Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 26 - 50 of 50

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago records

Identifier: Dance-MS-Hubbard

Hubbard Street Dance Company (renamed Hubbard Street Dance Chicago in 1993) was founded by dancer and choreographer Lou Conte in 1977 and has become one of the most successful and most internationally known dance companies to hail from Chicago. Records include administrative files, publicity materials, and audiovisual records of performances of the company.

Dates: 1971-2014

Illinois Ballet records

Identifier: Dance-MS-Illinois Ballet
Abstract The Illinois Ballet was founded in 1959 by two former Sadler's Wells ballet dancers, Richard Ellis and Christine Du Boulay. The company presented several seasons of performances per year until its demise in 1972. The company remained constant with four soloists and ten corps members, and included two dancer/choreographers, Hy Somers and Dom Orejudos (aka Etienne). Collection consists of numerous performance photographs, programs and publicity material, a few pieces of correspondence and...
Dates: 1959-1972

Indian Council Fire records

Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Indian Council

Papers, correspondence, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and publications of the Indian Council Fire, a Chicago-based organization supporting educational, legislative, and social services for urban and reservation Indians.

Dates: 1923-1988; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1988

Irwin Fischer Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fischer

Irwin Fischer (1903-1977), composer, professor, conductor, and musician. Enjoyed a long career teaching at the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago, Illinois. Also worked as an organist for the Chicago Symphonic Orchestra and various churches, a conductor for the National Youth Symphony, South Side Symphony, and West Suburban Symphony. Known primarily for scores such as the Hungarian Set (Pearly Bouquet) and Symphony I.

Dates: 1903-1992; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1977

James and Josie Tomes travel collection

Identifier: Maps-Tomes

Collection of maps and travel ephemera related to the travels of James and Josie Tomes. Material covers Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America, with most material on Europe and North America. Also includes material related to James Tomes’ genealogy research, much of which required travel in the United States and Europe.

Dates: 1928-2008; Majority of material found within 1980-2000

John Doctoroff papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Doctoroff

Correspondence, scrapbooks, clippings, exhibition programs, and prints relating to Chicago-based portrait artist John Doctoroff.

Dates: 1924-1967

John M. Wing Foundation printing ephemera collection

Identifier: Wing-Ephemera-File

Printed ephemera from a variety of companies, organizations, and individuals, mostly concerned with printing, publishing, graphic design, and related book arts. Geographic coverage includes North America, Great Britain, Europe and East Asia.

Dates: approximately 1750-ongoing; Majority of material found within 1900-1999

John Petri papers

Identifier: Dance-MS-Petri

Choreographic notes, clippings, photographs, programs, and other materials documenting the career of ballet and Hungarian dancer John Petri (1892-1963).

Dates: 1916-1975; Majority of material found within 1920-1963

Judith and Bruce Sagan Papers

Identifier: Dance-MS-Sagan
Abstract Material relating to the business career of Judith Sagan who founded the Harper Theater Dance Festival with her husband Bruce Sagan in 1965. This organization became the Harper Dance Foundation in 1970. A large portion of the collection concerns the Illinois Arts Council which supported the Sagans’ festival activities and on whose board both later served. Includes articles, clippings, correspondence, contracts, grant applications, programs, notes and other miscellaneous items concerning both...
Dates: 1965-1986

Kay Ashton-Stevens papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-StevensK

Correspondence, personal and career related materials, photographs, and audiovisual materials of Chicago actress, television and radio personality, and wife of critic Ashton Stevens, Kay Ashton-Stevens.

