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Isadora Duncan. 1905-1977.

Physical Description: 13 boxes (6.5 linear feet) and 20 oversize boxes)

Scope and Content Note

This series includes information about Isadora Duncan's work and performances, her philosophy about art, and impressions of her works documented by artists, sculptors, photographers, dance historians and critics, and other individuals who had seen her perform. It also includes writings about her by Edward Gordon Craig, with whom she collaborated professionally from 1904-1907, and with whom she had a daughter, Deirdre. Performance contracts, telegrams and receipts from 1904-1907 in Germany, Russia, Poland and Sweden are also included.
This series is organized into four subseries:
  • Business papers
  • Personal papers
  • Primary writings about Isadora Duncan
  • Material about Isadora Duncan
 

Business papers. 1905-1907.

Physical Description: 1 box (0.5 linear feet)

Scope and Content Note

Included in this subseries are performance contracts, box office statements, letters and telegrams regarding business arrangements, orchestration and other performance details, primarily during the time Gordon Craig acted as business manager for Isadora Duncan. Contracts include Isadora Duncan's performance tours in Germany, Russia, Sweden and Poland.
Box 1, Folder 6

Box office statements 1904-1905. 1904-1905.

Physical Description: 16 items.
Box 1, Folder 6

Kassen-Rapport. 1904 April 13.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Cash accounting report, dated Wednesday, 13 April 1904, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 6

Billetenpreissspecification für Tanzabend Miss Duncan. 1904 August 19.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Ticket price specifications for a dance performance by Isadora Duncan, dated 19 August 1904.
Box 1, Folder 6

Kassen-Rapport. 1904 October 3.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (2 pages), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Cash accounting for performance by Isadora Duncan, dated Monday, October 3, 1904, for Chopin-Abend. Estimate of general income on verso.
Box 1, Folder 6

Nachweis. 1904 November 29.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Proof of tickets sold, dated 29 November 1904, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan. Signed "Johannes Müller".
Box 1, Folder 6

Kassen-Rapport. 1904 November 15.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (2 pages), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Cash accounting for guest performance by Isadora Duncan, dated 15 November 1904.
Box 1, Folder 6

[Receipt for purchase of tickets by Verein zur FÖrderung der Kunst]. 1904 December 29.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (1 page, half-sheet), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Receipt dated 29 December 1904 for 115 Marks.
Box 1, Folder 6

Kassen-Rapport. 1904 December 9.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (2 pages), with manuscript annotations on recto and verso.

Scope and Content Note

Cash accounting for 4 performances by Isadora Duncan, dated 9 December 1904.
Box 1, Folder 6

Rachunek. 1904 October 21.

Physical Description: Manuscript, 1 leaf (4 pages),folded, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Reckoning of account for Filharmonii Warshauskiej, dated 21 October 1904. Stamped "Kasa Filharmonii Warszawskiej", dated 22 October(?) 1907 and signed [illegible].
Box 1, Folder 6

[Cash accounting]. 1904 January 11.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Cash accounting, dated 11 January, for a performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 6

Nachweis. 1905 January 21.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Proof of tickets sold, dated 21 January 1905, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan. Signed "Johannes Müller."
Box 1, Folder 6

Nachweis. 1905 January 16.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Proof of tickets sold, dated 16 January 1905, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan. Signed "Johannes Müller."
Box 1, Folder 6

Nachweis. 1905 January 11.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Proof of tickets sold, dated 11 January 1905, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan. Signed "Johannes Müller."
Box 1, Folder 6

[Cash accounting?]. 1904 February 16.

Physical Description: Manuscript on half-sheet, 1 leaf (1 page), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Cash accounting for a performance by Isadora Duncan on February 21 prepared for Raymond Duncan, 16 February 1904, signed by [illegible] Wagner.
Box 1, Folder 6

Kassen-Rapport. 1904 April 19.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Cash accounting report, dated Tuesday, 19 April 1904, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 6

Nachweistung. 1904 September 28 (?).

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Proof of payment, dated Wednesday, 28 September(?) 1904.
Box 1, Folder 6

[Seating chart]. 1904 January.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Seating layout for Albert Ale.
Box 1, Folder 6

[Cash accounting of seats sold]. [1904 January].

Physical Description: Manuscript, 1 leaf (1 page).

Scope and Content Note

Cash accounting of seats sold(?) for guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 6

Prices arranged for Leipzig. 1904 January 17.

Physical Description: Manuscript, 1 leaf (1 page).

Scope and Content Note

Price list, 17 January 1904, for seats for Leipzig performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 6

[Cash accounting]. 1904 September 3.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page) with manuscript annotations in pencil.

Scope and Content Note

Cash accounting report, dated 3 September 1904, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 6

[Cash accounting]. 1904 September 5.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page) with manuscript annotations in ink.

Scope and Content Note

Cash accounting report, dated 5 September 1904, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 6

[Cash accounting]. 1904 September 10.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page) with manuscript annotations in ink and pencil.

Scope and Content Note

Cash accounting report, dated 10 September 1904, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 6

Abrechnung des Concertes der Miss Duncan. 1904 October 20.

Physical Description: Manuscript, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Statement of account, dated 20 October 1904, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan, 18 October 1904. Signed by Director [illegible] of the Board, Der Warschauer Philharmonie. Postal stamp in lower left corner.
Box 1, Folder 6

Abrechnung des Concertes der Miss Duncan. 1904 October 22.

Physical Description: Manuscript, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Statement of account, dated 22 October 1904, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan, 20 October 1904. Signed by Director [illegible] of the Board, Der Warschauer Philharmonie.
Box 1, Folder 6

Abrechnung des Concertes der Miss Duncan. 1904 October 24.

Physical Description: Manuscript, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Statement of account, dated 24 October 1904, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan, 22 October 1904. Signed by Director [illegible] of the Board, Der Warschauer Philharmonie.
Box 1, Folder 6

Abrechnung des Concertes der Miss Duncan. 1904 October 25.

Physical Description: Manuscript, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Statement of account, dated 25 October 1904, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan, 24 October 1904. Signed by Director [illegible] of the Board, Der Warschauer Philharmonie.
Box 1, Folder 6

Abrechnung des Concertes der Miss Duncan. 1904 November 2.

Physical Description: Manuscript, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Statement of account, dated 2 November 1904, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan, 27 October 1904. Signed by Director [illegible] of the Board, Der Warschauer Philharmonie.
Box 1, Folder 6

Nachweis. 1904 November 28.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Proof of tickets sold, dated 28 November 1904, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan. Signed "Johannes Müller" M[illegible].
Box 1, Folder 6

Nachweis. 1905 January 10.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Proof of tickets sold, dated 10 January 1905, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan. Signed "Johannes Müller" [illegible].
Box 1, Folder 6

Benachrichtigung. 1904 January 16.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (2 pages), with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Notification, 16 January 1904, regarding an undelivered telegram to America due to an error in the address, the Post Office returns 1.05 Marks.
Box 1, Folder 6

Quittung. 1904 January 21.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Receipt, January 21, 1904 for 1200 Marks to Miss Duncan for 2 performances, signed by representative [illegible] for Suddeutscher Bühnenverlag Mohr & Comp., Munich, 21 January 1904.
Box 1, Folder 6

Kassen-Rapport. 1904 October.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page) with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Cash accounting for guest performance by Isadora Duncan, dated Wednesday, 5 October 1904. Signed by M. Bayer for Stuttgarter Residenztheater.
Box 1, Folder 7

Box office statements 1905. 1905.

Physical Description: 8 items.
Box 1, Folder 7

Kassen-Rapport. 1905 January 27.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page),with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Cash accounting for 2 performances [by Isadora Duncan], dated Friday, 27 January 1905 and signed by Paul Bauer.
Box 1, Folder 7

Kassenrapport. [1905 February 27].

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Cash report, no date, with penciled calculations in upper left.
Box 1, Folder 7

Billet-Afregning. 1905 April 1905.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Ticket statement for performances by Isadora Duncan on 23 and 25 April, dated 26 April 1905.
Box 1, Folder 7

Kassen-Rapport. 1905 January 25.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations, signed. With a second half-sheet of figures.

Scope and Content Note

Cash report, dated Wednesday, 25 January 1905, signed by Paul Bauer. With a second half-sheet of accounting figures, "Es wurden zum verkauf gestellt."
Box 1, Folder 7

Kassen-Rapport. 1905 March 1.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Cash accounting report, dated Wednesday, 1 March 1905, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 7

Kassen-Rapport. 1905 March 2.

Physical Description: Print 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Cash accounting report, dated Thursday, 2 March 1905, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 7

Kassen-Rapport. 1905 March 7.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Cash accounting for guest appearance by Isadora Duncan, dated Tuesday, 7 March 1905.
Box 1, Folder 7

Compte de la Séance Duncan. 1905 November 17.

Physical Description: Manuscript, 1 leaf (1 page) with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Cash accounting report, dated 17 November 1905, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan, 15 November 1905. Signed by M. Eschig, Bruxelles.
Box 1, Folder 7

Compte de la Séance de Miss Duncan. 1905 November 17.

Physical Description: Manuscript, 1 leaf (1 page) with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Cash accounting report, dated 23 November 1905, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan, 17 November 1905. Signed by M. Eschig, Bruxelles.
Box 1, Folder 7

Depenses pour le 20 & 21 Novembre. 1905 November 3005.

Physical Description: Manuscript, 1 leaf (1 page) with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Cash accounting report, dated 30 November 1905, for guest performances by Isadora Duncan, 20 & 21 November 1905. Signed by M. Eschig, Brussel.
Box 1, Folder 7

Kassenrapport. 1905 February 27.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Cash accounting report, dated 27 February 1905, with 2 signatures [illegible] in lower right corner.
Box 1, Folder 8

Box office statements. 1906.

Physical Description: 9 items.
Box 1, Folder 8

Borderel. 1906 April 14.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Summary of intended expenditures, dated 14 April 1906, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 8

[Price list for tickets]. 1906 November 24.

Physical Description: Typescript on Zarzad Filharmonii Warszawskiej letterhead, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Price list for tickets addressed to Direktion Vereinigter Künste for an unspecified performance by Isadora Duncan, dated 24 November 1906, signed by A. [illegible], representative for Der Vorstand Der Warschauer Philharmonie.
Box 1, Folder 8

Redovisningslista fÖr biljettfÖrsäljning. 1906 May 9.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Account of tickets sold, dated 9 May 1906, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 8

Redovisningslista fÖr biljettfÖrsäljning. 1906 May 7.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Account of tickets sold, dated 7 May 1906, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 8

Redovisningslista fÖr biljettfÖrsäljning. 1906 May 6.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Account of tickets sold, dated 6 May 1906, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 8

Verantwoording. 1906 April.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Statement of box office net (?), dated Thursday, 19 April 1906, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan, signed [illegible], "De Bureaulist."
Box 1, Folder 8

Redovisningslista fÖr biljettfÖrsäljning. 1906 May 5.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Account of tickets sold, dated 5 May 1906, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 8

Redovisningslista fÖr biljettfÖrsäljning. 1906 May 3.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Account of tickets sold, dated 3 May 1906, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 8

Redovisningslista fÖr biljettfÖrsäljning. 1906 May 15.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Account of tickets sold, dated 15 May 1906, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 8

Redovisningslista fÖr biljettfÖrsäljning. 1906 May 13.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Account of tickets sold, dated 13 May 1906, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 8

[Cash accounting]. 1906 April 5.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations on recto and verso, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Cash accounting statement for performance by Isadora Duncan, Thursday, 5 April 1906, signed by [illegible], "Administradeur."
Box 1, Folder 8

Redovisningslista fÖr biljettfÖrsäljning. 1906 May 11.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Account of tickets sold, dated 11 May 1906, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 8

Redovisningslista fÖr biljettfÖrsäljning. 1906 May 1.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Account of tickets sold, dated 1 May 1906, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 8

Inseraten-Rechnung. 1906 March 26.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Advertising statement of account, dated 26 March 1906, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 8

Abrechnung. 1906 March.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Statement of account for performances by Isadora Duncan on 27 and 29 March 1906.
Box 1, Folder 8

Abrechung. 1906 December 24.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Statement of costs, dated 24 December, for a performance by Isadora Duncan on 22 December.
Box 1, Folder 8

Borderel. 1906 April 9.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Summary of intended expenditures, dated 9 April 1906, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 8

[Cash accounting]. 1906 April 6.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (2 pages), with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Cash accounting for performance by Isadora Duncan, dated 6 April 1906, signed [illegible].
Box 1, Folder 8

Inseraten-Rechnung. 1906 March 29.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Advertising statement of account, dated 29 March 1906, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 8

Tourneé. 1906 (?) April.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Production accounting, dated "19/4," for guest performance by Isadora Duncan, signed "Stumpff," Arnhem.
Box 1, Folder 9

Box office statements. 1907.

Physical Description: 7 items.
Box 1, Folder 9

Redovisningslista fÖr biljettfÖrsäljning. 1904 May 4.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Account of tickets sold, dated 4 May 1907, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 9

Redovisningslista fÖr biljettfÖrsäljning. 1907 May 7.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Account of tickets sold, dated 7 May 1907, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 9

Redovisningslista fÖr biljettfÖrsäljning. 1907 May 5.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Account of tickets sold, dated 5 May 1907, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 9

Redovisningslista fÖr biljettfÖrsäljning. 1907 May 15.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Account of tickets sold, dated 15 May 1907, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 9

Redovisningslista fÖr biljettfÖrsäljning. 1907 May 12.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Account of tickets sold, dated 12 May 1907, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 9

Redovisningslista fÖr biljettfÖrsäljning. 1907 May 11.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Account of tickets sold, dated 11 May 1907, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 9

Redovisningslista fÖr biljettfÖrsäljning. 1907 May 9.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Account of tickets sold, dated 9 May 1907, for guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 10

Box office statements no dates. no dates.

Physical Description: 5 items.
Box 1, Folder 10

Kassen-Bericht. no date.

Physical Description: Print, leaf (1 page) with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Cash accounting.
Box 1, Folder 10

[Box office statement]. [no year] December 27.

Physical Description: Manuscript, 1 leaf (1 page).

Scope and Content Note

Cash accounting for unidentified venue.
Box 1, Folder 10

Kassen-Rapport. no date.

Physical Description: Print. 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Cash accounting.
Box 1, Folder 10

Kassen-Rapport. no date.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page) with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Cash accounting.
Box 1, Folder 10

[Box office statement]. no date.

Physical Description: Manuscript, 1 leaf (1 page).

Scope and Content Note

Cash accounting.
Box 1, Folder 11

Letters. 1903-1904.

Physical Description: 24 items.
Box 1, Folder 11

Letter to M. Maass [variant spelling], Berlin. 1904 September 22.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (2 pages), with manuscript annotation, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to M. Maas, dated 22 September 1904, concerning details of Isadora Duncan's appearances, including music. Signed by the director of Der Vorstand Warschauer Philharmonie.
Box 1, Folder 11

Letter to Isadora Duncan, Berlin. 1904 October 10.

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf (1 page), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter dated 10 October 1904, regarding court case of Schmidt vs. Duncan, it was decided that there were no outstanding fees owed by Duncan and there would be no further claims against her.
Box 1, Folder 11

Letter to "Sehr geehrten Herr!". 1904 December 31.

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter, dated 31 December 1904, offering musical services as a concert master. Signed "L. V. Celansky."
Box 1, Folder 11

Declaration. 1904 November 26.

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf (1 page), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Declaration of exclusive musical services, dated 26 November 1904, for the month of May.
Box 1, Folder 11

Letter to Isadora Duncan. 1904 November 4.

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded signed, with 1 leaf (1 page) attachment.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Isadora Duncan, dated 4 November 1904, regarding money owed to be resolved by December 20. Signed [Alexander?] Grosz. With a page of "amounts due."
Box 1, Folder 11

Letter to Isadora Duncan, Berlin. 1904 November 2.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Isadora Duncan, dated 2 November 1904, enclosing a check. Signed by Director, Board of the Warschauer Philharmonie.
Box 1, Folder 11

Letter to M. Maass [variant spelling], Berlin. 1904 August 24.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (1 page), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to M. Maas, dated 24 August 1904, sending signed copy of the contracts and requesting information regarding programs, photographs and prices.
Box 1, Folder 11

Authorization. 1904 September 1.

Physical Description: Typescript, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Authorization, 1 September 1904, for Elizabeth Duncan to sign contracts on Isadora Duncan's behalf.
Box 1, Folder 11

Agreement. 1904 September 25.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (1 page), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement with Augustine Duncan, signed on behalf of Isadora Duncan by Elizabeth Duncan, 25 September 1904, to pay railroad expenses, lodging while on tour and 5 percent of ID's share for each evening's performance in exchange for arranging and supervising details of ID's business interests.
Box 1, Folder 11

[Letter to Isadora Duncan]. 1903 February 18.

Physical Description: Manuscript, 2 leaves (8 pages), folded, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Isadora Duncan, dated 18 February 1903.
Box 1, Folder 11

[Letter to Isadora Duncan]. 1904 January 26.

Physical Description: Holograph 1 leaf (1 page), folded, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Isadora Duncan, dated 26 January 1904.
Box 1, Folder 11

Letter to M. Maas, Bayreuth. 1904 July 30.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (1 page), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to M. Maas, dated 30 July 1904, requesting submission of a new contract for signature.
Box 1, Folder 11

Letter to M. Maass [variant spelling], Berlin. 1904 August 6.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to M. Maas, dated 6 August 1904, sending a copy of settled July contract, signed by Director, Board of the Warschauer Philharmonie.
Box 1, Folder 11

Letter to M. Maas, Berlin. 1904 August 10.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript correction, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to M. Maas, dated 10 August 1904, negotiating articles of contract for performance by Isadora Duncan, signed by Director, Board of the Warschauer Philharmonie.
Box 1, Folder 11

Postcard to M. Mass [variant spelling], Berlin. 1904 October 4.

Physical Description: Typescript, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Postcard to M. Maas, dated 4 October, 1904, requesting that a contract be sent. Signed Adolf Steinert.
Box 1, Folder 11

Letter to Isadora Duncan. 1904 August 22.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with typescript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Isadora Duncan , dated 22 August 1904, enclosing check for 424.68 Marks, at request of A. Grósz.
Box 1, Folder 11

Letter to M. Maass [variant spelling], Berlin. 1904 September 30.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotation, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to M. Maas, dated 30 September 1904, concerning Isadora Duncan's arrival and scheduling of rehearsal with the orchestra. Signed by the director of Der Vorstand Warschauer Philharmonie.
Box 1, Folder 11

Letter to Concert Direction Jules Sachs. 1904 August 27.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (2 pages), with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Concert Direction Jules Sachs, dated 27 August 1904, regarding arrangements for Isadora Duncan's appearance in Berlin and services associated with these appearances. "Copy" written across the top.
Box 1, Folder 11

Letter to Prof. Lafont. 1904 August.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (2 pages), with "Prof. Lafont" in lower right corner.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Hermann Lafont, dated August 1904, concerning contract for engagements from September 1 through November 1.
Box 1, Folder 11

Letter to M. Maass [variant spelling], Berlin. 1904 September 12.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (1 page), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to M. Maas, dated 12 September 1904, concerning Herrn Sliwinski and the music for Isadora Duncan's first evening's performance. Signed by the director of Der Vorstand Warschauer Philharmonie.
Box 1, Folder 11

Letter to M. Maass [variant spelling], Berlin. 1904 September 14.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to M. Maas, dated 14 September 1904, concerning details of Isadora Duncan's appearance. Signed by the director of Der Vorstand Warschauer Philharmonie.
Box 1, Folder 11

Letter to M. Maass [variant spelling], Berlin. 1904 September 17.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (1 page), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to M. Maas, dated 17 September 1904, concerning further details of Isadora Duncan's appearance. Signed by the director of Der Vorstand Warschauer Philharmonie.
Box 1, Folder 11

Postcard to M. Mass [variant spelling], Berlin. 1904 September 22.

Physical Description: Typescript, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Postcard, dated 22 September 1904, concerning ticket subscriptions and contract revision.
Box 1, Folder 11

Letter to M. Maass [variant spelling], Berlin. 1904 August 17.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to M. Maas, dated 17 August 1904, negotiating articles of contract for performance by Isadora Duncan, signed by Director, Board of the Warschauer Philharmonie.
Box 1, Folder 12

Letters. 1905.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Box 1, Folder 12

Letter to Direktion Vereinigter Künste, Berlin. 1905 September 9.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter, dated 9 September 1905, advising that circumstances do not permit a return appearance, in spite of the previous year's success.
Box 1, Folder 12

Letter to Maurice Magnus, Berlin. 1905 November 10.

Physical Description: Typescript, 2 leaves (2 pages), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Maurice Magnus, dated 10 November 1905, expressing regret for conditions of the Antwerp theatres. Signed "M. Eschig."
Box 1, Folder 12

Letter to Maurice Magnus, Berlin. 1905 November 13.

Physical Description: Typescript, 2 leaves (2 pages), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Maurice Magnus, dated 13 November 1905, in reply to his of 11 November, replying to points raised by MM. Signed "M. Eschig."
Box 1, Folder 12

Letter to Theater Solodovnikov, Belchaia Dmitrovka, Moscou. 1905 November 16.

Physical Description: Typescript(carbon), 1 leaf (1 page).

