Loie Fuller notebooks and letters

Title
Loie Fuller notebooks and letters, 1907-1911.
Author
Fuller, Loie, 1862-1928.
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Box 3Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable(S) *MGZMD 121 Box 3Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
Box 1Mixed materialBy appointment onlyAvailable(S) *MGZMD-Res. 121 Box 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
Box 2Mixed materialBy appointment onlyAvailable(S) *MGZMD-Res. 121 Box 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Additional Authors
Russell, Henry, 1871-1937.
Description
3 boxes (.5 lin. ft.)
Donor/Sponsor
National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Series Statement
Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Subjects
Genre/Form
Photographic postcards.
Additional Formats (note)
  • Excerpts (the second notebook) also available in electronic form, digitized by The New York Public Library.
Source (note)
  • W & F C Bonham, auction 12/5/95, cat. item 53
Biography (note)
  • American dancer and choreographer.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
(S) *MGZMD 121
Author
Fuller, Loie, 1862-1928.
Title
Loie Fuller notebooks and letters, 1907-1911.
Series
Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Summary
Chiefly comprised of two notebooks (ms., ink). The first is entitled "Lecture on radium" by Loie Fuller (59 leaves); also includes a draft letter to a friend (20 p. at end of vol.), signed and dated Jan. 24, 1911, including mention of the success of Anna Pavlova and Vaslav Nijinsky in Paris. The second contains a draft of the lecture on radium (25 leaves) and extensive notes (25 leaves) about visiting Thomas Edison in his laboratory, light, phosphorescence, radium, Madame Curie's discovery of radioactive matter, stage lighting, the work of the English scientist William Crookes, barefoot dancing, the problem of deformed feet, etc., 1911.
Box 3 includes a corrected typescript of Fuller's autobiography, "Fifteen years of my life" (202 leaves); three letters, one of them from Fuller to a friend (6 p.), written on the verso of a letter from impresario Henry Russell (1909), in which she details problems with Russell and the Boston Opera Company; and other associated material including three photographic postcards of Fuller and a holograph essay entitled "Light" (6 leaves), all recovered from the Rowntree Theatre, York, ca. 1948.
Additional Formats
Excerpts (the second notebook) also available in electronic form, digitized by The New York Public Library.
Biography
American dancer and choreographer.
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Indexed Term
Manuscripts
Local Subject
Manuscripts (Letters)
Added Author
Russell, Henry, 1871-1937.
Added Title
National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Research Call Number
(S) *MGZMD 121
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