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Fonds Kochno [microform]

Fonds Kochno [microform]
Kochno, Boris.
ca. 1911-1929.
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reel 5: piece 153-156Mixed materialSupervised use *ZBD-286 reel 5: piece 153-156Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
reel 4: piece 109-111, 113, 115, 117-141, 144, 150-152Mixed materialSupervised use *ZBD-286 reel 4: piece 109-111, 113, 115, 117-141, 144, 150-152Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
reel 3: piece 24Mixed materialSupervised use *ZBD-286 reel 3: piece 24Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
reel 2: piece 47-108Mixed materialSupervised use *ZBD-286 reel 2: piece 47-108Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
reel 1: piece 1-23, 25-46Mixed materialSupervised use *ZBD-286 reel 1: piece 1-23, 25-46Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance


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Diaghilev, Serge, 1872-1929.
5 microfilm reels : negative, ill.; 35 mm.
Florence J. Gould Foundation French Dance Project.
  • Microfilm (negative). Filmed by: Bibliothèque Nationale Service Photographique, Paris, 1983-1985.
  • Originals in: Bibliothèque et Musée de l'Opéra, Palais Garnier, Paris.
  • Boris Kochno was a close friend of ballet director Serge Diaghilev, serving as his secretary until the latter's death in 1929. The collection comprising the Fonds Kochno contains 156 folders (Pièces 1 to 156) and includes manuscripts, correspondence, contracts, notebooks, photographs, a few engravings, sketches, programs, passports, ballet scenarios, articles, and other materials relating to Serge Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes. Covering the period from ca. 1911 to 1929, most of the material dates from 1916 to 1928, with one item (no. 141) from 1938. The major part of the collection comprises Diaghilev's correspondence (Pièces 1-108).
  • Chiefly in French or Russian, with some items in English, Italian, or German.
  • Item numbers 112, 114, 116, 142-143, and 145-149 are not included on the microfilm.
  • A Register of the contents and a Name Index are available at the Reference Desk.
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Kochno, Boris. Collector
Fonds Kochno [microform]
ca. 1911-1929.
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Diaghilev, Serge, 1872-1929.
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