Dancers -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains drafts of Steps in Time, the autobiography of American actor and dancer Fred Astaire (1899-1987), first published in 1959. Materials reflect the work at various stages and include handwritten and typed drafts, notes, proofs, and galleys.
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.
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.