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Theater Solodovnikov, dated 16 November 1905, inquiring about possible dates in December for a guest performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 12

Letter to Maurice Magnus, Berlin. 1905 November 26.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (1 page), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Maurice Magnus, dated 26 November 1905, concerning cancelled performances by Isadora Duncan in Brussels. Signed "M. Eschig."
Box 1, Folder 12

Letter to Maurice Magnus, Berlin. 1905 November 28.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (1 page), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Maurice Magnus, dated 28 November 1905, concerning uncertain performance dates and difficulties in communicating with Edward Gordon Craig as Isadora Duncan's manager. Signed "M. Eschig."
Box 1, Folder 12

Letter to Maurice Magnus, Berlin. 1905 November 30.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (1 page), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Maurice Magnus, dated 30 November 1905, concerning further negotiations regarding uncertain performance dates. Signed "M. Eschig."
Box 1, Folder 12

Letter to Maurice Magnus, Berlin. 1905 November 4.

Physical Description: Typescript, 12 leaves (2 pages), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Maurice Magnus, dated 4 November 1905, concerning performances in Brussells and Antwerp. Signed "M. Eschig."
Box 1, Folder 12

Postcard to Direktion Vereinigter Künste, Berlin. 1905 September 20.

Physical Description: Typescript, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Postcard, dated 20 September 1905, recommending the firm of "P. Johansen, Musikhandlung und Concerrtarrangement" in St. Petersburg. Signed by the director of Der Vorstand Warschauer Philharmonie.
Box 1, Folder 12

Letter to Maurice Magnus, Berlin. 1905 October 30.

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf (2 pages), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Maurice Magnus, dated 30 October 1905, regarding arrangement of tour dates, suggestions for booking theatres and costs for orchestra and rehearsals. Signed "C. Fichefet."
Box 1, Folder 13

Letters. 1906.

Physical Description: 21 items.
Box 1, Folder 13

[Direktion Vereinigter Künste, Berlin]. 1906 December 3.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (1 page).

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Direktion Vereinigter Künste, dated 3 December 1906, requesting several points of information. Signed by Alexandre Raj[illegible] for Der Vorstand Der Warschauer Philarmonie.
Box 1, Folder 13

Letter to Warschauer Philharmonie, Warschau. 1906 November 15.

Physical Description: Typescript(carbon), 1 leaf (1 page).

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Warschauer Philharmonie, dated 15 November 1906, regarding performance dates and other contract items.
Box 1, Folder 13

Letter to Warschauer Philharmonie, Warschau. 1906 December 1.

Physical Description: Typescript(carbon), 1 leaf (1 page).

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Warschauer Philharmonie, dated 1 December 1906, regarding ticket prices and returning a signed contract.
Box 1, Folder 13

Postcard to Direktion Vereinigter Künste, Berlin. 1906 December 14.

Physical Description: Typescript,1 leaf (1 page), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Postcard to Direktion Vereinigter Künste, dated 14 December 1906, regarding their postcard of the 12th, by what means things were sent and that they may not arrive in time. Signed by A[lexandre] Raj[illegible] for Der Vorstand Der Warschauer Philarmonie.
Box 1, Folder 13

Letter to E. Gordon Craig, Berlin. 1906 December 3.

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to E. Gordon Craig, dated 3 December 1906, regarding Isadora Duncan's indisposition, and decision on what date of performance. Signed by Alex[andre] Raj[illegible].
Box 1, Folder 13

Letter to Warschauer Philharmonie, Warschau. 1906 November 23.

Physical Description: Typescript(carbon), 1 leaf (1 page).

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Warschauer Philharmonie, dated 23 November 1906, regarding ticket prices and expectations of a full house.
Box 1, Folder 13

Letter to Warschauer Philharmonie, Warschau. 1906 November 10.

Physical Description: Typescript(carbon), 1 leaf (1 page).

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Warschauer Philharmonie, dated 10 November 1906, accepting their terms and requesting copies of a contract.
Box 1, Folder 13

Postcard to Direktion Vereinigter Künste, Berlin. 1906 December 6.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (1 page), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Postcard to Direktion Vereinigter Künste, dated 6 December 1906, requesting information asked for in December again. Signed by A[lexandre] Raj[illegible] for Der Vorstand Der Warschauer Philarmonie.
Box 1, Folder 13

Letter to Direktion Vereinigter Künste, Berlin. 1906 October 24.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (4 pages), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Direktion Vereinigter Künste, dated 24 October 1906, regarding a greater percentage of the receipts, citing greater expenses, and requesting correspondence in German or French rather than English. Signed by representative of Der Vorstand Der Warschauer Philharmonie.
Box 1, Folder 13

Letter to Warschauer Philharmonie, Warschau. 1906 October 19.

Physical Description: Typescript(carbon), 1 leaf (1 page).

Scope and Content Note

Carbon copy of letter to Warschauer Philharmonie, dated 19 October 1906, regarding their unsatisfactory offer.
Box 1, Folder 13

Letter to Direktion Vereinigter Künste, Berlin. 1906 October 17.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, signed, with holograph note by Edward Gordon Craig.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Direktion Vereinigter Künste, dated 17 October 1906, in response to theirs of the 11th, regarding 2 or 3 performances by Isadora Duncan, December 15-20. Signed by representative for Der Vorstand Der Warschauer Philharmonie.
Box 1, Folder 13

Letter to Direktion Vereinigter Künste, Berlin. 1906 November 5.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (1 page), signed, with 1 leaf (1 page) half-sheet attachment.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Direktion Vereinigter Künste, dated 5 November 1906, negotiating price of tickets and taxes. Signed by representative of Der Vorstand Der Warschauer Philharmonie.
Box 1, Folder 13

Letter to Warschauer Philharmonie, Warschau. 1906 October 27.

Physical Description: Typescript(carbon), 1 leaf (2 pages), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Warschauer Philharmonie, dated 27 October 1906, regarding unsatisfactory terms.
Box 1, Folder 13

Letter to Direktion Vereinigter Künste, Berlin. 1906 November 17.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (1 page), folded, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Direktion Vereinigter Künste, dated 17 November 1906, regarding signing of contracts. Signed by representative of Der Vorstand Der Warschauer Philharmonie.
Box 1, Folder 13

Letter to Direktion der KÖnigl. Oper, Stockholm. 1906 November 16.

Physical Description: Typescript(carbon), 1 leaf (1 page).

Scope and Content Note

Letter to KÖnigl. Oper, dated 16 November 1906, regarding Isadora Duncan's February tour in Sweden and that the KÖnigl. Oper consider a guest appearance by her.
Box 1, Folder 13

Letter to Direktion Vereinigter Künste, Berlin. 1906 March 16.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (1 page).

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Direktion Vereinigter Künste, dated 16 March 1906, regarding Isadora Duncan's performance, date and ticket prices.
Box 1, Folder 13

Letter to Warschauer Philharmonie, Warschau. 1906 December 6.

Physical Description: Typescript(carbon), 1 leaf (1 page).

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Warschauer Philharmonie, Warschau, dated 6 December 1906, replying to theirs of December 3, supplying answers to questions.
Box 1, Folder 13

Letter to Warschauer Philharmonie, Warschau. 1906 October 11.

Physical Description: Typescript(carbon), 1 leaf (1 page).

Scope and Content Note

Carbon copy of letter to Warschauer Philharmonie, dated 11 October 1906, regarding 5 performances by Isadora Duncan, April 9-13.
Box 1, Folder 13

Letter to "Sehr geehrter Herr" [Maurice Magnus or Edward Gordon Craig]. 1906 January 15.

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter, dated 15 January 1906, stating that his musical services are available until the first of May.
Box 1, Folder 13

Letter to Warschauer Philharmonie, Warschau. 1906 November 1.

Physical Description: Typescript(carbon), 1 leaf (1 page), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Warschauer Philharmonie, dated 1 November 1906, regarding price of tickets and taxes.
Box 1, Folder 13

Letter to Direktion Vereinigter Künste, Berlin. 1906 October 30.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (1 page), signed, with 1 leaf (1 page) half-sheet attachment.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Direktion Vereinigter Künste, dated 30 October 1906, regarding changed circumstances since 1904. Signed by representative of Der Vorstand Der Warschauer Philharmonie.
Box 1, Folder 13

Letter to Direktion Vereinigter Künste, Berlin. 1906 November 12.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (4 page), signed, with manuscript note.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Direktion Vereinigter Künste, dated 12 November 1906, regarding contract negotiations about performance dates, taxes, and division of receipts. Signed by representative of Der Vorstand Der Warschauer Philharmonie.
Box 1, Folder 14

Letters. 1907.

Physical Description: 22 items.
Box 1, Folder 14

Letter to E. Gordon Craig, Berlin. 1907 January 2.

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf (2 pages), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to E. Gordon Craig, dated 2 January 1906, enclosing a check for Isadora Duncan's performance on 1 January 1906 and other business. Signed by A[lexandre] Raj[illegible] for Der Vorstand Der Warschauer Philarmonie.
Box 1, Folder 14

Letter to Alb. Ranft Esq., Ostermalms Theatre, Stockholm. 1907 February 4.

Physical Description: Typescript(carbon), 1 leaf (2 pages).

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Alb Ranft Esq., dated 4 February 1907, acknowledging his response and delaying confirmation of 16 April as a performance date until they have talked with Miss Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 14

Letter to Mr. Steufret. 1907 April 7.

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf (2 pages), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Mr. Steufret, dated 7 April 1907, proposing percentage of profits that Isadora Duncan will accept and a postscript with a second proposal on verso. Signed Gordon Craig.
Box 1, Folder 14

Letter to E, Gordon Craig, Berlin. 1907 February 11.

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf (4 pages, folded, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to E. Gordon Craig, dated 11 February 1907, requesting dates for Isadora Duncan's performances as soon as possible and arrangements for "Peer Gynt." Signed A[lexandre] Raj[illegible].
Box 1, Folder 14

Herrn P. Neldern, Riga. 1907 February 5.

Physical Description: Typescript(carbon) and typescript, 1 leaf (2 pages).

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Herrn P. Neldern, 5 February 1907, citing Isadora Duncan's illness and in a separate postscript proposing a possible March or April date for a performance date in Russia.
Box 1, Folder 14

Adw. Maliszewski Esq., Grand Theatre, Lotz. 1907 February 5.

Physical Description: Typescript(carbon), 2 leaves (2 pages), with manuscript note.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Adw. Maliszewski Esq., dated 5 February 1907, expressing regret that Miss Duncan's illness interfered with arrangements and a postscript offering to arrange for performances in March or April.
Box 1, Folder 14

Letter to E. Gordon Craig, Berlin. 1907 February 7.

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to E. Gordon Craig, dated 7 February 1907, again requesting dates of Miss Duncan's performances and other matters. Signed A[lexandre] Raj[illegible].
Box 1, Folder 14

Letter to "Dear Sir," Casino Municipal, Nice. 1907 February 9.

Physical Description: Typescript(carbon), 1 leaf (1 page).

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Casino Municipal, dated 9 February 1907, offering to arrange performances by Isadora Duncan and specifying her requirements.
Box 1, Folder 14

Letter to E. Gordon Craig, Berlin. 1907 January 15.

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf (2 pages), folded, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to E. Gordon Craig, dated 15 January 1907, regarding proposed Poland tour, for which he can serve only as disinterested intermediary, and dates. Signed Alex. Raj[illegible].
Box 1, Folder 14

W. Makowski Esq., Sala miejska, Vilna. 1907 February 5.

Physical Description: Typescript(carbon), 1 leaf (1 page).

Scope and Content Note

Letter to W. Makowski Esq., dated 5 February 1907, expressing regret that Miss Duncan's illness postponed her visit to Poland and suggesting later performances.
Box 1, Folder 14

Letter to E. Gordon Craig, Berlin. 1907 January 21.

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to E. Gordon Craig, dated 21 January 1907, replying to Craig's letter of the 17th, regarding tour dates, preparation of Peer Gynt material, costs for decorations and costumes for Isadora Duncan's performances. Signed A[lexandre] Raj[illegible], Directeur-Gérant, Direction De La Société Philharmonique De Varsovie.
Box 1, Folder 14

Letter to E. Gordon Craig, Berlin. 1907 January 25.

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to E. Gordon Craig, dated 25 January 1907, replying to Craig's letter of the 21st, regarding moving Isadora Duncan's performance dates up. Signed A[lexandre] Raj[illegible], Directeur-Gérant, Direction De La Société Philharmonique De Varsovie.
Box 1, Folder 14

Letter to The Secretary of the Oestermalms Theater, Stockholm. 1907 January 26.

Physical Description: Typescript(carbon), 1 leaf (1 page).

Scope and Content Note

Letter to the Secretary of the Oestermalms Theater, 26 January 1907, inquiring about dates for possible performances by Isadora Duncan in Stockholm.
Box 1, Folder 14

Letter to E. Gordon Craig. 1907 January 26.

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf (1 page), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to E. Gordon Craig, dated 26 January 1907, welcoming Craig to Holland, and informing him of a negative article about him by Heyermans. Signed by Frits Lapidoth.
Box 1, Folder 14

Letter to E. Gordon Craig, Berlin. 1907 January 26.

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to E. Gordon Craig, dated 26 January 1907, regarding amount to be paid to Miss Duncan and negotiating dates of performances. Signed A[lexandre] Raj[illegible], Directeur-Gérant, Direction De La Société Philharmonique De Varsovie.
Box 1, Folder 14

Letter to E. Gordon Craig. 1907 January 27.

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf (2 pages), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to E. Gordon Craig, dated 27 January 1907, offering to find and translate the Heyermans article for him. Signed by Frits Lapidoth.
Box 1, Folder 14

Letter to E. Gordon Craig. 1907 January 30.

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf (1 page), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to E. Gordon Craig, dated 30 January 1907, providing addresses for him and negotiating dates for Isadora Duncan's performances in February. Signed A[lexandre] Raj[illegible].
Box 1, Folder 14

Letter to Brook, Esq., Moscow. 1907 January 4.

Physical Description: Typescript(carbon), 1 leaf (1 page).

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Brook, Esq., dated 4 January 1907, offering to arrange a tour for Isadora Duncan through him for the month of February.
Box 1, Folder 14

Letter to "Dearest [illegible]". 1907 April 19.

Physical Description: Holograph letter (signed), 1 leaf (2 pages).

Scope and Content Note

Reply to letter of "19-4-07", asking for " ... assurance by some few words added to the contract --that the orchestra will be able to play the music."
Box 1, Folder 14

Letter to E. Gordon Craig, Berlin. 1907 January 5.

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf (1 page), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to E. Gordon Craig, dated 5 January 1907, enclosing a check for Isadora Duncan's performance on 4 January 1907 and discussing other business. Signed by A[lexandre] Raj[illegible] for Der Vorstand Der Warschauer Philarmonie.
Box 1, Folder 14

Letter to Warschauer Philharmonie, Warschau. 1907 January 8.

Physical Description: Typescript(carbon), 1 leaf (1 page).

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Warschauer Philharmonie, Warschau, dated 8 January 1907, acknowledging receipt of two checks.
Box 1, Folder 14

Letter to Mr. Rajchman, Florence. 1907 March 27.

Physical Description: Typescript(carbon), 1 leaf (1 page).

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Mr. Rajchman, dated 27 March 1907, asking if May is still "a seasonable time" in Warsaw for Miss Duncan.
Box 1, Folder 14

Postcard to E. Gordon Craig. 1907 January 29.

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf (2 pages), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Postcard to E. Gordon Craig, dated 29 January 1907, asking for confirmation of Isadora Duncan's performance dates. Signed A[lexandre] Raj[illegible], Directeur-Gérant, Direction De La Société Philharmonique De Varsovie.
Box 1, Folder 15

Letters. no dates.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Box 1, Folder 15

[Letter to Isadora Duncan]. [no year] September 25.

Physical Description: Holograph letter (signed), 1 leaf (1 page).

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Isadora Duncan, September 25 [no year], regarding contract for Ale, Coblenz date postponed, and "I am sorry you felt annoyed at my 'no money.'"
Box 1, Folder 15

Letter to Direktion Vereinigter Künste, Berlin. [no year] January 16.

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Direktion Vereinigter Künste, 16 January [no year] regarding money due for services rendered. Signed by Fritz Müller.
Box 1, Folder 15

Draft press release for Miss Isadora Duncan. no date.

Physical Description: Typescript (carbon), 2 leaves (2 pages), with manuscript notes.

Scope and Content Note

Press release about Miss Isadora Duncan, no date, regarding the founding of her dance school and praise for students performances, and announcing that Copenhagen will have the opportunity to see this great performer.
Box 1, Folder 15

"Number of instruments necessary to be in the orchestra for Waltz-Abend, and Iphigenia, and Tanz Idyllen." to Capelmeister Martin Shaw.. no date.

Physical Description: Typescript (carbon), 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript notes.

Scope and Content Note

List of instruments needed for Isadora Duncan's dance performance.
Box 1, Folder 15

Letter to Cielewicza, Warscha. no date.

Physical Description: Typescript(carbon), 1 leaf (1 page).

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Cielewicz, no date, regarding the orchestral arrangement for the Chopin program and other matters.
Box 1, Folder 15

Letter to Rachman, Philharmonie Warschau. no date.

Physical Description: Typescript(carbon), 1 leaf (1 page).

Scope and Content Note

Letter to "Rachman," undated, agreeing to arrange 20 performances through him.
Box 1, Folder 15

Note regarding A. Grosz. no date.

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf (1 page), half-sheet.

Scope and Content Note

Note, undated, acknowledging that "A Grosz has arranged to pay as follows" and listing dates and amounts.
Box 1, Folder 15

Dear Sir [To Ringer & Emerwalds?]. no date.

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf (2 pages).

Scope and Content Note

Draft letter, no date, stating they cannot accept terms proposed for a Scandinavian tour, outlining acceptable terms and expressing concerns about various venues.
Box 1, Folder 15

Telegram. [[no date].

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page) with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Telegram regarding a meeting forbidden by the police and a letter to follow.
Box 1, Folder 15

Notes to "Dear Fraulein" [secretary]. no date [1906].

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf (2 pages).

Scope and Content Note

Notes to secretary, no date, instructing her to reply to Ringer & Emerwald's letter of 2/7/06, asking to send price of seats "when Sarah Bernhardt visits their town" and asking her to find his diary of 1906/1907.
Box 1, Folder 1

Performance contracts 1904. 1904.

Physical Description: 27 items.
Box 1, Folder 1

Kontrakt. 1904 6 September.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with typescript and manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Contract for dance performance by Isadora Duncan on January 5. Signed by Elizabeth Duncan for Isadora Duncan, Berlin, 6 September 1904 and Otto Lokse?], CÖln, 15 September 1904.
Box 1, Folder 1

Kontrakt. 1904 September 8.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with typescript and manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Contract for performance by Isadora Duncan on October 3. Signed by Elizabeth Duncan for Isadora Duncan, Berlin, 8 September 1904 and representative for Stadt-Théaters [illegible], 18 September 1904.
Box 1, Folder 1

[Agreement]. 1904 December 23.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript and typescript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Contract for dance performances by Isadora Duncan on January 10 and 11. Signed by Elizabeth Duncan for Isadora Duncan, Berlin, 23 December 1904, and representative [illegible] for Dresden performance venue, Dresden, 29 December 1904.
Box 1, Folder 1

Vertrag. 1904 September 19.

Physical Description: Typescript contract, 2 leaves (2 pages) with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for a dance performance by Isadora Duncan on September 28. Signed by Elizabeth Duncan for Isadora Duncan, Berlin, 19 September 1904, and a representative for Grossherzl. Hofthéater [illegible], Karlsruhe, 20 September 1904.
Box 1, Folder 1

[Agreement]. 1904 December 6.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performance by Isadora Duncan on January 17, Albert halle, Leipzig. Signed by Sally Liebling and [illegible], Berlin, 6 December 1904.
Box 1, Folder 1

Kontrakt. 1904 September 27.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript and typescript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performances by Isadora Duncan on January 25, 27 and 30, 1905. Signed by Elizabeth Duncan for Isadora Duncan, Berlin, 27 September, 1904, and representative for Neuen Operetten-Théaters [illegible], Hamburg, 29 September 1904.
Box 1, Folder 1

[Agreement]. 1904 December 30.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performances by Isadora Duncan on February 3, 6 and 9, 1905. Signed by Nicolas Toulinof, Petersburg, 30 December 1904, and Isadora Duncan, no date.
Box 1, Folder 1

[Agreement]. 1904 December 15.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript notes.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performances by Isadora Duncan on December 26 and 29, St. Petersburg. Signed by Elizabeth Duncan (for Isadora Duncan), Berlin, 15 December 1905.
Box 1, Folder 1

Kontrakt. 1904 September 2.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with typescript and manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Contract for dance performance by Isadora Duncan on November 17. Signed by Elizabeth Duncan for Isadora Duncan, Berlin, 2 September 1904, and [Adolf] Steinert, Mainz, 6 September 1904.
Box 1, Folder 1

Vertrag. 1904 March 31.

Physical Description: Manuscript, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for a dance performance by Isadora Duncan on April 16. Signed by Franz [illegible], Berlin, 31 March 1904. Written on letterhead for Robert Sachs, Theater-Direktor und Conzert-Impresario.
Box 1, Folder 1

Kontrakt. 1904 June 8.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page) with manuscript notations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Contract for performance by Isadora Duncan on June 12. Signed for Isadora Duncan by [illegible], Eremitage, 8 June 1904 and Eugen Pfeiffer, Heidelberg, 12 June 1904.
Box 1, Folder 1

Vertrag. 1904 January 3.

