Mikhail Mordkin papers,

Title
Mikhail Mordkin papers, circa 1885-1979.
Author
Mordkin, Mikhail, 1881-1944.
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Box 1Moving imageSupervised useAvailable(S) *MGZMD 98 Box 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
Box 2Moving imageSupervised useAvailable(S) *MGZMD 98 Box 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
Box 3Moving imageSupervised useAvailable(S) *MGZMD 98 Box 3Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
Box 4Moving imageSupervised useAvailable(S) *MGZMD 98 Box 4Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Description
2 linear ft. (4 boxes)
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the estate of Mikhail Mordkin.
Source (note)
  • Mordkin estate
Biography (note)
  • Russian-born ballet dancer who performed with the Ballets Russes and Anna Pavlova and later founded the Mordkin School of Dance in New York.
Language (note)
  • In English, Russian, and French.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository :
Processing Action (note)
  • cataloged
Call Number
(S) *MGZMD 98
Author
Mordkin, Mikhail, 1881-1944.
Title
Mikhail Mordkin papers, circa 1885-1979.
Summary
The papers consist largely of correspondence and business papers documenting the career of Mikhail Mordkin and his wife, Bronislava.
Of interest are letters from Lucia Chase and Richard Pleasant regarding a contract with Ballet Theatre and notes from Anna Pavlova. The collection also includes a synopsis and correspondence about the ballet "Legend of Aziade" and a draft autobiography by Mikhail Mordkin.
Biography
Russian-born ballet dancer who performed with the Ballets Russes and Anna Pavlova and later founded the Mordkin School of Dance in New York.
Language
In English, Russian, and French.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository : folder level control.
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Occupation
Choreographers.
Ballet dancers.
Local Subject
Manuscripts -- Collections.
Added Author
Chase, Lucia, 1897-1986.
Pavlova, Anna, 1881-1931.
Pleasant, Richard, 1909-1961.
Added Title
Gift of the estate of Mikhail Mordkin.
Research Call Number
(S) *MGZMD 98
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