283-291, 293-310)Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
box 12 (folders 311-338)Moving imageSupervised useAvailable(S) *MGZMD 24 box 12 (folders 311-338)Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
box 13 (folders 339-366)Moving imageSupervised useAvailable(S) *MGZMD 24 box 13 (folders 339-366)Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
box 14 (folders 367-389)Moving imageSupervised useAvailable(S) *MGZMD 24 box 14 (folders 367-389)Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
box 15 (folders 390-391, 393-409)Moving imageSupervised useAvailable(S) *MGZMD 24 box 15 (folders 390-391, 393-409)Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
box 16 (folders 410-429)Moving imageSupervised useAvailable(S) *MGZMD 24 box 16 (folders 410-429)Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
box 17 (folders 430-437, 439-456, 465-466)Moving imageSupervised useAvailable(S) *MGZMD 24 box 17 (folders 430-437, 439-456, 465-466)Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
box 18 (folders 468-518)Moving imageSupervised useAvailable(S) *MGZMD 24 box 18 (folders 468-518)Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
box 19 (folders 519-545, 547-551)Moving imageSupervised useAvailable(S) *MGZMD 24 box 19 (folders 519-545, 547-551)Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
box 20 (folders 552-553, 555-570)Moving imageSupervised useAvailable(S) *MGZMD 24 box 20 (folders 552-553, 555-570)Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Description
662 folders and 21 boxes.
Donor/Sponsor
National Endowment for the Humanities Preservation Grant, 1990.
Subjects
Note
  • Series include personal and professional correspondence; Limón autobiography, as well as other writings by him; choreographic and production notes; dance chronologies; professional material; legal documents and memorabilia; and financial records (boxes 667-683).
  • Correspondents include Erik Bruhn, Agnes De Mille, Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, Eleanor King, Pauline Koner, Portia Mansfield, Daniel Nagrin, May O'Donnell, Ruth Page, Lynn Riggs, Helen Mary Robinson, Ruth St. Denis, Ted Shawn, Glen Tetley, Charles Weidman, and Mary Wigman.
Additional Formats (note)
  • available on microfilm.
Source (note)
  • Charles Tomlinson,
Biography (note)
  • Dancer, choreographer, teacher, company director.
Call Number
*ZBD-510
Author
Limón, José.
Title
José Limón papers, ca. 1927-1972.
Additional Formats
Folders 1-662, boxes 663-666 available on microfilm. Dance Collection, New York Public Library; call number *ZBD-510; master negative number: *ZZ-30552.
Local Note
The collection has been microfilmed, with the exception of financial records (boxes 667-683).
Biography
Dancer, choreographer, teacher, company director. José Limón (1908-1972) was director of the José Limón Dance Company.
Source
Gift; Charles Tomlinson, 1974. Papers
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Local Subject
Manuscripts -- Collections.
Added Author
Bruhn, Erik, 1928-1986.
De Mille, Agnes.
Grahm, Martha.
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958.
King, Eleanor, 1906-1991.
Koner, Pauline.
Mansfield, Portia.
Nagrin, Daniel.
O'Donnell, May.
Page, Ruth, 1899-1991.
Riggs, Lynn, 1899-1954.
Robinson, Helen Mary.
St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968.
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972.
Tetley, Glen.
Weidman, Charles.
Wigman, Mary, 1886-1973.
Added Title
National Endowment for the Humanities Preservation Grant, 1990.
Research Call Number
*ZBD-510 [Microfilm]
(S) *MGZMD 24 [Print]
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