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Postcards - Bawbawgyi Pagoda, Hmawza (ancient Sri Ksetra Kingdom), Burma (today known as Myanmar), 1920s

 File — Box: 12

Scope and Contents note

From the Series:

Materials collected by Doris Humphrey’s mother, Julia Ellen Humphrey (née Wells), who accompanied her daughter on the Denishawn Dancers tour aboard with Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn. The tour took place between 1925 and 1926. The series chiefly contains postcards and photographs from and of Japan, China, India, Ceylon (today known as Sri Lanka), the Philippines, Burma (today known as Myanmar), and more. The majority of the photographs and some of the postcards have notations on them. There are also some postcards from Doris Humphrey to her mother.


  • Creation: 1920s


Conditions Governing Access

The Doris Humphrey Society Records are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).

Audiovisual recordings in this collection have not been digitized and are unavailable for use at this time.

Repository Details

Part of the The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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Chicago Illinois 60610 United States