Dates: 1905-1978

Kenneth Sawyer Goodman papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Goodman

Works and personal materials of Chicago playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, including manuscript, typescript, and published plays, poems, and short stories, correspondence, drawings, diaries, and programs from theatrical productions, photographs, and mementoes, including wood printing blocks, military items, and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1883-1971; Majority of material found within 1900-1917

Krassner School of Theatre Arts records

Identifier: Dance-MS-Krassner
Abstract Documents, photographs and artifacts reflecting the history of the dance and theater schools founded and run by the Chicago Krassner sisters, both in Illinois and California, from 1924 to 1978. Includes letters, announcements, clippings, cue cards, instruction sheets and scripts, programs, miscellaneous memorabilia and a large collection of photographs. Also, a history of the Krassner schools by the son of Blossom Krassner, Paul J. Hartman, and artifacts consisting of a videocassette, two...
Dates: 1906-1997

Lillian Lipson ephemera collection

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lipson

Around 150 pieces of ephemera, primarily performing arts, collected by Lillian Lipson. Collection includes programs, playbills, flyers, advertisements, tickets, menus, postcards, and brochures from dance, theater, and music performances in Chicago along with materials from local businesses and attractions.

Dates: 1933-1981

Margot Grimmer papers

Identifier: Dance-MS-Grimmer

Material relating to the career of Chicago dancer Margot Grimmer, including clippings, advertising items, programs, a few miscellaneous incoming letters, and numerous photographs.

Dates: 1956-1984

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

Maude Maury Lawrence Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lawrence

Ephemera collection related to the college and music career of soprano Maude Maury Lawrence, an Illinois signer and performer who formed a traveling troupe during the World War I era. Includes correspondence, travel itineraries and ephemera, programs, state fair passes, tickets, and business cards.

Dates: 1912-1946; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1928

May O'Donnell papers

Identifier: Dance-MS-O'Donnell

Material relating to the career of modern dancer May O’Donnell, consisting of advertising and announcements, articles, reviews, programs and photographs. Also a few miscellaneous items, some of which relate to O’Donnell’s husband, musician Ray Green.

Dates: 1934-1996

Mike Nussbaum Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Nussbaum

Playscripts, photographs, clippings, and miscellaneous personal and production materials of Chicago actor and director known for his work with playwright David Mamet and the Chicago Shakespeare Theater.

Dates: 1945-2017; Majority of material found within 1964 - 2015

Native Americans in Film collection

Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-NAIF

Collection of movie scripts featuring Native American themes, characters, and actors, augmented by a variety of visual materials. Consists of over 300 items including scripts, press and promotional booklets, lobby cards, posters, and photographs.

Dates: 1912-2018; Majority of material found within 1932-1995

Never The Same ephemera collection

Identifier: Midwest-MS-NTS

Ephemera collected by Never The Same, a project begun by Northwestern University Professor Rebecca Zorach and Daniel Tucker, founder of AREAChicago. Never The Same collects items documenting socially and politically engaged art in Chicago since the 1960s. Collection consists of brochures, fliers, postcards, pamphlets, posters, artwork, books, journals, CDs, DVDs, and 3-dimensional artifacts emanating from a wide variety of sources, both individual and organizational.

Dates: 1968-2014

Raven Theatre Records

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Raven

Records related to Chicago’s Raven Theatre’s administration, development, history, and productions. Materials include box office reports, building plans, and correspondence, as well as budgets, flyers, photographs, reviews, press releases, programs, annotated scripts, and set designs for Raven Theatre’s main stage and “shorties”/one act productions.

Dates: approximately 1940-2015; Majority of material found within 1983 - 2013

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

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

Virna Harman Walker Johnston papers

Identifier: Dance-MS-JohnstonV

Correspondence, programs, report cards, and clippings relating to Chicago dancer and dance instructor Virna Harman Walker Johnston.

