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Saida Gerrard papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0341
Abstract

The collection consists of costumes, manuscripts, programs, photographs, and clippings pertaining to choreographer/dancer Saida Gerrard from the 1930s through the 1970s.

Dates: 1930 - 1980

Lewitzky Dance Company records

 Collection
Identifier: 0203
Abstract

Based in Los Angeles, California, the Lewitzky Dance Company was formed in 1966 by Bella Lewitzky and gave its last performance on May 18, 1997. The archive consists of papers, films, photographs, costumes, programs, posters, stage plots, and sound recordings. It covers the Company's archived and working papers from all offices, including the Manager, Booking and Production offices.

Dates: 1932 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1997

Charles James Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0333
Abstract

Correspondence, ephemera, and photographs related to Russell Meriwether Hughes ("La Meri")-- ethnic dance icon, instructor, friend (and one-time lover) of Charles Miller who saved the materials which comprise this collection. The collection also includes Miller's own research material and dissertation on Edward Gordon Craig, published in 1957.

Dates: 1945 - 1989

Rudy Perez archive

 Collection
Identifier: 0309
Abstract

The Rudy Perez archive consists of the papers, clippings, programs, books, videos, costumes and photographs from the work of modern dance choreographer Rudy Perez (1929- ), currently based in Los Angeles.

Dates: 1965 - 2020

Charles Walters papers

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Identifier: 2381
Abstract

This collection consists of scripts and clippings for films that American director and choreographer Charles Walters (1911-1982) was involved with. Walters was MGM's dance director for films like "Presenting Lily Mars" (1943), "Du Barry Was a Lady" (1943), "Best Foot Forward" (1943), and "Girl Crazy" (1943).

Dates: Majority of material found within 1940s-1970s

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