Physical Description: Typescript contract, 1 leaf (2 pages), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement with Raymond Duncan for rental of the Münchner Schauspielhauses for January 18, 20 and 22. Signed by Stollberg &C. Schmederer, Münich, 3 January 1904.
Box 1, Folder 1

Kontrakt. 1904 November 14.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf, with typescript and manuscript annotations on verso, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Contract for performances by Isadora Duncan, December 28 and 29, 1904. Signed by Elizabeth Duncan for Isadora Duncan, Berlin, 14 November 1904, and representative [illegible] for Central-Théaters, Dresden, 17 November 1904.
Box 1, Folder 1

Kontrakt. 1904 October 10.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page) with typescript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Contract for dance performance by Isadora Duncan on November 17. Signed by Elizabeth Duncan for Isadora Duncan, Berlin, 6 October 1904, and representative [illegible] for Stadt-Théaters, 10 October 1904.
Box 1, Folder 1

Kontrakt. 1904 August 26.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with typescript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Contract for performances by Isadora Duncan on November 19 and 24. Signed by Elizabeth Duncan for Isadora Duncan, Berlin, August 26, 1904, and Julius Rudolph, Hannover, 29 August 1904.
Box 1, Folder 1

Kontrakt. 1904 August 20.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Contract for performances by Isadora Duncan on September 3 and 25. Signed by Elizabeth Duncan for Isadora Duncan, Berlin, 20 August 1904, and [Heinrich Hagin], no date.
Box 1, Folder 1

Kontrakt. 1904 August 31.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (2 pages, with typescript and holograph annotations on recto and holograph annotations on verso.

Scope and Content Note

Contract for performance by Isadora Duncan on December 9. Signed by Elizabeth Duncan for Isadora Duncan, Berlin, 31 August 1904, and a representative [illegible] for Stadt-Théaters, 2 September 1904.
Box 1, Folder 1

Kontrakt. 1904 September 23.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with typescript and manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Contract for performance by Isadora Duncan on October 5. Signed by Elizabeth Duncan for Isadora Duncan, Berlin, 23 September 1904, and Theodor Brandt, Stuttgart, September 1904.
Box 1, Folder 1

Kontrakt. 1904 March 30.

Physical Description: Manuscript, 1 leaf (2 pages), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Contract for performance by Isadora Duncan on April 13. Signed by Julius Rudolph, Hannover, 30 March 1904.
Box 1, Folder 1

Letter / contract. 1904 April 25.

Physical Description: Manuscript, 1 leaf (1 page), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Proposal for dance performances in Germany, December 1 and 15, 1904 and January 2, 13 and 19, 1905. Signed [illegible], 25 April 1904, Die Direction der Philarhmonie.
Box 1, Folder 1

Letter to Isadora Duncan. 1904 October 28.

Physical Description: 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, autograph letter (signed).

Scope and Content Note

Proposing a December performance by Isadora Duncan for annual fundraising on behalf of the Society for the Protection of Abused Children, suggesting this as the best environment for her first performance in Russia.
Box 1, Folder 1

Contract. 1904 April.

Physical Description: Manuscript, 1 page, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Contract for dance performances by Isadora Duncan for the evenings of November 5, 8, 10 and 12. Signed by Raymond Duncan (in blue ink) and representative [illegible] for Kaimsaals zu München, April 1904. With note in pencil, upper right, "I. Duncan, Paris, Hôtel Continental."
Box 1, Folder 1

[Agreement]. 1904 August 28.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (2 pages), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Rental agreement, 28 August 1904, between "Groote Schouwburgh" zu Rotterdam and Algemeene Muziekhandel, Stumpff & Koning, Amsterdam, for October 20 and 22.
Box 1, Folder 1

Contract. 1904.

Physical Description: Typescript contract, 1 leaf (2 pages) with ECG's (?) holograph notes on verso.

Scope and Content Note

Contract for performances by Isadora Duncan on October 18, 20 and 22 or 24, 26 and 28. With penciled notes on verso in EGC's hand, "Bremen" and "Iphigenia Walzerabend."
Box 1, Folder 1

Kontrakt. 1904 September 1.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), typescript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Contract for performance by Isadora Duncan on October 12. Signed by Elizabeth Duncan for Isadora Duncan, Berlin, 1 September 1904 and representative [illegible] for Stadt-Théaters, Leipzig, 6 September 1904.
Box 1, Folder 1

Kontrakt. 1904 November 9.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page) with typescript and manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Contract for dance performance by Isadora Duncan on November 15. Signed by Elizabeth Duncan for Isadora Duncan, Berlin, 9 November 1904, and representative [illegible] for Stadt-Théaters, no date. Stamped "Theater-Direction Heinrich Hagin."
Box 1, Folder 1

Kontrakt. 1904 February 3.

Physical Description: Manuscript, 1 leaf (3 pages, folded), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Contract for dance performance by Isadora Duncan for March 16. Signed by representative [illegible] for "Stadttheaters", Bremen, 3 February 1904.
Box 88, Folder 

Kontrakt. 1904 August 13.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page). Framed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performances by Isadora Duncan on October 18, 20, 22 until 24, 26, 28 October 1904, signed by Isadora Duncan and A.Rac[illegible], representative for Der Vorstands Das Warschauer Philharmonie, 13 August 1904.
Box 1, Folder 2

Performance contracts. 1905.

Physical Description: 22 items.
Box 1, Folder 2

Kontrakt. 1905 June 21.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Contract for dance performance by Isadora Duncan on June 26. Signed by Theodor Brandt, Stuttgart, 21 June 1905.
Box 1, Folder 2

[Agreement]. 1905 February 18.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with holograph annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performance by Isadora Duncan on March 16. Signed by Augustin Duncan for Isadora Duncan, Berlin, 18 February 1905, and by Emil [illegible] and Sally Liebling, no date.
Box 1, Folder 2

[Agreement]. 1905 December 28.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performances by Isadora Duncan under management of Direktion Vereinigter Künste on January 23 and 30, February 1 and 6, 1906. Signed by [illegible], Berlin (?), 28 December 1905, and Edward Gordon Craig for Direktion Vereinigter Künste
Box 1, Folder 2

[Agreement]. 1905 December 28.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performances by Isadora Duncan under management of Direktion Vereinigter Künste on January 13, 14, 17, 18 or 20, 1906 at Halle o/s Magdeburg, Leipzig. Signed by Edward Gordon Craig, Berlin, 28 December 1905, and [illegible] Sachs(?) and Sally Liebling, 28 December 1905.
Box 1, Folder 2

[Agreement]. 1905 December 21.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performance by Isadora Duncan under management of Direktion Vereinigter Künste on January 20, Albert Halle, Leipzig. Dated Berlin, 21 December 1905, [not signed].
Box 1, Folder 2

[Agreement]. 1905 December 21.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performance by Isadora Duncan under management of Direktion Vereinigter Künste on January 20, Albert Halle, Leipzig. Signed by Sally Liebling and [illegible], Berlin, 21 December 1905.
Box 1, Folder 2

Kontrakt. 1905 August 23.

Physical Description: Typescript(carbon) , 1 leaf (2 pages), with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Contract for dance performance by Isadora Duncan on August 29. Signed by representative [illegible] for Tonhalle, Zürich, 23 August 1905.
Box 1, Folder 2

[Agreement]. 1905 April 20.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performance by Isadora Duncan on 23 and 24 April. signed by Isadora Duncan, no date, and representative [illegible] for Karl Schulze Theaters, Berlin, 20 April 1905.
Box 1, Folder 2

[Agreement]. 1905 February 4.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performance by Isadora Duncan on February 27. Signed by Augustin Duncan for Isadora Duncan, Berlin, 4 February 1905, and a representative [illegible]for Residenz-Theaters, Wiesbaden, 6 February 1905.
Box 1, Folder 2

[Agreement]. 1905 April 20.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performance by Isadora Duncan on 23 and 24 April. signed by Isadora Duncan, no date, and representative [illegible] for Karl Schulze Theaters, Berlin, 20 April 1905.
Box 1, Folder 2

Letter to Edward Gordon Craig. 1905 November 25.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (1 page), with holograph comments by Edward Gordon Craig.

Scope and Content Note

Letter, dated 25 November 1905, regarding receipts for a performance in Amsterdam by Isadora Duncan, detailing the amount Duncan is indebted to Edward Gordon Craig and the amount Craig owes Mr. Stumpff.
Box 1, Folder 2

[Agreement]. 1905 September 19.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performance by Isadora Duncan under management of Direktion Vereinigter Künste on November 28, 29 and 30. Signed by representative [illegible] for Central-Theatres, Dresden, 19 September 1905.
Box 1, Folder 2

[Agreement]. 1905 January 26.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performance on February 25 in Frankfurt. Signed by Elizabeth Duncan for Isadora Duncan, Berlin, 26 January 1905, and [illegible] and Sally Liebling, Berlin, 2 February 1905.
Box 1, Folder 2

Agreement. 1905 September 23.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performance by Isadora Duncan on September 27. Signed by Otto PlÖcker-Eckhardt, Frankfurt, 23 September 1905.
Box 1, Folder 2

[Agreement]. 1905 September.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with holograph annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performance by Isadora Duncan in April [1906]. Signed by Isadora Duncan, Berlin, September 1905.
Box 1, Folder 2

[Agreement]. 1905 May 5.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performance by Isadora Duncan on 26 May. Signed by Isadora Duncan, Berlin, 7 May 1905 and Ernst Harms, Freiburg, 5 May 1905.
Box 1, Folder 2

[Agreement]. 1905 May 10.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performance by Isadora Duncan on 24 May 1905. Signed by Otto [illegible], Bonn, 10 May 1905 and Isadora Duncan, Berlin, 12 May 1905.
Box 1, Folder 2

Kontrakt. 1905 June 21.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript notations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Contract for dance performance by Isadora Duncan, June 26. Signed by Theodor Brandt, Stuttgart, 21 June 1905.
Box 1, Folder 2

[Agreement]. 1905 September 5.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performance by Isadora Duncan on November 24, Albert Halle, Leipzig. Signed by Sally Liebling, Berlin, 5 September 1905.
Box 1, Folder 2

Kontrakt. 1905 Jun 14.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (2 pages), with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Contract for two dance performances by Isadora Duncan on September 7 and 11, 1905. Signed [illegible], 14 June 1905.
Box 1, Folder 2

[Agreement]. 1905 January 27.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performances by Isadora Duncan on January 31 and February 13. Signed by Isadora Duncan, Moskau, 27 January 1905, and by representative [illegible] of Russian private opera venue, Moskau, 27 January 1905. Only Miss Duncan is allowed to perform these evenings.
Box 1, Folder 2

[Agreement]. 1905 September 19.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performance by Isadora Duncan under management of Direktion Vereinigter Künste on September 29 at Kaiser Saal, Halle. Signed by Sally Liebling, Berlin, 19 September 1905.
Box 1, Folder 3

Performance contracts. 1906.

Physical Description: 11 items.
Box 1, Folder 3

[Agreement]. 1906 March 17.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performance by Isadora Duncan under the management of Direktion Vereinigter Künste on March 22. Signed by Edward Gordon Craig for Direktion Vereinigter Künste, Berlin, 17 March 1906, and Julius Rudolph, Hannover, 18 March 1906.
Box 1, Folder 3

[Agreement]. 1906 February 10.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with typescript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performance of "Tanz Idyllen" by Isadora Duncan under the management of Direktion Vereinigter Künste, date not specified, in Kiel. Signed by Sally Liebling and Emil [illegible], Berlin, 10 February 1906, and Edward Gordon Craig for Direktion Vereinigter Künste, Berlin, 10 February 1906.
Box 1, Folder 3

[Agreement] Contract with Isadora Duncan and Direktion Vereinigter Künste]. 1906 February 21.

Physical Description: Print, 4 pages, folded, with typescript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performance by Isadora Duncan under the management of Direktion Vereinigter Künste for the evening of March 6, Albert Halle, Leipzig. Signed by Edward Gordon Craig for Direktion Vereinigter Künste, [illegible signature] and Sally Liebling for Concertdirection Jules Sachs, 21 February 1906.
Box 1, Folder 3

[Agreement]. 1906 November 17.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with typescript and manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Contract for dance performances by Isadora Duncan under the management of Direktion Vereinigter Künste on the evenings of December 17, 19, 21 and 22, signed by Direktor Racjman, Warschau, 17 November 1906.
Box 1, Folder 3

[Agreement]. 1906 February 9.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with typescript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performance of "Tanz Idyllen" by Isadora Duncan under the management of Direktion Vereinigter Künste, February 26, in Lübeck. Signed by Sally Liebling and Emil [illegible], Berlin, 9 February 1906, and Edward Gordon Craig for Direktion Vereinigter Künste, Berlin, 9 February 1906.
Box 1, Folder 3

[Agreement]. 1906 January 24.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performance of "Tanz-Idyllen" by Isadora Duncan under management of Direktion Vereinigter Künste on February 12, Bellevue Theater, Stettin. Signed by Sally Liebling, Berlin, 24 January 1906.
Box 1, Folder 3

[Agreement]. 1906 March 11.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performances by Isadora Duncan on March 27 and 29. Signed by Ernst Schrumpf and Wilhelm Braun, München-Berlin, 11 March 1906.
Box 1, Folder 3

[Agreement]. 1906 February 10.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), with typescript and manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performance of "Iphigenie" by Isadora Duncan under the management of Direktion Vereinigter Künste in Flensburg, no date. Signed by Sally Liebling and Emil [illegible], Berlin, 10 February 1906, and Edward Gordon Craig for Direktion Vereinigter Künste, Berlin, 10 February 1906.
Box 1, Folder 3

[Agreement]. 1906 March 2.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with typescript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performance by Isadora Duncan under the management of Direktion Vereinigter Künste on March 10. Signed by Edward Gordon Craig for Direktion Vereinigter Künste, Berlin, 2 March 1906, and Julius Rudolph, Hannover, 2 March 1906.
Box 1, Folder 3

[Agreement]. 1906 May 8.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performances by Isadora Duncan under the management of Direktion Vereinigter Künste on May 1, 2m, 4, 5 and 6. Signed by Albert [R____], Stockholm, 8 March 1906, and Edward Gordon Craig, Stockholm, 8 March 1906.
Box 1, Folder 3

[Agreement]. 1906 January 24.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript and typescript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performance of "Tanz-Idyllen" by Isadora Duncan under management of Direktion Vereinigter Künste on February 9, Wilhelm-Theater, GÖrlitz. Signed by Sally Liebling, Berlin, 24 January 1906.
Box 1, Folder 4

Performance contracts 1907. 1907.

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 1, Folder 4

[Agreement]. 1907 April 16.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for 10 dance performances by Isadora Duncan under management of Direktion Vereinigter Künste between May 10 through 18. Signed by Fredrik Stenfelt, Stockholm, 19 April 1907, and Edward Gordon Craig, 16 April 1907.
Box 1, Folder 4

[Agreement]. 1907 January 31.

Physical Description: Typescript, 2 pages, with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for 8 dance performances by Isadora Duncan under management of Direktion Vereinigter Künste between March 10 - 17 and 24 and 31. Signed by Edward Gordon Craig for Direktion Vereinigter Künste and Willem Stumpff for De Algemeene Muziekhandel, Amsterdam, 31 January 1907.
Box 1, Folder 4

[Agreement]. 1907 October 22.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for 5 dance performances by Isadora Duncan under management of Direktion Vereinigter Künste between January 15 - 28, 1907 in Amsterdam, Haag and Rotterdam. With note, "Executed in duplicate, Amsterdam, 22 October 1907."
Box 1, Folder 4

[Agreement]. 1907 October 22.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performances by Isadora Duncan between January 15 - 28, 1907, in Amsterdam, Haag and Rotterdam. Signed by Willem Stumpff, Amsterdan, 22 October 1907, with note, "Executed in Duplicate .."
Box 1, Folder 5

Performance contracts no dates. no dates.

Physical Description: 12 items.
Box 1, Folder 5

[Partial contract?], Kaeferstein, Berlin. no date.

Physical Description: Typescript(carbon), 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement between Isadora and Elizabeth Duncan and [illegible] Kaeferstein, incomplete. Possibly dated April 1894-February 1898?, but inconsistent with Duncan's biography.
Box 1, Folder 5

[Agreement]. [no year] September 27.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performance by Isadora Duncan under management of Direktion Vereinigter Künste on September 27 [no year]. Signed by Isadora Duncan, no date.
Box 1, Folder 5

[Agreement]. [no year] September 25.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performance by Isadora Duncan under management of Direktion Vereinigter Künste on September 25 [no year].
Box 1, Folder 5

[Contract with Isadora Duncan and Direktion Vereinigter Künste]. [no year] November.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with annotations by Edward Gordon Craig.

Scope and Content Note

Draft(?) contract for a dance performance by Isadora Duncan. Signed by Isadora Duncan, no date.
Box 1, Folder 5

[Agreement]. [no year] November.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performance by Isadora Duncan under management of Direktion Vereinigter Künste on a unspecified date in November [no year], Neue [illegible] Theater. This contract unsigned.
Box 1, Folder 5

[Agreement]. [no year] March.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performance by Isadora Duncan under management of Direktion Vereinigter Künste on March 6 [no year]. Signed by Julius Rudolf, no date, Hannover.
Box 1, Folder 5

[Agreement]. [no year] April.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement for dance performance by Isadora Duncan under the management of Direktion Vereinigter Künste in April [no year]. Signed by Isadora Duncan, no date.
Box 1, Folder 5

[Standard agreement form for Direktion Vereinigter Künste]. no date.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Blank agreement form used by Isadora Duncan's management company.
Box 1, Folder 5

[Standard agreement form for Direktion Vereinigter Künste]. no date.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Blank agreement form used by Isadora Duncan's management company.
Box 1, Folder 5

Gastspiel-Contract. no date.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations.

Scope and Content Note

Draft(?) contract for a performance by Isadora Duncan in Prague.
Box 1, Folder 5

[Standard contract for Isadora Duncan and Direktion Vereinigter Künste]. 1906.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded.

Scope and Content Note

Contract partially annotated by Edward Gordon Craig, December 12,15 and 18, 1906, "Fill in" noted in place for contract venue. Other annotations in an unidentified hand.
Box 1, Folder 5

Kontrakt. [no year] December.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, with manuscript annotations, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Contract for dance performance by Isadora Duncan, represented by Direction Vereinigter Künste, January [no year], signed by a representative [illegible]for Theater des Westens, Charlottenburg, 5 December [no year].
Box 1, Folder 16

Telegrams 1904. 1904.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1, Folder 16

Telegram. 1904 October 21.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript notes.

Scope and Content Note

Telegram to Isadora Duncan, stamped 21 October 1904, suggesting "refuse Lodz, stockholm and accept wejmar prag royal not landes sent."
Box 1, Folder 16

Telegram to Isadora Duncan, 11 Hardenbergstr, Berlin. 1904 October 18.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript notes.

Scope and Content Note

Telegram to Isadora Duncan, stamped 13 November 1904, inviting her to attend a gathering at home of Director Rajchman.
Box 1, Folder 17

Telegrams 1905. 1905.

Physical Description: 16 items.
Box 1, Folder 17

Telegram to Maurice Magnus, Berlin. 1905 September 23.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript notes on verso.

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "Infolge verzoegerung der verhandlungen erscheinen hier vor der hand nicht noetig."
Box 1, Folder 17

Telegram, Moscau Magazin Gutheil. 1905 January 26.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript numbers on verso.

Scope and Content Note

Telegram für Dunkan, "Biete für auftreten Odessa vierhundert rubel deponiere bankkontor zeit beliebig."
Box 1, Folder 17

Telegram to Magnus, Siegmundshof 11, Berlin. 1905 June 24.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page)

Scope and Content Note

Telegram "So, now send all the music you can find ... "
Box 1, Folder 17

Telegram to Magnus, Siegmundshof 11, Berlin. 1905 June 26.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page)

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "Even go to 2500 but 3 weeks from now ... "
Box 1, Folder 17

Telegram to Miss Isadora Duncan, Berlin. 1905 July 10.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page)

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "Alas influence impossible grieved at huelsen, but can't help in any way."
Box 1, Folder 17

Telegram to Magnus, 11 Atelier 42, Berlin. 1905 September 13.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page)

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "Have you left Berlin yet wire and wait for reply."
Box 1, Folder 17

Telegram to Magnus, Siegmundshof, 11 Berlin. 1905 October 26.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript notes on verso.

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "Sketch desires loan 5 blocks wire commission."
Box 1, Folder 17

Telegram to Magnus, Siegmundshof, 11 Berlin. 1905 November 15.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page)

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "Order display brochure dresden shop windows stop room russie sending."
Box 1, Folder 17

Telegram to Vereinigte Kueste, Siegmundsho 11, Berlin. 1905 November 21.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page)

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "Theater orchester beleudhtung dienerschaft 50 % pro abend fuer Isadora Duncan."
Box 1, Folder 17

Telegram to Magnus, Siegmundshof, 11 Berlin. 1905 November 26.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page)

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "Send without fail 200 new posters duncan as soon as possible."
Box 1, Folder 17

Telegram to Miss Isadora Duncan, 11 Charlottenberg, Berlin. 1905 July 10.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript notes on verso.

