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Page, Ruth



  • Existence: 1899 - 1991

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Ann Barzel papers

Identifier: Dance-MS-Barzel

Correspondence, works, photographs, and personal and biographical material by Chicago dance critic and historian Ann Barzel.

Dates: 1912-2005

Chicago Allied Arts, Inc. records

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Chicago-Allied Arts

Records kept by Thomas Hart Fisher, secretary for the Chicago Allied Arts, Inc., a short-lived organization which produced a series of programs of new music and dance in Chicago from 1924-1927. Includes business correspondence and financial information, with some program planning information.

Dates: 1924-1928

Dolores Lipinski Long papers

Identifier: Dance-MS-Long

Photographs, choreographic notes, posters, programs, clippings, and scrapbooks relating to the career of Dolores Lipinski Long and her husband, Larry Long.

Dates: approximately 1942-2005

Edna L. McRae papers

Identifier: Dance-MS-McRae
Abstract Dancer, choreographer, and teacher Edna McRae started dancing in Chicago Public Schools and studied with Andreas Pavley, Serge Oukrainsky, and Adolph Bolm, among others. She operated a ballet school in Chicago from 1925 to 1964, becoming known as the grande dame of the Chicago Ballet community. Papers include correspondence, biographical information, brochures, clippings, programs, numerous photographs, personal and dance notation notebooks, card files, address books, and eight albums...
Dates: 1910-1990

Ellen Goldsmith papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Goldsmith
Abstract Large collection of photographs relating to the ballet, opera and cinema, dating from the 1940s through the early 1970s, amassed by Ellen (Teddy) Goldsmith, backstage worker at the Civic Opera House, home of the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Many of the photographs are professional portraits of opera stars and ballet dancers – many autographed – and hundreds of personal and backstage snapshots. Also, a group of photos of movie stills, popular celebrities and performers, plus a small amount of...
Dates: 1933-2007

George Estevez papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Estevez

Clippings, correspondence, flyers, photographs, and programs of George Estevez, founder and director of the Choral Ensemble of Chicago. Originally called the Chicago Chamber Choir and founded at the Jane Addams Hull House Center, the choir later moved to St. Paul's United Church of Christ and remains a volunteer organization using professional musicians as needed. Material on Ruth Page, Mary Gehr, Rudolph Ganz, Claudia Cassidy, Richard Christiansen, and many others is present.

Dates: 1968-1998

Mark Turbyfill Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Turbyfill

Material relating to the life and career of dancer, poet and painter Mark Turbyfill, including three copies of his unpublished autobiography and many copies of published and unpublished poems. Also, articles and reviews by and about Turbyfill, a few pieces of correspondence, clippings, dance programs, photographs, a cassette tape of him reading, and a published genealogy of the Turbyfill family.

Dates: 1911-1985

Ruth Levy dance photographs

Identifier: Dance-MS-LevyR
Abstract Ruth Levy, who performed as a dancer with the Pavley/Oukrainsky Junior Ballet, received a master’s degree in photography at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1972. This collection includes her slides, negatives, proof sheets, and prints of dancers in several companies, including the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the American Ballet Theatre, the Dance Theatre of Harlem, the Joffrey Ballet, the New York City Ballet, and the Ruth Page Chicago Ballet among others. Some of these photographs...
Dates: 1928-1976; Majority of material found within 1970-1973

Ruth Page Foundation Records

Identifier: Dance-MS-Page-Foundation

Records of the Ruth Page Foundation, a cultural non-profit organization committed to the education, promotion, and presentation of dance in Chicago. Founded by Ruth Page in 1970, the Foundation continues to support a number of dance initiatives. Includes administrative, personnel, financial, and publicity materials for both the Foundation and the Ruth Page School of Dance.

Dates: 1989-2013

Ruth Page papers

Identifier: Dance-MS-Page

Personal papers of dancer and choreographer Ruth Page. Materials include correspondence, choreographic and technical notes, address books, programs, press clippings and scrapbooks, journals writings, photographs, business records, audio recordings, and musical scores. Featured dance works include The Bells, Carmen, Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet, Frankie and Johnny, and Billy Sunday.

Dates: 1892-1997

Sheila Malkind photographs

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Malkind

Malkind, a Chicago photojournalist, worked for the Ruth Page Foundation from 1981 to 1992. Her photographs primarily feature cultural life in Chicago, dance and performing arts events, as well as her personal life. The collection also includes clippings, correspondence, publicity materials, written work by Malkind and Ruth Page, and audio recordings.

Dates: 1960-2003; Majority of material found within 1985-1993

Stone-Camryn School of Ballet records

Identifier: Dance-MS-Stone-Camryn

Chicago's Stone-Camryn School of Ballet was founded in 1941 by established dancers Walter Camryn and Bentley Stone. It became one of the most successful American ballet schools in placing its graduates in professional companies, and in creating new generations of dance teachers. Archives include personal and biographical material from Stone and Camryn, school records, scrapbooks, diaries, photographs, programs, clippings, and choreographic notes.

Dates: 1865-1988; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1988

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Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 11
Choreographers -- Illinois -- Chicago 4
Correspondence 4
Dance companies -- Illinois -- Chicago 4
Dancers -- Illinois -- Chicago 4
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Photographs -- 1901-1950 4
Photographs -- 1951-2000 4
Programs 4
Ballet dancers 3
Clippings (information artifacts) 3
Dance teachers -- Illinois -- Chicago 3
Moving images 3
Dance -- Study and teaching 2
Dance photography 2
Dance schools -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Dancers -- Portraits 2
Negatives (photographs) 2
Photographs 2
Photographs -- 2001-2050 2
Scores (documents for music) 2
Scrapbooks 2
Sound recordings 2
American literature -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Artists, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Arts, Modern -- 20th century -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Authors, American -- 20th century 1
Autobiographies (literary works) -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Autographs -- Collectors and collecting -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Ballet -- History 1
Ballet dancers -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Ballet dancers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Photographs 1
Ballet dancers -- Illinois -- History -- 20th century 1
Black-and-white photographs 1
Black-and-white slides 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century 1
Clippings -- 1901-1950 1
Clippings -- 1951-2000 1
Clippings -- 2001-2050 1
Color photographs 1
Color slides 1
Contact sheets 1
Correspondence -- 1901-1950 1
Correspondence -- 1951-2000 1
Correspondence -- 2001-2050 1
Dance -- History 1
Dance -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Dance companies 1
Dance companies -- Photographs 1
Dance companies -- United States 1
Dance critics -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Dance teachers 1
Dance teachers -- Middle West 1
Dancers -- Photographs 1
Diaries 1
Europe -- Description and travel 1
Fliers (printed matter) 1
Journalists -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Life (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Male dancers 1
New York (N.Y.) 1
Opera -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Opera companies -- Photographs 1
Performing arts sponsorship -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Photographs -- Collectors and collecting -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Photojournalism 1
Poetry -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 20th century 1
Poets, American -- 20th century 1
Portraits 1
Programs -- 1901-1950 1
Programs -- 1951-2000 1
Publicizing 1
Scrapbooks -- 1901-1950 1
Scrapbooks -- 1951-2000 1
Scrapbooks -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1901-1950 1
Scrapbooks -- Iowa -- Des Moines -- 1901-1950 1
Sheet music 1
Signatures (names) -- 1901-1950 1
Signatures (names) -- 1951-2000 1
Slides (photographs) 1
Travel 1
Women dancers 1
Women photographers 1
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