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "Her royal highness regrets not being able to assist you in this case."
Box 1, Folder 17

Telegram, Hardenbergstrasse 11, Berlin. 1905 January 15.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page).

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "Wenn Moscau dirigiren soll bitte bedingungen telegraphieren oder schriftlich abzuhandeln.'
Box 1, Folder 17

Telegram, Hardenbergstrasse 11, Berlin. 1905 January 21.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page).

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "Wie viel concerte 300 Mark von jedem koennen februar beilaeufig garantieren."
Box 1, Folder 17

Telegram. 1905 January 10.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page), with manuscript notes on verso.

Scope and Content Note

Telegram from Longawitz?
Box 1, Folder 18

Telegrams 1906. 1906.

Physical Description: 7 items.
Box 1, Folder 18

Text of telegram Direktion des Solodonicca Theaters, Moskau. 1906 November 15.

Physical Description: Telegram transcript, 1 leaf (1 page), typescript carbon.

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "Wir arrangiren Miss Duncans Tournée ... "
Box 1, Folder 18

Telegram to Craig, Hotel Bristol, Berlino. 1906 December 31.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page)

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "Hotel Bristol Genova."
Box 1, Folder 18

Telegram to Gordon Craig, Siegmundshof, Berlin. 1906 December 28.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page)

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "Agree two duncans evenings first and fourth january cachet fixe 3600 mark.
Box 1, Folder 18

Telegram to Duncan, Florenze Grand Hotel. 1906 December 12.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page)

Scope and Content Note

Telegram,"Datumaenderung ohne grosse entsehaedigung onmoeglich."
Box 1, Folder 18

Telegram to Duncan, Bristol Hotel, Warschau. 1906 December 12.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page)

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "Ihr telegram war ohne unterschrift mehr also 5000 zahle nycht."
Box 1, Folder 18

Telegram to Isadora Duncan, Bristol Hotel, Warschau. 1906 December 1.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page)

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "Moechte 29, Decmeber und 1, January Europeischen styls arrangiren ..."
Box 1, Folder 18

Telegram to Isadora Duncan, Bristol Hotel, Warsovie. 1906 December 10.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page), with holograph note.

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "Tantieme garantie ensemble imposible theatre ..."
Box 1, Folder 19

Telegrams. 1907.

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 1, Folder 19

Text of telegram to "Dear Sir". 1907 January 30.

Physical Description: Telegram transcript, 1 leaf (1/4 page), typescript.

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "The addresses are as follows ..."
Box 1, Folder 19

Telegram to Craig, Sg 11, Footlights, Berlin. 1907 January 3.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page)

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "Waiting answer letters a telegramms."
Box 1, Folder 19

Telegram to Craig, Sg 11, Footlights, Berlin. 1907 January 7.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page)

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "Wilna refuses because of the fetes propose Warsv 10 or 11 cachet 1800 mk orchestration Chopin copied."
Box 1, Folder 19

Telegram to Craig, Siegmundshof 11, Berlin. 1907 January 2.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page)

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "Lodz only 10. will arrange yet one performance warsaw 8. beg for a small deduction. Expect decision concerning Wilna letter follows."
Box 1, Folder 19

Telegram to Craig, Sg 11, Footlights, Berlin. 1907 January 4.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page)

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "For Warsaw evening 8 give agreed before 1800 mk. Letters with checks sent answer telegram.
Box 1, Folder 19

Telegram to Craig, Sg 11, Footlights, Berlin. 1907 January 4.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page)

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "For Warsaw evening 8 give 1800 mk. Letters with checks sent answer telegram."
Box 1, Folder 20

Telegrams. no dates.

Physical Description: 7 items.
Box 1, Folder 20

Telegram to Maas, Hardenbergstrasse 11, Berlin. [no year] October 14.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page) with 2 annotations in orange pencil.

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "Brief 8 October verspaetet erst heute erhalten erstes zwejtes concert ... "
Box 1, Folder 20

Text of telegram to Rajchmann Philharmonie. no date.

Physical Description: Telegram transcript, 1 leaf (1/4 page) typescript (carbon)

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "Please communicate at one re Vilna Lotz etc."
Box 1, Folder 20

Text of telegram to Philharmonie Warschau. no date.

Physical Description: Telegram transcript, 1 leaf (1/4 page) typescript (carbon)

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "Accept Warschau 8th eighteenhundert
Box 1, Folder 20

Text of telegram to Philharmonie Warschau. no date.

Physical Description: Telegram transcript, 1 leaf (1/2 page) typescript (carbon)

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "No letter received agree to Warschau 8th twothausand guarantee Lotz 10th ..."
Box 1, Folder 20

Text of telegram to Solodonicca Theater, Moskau. no date.

Physical Description: Telegram transcript, 1 leaf (1/2 page) typescript (carbon)

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "Arrangiren Duncan Tournée nÖchten Sie Gastspiel Zeit 24 Dezember bis 5 Januar."
Box 1, Folder 20

No addressee. [no year] February 3.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page)

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, "Theater Aquarium belegt auf Montag oder Dienstag netto ..."
Box 1, Folder 20

Telegram to Magnus. no date.

Physical Description: Telegram, 1 leaf (1 page) holograph text in blue, manuscript notes on verso.

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, " M[illegible] say Stuttgart now refuses [illegible] altogether [illegible] posters are up and seats sold remember 26 is vital [illegible] be [illegible] go see Nelson."
Box 1, Folder 21

Business bills. 1903.

Box 2, Folder 1

Business bills. 1904.

Box 2, Folder 2

Business bills. 1905.

Box 2, Folder 3

Business bills. 1906.

Box 2, Folder 4

Business bills. 1907.

Box 2, Folder 5

Business bills. no dates.

Box 2, Folder 6

Receipts. 1904.

Box 2, Folder 7

Receipts. 1905.

Box 2, Folder 8

Receipts. 1906.

Box 2, Folder 6

Receipts. no dates.

 

Personal papers. 1898-1926.

Physical Description: 2 boxes (1 linear foot) and 3 oversize boxes.

Scope and Content Note

Includes Isadora Duncan's guest book, 1914; original writings by Isadora, mostly undated; and images of Isadora Duncan, her sister Irma and "The Isadorables," Isadora's students at Grunewald, Anna Pavlova, Serghiéi Essenin and others. The original photographs of Isadora range in date from 1898-1922. Photographic reproductions appear in clippings from magazine articles, books and postcards.
Box 2, Folder 10

Guest book. 1914.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2, Folder 10

Bellevue guestbook. 1914 February 17 - 1922.

Physical Description: Hand made guest book, with ink stains.

Scope and Content Note

Bound book containing signatures of prominent visitors to Isadora Duncan's dance school at Bellevue, including Auguste Rodin, Cecile Sorel, Gabriele d'Annunzio, Preston Sturges and others.
Box 6, Folder 1

Image of Isadora Duncan. ca. 1903.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 6, Folder 1

Isadora Duncan at the base of the Erechtheum, Athens. 1903.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 31.2 x 21.0 cm. Framed.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph.
Box 6, Folder 10

Image of Isadora Duncan 1912. 1912.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 6, Folder 10

Isadora Duncan with Spanish shawl. 1912.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 19.1 x 23.6 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph. Isadora Duncan reclining with embroidered and fringed shawl draped across her.
Box -

Image of Isadora Duncan 1913. 1913.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box -

Isadora Duncan. 1913.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 36.1 x 23.7 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph. Isadora is wearing an ermine cape, seated sideways but facing the camera. Signed by "Otto".
Box 6, Folder 6

Image of Isadora Duncan. 1927.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 6, Folder 6

Isadora Duncan, seated, wearing a fur coat, with windblown hair. Negative #334183. 1927 September 15.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 19.9 x 15.7 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph.
Box 5, Folder 8

Image of Isadora Duncan and Serghie'i Essenin. 1922.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 5, Folder 8

Isadora Duncan and Sergei Essenin. [1922].

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 19.0 x 12.4 cm. Framed.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph. Mounted with a card signed by Isadora Duncan and Essenin.
Box 6, Folder 11

Image of Isadora Duncan and Serghie'i Essenin. 1922 December 27.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 6, Folder 11

Isadora Duncan and Serghie'i Essenin. 1922 December 27.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 24.7 x 17.1 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph. With 3 newspaper clippings pasted on verso. With page from a photograph album with photo corners still attached and caption.
Box 6, Folder 5

Image of Isadora Duncan. ca. 1922?.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 6, Folder 5

Isadora Duncan wearing a fur coat, muff, hat and scarf. ca. 1922?.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 25.6 x 17.7 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph. Taken on board ship?
Box 6, Folder 9

Image of Isadora Duncan. no date.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 6, Folder 9

Isadora Duncan postcard image. no date.

Physical Description: Tinted. Image: 9.9 x 7.8 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Postcard with reproduction of photographic portrait of Isadora Duncan. Series V: Isadora Duncan: Artista en grado extremo; sensibilidad exquisita; vida rota.
Box 6, Folder 8

Image of Isadora Duncan. ca. 1920.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 6, Folder 8

Isadora Duncan postcard image. ca. 1920.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 14.2 x 9.5 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph. Postcard to Howard Holtzman, 11 October 1978, from "L", on verso of image of Isadora Duncan with arms raised.
Box 6, Folder 4

Images of Anna Pavlova and Isadora Duncan. no date.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 6, Folder 4

Anna Pavlova and Isadora Duncan. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Bound in grained leather, with cover embossed with pattern of leaves and flowers. Spine bound with cloth tape. Pages are stiff cardboard, covered in decorated papers. Arched windows cut out for photographs.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph album. 2 photographs of Anna Pavlova, one in a dance pose and another one in a seated portrait. 2 photographs of Isadora Duncan, one portrait showing half profile, Isadora wearing a fur hat, and the other a dance pose, photo by A. Schloss, 1898.
Box 4, Folder 1

Images of Isadora Duncan. 1898.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 4, Folder 1

Isadora Duncan, arms raised, wearing point shoes. 1898.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 15.0 x 10.0 cm. Framed.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph.
Box 4, Folder 2

Isadora Duncan, arms at side with elbows bent and fingers cupped, wearing toe shoes. 1898.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 15.0 x 10.0 cm. Framed.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph.
Box 5, Folder 4

Images of Isadora Duncan. 1903-1904, 1948.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 5, Folder 4

Isadora Duncan, Hedwig and Emmanuel Reicher. 1904.

Physical Description: b/w. Image 1: 16.2 x 11.3 cm. Image 2 (cropped): 11.3 x 14.2 cm. With 4 page holograph letter and envelope.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph of Isadora Duncan and Hedwig Reicher in Berlin, and another photograph of Isadora Duncan, Hedwig Reicher and Emmanuel Reicher, also in Berlin. Accompanied by a letter from Ruth B. Michell to Hedwiga Reicher, 30 April 1948.
Box 15, Folder 15

Miss Sarah Duncan [Isadora Duncan]. 1903.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 13.5 x 9.6 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Reproduction of a photograph which appeared in The Theatre, August 1903. "A California girl whose classic bare- foot dancing has been the artistic sensation of the season in Berlin and Paris ... "
Box 3, Folder 11

Images of Isadora Duncan 1916. 1916.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 3, Folder 11

Isadora Duncan portrait. 1916.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 23.2 x 19.2 cm. Framed.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph.
Box 3, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan portrait. 1916.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 20.6 x 12.0 cm. Framed.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph.
Box 6, Folder 2

Isadora Duncan. 1916.

Physical Description: b/w. Image 1: 16.2 x 8.9 cm. Stamped Copyright 1916 by Armond Genthe, NY. Image 2: 21.7 x 12.2 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photographs. 2 prints of Isadora Duncan in Greek style robes, with left arm raised.
Box 5, Folder 3

Images of Isadora Duncan. 1917.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 5, Folder 3

The Isadora Duncan School. 1917 October.

Physical Description: Print, 3 pages.

Scope and Content Note

Clipped article from Touchstone Magazine, with 4 images of photos of Isadora Duncan and 6 images of her students.
Box 5, Folder 5

Images of Isadora Duncan 1922. 1922.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 5, Folder 5

Isadora Duncan -- Home at Last from Moscow. 1922 December.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Clipped portrait of Isadora Duncan, from Vanity Fair, December 1922, page 63.
Box 5, Folder 6

Images of Isadora Duncan and Serghie'i Essenin. 1922.

Physical Description: 8 items.
Box 5, Folder 6

Isadora Duncan and Serghie'i Essenin. 1922 and no dates.

Physical Description: b/w, print, photographic negatives.

Scope and Content Note

3 copy prints, 3 published images clipped from newspapers and magazines, and 2 negatives of Isadora Duncan and Serghie'i Essenin, all ca. 1922. One photograph is by H. Roger Viollet.
Box 5, Folder 7

Images of Isadora Duncan by Edward Steichen. 1920?.

Physical Description: 7 items.
Box 5, Folder 7

Isadora Duncan on the Acropolis. 1920?.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

7 clippings of images reproduced in various magazines.
Box 4, Folder 3

Images of Isadora Duncan. [1908?].

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 4, Folder 3

Miss Isidora [sic] Duncan. [1908?].

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 12.7 x 8.2 cm. Framed.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph.
Box 6, Folder 7

Images of Isadora Duncan from the Paris Opera Library. no date.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 6, Folder 7

Artist's rendering of 5 figures of Isadora Duncan dancing. no date.

Physical Description: Sepia. Image: 16.9 x 24.2 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph of original art work in the Paris Opera Library.
Box 6, Folder 12

Images of Isadora Duncan in clippings and photographs (1 of 2). various dates.

Physical Description: 39 items.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan in Greek style tunic. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 17.1 x 11.4 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping, halftone reproduction. Isadora Duncan is barefoot, on half-pointe. Her face is showing half profile and she is looking up toward her right arm, extended upward. Left arm rests along left side of her body, fingers slightly extended.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan, Who Revolutionized the Dance. no date.

Physical Description: Print. Image: 17.5 x 9.8 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan, Temple Duncan and Mary Desti at Bayreuth (1904). ca. 1904.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 9.3 x 12.7 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan the Colorful San Franciscan. 1931 April 19.

Physical Description: Sepia. Image: 26.0 x 16.2 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clipping. San Francisco Chronicle.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan by Arnold Genthe and Schloss. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image 1: 25.1 x 17.7. Image 2: 26.6 x 17.9 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. Isadora Duncan wearing a lacy dress, hands folded, by Schloss. On verso: Isadora Duncan In "Marseillaise" by Arnold Genthe.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 27.2 x 17.5 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. Isadora Duncan by Arnold Genthe with partial article on verso, page 108.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan, with her arms around a Russian "genius [Victor Seroff] and an Oulaid Nail dancer. An Arab dwarf in the tub." This is the last picture taken of Isadora before her tragic death in 1927.. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 12.2 x 11.9 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. Isadora Duncan, center, with her arms resting on the shoulders of Victor Seroff on the left, Oulaid Nail dancer on the right, Arab man in large container in the foreground.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan, linoleum cut by Rachael Romero, c1982. ca. 1982.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 14.8 x 9.6 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Postcard. Portrait of Isadora Duncan from the shoulders up.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan, photographed for a "Carte de Visite". no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 13.2 x 9.9. cm.

Scope and Content Note

Postcard. Isadora Duncan, from the shoulders up, turned toward the camera in a partial profile, wearing a lace dress.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan, American dancer, age 16, performing in her mother's lace curtains. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 5/6 x 3.8 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Postcard. Isadora Duncan standing and facing the camera, with arms slightly raised at elbows.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan half-portrait in oval format. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 8.8 x 7.6 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. Image is oval shaped.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan at Cap Feriat (1916). ca. 1916.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 12.8 x 9.9 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. Isadora Duncan standing on a rocky outcropping, facing the camera with arms raised holding a scarf.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan (1908), from a photograph by Elvira, Munich. ca. 1908.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 14.8 x 10.0 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping, halftone reproduction. Isadora Duncan is standing faced forward with torso turned slightly to the right. She is barefoot, wearing a long gown and draped in a floor-length, fringed shawl covering her head and draped over her left shoulder.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan by Eduard J. Steichen. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 17.1 x 13.5 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. Isadora Duncan is seated,looking left, resting on one arm and the other draped along her figure.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan with Deirdre. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 15.3 x 7.4 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. Isadora Duncan and daughter Deirdre are standing, Isadora looking down at Deirdre, holding her hands.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan--Woman of Many Loves. 1935.

Physical Description: Sepia. Image: 14.4 x 15.8

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. Register and Tribune Syndicate.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan with her children Deirdre and Patrick. From a photograph by Otto, Paris.. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 11.5 x 8.8 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. Isadora Duncan, with Patrick on her lap and Deidre hugging her.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan seated, half turned toward camera. ca. 1904.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 13.4 x 8.4 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan with her son Patrick. From the collection of Mary Fanton Roberts.. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 14.8 x 10.2 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. Isadora Duncan seated with infant Patrick on her lap.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan, about 1903. Dance Collection, New York Public Library.. ca. 1903.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 15.5 x 11.7 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping, halftone reproduction.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan in profile. ca. 1904.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 13.6 x 8.5 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph.
Box 6, Folder 12

Miss Isadora Duncan, Dover St. Studios. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 14.0 x 19.6 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan, 1911, from a photograph by Otto, Paris. 1911.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 10.2 x 14.0 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan taken about 1911, from a photograph by Otto, Paris. 1911.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 10.2 x 13.9 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping.
Box 6, Folder 12

A photograph of Isadora about 1922 in Russia.. ca. 1922.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 13.0 x 18.5 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping.
Box 6, Folder 12

Snapshot taken of Isadora Duncan, Irma Duncan and their manager in Kislavodsk. 1923 August.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 10.1 x 16.8 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping.
Box 6, Folder 12

Photograph taken of Commissar Podvowsky and Isadora Duncan, Sparrow Hills, Moscow. 1921 August.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 10.2 x 14.3 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping.
Box 6, Folder 12

Snapshot of Isadora Duncan taken on the Promenade des Anglais, Nice, by Allan Ross Macdougall. 1926 January.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 10.7 x 10.1 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan in full length portrait. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 15.6 x 17.2 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. "Sincerely Isadora Duncan" across the image. With negative.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan at the Café Boulevard des Anglais, Nice. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 13.2 x 8.1 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan in full length portrait, wearing Greek robes and sandals. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 20.5 x 13.3 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph, halftone reproduction. Isadora is wearing Greek style robes and sandals, head turned toward right shoulder, eyes closed, left hand on shoulder with fingers cupped, right arm relaxed at her side.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan overlooking Paris from her house in Belview [Bellevue]. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 13.7 x 11.4 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan photograph, half-length portrait. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 17.4 x 19.7 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph, half-tone print, with narrow border of ruled lines and top left and right corners rounded.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan in robes with one shoulder bare. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 17.2 x 13.3 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. Image is oval shaped. Paper is watermarked "Papiteries."
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan with a sketched border and birth and death dates. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 14/1 x 11.7 cm. 2 copies and 1 negative.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan before the birth of her first child, Holland. 1905.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 11.6 x 8.1 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping.
Box 6, Folder 12

Baugnies (J.). -- Isadora Duncan. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 15.4 x 10.0 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan dancing with her pupils in 1910. ca. 1910.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 11.2 x 14.8 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping.
Box 6, Folder 12

Isadora Duncan (recto); Greek Interpretive Dance, Mme. Pavlowa, photograph by Claude Harris (verso). no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Images: recto: 16.5 x 10.2 cm.; verso: 14.5 x 8.8 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. With newspaper clipping of Isadora Duncan (recto) image with background modified. "Isadora Duncan. The famous dancer, whose autobiography, finished just before her death, has now appeared." Published by Boni & Liveright. [Photo by The Garraway Co.]"
Box 6, Folder 13

Images of Isadora Duncan in clippings and photographs (2 of 2). various dates.

Physical Description: 14 items.
Box 6, Folder 13

Isadora Duncan in lacy dance costume, ballet shoes. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 23.0 x 19.1 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph. A young Isadora Duncan in a lacy dress, half turned away from the camera, back arched, arms outstretched, looking towards the camera.
Box 6, Folder 13

Isadora Duncan at the Acropolis, photo by Steichen. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 10.6 x 8.1 cm..

Scope and Content Note

Photograph.
Box 6, Folder 13

Edward Gordon Craig with two children and an unidentified woman. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 23.9 x 18.6 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph.
Box 6, Folder 13

Isadora Duncan in London. 1910.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 10.1 x 7.9 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph. Isadora Duncan in draped robes, with arms resting on a pedestal.
Box 6, Folder 13

Isadora Duncan by H. Roger Viollet. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 23.2 x 17.4 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph. An older Isadora Duncan is seated, wearing a loose gown, facing the camera.
Box 6, Folder 13

Artist's rendering of Isadora Duncan dancing. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 17.1 x 12.3 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph. No artist credit given.
Box 6, Folder 13

Isadora Duncan in the park of her school at Bellevue outside Paris. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 24.1 x 17.7 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph. Isadora Duncan wearing loose robes, leaning against a large planter urn, in garden.
Box 6, Folder 13

Isadora Duncan in the park of her school at Bellevue outside Paris. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 23.8 x 17.9 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph. Isadora Duncan wearing loose robes, draped over head and shoulders, in garden.
Box 6, Folder 13

Isadora Duncan [by Arnold Genthe]. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 24.2 x 15.1 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. Isadora Duncan, facing the camera, in loose robes with arms outstretched and raised.
Box 6, Folder 13

Isadora Duncan in Russia. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 17.5 x 12.3 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph. Isadora Duncan, seated on a curved stool, slightly turned away from the camera, holding a mirror with left arm touching her hair.
Box 6, Folder 13

Isadora Duncan as the First Fairy in "Midsummer Night's Dream". no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 14.7 x 10,1 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. Isadora Duncan, wearing a fairy costume with wings and headdress, with arms raised and outstretched, back arched, turned away from the camera but looking over shoulder into the camera.
Box 6, Folder 13

Isadora Duncan by Arnold Genthe. ca. 1920.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 14.3 x 9.6 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Postcard. Isadora Duncan in dark robes with arms raised and outstretched.
Box 6, Folder 13

Isadora Duncan gazing at a painting. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 23.9 x 17.9 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph. Isadora Duncan wearing loose robes, gazing at a painting in an empty studio.
Box 6, Folder 13

Mary Desti and a group of artists .... no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 12.2 x 9.8 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. "A photograph of Mary Desti and a group of artists taken when there was little hint of the tragedy to come: painting the shawl that compassed Isadora's death. The shawl was two by one and three-quarters yards with an eighteen-inch fringe."
Box -

Images of Isadora Duncan. no date.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box -

Isadora Duncan, draped in classical robes, with left hand resting on right shoulder. no date.

Physical Description: Sepia. Image: 24.2 x 13.8 cm. Framed.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph. Isadora is standing, facing away from the camera, looking over her left shoulder toward the camera.
Box -

Isadora Duncan and Irma Duncan, with students from the Moscow school, posed before a wall of curtains. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 14.8 x 20.5 cm. Framed.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph. There is one boy in the photograph.
Box -

Isadora Duncan, portrait showing her head and shoulders. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 14.8 x 10.5 cm. Framed.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph. She is wearing a dark tunic with decorative trim.
Box -

Isadora Duncan, in a garden, wearing a loose tunic, reclining on her left side, right leg bent at knee, right arm bent over her head. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 16.9 x 23.2 cm. Framed.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph. Her left arm is wrapped around a gourd.
Box 3, Folder 10

Isadora Duncan and child. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 14.2 x 11.5 cm. Mounted and framed.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph. Signed on the mount by Paul Berger.
Box 4, Folder 4

Isadora Duncan seated in an Empire chair. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 25.0 x 17.0 cm. Framed.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph.
Box 5, Folder 1

Isadora Duncan reclining on floor in tunic, with arm outstretched. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 17.2 x 21.5 cm. Framed.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph.
Box 5, Folder 2

Isadora Duncan reclining on floor, with floral shawl draped across her. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 17.4 x 22.6 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph.
Box 5, Folder 2

Isadora Duncan showing left profile, wearing fur trimmed hat, fur scarf and necklace. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 17.2 x 11.3 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph.
Box 5, Folder 2

Isadora Duncan in profile. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 16.8 x 11.1 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph.
Box 4, Folder 4

Images of Isadora Duncan seated. no date.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 4, Folder 4

Isadora Duncan seated in an Empire chair. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 25.0 x 17.0 cm. Framed.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph.
Box 6, Folder 3

Images of Isadora Duncan, students and friends. ca. 1917.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 6, Folder 3

Isadora Duncan, students and friends. ca. 1917.

Physical Description: b/w. Bound in patterned cloth and edged with woven trim. 14.2 x 18.8 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph album. Some of the photos are tentatively identified as taken in Greece. Others appear to be taken in France. 76 photographs and 4 clippings.
Box 5, Folder 9

Images of Isadora Duncan's students at Grunewald. no date.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 5, Folder 9

Students at Grunewald. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. Image 1: 9.0 x 14.4 cm. Image 2: 22.5 x 16.5 cm. Framed.

Scope and Content Note

Photographs. Images of girls dancing in a circle and playing.
Box 2, Folder 88

Writings. no dates.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Box -

[Attempt to learn Russian]. no date.

Physical Description: 1 leaf (1 page), holograph. Framed.

Scope and Content Note

Isadora Duncan's attempt to learn Russian, with Russian and English translations, in pencil.
Box 2, Folder 13

[Untitled essay on forming a school of dance]. 1904-1905?.

Physical Description: Essay, 8 leaves (8 pages), holograph.

Scope and Content Note

Essay, undated, by Isadora Duncan on founding a dance school to raise "the Dance to it's former level with the fine arts."
Box 2, Folder 14

[Defense of Sergei Essenine]. no date.

Physical Description: 9 leaves (9 pages), holograph with 2 leaves (2 pages), typescript (carbon).

Scope and Content Note

Reply to a critical article by Merejokovsky [Dmitry Merezhkovsky?] which appeared in the journal Escrit
Box 2, Folder 15

[Letter to "Ma Chere Amie"]. no date.

Physical Description: 1 leaf (2 pages) holograph, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter from Isadora Duncan to "Ma Chere Amie", from Nice, regarding a young American visitor, classes in Pleyel, and her sadness at her friend's departure.
Box 2, Folder 16

Invitation to tea. [no year] Dec 14.

Physical Description: Holograph.

Scope and Content Note

Invitation to have tea at Isadora Duncan's house, 68 Rue Chauveau, Neuilly, 14 Dec, from 5 to 7.
Box 2, Folder 17

[Letter to Ernst Häckel]. no date.

Physical Description: 1 leaf (2 pages), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Dr.Ernst Häckel, "Lieber Herr Doctor", written from Hôtel Reichsadler, Bayreuth, with details of her performance.
Box 2, Folder 18

Letter to Ivor Novello. 1921 September 5.

Physical Description: 2 leaves (4 pages), holograph, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to "Dear Ivor", Monday, 5 September 1921, about her time in Russia, the tremendous changes and the suffering of children. She proposes making a film to seek famine aid and asks for his help. Signed, 'Love to you, Isadora."
Box 2, Folder 19

The Maiden Companions of Euridice ... ". no date.

Physical Description: 1 leaf (2 pages), holograph.

Scope and Content Note

Description for a dance arrangement for Gluck's "Orpheus" according to a note by Allan Ross Macdougall. Isadora's description is written in pencil on the top half of the page.
Box 2, Folder 20

Letter to Mr. Magnus. no date.

Physical Description: 1 leaf (4 pages), folded, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Maurice Magnus requesting a carpet and piano be delivered for rehearsal. Signed, '"Sincerely, Isadora Duncan."
Box 2, Folder 21

Cher Excelsior .... no date.

Physical Description: 7 leaves (7 pages), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to the journal, Excelsior, in response to their request to state what was important in her life. Duncan replies, "Comment repondre a votre question ..." and states her artistic philosophy.
 

Primary writings about Isadora Duncan. 1903-1956.

Physical Description: 1 box (0.5 linear feet)

Scope and Content Note

Includes a letter from Edward Gordon Craig to his mother, Ellen Terry, about Isadora; his personal diary written between 1943-1947; correspondence and notes compiled by Allan Ross Macdougall for his biography, "Isadora, a Revolutionary in Art and Love"; and a memoir of a 1921 performance by Isadora Duncan at Queen's Hall by journalist Henrietta Leslie.
Box 3, Folder 2

Correspondence and notes compiled by Allan Ross Macdougall for his biography, Isadora, a Revolutionary in Art and Love. 1903-1956.

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 3, Folder 2

Letter to "Allan Macdougall". 1952 March 25.

Physical Description: Typescript, leaf (1 page), signed, with holograph note.
Box 3, Folder 2

Letter to Mr. Macdougall. 1956 July 27.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (2 pages), signed.
Box 3, Folder 2

Letter to Mr. Frenc Hont, Budapest. 1956 July 17.

Physical Description: Typescript(carbon), 1 leaf (1 page).
Box 3, Folder 2

Letter to "Miss Macdougall". 1953 March 7.

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf (2 pages), signed.
Box 3, Folder 2

Letter to "Dear Dougie". 1949 November.

Physical Description: Holograph, 2 leaves (4 pages),signed.

Scope and Content Note

"I may have some Isadora anecdotes for you."
Box 3, Folder 2

Postcard to "Dear Dougie". no date.

Physical Description: Manuscript, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Signed "Isabel" on one side, "Christine" on the verso.
Box 3, Folder 1

Transcript of letter to "Chere Miss Duncan". 1903 Aug 4.

Physical Description: Typescript, 1 leaf (1 page).
Box 3, Folder 1

Transcript of a manuscript by Isadora Duncan. 1903.

Physical Description: Typescript, 3 leaves (3 pages).

Scope and Content Note

"(Probablement son Speech au theatre Sarah Bernhardt)." With "Isadora speech" written in red ink, upper right corner.
Box 3, Folder 1

Notes chronicling Isadora Duncan's life from 1903-1913. no date.

Physical Description: Holograph, 4 pages (8 leaves).
Box 3, Folder 1

Notes about Isadora Duncan and her family, 1909-1914. no date.

Physical Description: Manuscript, 2 leaves (2 pages).
Box 3, Folder 1

Manuscript layout for a 1914 dance performance by l'Ecole Isadora Duncan. no date.

Physical Description: Manuscript, 1 leaf (1 page).
Box 3, Folder 1

Transcript of a letter to Progres d'Athenes. 1920 September 30.

Physical Description: Typescript, 2 leaves (2 pages).

Scope and Content Note

Written in response to a 27 September article.
Box 3, Folder 1

Letter to "Grande amie". 192_ May(?) 30.

Physical Description: Manuscript, 1 leaf (1 page).
Box 3, Folder 1

Notes about Isadora Duncan. no date.

Physical Description: Holograph, 4 leaves (8 pages).

Scope and Content Note

With 4 pages from Chapter XII.
Box 2, Folder 12

Diary 1943. 1943-1947.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2, Folder 12

Isadora. 1943-1947.

Physical Description: Notebook in linen box, with holograph pages laid in and some pasted down.

Scope and Content Note

Notebook with entries, some dated, by Edward Gordon Craig about Isadora Duncan. With holograph leaves laid in and others pasted down. Also contains index sewn in, wrapped in brown paper, title "Self portrait / I & I, 1947 December to ..." with a map of Berlin pasted opposite first entry. With this: Edward Gordon Craig's holograph memoirs of the beginning of his relationship with Isadora Duncan, 5 leaves (5 pages), dated Paris, December 1943, with a note at the top "Maria (Casares) is listening." In a cream colored linen box with "Isadora E.G.C." on the spine.
Box 2, Folder 11

Letter to Ellen Terry. 1913 Apr 28.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2, Folder 11

Letter to Ellen Terry. 1913 April 28.

Physical Description: Holograph, 2 leaves/folded (6 pages), with envelope.

Scope and Content Note

Letter from Edward Gordon Craig, dated 28 April 1913, to his mother, Ellen Terry, regarding the death in Paris of his child by Isadora and why he will not go to Paris. Included is a description of the memorial service for the children sent to him by "Kessler", who wrote, "Everyone in Paris is moved to the depths of their hearts."
Box 3, Folder 3

Memoir of a performance by Isadora Duncan. 1921.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 3, Folder 3

Isadora. 1921 June.

Physical Description: Typescript, 10 leaves (20 pages), with decoration.

Scope and Content Note

Memoir of a performance at Queen's Hall by Isadora Duncan and press conference the next morning. 10 loose leaves sewn into a paper cover, decorated with gilt and green borders, "Isadora" in gilt, with a pattern of leaves in the center. The 6 typescript pages are decorated with gilt borders, and 10 clippings of reproduced photographs and sketches have been tipped in, each page decorated with a pattern of leaves at the bottom of the page.
 

Material about Isadora Duncan. 1898-1977.

Physical Description: 9 boxes (4.5 linear feet) and 17 oversize boxes.

Scope and Content Note

This subseries includes materials about Isadora Duncan and her work. Dance programs for performances by Isadora Duncan, 1906-1927, and by "The Isadorables" and "The Isadora Duncan Dancers of Moscow," 1919-1929. Most of the original drawings, sketches and prints of Isadora Duncan, 1905-1952, are framed or in portfolios. There are works by many artists, including Edward Gordon Craig, Raymond Duncan, Jules Grandjouan, Jose Clara, Dunoyer De Segonzac, Valentine Lecomte, Abram Walkowitz, Leon Bakst, Berthe Martinie, Myron Nutting, and Van Saanen Algi. Also included are three-dimensional works by Antoine Bourdelle, Marcel Sprank and Lare Hayman. Writings about Isadora Duncan, primarily magazine articles from 1900-1987, are organized chronologically. Howard Holtzman also researched and typed citations about Isadora Duncan, organized by works, and corresponded with Irma Duncan from 1974 until her death in 1977. Many of the oral history interviews on reel-to-reel tape and cassette, with Ruth St. Denis, Hedwig Reicher and Cornelia Lysight, a childhood friend of Isadora Duncan, were conducted by Howard Holtzman. Two oral histories created by radio station KPFK are also included.
Box 2, Folder 23

Correspondence between Irma Duncan and Howard Holtzman and related material. 1976-1977.

Box 2, Folder 23

[Account of his visit with Grace Duncan]. 1975 March 11.

Physical Description: 7 leaves (7 pages), typescript (carbon).

Scope and Content Note

With undated photocopy of article by James Bacon, "Redgrave Won't Attend the Academy Awards" which mentions Grace Duncan.
Box 2, Folder 22

Letter to Mme. Duncan Rogers. 1974 September 4.

Physical Description: 4 leaves (4 pages), photocopy of typescript.

Scope and Content Note

Holtzman describes in detail the highlights of his Isadora Duncan collection and some of the circumstances in which he acquired certain items.
Box 2, Folder 22

Letter to Mr. Holtzman. 1974 September 7.

Physical Description: 1 leaf (1 page), typescript, signed.
Box 2, Folder 22

Letter to Mme. Duncan Rogers. 1974 September 11.

Physical Description: 2 leaves (2 pages), typescript.
Box 2, Folder 22

Letter to Mme. Duncan Rogers. 1974 September 28.

Physical Description: 1 leaf (1 page), photocopy of typescript, one line marked out with ink.
Box 2, Folder 22

Letter to Mr. Holtzman. 1974 October 4.

Physical Description: 1 leaf (1 page), holograph, signed.
Box 2, Folder 22

Letter to Mme. Duncan Rogers. 1974 October 9.

Physical Description: 1 leaf (1 page), typescript with one line crossed out in ink, and photocopy of typescript signed letter in a different typeface but with same text and one additional paragraph.
Box 2, Folder 22

Notecard to Mr. Holtzman. 1974 October 18.

Physical Description: Notecard, holograph, signed.
Box 2, Folder 22

Letter to Mr. Holtzman. 1974 August 31.

Physical Description: 1 leaf (1 page), typescript, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Irma Duncan responds to Holtzman's letter, identifying "Ivor" as Ivor Novello. She inquires about Holtzman's own collection and its contents.
Box 2, Folder 22

Notecard to Mr. Holtzman. 1974 November 11.

Physical Description: Notecard, holograph, signed.
Box 2, Folder 22

Letter to Mme. Duncan Rogers. 1975 January 21.

Physical Description: 2 leaves (2 pages), photocopy of signed typescript.
Box 2, Folder 22

Letter to Mr. Holtzman. 1975 January 24.

Physical Description: 1 leaf (1 page), typescript, signed.

Scope and Content Note

With envelope.
Box 2, Folder 22

Letter to Mr. Holtzman. 1975 April 1.

Physical Description: 1 leaf (1 page), typescript, signed.

Scope and Content Note

With envelope.
Box 2, Folder 22

Letter to Mr. Holtzman. 1975 April 20.

Physical Description: 1 leaf (1 page), typescript, signed.

Scope and Content Note

With envelope.
Box 2, Folder 22

Letter to Mme. Duncan Rogers. 1975 April 24.

Physical Description: 1 leaf (1 page), typescript (carbon).
Box 2, Folder 22

Christmas card to Mr. Howard Holtzman. 1975 December 20 (postmark).

Physical Description: Notecard, print.

Scope and Content Note

With envelope.
Box 2, Folder 22

Letter to Mme. Duncan-Rogers. 1974 August 24.

Physical Description: 1 leaf (1 page), typescript with manuscript annotation.

Scope and Content Note

Howard Holtzman writes to Irma Duncan Rogers to inquire about the identity of "one 'Ivan' or 'Ivor'" in a letter in his collection. He references Isadora Duncan's letter to Ivor Novello, 5 September 1921. This letter is in Box 2, folder 18.
Box 2, Folder 22

Letter to Mme. Duncan Rogers. 1974 November 5.

Physical Description: Letter, 1 leaf (1 page), typescript.
Box 2, Folder 23

Letter to Mr. Holtzman. 1977 May 22.

Physical Description: 1 leaf (1 page), signed.

Scope and Content Note

With envelope.
Box 2, Folder 23

Letter to Mr. Howard Holtzman. 1976 April 19.

Physical Description: 2 leaves (2 pages), typescript, signed.

Scope and Content Note

With envelope.
Box 2, Folder 23

Letter to Mme. Duncan Rogers. 1977 May 26.

Physical Description: 2 leaves (2 pages), typescript (carbon) and photocopy of signed letter.

Scope and Content Note

With photocopy of typed, signed letter.
Box 2, Folder 23

Notecard to Mr. Holtzman. 1977 April 8.

Physical Description: Notecard, holograph, signed.

Scope and Content Note

With envelope.
Box 2, Folder 23

Letter to Mme. Duncan Rogers. 1977 February 16.

Physical Description: 1 leaf (1 page), typescript (carbon).
Box 2, Folder 23

Letter to Mme. Duncan Rogers. 1977 February 8.

Physical Description: 2 leaves (2 pages), typescript(carbon).

Scope and Content Note

With envelope.
Box 2, Folder 23

Invitation to Mr. Howard Holtzman. 1977 Feb 4 (postmark).

Physical Description: Invitation, print.

Scope and Content Note

For birthday party for Irma Duncan. With envelope.
Box 2, Folder 23

Letter to Mr. Holtzman. 1976 May 7.

Physical Description: 1 leaf (1 page), typescript, and 1 leaf (half-page), photocopy.

Scope and Content Note

With envelope and enclosed copy of text for an obituary for Lisa Duncan, one of the "Isadorables", which she placed in the New York Times, 23 February 1976.
Box 2, Folder 23

Letter to Mr. Holtzman. 1976 April 19.

Physical Description: 1 leaf (1 page), typescript, signed.

Scope and Content Note

With envelope.
Box 2, Folder 23

Letter to Mr. Holtzman. 1976 February 20.

Physical Description: 1 leaf (1 page), typescript, signed.

Scope and Content Note

With envelope.
Box 2, Folder 23

Letter to Mr. Holtzman. 1976 January 9.

Physical Description: 1 leaf (1 page), typescript, signed, and 1 leaf (1 page), typescript (carbon).

Scope and Content Note

With copy enclosed of her letter to Peggy Glance, editor of Coast Magazine, regarding Grace Duncan's claim she is Isadora Duncan's surviving daughter.
Box 2, Folder 23

Postcard to Mr. H.L. Holtzman. 1977 July 14.

Physical Description: 1 postcard, holograph.

Scope and Content Note

The card is not addressed and is enclosed in an envelope.
Box -

Drawings of Isadora Duncan and related material. 1905-1952 and no date.

Box -

[Isadora Duncan in Her Dances]. no date.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

10 items mounted on boards. No. 101.
Box -

Isadora Duncan [reproduction]. no date.

Physical Description: Print. 25.5 x 17.5 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Full figure of Isadora Duncan dancing, with caption in Russian.
Box -

Drawings of Isadora Duncan. 1903-1927.

Physical Description: Bound volume and framed drawings.

Scope and Content Note

Pencil drawings of Isadora Duncan dancing during her Paris concerts
Box -

Isadora Duncan. no date.

Physical Description: Ink.

Scope and Content Note

3 ink drawings of Isadora Duncan. One is in the original mat, signed "Pour Isadora Duncan."
Box -

Isadora Duncan, Vingt-cinq planches dessinées, gravee, & Imprimées par Grandjouan. 1912 or 1913.

Physical Description: Print. Color.

Scope and Content Note

25 silk screen prints in color and on colored paper after Grandjouan's pastel drawings. Limited to 50 copies, with manuscript colophon, signed by the artist. Dedicatory preface by Isadora Duncan reproduced by lithography in her own hand.
Box -

Isadora Duncan. no date (ca. 1920s?).

Physical Description: Ink. Image: 24.1 x 17.0 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Ink drawing of Isadora Duncan on lined paper. Framed.
Box -

Isadora Duncan. no date.

Physical Description: Water color. Image: 34.6 x 25.6 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Water color of Isadora Duncan (back view with arms raised). Framed.
Box -

Isadora Duncan. 1905-1906.

Physical Description: Wash. Image: 18.6 x 14.2 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Wash drawing mounted on marbled paper, with a note and signed "E. Craig."
Box -

Isadora. no date.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Fragment of an Unknown Dance by Isadora Duncan.
Box -

Isadora Duncan. no date.

Physical Description: Ink, pencil, water color.

Scope and Content Note

19 ink, pencil and water color drawings.
Box -

Isadora Duncan. no date.

Physical Description: Pencil. 25.3 x 20.9 cm.

Scope and Content Note

10 pencil drawings drawn during performances in Paris.
Box -

Isadora Duncan. 1905.

Physical Description: Pencil.

Scope and Content Note

Pencil drawings of Isadora Duncan sketched by Edward Gordon Craig on a letter to him from the owner of "The Gallery." Framed.
Box -

Isadora Duncan. Soixante-Douze plances par José Clara avec une présentation de Georges-A. Denis. Paris: éditions Rieder. 1928.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Folio of 72 prints of Isadora, some in color, from drawings by José Clara. In a portfolio with ties.
Box -

Isadora Duncan. no date.

Physical Description: Ink. 30.0 x 19.3 cm.

Scope and Content Note

6 ink drawings. Framed.
Box -

Isadora Duncan. 1913.

Physical Description: Ink, signed.

Scope and Content Note

Two ink drawings of Isadora Duncan.
Box -

Isadora Duncan Sechs Bewetgungs-Studien v.Edward, Leipzig: Insel-Verlag. 1906.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

6 prints, in mats, in a linen box. With 2 leaflets in German and English with a poem about Isadora Duncan. No. 35 of 500.
Box -

Isadora Duncan. no date.

Physical Description: Print. Image: 36.5 x 23.6 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Woodblock print of Isadora Duncan. Signed, framed.
Box -

Dance of Isadora Duncan (The). 1952.

Physical Description: Bound portfolio. Portfolio: 33.0 x 24.8 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Portfolio of 37 plates of drawings by Valentine Lecomte printed by Raymond Duncan. Paris: Akademia, 1952.
Box -

Isadora. no date.

Physical Description: Photographic negatives and print.

Scope and Content Note

18 negatives of an unknown dance by Isadora Duncan and 1 photographic print.
Box 7, Folder 1

Drawings of Isadora Duncan and related material, 1920, 1952?, 1956-1957. 1920, 1952?, 1956-1957.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 7, Folder 1

Croquis. Text par Jean-Louis Vaudoyer. Paris: Ateliers André Marty Daniel Jacomet et Cie. 1920.

Physical Description: b/w and color.

Scope and Content Note

Portfolio of 10 lithographs of Nijinsky, Pavlova, Karsawina, and Isadora Duncan. One of the lithographs of Isadora Duncan is framed.
Box 7, Folder 2

Program for Isadora Duncan: A Memorial Exhibition of Drawings of Isadora by Jules Grandjouan .... 1956-1957.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

15 drawings in black and white with an introduction by George H. Cabaniss, Jr., November 1956.
Box 7, Folder 3

Announcement for publication of The Dance of Isadora Duncan by Valentine Lecomte. 1952?.

Physical Description: Print. 27.9 x 20.1 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Printed by Raymond Duncan for his edition of Lecomte's drawings, illustrated with a photograph of Isadora Duncan with flowers in her hair and bare shoulders facing the camera, London, 1898, taken by Raymond Duncan.
Box 7, Folder 5

Images of "The Isadorables" 1920 and no date. 1920 and no date.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Box 7, Folder 5

Wearing the Mantle of Isadora - Anna Duncan. no date.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. Illustrated with photograph of Anna Duncan, walking on the beach with widespread arms.
Box 7, Folder 5

Schimmernde Troppen. no date.

Physical Description: Print (color).

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. Unidentified artist's rendering [hallmark "AHV"]. Credit to Hoffmann v. Vestenhof.
Box 7, Folder 5

The Pupils of Isadora Are Now Dancing in Paris. 1923 August.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. Illustrated with 2 photographs by Arnold Genthe.
Box 7, Folder 5

Isadora Duncan's School of Dancing. no date.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. Illustrated with 3 photographs.
Box 7, Folder 5

[The Three Graces]. no date.

Physical Description: Sepia. 12.0 x 7.1 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph.
Box 7, Folder 5

The Duncan Dancers. no date.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. Illustrated with photograph of Margo, Anna and Lisa by Arnold Genthe.
Box 7, Folder 5

Anna Duncan, one of the six original pupils of Isadora Duncan. no date.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. With photograph by Nicholas Muray.
Box 7, Folder 5

Anna. no date.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. Poem by Richard Lovelace and photograph by Arnold Genthe.
Box 7, Folder 5

Smiling Artemis (Theresa Duncan). 192_.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. Illustrated with a photograph of Theresa Duncan by Leonetti.
Box 7, Folder 5

Elizabeth Duncan Schule "Tanzsprung". no date.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. Uncredited photographs on recto and verso.
Box 7, Folder 10

Irma Duncan. no date.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 7, Folder 10

Irma Duncan wearing fur jacket. no date.

Physical Description: Sepia. 35.7 x 24.0 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph. Irma Duncan wearing a long gown and fur jacket. Photographer credit embossed in lower right corner.
Box 7, Folder 10

Irma Duncan. no date.

Physical Description: Sepia. 34.1 x 23.0 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph. Irma Duncan wearing a long gown, with hands adjusting shoulder of her dress. Photographer credit embossed in lower right corner.
Box 7, Folder 11

Irma Duncan, seated. no date.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 7, Folder 11

Irma Duncan. no date.

Physical Description: b/w. 10.1 x 15.3 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph. Irma Duncan, wearing classical robes, seated before a frieze in bas relief, arm resting on her knee.
Box 7, Folder 12

Maria-Theresa Duncan obituary from the Los Angeles Times [with photocopy]. 1987 Dec 17.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 7, Folder 8

Isadora Duncan Dancers of Moscow. 1929.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 7, Folder 8

The Isadora Duncan Dancers from Moscow, directed by Irma Duncan. 1929 October 28.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Program.
Box 7, Folder 8

Isadora Duncan Dancers with Irma Duncan [in the Playgoer]. 1929 March- April.

Physical Description: Print. With cover in color.

Scope and Content Note

Program.
Box 7, Folder 6

Lisa Duncan obituary in Variety, Hollywood, Calif.. 1976 March 30.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 7, Folder 6

Lisa Duncan. 1976 March 30.

Physical Description: Print.
Box 7, Folder 7

Maria-Theresa Duncan. 1979.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 7, Folder 7

Isadora Duncan, Maria-Theresa Heritage Group. 1979 January 5, 6 and February 24, 25.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Programs. Illustrated with line drawings by José Clara.
Box 10, Folder 6

Oral histories about Isadora Duncan 1964, 1967 and no date. 1964, 1967 and no date.

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 10, Folder 6

Interview with Hedwig Reicher about Isadora Duncan. 1967 March 17.

Physical Description: Tape recording.

Scope and Content Note

1 reel, 1/4" recording tape, 3-3/4" speed, mono only, left channel. With photocopy of manuscript summary of the tapes in this group. Labeled "Reel I."
Box 10, Folder 7

Interview with Hedwig Reicher about Isadora Duncan. 1967 March 17.

Physical Description: Tape recording

Scope and Content Note

1 cassette tape.
Box 10, Folder 8

Interview with Ruth St. Denis about Isadora Duncan. no date.

Physical Description: Tape recording.

Scope and Content Note

1 reel, 1/4" recording tape, 3-3/4" speed, mono only, left channel. With photocopy of manuscript summary. Labeled "Reel II."
Box 10, Folder 9

Interview with Ruth St. Denis about Isadora Duncan. no date.

Physical Description: Tape recording.

Scope and Content Note

2 cassette tapes.
Box 10, Folder 10

Interview with Cornelia Lysight about Isadora Duncan. 1947 July 4.

Physical Description: Tape recording.

Scope and Content Note

1 reel, 1/4" recording tape, 3-3/4" speed, mono only, left channel. With manuscript summary of contents of 4 reels of tape and a signed document by Cornelia Lysight, 9 July 1964, granting Howard Holtzman permission to use the material for publication or otherwise. Labeled "Tape III." Also with a summary of contents of the tape.
Box 10, Folder 11

Interview with Cornelia Lysight about Isadora Duncan. 1947 July 4.

Physical Description: Tape recording.

Scope and Content Note

3 cassette tapes.
Box 11, Folder 1

Interview with Ruth St. Denis. no date.

Physical Description: Tape recording.

Scope and Content Note

1 reel, 1/4" recording tape, 3-3/4" speed, mono only, left channel. With photocopy of manuscript summary of contents. Labeled "Reel IV."
Box 11, Folder 2

Interview with Ruth St. Denis. no date.

Physical Description: Tape recording.

Scope and Content Note

1 cassette tape.
Box 2, Folder 4

Programs. 1898, 1900, 1904, 1905.

Physical Description: 13 items
Box 2, Folder 4

Drei Abende von Isadora Duncan. 1904 March.

Physical Description: Print, trifold.

Scope and Content Note

Dance program for 3 Chopin evenings.
Box 3, Folder 4

The Story of Narcissus Done Into Dance by Isadora Duncan. 1898 July 18.

Physical Description: 2 leaves (8 pages/folded), letterpress.

Scope and Content Note

Dance program. With a dedication opposite title page, "For Mrs. William Lowther, who has shown kind interest in my art do I, the Muse invoke." Pencil note on cover, "3 Pembroke Studios, Pembroke Gardens, Kensington W." Some initial letters calligraphed in red. An oversized brown envelope accompanies the program, addressed to "The Secretary, C. & I.K. Fletcher Limited" which has been crossed out and "D. 911 Duncan, Isadora" written in ink.
Box 3, Folder 4

Miss Isadora Duncan - Tanz Idyllen. [1900?].

Physical Description: Print, folded.

Scope and Content Note

Dance program for unidentified venue.
Box 3, Folder 4

Neue Tanz=Idyllen von Isadora Duncan. 1904 November 12.

Physical Description: Print, folded, with corrections in blue pencil and some text lined out.

Scope and Content Note

Dance program.
Box 3, Folder 4

Die erste Öffentliche Vostellung der freitanzschule statt, die Miss Isadora Duncan .... 1905 July 20.

Physical Description: Print, trifold.

Scope and Content Note

Brochure announcing the first performance of Der Freitanschule created by Isadora Duncan.
Box 3, Folder 4

Benefiz-Vorstellung der Freitanzschule im Grunewald von Miss Isadora Duncan. 1905 July 20.

Physical Description: Print, folded.

Scope and Content Note

2 copies of program. Copy 1 has been annotated in upper right corner of the cover "Tanz Idylen / EGC" and some program information has been crossed out inside and a note added. With circular Greek style decorations on front and back covers.
Box 9, Folder 2

Chopin-Abend Letezes Gastpiel Miss Isadora Duncan. 1904 January.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Broadside with theater and concert news for Vienna with advertisement for Isadora Duncan's performance on the verso.
Box 3, Folder 5

Programs 1906, 1908. 1906, 1908.

Physical Description: 8 items.
Box 3, Folder 5

Miss Isadora Duncan Walzer mit Begleitung von Orchester und Klavier. [1906].

Physical Description: Print, folded.

Scope and Content Note

2 copies of program. Greek style decorations on front and back covers. Wit this: circular cutout of Greek style decoration from back cover.
Box 3, Folder 5

Ostatni Wystep Izadory Duncan. 1906.

Physical Description: Print, folded, with manuscript notes on back cover.

Scope and Content Note

Bilingual dance program.
Box 3, Folder 5

Isadora Duncans Dansafton. 1906 May 18.

Physical Description: Print, folded.

Scope and Content Note

Dance program. Stiff paper cover, with illustration of armless, headless Greek female statue. Frontispiece is a photograph of Isadora Duncan in classical robes.
Box 3, Folder 5

Iphigenia in Aulis. 1908.

Physical Description: Print, folded.

Scope and Content Note

Dance program. Cover illustrated with a photograph of Isadora Duncan in classical robes.
Box 3, Folder 5

Miss Isadora Duncan ... in her Celebrated Classical Dances. 1908 August 18.

Physical Description: Print, 12 pages, stapled.

Scope and Content Note

Theatre program with glossy color cover.
Box 3, Folder 5

Miss Isadora Duncan ... in her Celebrated Classical Dances. 1908 August 24.

Physical Description: Print, 12 pages, stapled.

Scope and Content Note

Theatre program with glossy cover.
Box 3, Folder 5

Miss Isadora Duncan in Classic Dances. 1908 December 11, 14.

Physical Description: Print, folded.

Scope and Content Note

Dance program.
Box 3, Folder 5

Miss Isadora Duncan Programm der Tanz-Idyllen. [1906].

Physical Description: Print, folded.

Scope and Content Note

2 copies of program. Greek style decorations on front and back covers. Wit this: circular cutout of Greek style decoration from back cover.
Box 3, Folder 6

Programs. 1909, 1913, 1915.

Physical Description: 8 items.
Box 3, Folder 6

Miss Isadora Duncan - Colonne - Danses Grecques Antiques. [1909].

Physical Description: Print 8 pages.

Scope and Content Note

Dance program. Stiff paper cover. Illustrated with Greek style decorations on front (color) and back covers and throughout, 2 photographs of Greek statues, and a sketch of Isadora Duncan by Eugène Carrière. Frontispiece is photograph of Isadora Duncan, arms resting on a pedestal. Program notes by Eugène Carrière and G. Notor.
Box 3, Folder 6

Isadora Duncan - Dionysion. 1915 April 17.

Physical Description: Print, trifold.

Scope and Content Note

Dance program. "Drama - music - dancing under the leadership of Isadora Duncan." Program is "Orpheus" with music of Christopner Gluck.
Box 3, Folder 6

Isadora Duncan - édouard Colonne - Danses Grecques Antiques. [1909].

Physical Description: Print, 8 pages.

Scope and Content Note

Dance program. Stiff paper cover. Illustrated with Greek style decorations on front (color) and back covers and throughout, and 2 photographs of Greek statues. Frontispiece is photograph of Isadora Duncan, arms resting on a pedestal. Program notes by Eugène Carrière and G. Notor.
Box 3, Folder 6

Isadora Duncan and Walter Damrosch with New York Symphony Orchestra. [1909].

Physical Description: Print, 8 pages, with manuscript notes.

Scope and Content Note

Dance program. Illustrated with photos of Isadora Duncan and Walter Damrosch,photos of Greek sculptures and a frieze, and Greek style classical design. "Isadora Duncan" by Henri Laveden, translated from the French, with manuscript notes in pencil possibly by Gordon Craig?, and program notes by Isadora Duncan. On glossy paper.
Box 3, Folder 6

Soirée Beethoven ... Miss Isadora Duncan. [1909].

Physical Description: Print, 4 pages.

Scope and Content Note

Dance program. With program notes by Richard Wagner, Hans Merian, and Isadora Duncan.
Box 3, Folder 6

Isadora Duncan. 1913 April 9.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Dance program. The program is 24 pages with a paper cover with photograph of Isadora Duncan by Otto of Paris, tipped in. Essays by Auguste Rodin, Joséphin Péladan, Louis Marel, Isadora Duncan, Fédor Komisarschewski and Eugène Carrière. Illustrations by Rodin, Joss Clará, Grandjouan, and another photograph of Isadora Duncan by Otto of Paris.
Box 3, Folder 6

Isadora Duncan - Dionysion. 1915 April 3.

Physical Description: Print, trifold.

Scope and Content Note

Dance program. "Drama - music - dancing under the leadership of Isadora Duncan." Program, "An Afternoon of Frederic Chopin and Edgar Allan Poe." With Isadora Duncan, George Copeland, Augustin Duncan.
Box 3, Folder 6

Isadora Duncan - Dionysion. 1915 April 5.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Dance program. "Drama - music - dancing under the leadership of Isadora Duncan." Program, "An Evening of Sacred Music and Dance." This trifold program is incomplete, lacking panels 2 and 3.
Box 3, Folder 7

Programs. 1916, 1917, 1920.

Physical Description: 7 items.
Box , Folder 

Isadora Duncan au Parthénon en 1920. 1920 November 27-December 16.

Physical Description: Print, 8 pages.

Scope and Content Note

Dance program. Isadora Duncan, her school of dance, and 80 musicians of the orchestra des Concerts Colonne, under the direction of M. Georges Rabani. Announces three programs: Festival Richard Wagner, Gluck - Orphée, and Gluck - Iphigénie. Photograph tipped onto the cover by Steichen of Isadora at the Parthenon. With program notes by Fernand Divoire on Isadora Duncan as Parsifal, and by Isadora Duncan on La Bacchanale.
Box 3, Folder 7

Caliban by the Yellow Sands by Percy Mackaye. 1916 May 23, 24, 25, 26 and 27.

Physical Description: Print, 36 pages.

Scope and Content Note

Theatre program. Included in the cast are Hedwig Reicher, Augustin Duncan and Allan Ross Macdougall. Printed on glossy paper with cover printed in color on heavy stock.
Box 3, Folder 7

Isadora Duncan and Pupils of Her School at Bellevue, Near Paris. [1917] April 28.

Physical Description: Print, 4 pages.

Scope and Content Note

Dance program. "Last appearance at the Metropolitan Opera House."
Box 3, Folder 7

Shakespearian Festival. 1916 May 8-13.

Physical Description: Print, 8 pages.

Scope and Content Note

Theatre program. With program notes by H.E. Krehbiel. Isadora did not appear on the program.
Box 3, Folder 7

Isadora Duncan ... Festival Beethoven-Wagner. 1920 March 19.

Physical Description: Print, 4 pages.

Scope and Content Note

Dance program. With drawing of Isadora Duncan by Van Deering Perrine tipped in front cover.
Box 3, Folder 7

Isadora Duncan. [1920 May-June].

Physical Description: Print, 16 pages, with cover.

Scope and Content Note

Dance program. Wagner program. Illustrated with photos of Isadora Duncan, M. Georges Rabani, Isadora Duncan and her students, Walter Rummel, and drawings by Van Deering Perrine. Cover art: "Dettagliio della Disputa del SS. Sagramento -- Raffaele -- Vaticano."
Box 3, Folder 7

Isadora Duncan ... Festival Schubert-Tschaïkowsky. 1920 March 6.

Physical Description: Print, 4 pages.

Scope and Content Note

Dance program. With drawing of Isadora Duncan by Bourdelle tipped in front cover.
Box 3, Folder 7

Isadora Duncan. 1916 April 30.

Physical Description: Print, 14 pages, with cover.

Scope and Content Note

Dance program. Benefit for La Coopération Des Artistes. With program notes by Auguste Rodin, Eugène Carrière, Henri Lavedan and "La Danse" by Isadora Duncan. Illustrated with a photograph of Isadora Duncan as frontispiece and a drawing by Bourdelle. Isadora dances to Pathétique and La Marseillaise.
Box 3, Folder 8

Programs. 1921, 1922, 1926, 1927.

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box -

Récital Isadora Duncan et Albert Wolff. 1927 July 8.

Physical Description: Print. Broadside. Framed.

Scope and Content Note

Dance Program. Isadora Duncan's last professional performance before her death. Illustrated with photograph of Isadora Duncan, "Marseillaise" by Genthe.
Box 3, Folder 8

Récital Listz donné par Isadora Duncan [and] Irakli Orbelianirakli O. 1926 September 10.

Physical Description: Print, 4 pages.

Scope and Content Note

Dance program. Program includes Wagner and Liszt. Program notes, "La Pierre Philosophale de la Danse" by Isadora Duncan.
Box 3, Folder 8

Dance Recital by Isadora Duncan. 1922 October 12.

Physical Description: Print, 36 pages.

Scope and Content Note

Dance program. Program: Overture of 1812 and Pathetique.
Box 3, Folder 8

Isadora Duncan Walter Rummel. [1921] April 18.

Physical Description: Print, 4 pages.

Scope and Content Note

Dance program. Isadora Duncan. Bach, Schubert, Wagner and Brahms program. Illustrated with Steichen photo of Isadora Duncan at the Parthenon.
Box 3, Folder 9

Programs. 1928.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 3, Folder 9

Semaine Memoriale Isadora Duncan. 1928 June 20.

Physical Description: Print, 4 pages.

Scope and Content Note

Memorial program. First program of a week long tribute to Isadora Duncan organized by Elisabeth, Augustin and Raymond Duncan with list of participants and performances. Highlights for various days are printed on the back of the program.
Box 3, Folder 9

Semaine Memoriale Isadora Duncan. 1928 June 27.

Physical Description: Print, 4 pages.

Scope and Content Note

Memorial program. Final program of Semaine Memoriale. A photo of Isadora Duncan is tipped in on the front cover.
Box 3, Folder 9

Aisedory Dunkan. 1928 October 1.

Physical Description: Print, 4 pages.

Scope and Content Note

Memorial program. Tribute to Isadora Duncan given by Irma Duncan and her Isadora School of Dance. Inscribed "To friend Dougie / in Remembrance Irma." With illustration of Isadora Duncan by José Clara on the cover.
Box -

Sculpture and objet d'art depicting Isadora Duncan. 1910-1913, no date.

Box -

Maquettes for bas-relief at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, originally commissioned 1910-1913. 1910-1913.

Physical Description: Bas-relief.

Scope and Content Note

8 items. Terra cotta. Issued by the Musee Bourdelle and limited to ten examples of each sculpture, with certificate of authenticity from the French government. 1) Apollo and his mediation, 2) The Muses run towards Apollo, 3) The Muses run towards Apollo, 4) The Muses, 5) The Muses, 6) The Muses, 7) Mask of Isadora, 8) Mask of Isadora.
Box -

Isadora in dance movements. no date.

Scope and Content Note

5 items. Terracotta sculptures, initialed "L.S."
Box -

Bas relief of Isadora Duncan with arms raised. no date.

Physical Description: Bas-relief.

Scope and Content Note

White ceramic(?), signed with sculptor's initials. In glass case.
Box -

Isadora Duncan on right foot with right hand raised above head. no date.

Physical Description: Sculpture.

Scope and Content Note

Plaster or painted terra cotta. This was received broken.
Box 11, Folder 32

Photocopies of Bourdelle's sketches of Isadora Duncan and clippings illustrating his sculptures. no dates.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

14 items.
Box 11, Folder 33

Dropsy [Edward Gordon Craig's name for Isadora]. no date.

Physical Description: Cast bronze.

Scope and Content Note

Bronze medal, 5 cm. in diameter, Figure of Pan playing pipes and riding a goat on the verso. With photograph of 5 coins in this series.
Box 12, Folder 1

Antoine Bourdelle's "La Danse". no date.

Scope and Content Note

2 items. Postage stamps showing 2 figures dancing. Attributed to one of Bourdelle's bas-reliefs for the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. In a grey-blue cloth covered case.
Box 12, Folder 2

Dinner plate with initials "ID". no date.

Physical Description: Ceramic. 23.5 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Porcelain. Hand-painted borders in red, black and tan and alternating motifs of fruit and stags and boars. The Initial I is entwined in a D.
Box 7, Folder 4

The "Isadorables" programs. 1919-1929.

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 7, Folder 4

The Isadora Duncan Dancers (Anna, Theresa, Irma, Lisa, Margot, Erica). 1919 November 20.

Physical Description: Print. 50.8 x 15.3 cm. Broadside/folded.

Scope and Content Note

Program.
Box 7, Folder 4

The Isadora Duncan Dancers. 1919 November 30 - December 7.

Physical Description: Print. 21.0 x 14.0 cm. Folded.

Scope and Content Note

Program.
Box 7, Folder 4

Duncan Dancers - Anna, Lisa, Margo. 1924 February 25, 26.

Physical Description: Print. 22.1 x 14.0 cm. Trifold.

Scope and Content Note

Program. Illustrated with photograph of Anna, Lisa and Margo on the cover, with brief biography of the Duncan Dancers and pianist Max Rabininowitsch.
Box 7, Folder 4

The Isadora Duncan Dancers de Moscou. 1929 July 2.

Physical Description: Print. 21.2 x 27.0 cm. Folded.

Scope and Content Note

Program. Illustrated with a photograph of Isadora Duncan and a group of her students, 1908, on page 1. With heavy paper cover, with photograph of Irma Duncan and students tipped in. 2 copies.
Box 7, Folder 4

Isadora Duncan Dancers (Anna, Irma, Margot, Theresa, Lisa). 1920 April 17.

Physical Description: Print. 23.0 x 15.1 cm. Folded.

Scope and Content Note

Program. Illustrated with 3 "Isadorables" on the cover.
Box 7, Folder 9

The Irma Duncan School. 1931-1932.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 7, Folder 9

Prospectus. 1931-1932.

Physical Description: Print. Folded.

Scope and Content Note

Illustrated with photographs: Irma Duncan by Arnold Genthe, Isadora and her students, 1905, Irma Duncan and her students at the Russian School, 1921, and students dancing ("The First Lesson'). With a clipping of Irma Duncan photographed by Arnold Genthe.
Box 7, Folder 13

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1899.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 7, Folder 13

The Poetry of Motion: Miss Isadora Duncan and her Remarkable Dance. 1899 February 5.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Article published in the New England Home Magazine, vol. VI, no. 6, pages 245-249. Illustrated with several photographs of Isadora Duncan taken by Schloss, New York, 1898.
Box 7, Folder 14

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1900.

Physical Description: 1 item (2 copies).
Box 7, Folder 14

Mr. F. R. Benson's Shakespeare Season, February 15 to April 11. A Midsummer Night's Dream. 1900.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Exhibition catalog extensively illustrated with drawings and artworks of Isadora Duncan.
Box 7, Folder 15

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1905 March 26.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 7, Folder 15

Programm der Tanz-Idyllen. Miss Isadora Duncan. ca. 1905.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Program for dance performance by Isadora Duncan.
Box 7, Folder 15

Isadora Duncan and Her Greek Barefoot Dances. 1905 February.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Article in Theatre magazine. Vol. V, No. 1, February 1905.
Box 7, Folder 15

Isadora Duncan. 1905 March 26.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Article in La Libre Critique, 26 March 1905, pages [133-136].
Box 7, Folder 16

Writings about Isadora Duncan 1906. 1906 March 6.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 7, Folder 16

Miss Isadora Duncan, Walzer. 1906 March 6.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Program for a dance performance by Isadora Duncan. 2 copies.
Box 7, Folder 17

Writings about Isadora Duncan 1908. 1908 November.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 7, Folder 17

The Dance of the Future as created and illustrated by Isadora Duncan. 1908 October.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Article in The Craftsman, October 1908. Illustrated with photographs of Isadora Duncan and her pupils. Clipping, pages [48-56].
Box 7, Folder 17

American Women in the Art of Dance. 1908 November.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Article in Harper's Bazar, November 1908, which mentions Isadora Duncan and is illustrated with a photograph of a sculpture of her. Clipping, pages [1125-1127], with magazine cover attached.
Box 7, Folder 18

Writings about Isadora Duncan 1911. 1911.

Physical Description: 1 item (2 copies).
Box 7, Folder 18

Consacré a Isadora Duncan. 1911 November.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Issue devoted to Isadora Duncan. Contents: "Sur Isadora Duncan" by Auguste Rodin, "La Danse" by Jean Jullien, "L'Art de la Danse" by Isadora Duncan, "Le Tardif printemps" by Gérard d'Houville, "Louange à Isadora Duncan" by G. Robert du Costal, "La Danseuse de Diane" by Fernand Divoire, "Propos avant la Danse" by Legrand-Chabrier, "Isadora Duncan" by J. Paul-Boncour, "La plus belle Danseuse du Monde" by Francoise Bernouard. Dessins de Mlle. Albertine Bernouard et de MM. Jean-Louis Boussingault, Claude Chéreau, Lafrade, Dunoyer de Segonzac et Louis Süe. Hors-texte de Monsieur Auguste Rodin.
Box 7, Folder 19

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1916-1921.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 7, Folder 19

Clippings album. 1916-1921.

Physical Description: Print. 16.0 x 24.6 cm.

Scope and Content Note

30 newspaper clippings in a cloth-covered album, with cloth ties.
Box 7, Folder 20

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1920.

Physical Description: 1 item. (2 copies)
Box 7, Folder 20

Isadora Duncan et son école de Danse. 1920 December 11-16.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Program. With "Mesdemoiselles Anna -- Téresa -- Irma -- Lisa -- Margot -- et Erica Duncan ..." Cover is illustrated with a photograph by Steichen of Isadora Duncan at the Parthenon tipped in. Program also illustrated with printed images of Isadora Duncan and her students.
Box 7, Folder 21

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1921.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 7, Folder 21

L'Enfant et la Danse. 1921.

Physical Description: Print. Folded.

Scope and Content Note

Prospectus for Isadora Duncan's School of Dance in Paris. Illustrated with a photograph by André Bénédie. With drawing by Bourdelle on the cover.
Box 7, Folder 21

Madame Caro-Cambell ou La Danseuse au Bois-Dormant. 1921 March.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Article comparing Mme. Carol-Cambell to Isadora Duncan and other great dancers. Part of the March 1921 issue of La Danse.
Box 7, Folder 22

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1925.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 7, Folder 22

The Rise of Dagman Dalgren -- Her Life's Story Told in Parable and Paraphrase Written of Herself -- By Request. 1925 April.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping from Spotlight Health Review, April 1925 issue, pages 12-13, 31. In the article, Dalgren recalls, "It is to Isadora Duncan that I can look back and recall with sincere thanks the many vivid hours of right instruction in dance expression." She also quotes from Dickson's "Poem of the Dance," "... To have seen Isadora Duncan when she first danced to Gluck's "Iphigenia in Aulis" was to have seen most memorable triumphs. And in her recent appearance that triumph was even greater. For the rapture and revelation came through a body no longer beautiful in itself; an ecstasy that was as bodiless as the magic with which it melted; austere, consecrated, compelling ..."
Box 7, Folder 23

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1926.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 7, Folder 23

The Truth About the Duncan Creed. 1926 June.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping from The Dance, June 1926 issue, pages 36-37, 53. Subtitled: "The Obligations of a Dancer to Her Public as Seen by a Pupil of the Great Crusader."
Box 7, Folder 24

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1927.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 7, Folder 24

Isadora Duncan's Artistic Credo. 1927 October 8.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping from the Literary Digest, October 8, 1927, pages 28-29.
Box 7, Folder 24

Isadora Duncan's Triumphs and Tragedies. 1927 October 8.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping from the Literary Digest, October 8, 1927, pages 48, 50, 52.
Box 7, Folder 24

Isadora Duncan, and Editorial by Richard Hoyt. 1927 December.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping from The Dance Magazine, December 1927, page [ ].
Box 7, Folder 25

Writings about Isadora Duncan 1927 (July - Dec.). 1927 July - December.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 7, Folder 25

Theatre Arts Monthly. 1927 July - December.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Bound volume, Theatre Arts Monthly, July - December 1927, with the following articles: 1) Duncan, Isadora. Dance in Relation to Tragedy, pages 755-761, 2) Duncan, Isadora. Dance in Relation to Religion and Love, illustrated with 2 photographs of Isadora Duncan by Arnold Genthe, pages 584-593, 3) Jones, Robert Edmond. Isadora Duncan, illustrated with photography Steichen of Isadora Duncan at the Parthenon, pages 842-[843], 4) Cheney, Sheldon. Gordon Craig, the Theatre's Chief Revolutionary, pages 919-926.
Box 8, Folder 1

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1929.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 8, Folder 1

Isadora Duncan Dancers of Moscow directed by Irma Duncan. 1929?.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Programs. First American tour. 2 copies.
Box 8, Folder 1

The Last Chapters of Isadora's Life. 1929 April - July.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings from The Dance Magazine, a four-part series by Joseph Kaye. Part 1: Beginning Where "My Life" Ended -- The Crusade into Russia That Produced at Least one Unforeseen Climax, April, pages 20-24, 59-60. Part 2: Closer Glances at the Truth of Certain Matters of Record -- How, and Why, the Dancer's Last American Crusade Infuriated the Conservative Element, p. 20- 23, 60-62. Part 3: The End of the American Tour and the Return to Europe Left the Dancer in a Desperate Plight, pages 30-33, 58-59. Part 4: The Final Crash of the Dancer's Hopes for a School Tragically Foreshadowed the Disastrous End of Her Career, pages 36-39, 54.
Box 8, Folder 2

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1942.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 8, Folder 2

Dance Index, Vol. I, No. 9, 10, 11. September-October-November 1942. 1942.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Contents include "The Dance Criticisms of Carl von Vechten. Part I - Reviews written for the New York Times" [1909-1911], pages [144-156], "The New Isadora", pages [176-179].
Box 8, Folder 3

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1946.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 8, Folder 3

Dance Index, Vol. V, No. 3. March, 1942.. 1946 March.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Issue devoted to "Isadora in Art." Contents: "Comment" by Lincoln Kirstein, pages [59-60], "Isadora Duncan and the Artists" by Allan Ross Macdougall, pages [61-82], and "Albums and Books of Drawings of Isadora Duncan," page [83].
Box 8, Folder 4

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1947.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 8, Folder 4

New book on Isadora Duncan Published by Ballet Society. 1947.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Book review by Walter Terry of "Isadora" by Paul David Magriel, New York, 1947.
Box 8, Folder 5

Writings about Isadora Duncan 1952. 1952.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 8, Folder 5

Memories of Isadora Duncan, 1952 June 5. 1952 June 5.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Article by Gordon Craig in The Listener, 5 June 1952, pages 913-914.
Box 8, Folder 6

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1953.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 8, Folder 6

Charpentier-Mio et la Danse. 1953.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Exhibition catalog of drawings and sculpture by Charpentier-Mio on Isadora, Ballets Russes, Opéra, and Champs- élysées. Text by Maurice Pourchet.
Box 8, Folder 7

Writings about Isadora Duncan 1954. 1954.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 8, Folder 7

A Memory of Isadora Duncan. 1954.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Article by Sewell Stokes in John O'London's Weekly, 6 August 1954.
Box 8, Folder 8

Writings about Isadora Duncan 1957. 1957.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 8, Folder 8

To Dionysius ... With Love. 1957 December.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping from Dance Magazine, vol. 31, no. 12 , December 1957, pages [28]-35.
Box 8, Folder 9

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1960.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 8, Folder 9

The Legacy of Isadora Duncan and Ruth St. Denis. 1960 Winter.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Issue 5, devoted to Isadora Duncan and Ruth St. Denis with illustrations throughout.
Box 8, Folder 9

Her Art Was a Dionysian Celebration of Life. 1960 March 20.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. Review of Isadora: A Revolutionary in Art and Love by Allan Ross Macdougall, New York: Thomas Nelson & Sons, in the New York Times Book Review, March 20, 1960, page 28.
Box 8, Folder 10

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1965.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 8, Folder 10

Follow Me! The Autobiography of Irma Duncan. 1965.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Part I and Part II (issues 21 and 22) of Dance Perspectives, with an introduction by Doris Hering. 2 items.
Box 8, Folder 10

Stanlislavski's Contacts with Dancers. 1965.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Issue 23 of Dance Perspectives, with article about influences on Konstantin Stanislavski, which includes Isadora Duncan, pages 8-17.
Box 8, Folder 11

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1966.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 8, Folder 11

Sous le Signe d'Isadora. 1966.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Exhibition catalog. With a preface by André Dunoyer de Segonzac, "Méditation Devant le Travail et le Mortier Frais des Fresques" by Antoine Bourdelle, and "Isadora Duncan, Météore de Génie by Louis Sue, and 26 plates of reproductions of artwork depicting Isadora Duncan by Bourdelle, Segonzac and Rodin.
Box 8, Folder 12

Writings about Isadora Duncan 1968-1969. 1968-1969.

Physical Description: 7 items.
Box 8, Folder 12

Items related to the film "Isadora" starring Vanessa Redgrave. 1968-1969.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Program for the film and announcement with advance ticket order. 2 items.
Box 9, Folder 3

Items related to the film "Isadora" starring Vanessa Redgrave. 1968-1969.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings about Vanessa Redgrave and reviews of the film. 5 items.
Box 8, Folder 13

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1969.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 8, Folder 13

The Talk of the Town. 1979 August 23.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. "Notes and Comment" from The Talk of the Town, The New Yorker, August 23, 1969, page 19, with a reminiscence of Isadora Duncan.
Box 8, Folder 13

Book review of Isadora Duncan, the Russian Years by Ilya Ilyich Schneideri. 1969 May 11.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. Book review which appeared in the New York Times Book Review, May 11, 1969, page 6.
Box 8, Folder 13

Exhibit of Arthur Todd Collection on Isadora Duncan. 1969 January.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

UCLA Librarian, volume 22, no. 1, January 1969, with an article on the Arthur Todd Dance Collection, pages 1-2.
Box 9, Folder 4

Writings about Isadora Duncan 1974. 1974.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 9, Folder 4

Isadora and the Man Who Did Her Wrong. 1974 November 10.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Book review in the Los Angeles Times, 10 November 1974, Book Review, pages [8-9]. "Your Isadora: The Love Story of Isadora Duncan and Gordon Craig." Edited, with a connecting text, by Francis Steegmuller, Random House and the New York Public Library.
Box 8, Folder 14

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1975.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 8, Folder 14

Love Story of Isadora or Unmaking of a Legend, 1975 January 19. 1975 January 19.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Book review by the New York Times News Service in the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner, 19 January 1975, "Your Isadora: The Love Story of Isadora Duncan and Gordon Craig" edited by Francis Steegmuller. 339 pages. Illustrated. Random House and the New York Public Library.
Box 8, Folder 14

American Women of Style. 1975.

Physical Description: Print, 36 pages.

Scope and Content Note

Exhibition catalog for "American Women of Style" prepared by Diana Vreeland, Special Consultant to the Costume Institute, Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Box 8, Folder 15

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1976.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 8, Folder 15

Isadora & Walkowitz. 1976.

Physical Description: Print. With cover in color.

Scope and Content Note

Exhibition announcement for "Isadora & Walkowitz" at the gallery of Herbert B. Palmer & Co., December 4- January 15, 1976, with cover illustration, and biography of Abraham Walkowitz (1880-1965) by Merle S. Schipper, Ph.D., Art Historian. Invitation to cocktail reception, Friday, December 3 is laid in.
Box 8, Folder 16

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1977.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 8, Folder 16

The American Place Theatre Presents "Isadora Duncan Sleeps with the Russian Navy" by Jeff Wanshel. 1977.

Physical Description: Print, trifold.

Scope and Content Note

Theater program.
Box 8, Folder 18

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1977 August.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 8, Folder 18

Dancemagazine, Volume LI, no. 8, August 1977. 1977 August.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Dancemagazine, August 1977, with "Part II, Paris and After, 1900-1904. Isadora Reexamined: Lesser-known aspects of the great dancer's life" by Nesta MacDonald, pages [42-46].
Box 8, Folder 21

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1977 November.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 8, Folder 21

Dancemagazine, Volume LI, no. 12, December 1977. 1977 November.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Dancemagazine, December 1977, with "Part VI, Isadora in London, 1928. Isadora Reexamined: Lesser-known aspects of the great dancer's life" by Nesta MacDonald, pages [71-73].
Box 8, Folder 17

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1977 July.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 8, Folder 17

Dancemagazine, Volume LI, no. 7, July 1977. 1977 July.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Special: Isadora Duncan Centennial edition of Dancemagazine, July 1977, with three articles on Isadora Duncan: "Isadora's Childhood: Clearing away the clouds" by Paul Hertelendy, pages [48-50], "Part I, Isadora Reexamined: Lesser-known aspects of the great dancer's life, 1877-1900" by Nesta MacDonald, pages [51-65], and "After Isadora: Her art as inspiration" by Lois Draegin, pages [67-71]. Photograh of Isadora Duncan on page 66.
Box 8, Folder 20

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1977 October.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 8, Folder 20

Dancemagazine, Volume LI, no. 10, October 1977. 1977 October.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Dancemagazine, September 1977, with "Part IV, Isadora in London, 1908. Isadora Reexamined: Lesser-known aspects of the great dancer's life" by Nesta MacDonald, pages [79-81].
Box 8, Folder 19

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1977 September.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 8, Folder 19

Dancemagazine, Volume LI, no. 9, September 1977. 1977 September.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Dancemagazine, September 1977, with "Part III, Isadora and Gordon Craig. Isadora Reexamined: Lesser-known aspects of the great dancer's life" by Nesta MacDonald, pages [60-63].
Box 8, Folder 22

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1978 January.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 8, Folder 22

Dancemagazine, Volume LII, no. 1, January 1978. 1978 January.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Dancemagazine, January 1978, with "Isadora: The last year" by Besser Geddes, pages [67-70].
Box 9, Folder 5

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1979 February 26.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 9, Folder 5

Maria Theresa: Isadora's Last Dancing Daughter. 1979 February 26.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. Article in Voice, 26 February 1979, pages [69-70].
Box 10, Folder 1

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1981 May.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 10, Folder 1

Royal Opera House Covent Garden Limited presents The Royal Ballet in The 5th performance at the Royal Opera House by The Royal Ballet of Isadora, Ballet in two acts, First performed by The Royal Ballet on 30 April 1981. 1981 May 12.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Ballet program.
Box 10, Folder 1

Royal Opera House Covent Garden Limited presents The Royal Ballet in The 3rd performance at the Royal Opera House by The Royal Ballet of Isadora, Ballet in two acts, First performed by The Royal Ballet on 30 April 1981. 1981 May 6.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Ballet program.
Box 10, Folder 2

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1983 May.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 10, Folder 2

Constantine Stanislavsky and Isadora Duncan. 1983 May.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. Article in The Atlantic Monthly, May 1983, page [89], about actor and co-director of the Moscow Art Theater Constantine Stanislavsky and Isadora Duncan.
Box 10, Folder 3

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1987 February 13-15.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 10, Folder 3

Society of Dance History Scholars Tenth Conference. Isadora Duncan and Her Context With Other Current Research in Dance History, University of California, Irvine, 13-15 February 1987. 1987 February 13-15.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Society of Dance History Scholars conference program.
Box 10, Folder 4

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1990 September.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 10, Folder 4

Re-creating Isadora. 1990 September.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. Article in Connoisseur, September 1990, pages [46-47], by Joan Acocella about Isadora and recreations of her dances by Annabelle Gamson.
Box 16, Folder 1

Writings about Isadora Duncan collected by Howard Holtzman, "Fragments of Lost Dances of Isadora Duncan". 1903-1969 and no date.

Physical Description: 27 items.
Box 16, Folder 1

Angel with Viol.

Physical Description: Typescript.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript notes on Isadora Duncan's dances and performances, assembled by Howard Holtzman. These were originally in a notebook, organized by composer or title.
Box 16, Folder 2

Ave Maria.

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 16, Folder 3

Beethoven 5th, 7th, 9th.

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 16, Folder 4

Blue Danube.

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 16, Folder 5

Brahms.

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 16, Folder 6

Chopin.

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 16, Folder 7

Death and the Maiden.

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 16, Folder 8

Meistersinger (Die).

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 16, Folder 9

Internationale.

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 16, Folder 10

Early.

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 16, Folder 11

Iphigenie - Gluck.

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 16, Folder 12

Funeral March - Chopin.

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 16, Folder 13

Liebestod.

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 16, Folder 14

Liszt.

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 16, Folder 15

March Slav.

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 16, Folder 16

Marseillaise.

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 16, Folder 17

Moment Musicale.

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 16, Folder 18

Orpheus.

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 16, Folder 19

Others.

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 16, Folder 20

Parsifal.

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 16, Folder 21

Primavera.

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 16, Folder 22

Redemption - Franck.

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 16, Folder 23

Schubert - Unfinished.

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 16, Folder 24

Scriabin.

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 16, Folder 25

Tschaikovsky - Pathetique.

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 17, Folder 1

Venusbweg.

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 17, Folder 2

Wagner.

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 17, Folder 3

Words with Introduction by Howard Holtzman.

Physical Description: Typescript.

Scope and Content Note

Holtzman writes, "The 'solution' to the problem of visualizing her [Isadora's] dances is here attempted of bringing together those fragmentary impressions, so that the reader who is capable of a true work of creative synthesis (admittedly such readers may be rare), may be able to do more than just re-read the cliché that dance is 'the most transitory of arts.'"
Box 10, Folder 5

Writings about Isadora Duncan. no date.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 10, Folder 5

Dionysion. no date.

Physical Description: Print, 16 pages.

Scope and Content Note

Quotations on Isadora Duncan's art, citing Walt Whitman, Nietzsche, Shelley, Percy MacKaye, Julia Culp, Karl Bitter, Bolton Hall, John Collier, Mary Fanton Roberts, Charles Henry Meltzer, The Bible, and Isadora Duncan.
Box 17, Folder 4

Writings about Isadora Duncan. 1892-1969.

Physical Description: 76 items.
Box 17, Folder 4

Articles and clippings (photocopies) by and about Isadora Duncan's art and school, Gordon Craig, and theater. 1892-1915.

Physical Description: Print (photocopies).

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of library loan or request records are included with many of the articles.
Box 17, Folder 5

Articles and clippings (photocopies) by and about Isadora Duncan's art and school, Gordon Craig, and theater. 1915-1924.

Physical Description: Print (photocopies).

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of library loan or request records are included with many of the articles.
Box 17, Folder 5

Articles and clippings (photocopies) by and about Isadora Duncan's art and school, Gordon Craig, and theater. 1924-1925.

Physical Description: Print (photocopies).

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of library loan or request records are included with many of the articles.
Box 17, Folder 6

Articles and clippings (photocopies) by and about Isadora Duncan's art and school, Gordon Craig, and theater. 1925-1926.

Physical Description: Print (photocopies).

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of library loan or request records are included with many of the articles.
Box 17, Folder 7

Articles and clippings (photocopies) by and about Isadora Duncan's art and school, Gordon Craig, and theater. 1926-1927.

Physical Description: Print (photocopies).

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of library loan or request records are included with many of the articles.
Box 17, Folder 8

Articles and clippings (photocopies) by and about Isadora Duncan's art and school, Gordon Craig, and theater. Part I of II. 1927-1944.

Physical Description: Print (photocopies).

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of library loan or request records are included with many of the articles. Part I of II.
Box 17, Folder 9

Articles and clippings (photocopies) by and about Isadora Duncan's art and school, Gordon Craig, and theater. Part II of II. 1927-1944.

Physical Description: Print (photocopies).

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of library loan or request records are included with many of the articles. Part II of II.
Box 17, Folder 10

Articles and clippings (photocopies) by and about Isadora Duncan's art and school, Gordon Craig, and theater. 1944.

Physical Description: Print (photocopies).

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of library loan or request records are included with many of the articles.
Box 17, Folder 11

Articles and clippings (photocopies) by and about Isadora Duncan's art and school, Gordon Craig, and theater. 1947.

Physical Description: Print (photocopies).

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of library loan or request records are included with many of the articles.
Box 17, Folder 12

Articles and clippings (photocopies) by and about Isadora Duncan's art and school, Gordon Craig, and theater. 1960.

Physical Description: Print (photocopies).

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of library loan or request records are included with many of the articles.
Box 17, Folder 13

Articles and clippings (photocopies) by and about Isadora Duncan's art and school, Gordon Craig, and theater. 1963.

Physical Description: Print (photocopies).

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of library loan or request records are included with many of the articles.
 

Edward Gordon Craig. 1882-1967.

Physical Description: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.) and 1 oversize box.

Scope and Content Note

Edward Gordon Craig (1872-1966), son of reknowned Shakespearean actress Ellen Terry (1847-1928), was a set designer, producer, artist and author/illustrator of numerous theatrical publications. In 1904 he met Isadora Duncan in Berlin, where they fell in love. For the following three years they lived and worked together. Craig produced many of the stage designs for Isadora Duncan's dances and worked as her manager. A daughter, Deirdre, was born to them in 1906. She was drowned in a car accident in Paris in 1913, at which time Isadora Duncan was living with Paris Singer.
Included in this series are photographs of and articles about Edward Gordon Craig, a letter from Craig to Ellen Terry, and programs and prints created by him. It also includes a boxed set with a photograph, woodblock prints by Craig and an LP on which he discusses Isadora and other subjects pertaining to the theatre.
Books by and about Edward Gordon Craig from this collection were removed to Special Collections book stacks.
Box 11

Related material. 1882-1967.

Physical Description: 11 items.
Box -

Radio Talks. 1962.

Physical Description: Recording discs.

Scope and Content Note

London: Discurio, 1962. A boxed set of recordings by Edward Gordon Craig, 1951-1957, on Isadora Duncan, Ellen Terry, Henry Irving and other subjects. With an accompanying booklet reprinting Craig's diary entries, and illustrated with a photograph of Edward Gordon Craig, Venice, 1960 by his daughter Helen Craig. copy 89 of 99. With 8 engravings reproduced from Edward Gordon Craig's Hamlet, reproduced for the first time.
Box 11, Folder 3

Letter to Ellen Terry. 1882 September 15.

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf (4 pages, folded), with envelope.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Ellen Terry, September 15, 1882, from her son Edward Gordon Craig. Written on writing paper with a rabbit sketch. Craig has illustrated the letter and signed it "Teddy." With envelope in 2 pieces, front and back detached.
Box 11, Folder 4

From the London Press. 1900-1901.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (2 pages).

Scope and Content Note

Comments from the London press on Craig's production of "Dido and Aeneas." Printed in red and back, with decorative border on page 1 and decorative endpiece on page 2. Printed by EGC?
Box 11, Folder 5

Souvenir. Acis & Galatee. Masque of Love. 1902 March 10.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Souvenir program for a production of Acis and Galatea, March 10, 1902, at the Queen's Street Theatre, London. Martin Shaw was musical director and Edward Gordon Craig was stage director. "The Scenery, Costumes, etc., from designs by Gordon Craig. Executed under the direction of W.T. Hemsley, Miss M. Meredith, Miss D. Inglis, and Miss Edith Craig. Illustrated throughout with reproductions of costume designs by Edward Gordon Craig. Title page printed in red and black.
Box 11, Folder 6

Black Figure. 1910.

Physical Description: Woodcut.

Scope and Content Note

Wooden cutout, painted on both sides, set into a cardboard sink mat. Given to Lee Freeson from Teddy Craig, Edward Gordon Craig's son. Inscribed "My Dear Lee -- This little 'Black Figure' was one that father used a lot on his first little 'model stage' in 1910. He also printed from it. Now it passes to you, an old friend of his and mine. It brings WISHES ... for the future. Affectionately Teddy 1967." In a blue gray cloth covered case.
Box 11, Folder 7

Edward Gordon Craig, Rapallo. 1924.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 18.3 x 14.1 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph of Edward Gordon Craig, Rapallo, 1924, taken by his son Edward Craig. EGC is wearing a light suit and a hat and is holding a cane, squinting into the sun. Give to Lee Freeson by Edward Craig. With this: a reproduction of a photograph of Edward Gordon Craig in profile, photographer unidentified, probably an illustration in a book.
Box 11, Folder 8

A Matinee in aid of The Ellen Terry Memorial Fund. 1929 April 23.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Program. Illustrated with a woodblock print of Ellen Terry, 1899, by Edward Gordon Craig and his design for her on the cover.
Box 11, Folder 9

Gordon Craig Remembers Stanislavsky: A Great Nurse. 1962 April.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. Article which appeared in Theatre Arts, April 1962, pages 17-19.
Box 11, Folder 10

Gordon Craig. 1966 January 1.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping. Article which appeared in Vogue, January 1, 1965, pages 128-129, 155-157. Ilustrated with a photograph of EGC by Cecil Beaton.
Box 11, Folder 11

Edward Craig, Theater Innovator, Dead at 94 [obituary]. 1966 July 30.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping.
Box 11, Folder 12

Edward Gordon Craig, 1972-1966, Artist of the Theatre. 1967 September 6-November 18.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Announcement for a memorial exhibition arranged by Donald Oenslager and Arnold Rood. Printed in dark blue.
 

Raymond Duncan. 1920-1970.

Physical Description: 1 box (0.5 linear feet) and 1 oversize box.

Scope and Content Note

Raymond Duncan (1874-1966) traveled with his family, including his sister Isadora, to England and later to Europe in 1898. Raymond settled in Paris, where he devoted his life to writing poetry and plays, weaving and decorating textiles, and establishing his press "Akademia." This series includes some of Raymond's printed works: brochures, pamphlets, flyers, broadsides, theatre programs, as well as two scarves designed and executed by him. It also includes letters written by Raymond. Materials about Raymond Duncan included are photographs, articles, and an exhibition catalog of his works with biography.
Box -

Related material. 1924-1970 and no date.

Physical Description: 24 items.
Box -

Scarf. no date.

Physical Description: Print on silk. 165.0 x 93.0 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Silk scarf, decorated with wood block designs and brush painted by Raymond Duncan in colors of blue, brown, tan and beige.
Box -

Scarf. no date.

Physical Description: Print on silk.

Scope and Content Note

Silk scarf, decorated with wood block designs and brush painted by Raymond Duncan in colors of yellow, turquoise, grey, copper and beige.
Box 11, Folder 13

La Parole dans le Désert. 1920 April 22.

Physical Description: Print. 30 pages.

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlet. "Genesis chantée par Raymond Duncan a La Salle des Agriculteurs ... " Wrappers.
Box 11, Folder 14

Echoes from the Studio of Raymond Duncan. 1930.

Physical Description: Print. 44 pages.

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlet. "With a series of Portraits by Emile-Antoine Bourdelle, G. de Pawlowsky, Saint George de Bouhelier and others." Also contains a biographical note about Raymond Duncan and is illustrated with photographs. Wrappers.
Box 11, Folder 15

O Calendar Counterfeit 1938. 1938.

Physical Description: Print. 1 leaf (4 pages, folded).

Scope and Content Note

New Year's greeting. With woodblock illustrations.
Box 11, Folder 16

Pages From My Press. 1947.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlet. Akademia Raymond Duncan, 31 Rue de Seine, Paris, VI. "San Francisco, You 48 States and Other Printings." Second edition with additional poems from "Parole torrentielle". Second edition 500 copies. Numbered on the press 0070. With prospectus, illustrated with photographs of Raymond Duncan.
Box 11, Folder 17

Pages From My Press. 1947.

Physical Description: Print. 78 pages.

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlet. Akademia Raymond Duncan, 31 Rue de Seine, Paris, VI. "San Francisco, You 48 States and Other Printings." Third edition with additional poems from "Parole torrentielle". Second edition 500 copies. Numbered on the press 0253. Wrappers.
Box 11, Folder 18

Preston Sturges presents Raymond Duncan in his last Paris and New York success "Love's Labour Won". 1953 January 26.

Physical Description: Print. 27.8 x 19.8 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Flyer for a performance by Raymond Duncan. The Players Restaurant and Theatre was owned by Preston Sturges, son of Isadora Duncan's close friend, Mary Desti. Illustrated with a photograph of Raymond Duncan.
Box 11, Folder 19

Tears in the Valley Laughter on the Hills. First presentation of a new Solodrama in 3 Cantos by Raymond Duncan. 1953 March 4.

Physical Description: Print. 24.2 x 22.6 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Flyer for a performance by Raymond Duncan. Illustrated with a photograph of Raymond Duncan.
Box 11, Folder 20

Isadora [and] What's All About?. 1954 June 20.

Physical Description: Print. 30.4 x 16.6 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Flyer for "Isadora," historical play in 3 acts, the birth of dance and "What's All About?", a true story solo-drama in a succession of eight plays and twenty-four acts, being as an Arabian Nights form rendering of the remarkable Duncan saga by Raymond Duncan.
Box 11, Folder 21

Wobbly Top, A world tragedy in three acts, being the 6th chapter of the serial play What's All About? ... [by Raymond Duncan]. [1954] June 21.

Physical Description: Print. 30.1 x 15.5 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Flyer for "Wobbly Top," ... a true story solo-drama in a succession of eight plays and twenty-four acts, being as an Arabian Nights form rendering of the remarkable Duncan saga by Raymond Duncan.
Box 11, Folder 22

Here's What About, a conclusion, being the 8th and last chapter of the serial play What's All About?. [1954] June 22.

Physical Description: Print. 31.7 x 16.6 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Flyer for "Here's What About," ... a true story solo-drama in a succession of eight plays and twenty-four acts, being as an Arabian Nights form rendering of the remarkable Duncan saga by Raymond Duncan.
Box 11, Folder 23

My Message to You. 1954.

Physical Description: Print. 1 leaf (4 pages, folded).

Scope and Content Note

New Year's Greeting? Contains "The Years Pass But Love Lasts" by Raymond Duncan.
Box 11, Folder 24

All Hail. 1964.

Physical Description: Print. 20.1 x 12.5 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Broadside. 2 copies, 1 signed "Raymond Duncan, Paris, Sept. 1964."
Box 11, Folder 25

One Against All. 1961 January 28.

Physical Description: Print. 1 leaf (4 pages, folded).

Scope and Content Note

Brochure. "Raymond Duncan in His Spontaneous Creation One Against All, solo-drama in three acts by Raymond Duncan." Illustrated with a photo by Ethel Pries, Raymond Duncan is described as "Self woven - self shod and self liberated 'One Man Against the World.'"
Box 11, Folder 26

Green Lights, a 3 Act Fantasy in Colour. 1972 April 11.

Physical Description: Print. 1 leaf (4 pages, folded).

Scope and Content Note

Brochure. "Raymond Duncan in his spontaneous creation, 'Green Lights, grande representation of The Real Tragedy of Life and Its Joys (English version), the fifth of a pentology given in French in Paris - The Suite of Orpheus - Hamlet, Don Quixote and Faust ... " 2 copies.
Box 11, Folder 27

Ship Ahoy and grand celebration of His 90th Birthday. 1964 November 28.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (2 pages).

Scope and Content Note

Flyer, complimentary ticket and invitation to tea, 3 items. "Ship Ahoy" in three acts and three great tapestry dyes by Raymond Duncan.
Box 11, Folder 28

Ship Ahoy, a dramatic poem in three acts ... [and] 90th Birthday Party. 1964 November 28.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (2 pages).

Scope and Content Note

Program. Illustrated with photograph of Raymond Duncan. "This programme type-set with the hands of Raymond with type founded by him." 2 copies.
Box 11, Folder 29

Semaine Memoriale for Raymond Duncan. 1970 November 1-8.

Physical Description: Print, 1 leaf (2 pages).

Scope and Content Note

Program and invitation to a series of events celebrating Raymond Duncan's creative works on the occasion of an anniversary of his birth.
Box 11, Folder 30

Winter Exhibition of Parisian Art, Raymond Duncan, presented by the Norfolk Society of Arts. no date.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Exhibition catalog, designed and printed by Raymond Duncan.
Box 11, Folder 31

Printing samples. 1969-1970 and no dates.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

11 items printed by Raymond Duncan and posthumously by Aia Bertrand.
Box 15, Folder 10

Letter to "Cher Comoedia". 1924 August 14.

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf (2 pages), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Written on "Theatre Raymond Duncan" letterhead.
Box 15, Folder 11

Letter to "Dear Mrs. Campbell". [no year] August 19.

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf (4 pages/folded), signed.

Scope and Content Note

Raymond Duncan writes about his life in Paris. With a typed transcript of the letter.
Box 15, Folder 12

Articles about Raymond Duncan. 1930-1972.

Physical Description: Print.

Scope and Content Note

Includes feature stories on Raymond Duncan in various newspapers and magazines, as well as obituaries.
Box 15, Folder 13

Raymond Duncan at Town Hall, New York. 1957 November 20.

Physical Description: b/w. Images: 8.9 x 12.3 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photographs taken by Arnold Rood.
 

Ellen Terry. 1879-1928.

Physical Description: 1 box (0.5 linear feet) and 1 oversize box.

Scope and Content Note

Dame Ellen Alice Terry (1847-1928), mother of Edward Gordon Craig, began her acting career at age nine, became famous as a Shakespearean actress, and continued acting primarily in the theatre throughout her extensive career, but also in several films from 1917-1922. She had a great influence on both Edward Gordon Craig and Isadora Duncan.
This series includes correspondence from Ellen Terry to friends, associates and admirers; theatre programs; sketches and photographs of Ellen Terry in many of the roles she played on stage.
Books by and about Ellen Terry from this collection were removed to Special Collections book stacks.
Box 13

Images of Ellen Terry, Henry Irving and others. 1878-1928 and no date.

Physical Description: 15 items.
Box -

Ellen Terry, Johnston Forbes-Robertson, and Mrs. Patrick Campbell. no date.

Physical Description: Pencil drawings. 38.5 x 27.2 cm.

Scope and Content Note

3 pencil drawings of Ellen Terry, Johnston Forbes-Robertson, and Mrs. Patrick Campbell.
Box -

Ellen Terry, portrait, as Beatrice. no date.

Physical Description: [Sepia? b/w?] print. Image size: 23.6 x 30.0 cm., mounted on heavy stock: 45.3 x 36.0 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Portrait of Ellen Terry in her role as Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing. She is holding a scarf above her head. Photographer's name is debossed in lower left corner. [and address in lower right corner?] [printed with gold ink?]
Box -

Henry Irving photographs and drawings. various dates.

Physical Description: Postcards, cartes de visites, clipping and photographs range in size from 13.7 x 8.7 cm to 25.0 x 17.0 cm.

Scope and Content Note

2 postcards, 3 cartes de visites, 1 clipping with reprints of photographs and drawings, and 1 original print of Henry Irving, autographed.
Box -

Ellen Terry, portrait. no date.

Physical Description: Sepia print. Image size: 30.2 x 24.2 cm. Mounted on heavy stock: 35.1 x 27.3 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Portrait of Ellen Terry standing, in full figure, wearing a long gown. Her left hand rests on the top of a column post, right hand is held near her heart, holding a flower. There is a tree to her right with ivy wrapped around the tree and column. She is looking ahead, her face turned slightly to the left.
Box -

Ellen Terry, portrait, seated. 1884.

Physical Description: b/w. 23.5 x 12.3 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph.
Box -

Ellen Terry, portrait drawings. no date.

Physical Description: Ink and pencil drawings (sketches?), matted and framed., 23.0 x 30.4 cm.

Scope and Content Note

3 drawings of Ellen Terry on one sheet.
Box 13, Folder 8

Ellen Terry and Marion Terry. 1878-1879.

Physical Description: Sepia.

Scope and Content Note

4 photos. 2 photos of Ellen Terry and 2 photos of her sister, Marion Terry. 1). Miss Ellen Terry, From a photograph taken specially for 'The Theatre' by the St. James's Photographic Company, 72, Piccadilly, W., Image: 11.4 x 9.1 cm. 2) Yours Truly Ellen Terry, photographed by Lock & Whitfield, London, Image: 11.5 x 9l0 cm. 3) Yours Truly Marion Terry, photographed by Lock & Whitfield, London, Image: 11.4 x 8.8 cm. 4) Miss Marion Terry, From a photograph taken specially for 'The Theatre' by the St. James's Photographic Company, 72, Piccadilly, W. 4 items.
Box 13, Folder 9

Ellen Terry, Henry Irving and an unidentified woman. 1880.

Physical Description: b/w. Image: 11.4 x 7.2 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photo. Written on the verso, "Ellen Terry in yachting dress with Sir Henry Irving about 1880."
Box 13, Folder 10

Ellen Terry photographs (cartes de visites). ca. 1881-1887.

Physical Description: 43 sepia cartes de visites in a clamshellbox covered in marbled paper. Image sizes: 14.4 x 10.4 cm. mounted on cards 16.5 x 10.8 cm, with rounded corners and labeled by role and play, credited to Window & Grove [photographers], 63A Baker Street.

Scope and Content Note

Includes portraits of Ellen Terry in character for many of the roles she played, such as Camma (The Cup), Guinevere, Imogen,