Dates: 1903-1959; Majority of material found within 1918-1930

Filtered By

  • Subject: Programs X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 41
Photographs -- 1951-2000 18
Programs 17
Photographs -- 1901-1950 12
Photographs 10
∨ more
Programs -- 1951-2000 9
Dancers -- Portraits 8
Clippings (information artifacts) 7
Correspondence 7
Dance teachers -- Illinois -- Chicago 7
Programs -- 1901-1950 7
Dance companies -- Illinois -- Chicago 6
Choreographers -- Illinois -- Chicago 5
Posters 5
Scrapbooks 5
Sound recordings 5
Videocassettes 5
Clippings -- 1901-1950 4
Clippings -- 1951-2000 4
Concert programs 4
Correspondence -- 1951-2000 4
Dance -- Illinois -- Chicago 4
Moving images 4
Photographs -- 2001-2050 4
Programs (documents) 4
Sound recordings -- 1951-2000 4
Theater programs -- 1951-2000 4
Women dancers -- Illinois -- Chicago 4
Ballet dancers 3
Brochures 3
Clippings -- 2001-2050 3
Community theater -- Illinois -- Chicago 3
Correspondence -- 1901-1950 3
Dance -- Study and teaching -- Illinois -- Chicago 3
Dance schools -- Illinois -- Chicago 3
Dance teachers 3
Dancers -- Illinois -- Chicago 3
Fliers (printed matter) 3
Male dancers 3
Manuscripts, American 3
Modern dance -- Illinois -- Chicago 3
Playbills -- 1951-2000 3
Playbills -- 2001-2050 3
Postcards 3
Printed ephemera 3
Scores (documents for music) 3
Scrapbooks -- 1951-2000 3
Souvenir programs 3
Theater -- Illinois -- Chicago 3
Theater -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century 3
Theater -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 3
Theater -- Production and direction 3
Theater programs -- 1901-1950 3
Theater programs -- 2001-2050 3
Video recordings -- 2001-2050 3
Advertisements 2
Art -- Exhibitions 2
Artists -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Audiovisual materials 2
Ballet programs 2
Calligraphy (visual works) 2
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 2
Chicago (Ill.) 2
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- Sources 2
Chicago (Ill.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century 2
Clippings 2
Compact discs 2
Conductors (Music) 2
Contracts 2
DVDs 2
Dance -- Study and teaching 2
Dance companies -- United States 2
Diaries 2
Drawings (visual works) 2
Exhibition catalogs 2
Invitations 2
Los Angeles (Calif.) 2
Menus 2
Modern dance -- Study and teaching 2
Newspapers 2
Opera -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Opera companies -- Photographs 2
Pamphlets 2
Periodicals 2
Philanthropists -- United States 2
Photographs -- 1851-1900 2
Playbills -- 1901-1950 2
Posters -- 1951-2000 2
Programs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1951-2000 2
Promotional materials 2
Receipts (Financial records) 2
Scripts (documents) -- 1951-2000 2
Scripts (documents) -- 2001-2050 2
Sheet music 2
Stickers 2
Theater architecture 2
Theater programs 2
Video recordings -- 1951-2000 2
World War, 1914-1918 2
AIDS (Disease) and the arts 1
+ ∧ less
French 4
German 2
Italian 2
Japanese 2
Russian 2
∨ more  
Page, Ruth, 1899-1991 5
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo 3
Chicago Opera Ballet 3
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 3
Goodman Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) 3
∨ more
Graham, Martha 3
Weidman, Charles 3
Auditorium Theater (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Bolm, Adolph, 1884-1951 2
Chicago Civic Opera (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Cunningham, Merce 2
Goodman, Kenneth Sawyer, 1883-1918 2
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958 2
Long, Larry, 1936-2009 2
Mamet, David 2
Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago, Ill.) 2
New York City Ballet 2
Pavley-Oukrainsky Ballet 2
Robinson, Edward G. 2
Ruth Page Foundation 2
Steppenwolf Theatre Company 2
Stone, Bentley 2
Tallchief, Maria 2
A. Philip Randolph Institute 1
AREA Chicago 1
Abelson, Hope, 1910-2006 1
Adolphus Hotel (Dallas, Tex.) 1
Al G. Barnes Circus 1
Albers, Charles H. 1
Aldis, Arthur T. 1
Aliquando Press 1
All-Illinois Society of the Fine Arts 1
Allard, Edith, 1927-2012 1
Allied Arts Corp. (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Alonso, Alicia, 1920-2019 1
Ambassador East Hotel (Chicago, Ill.) 1
American Academy of Music 1
American Ballet Caravan (New York, N.Y.) 1
American Ballet Theatre 1
American Indian Center of Chicago 1
American Institute of Graphic Arts 1
American Red Cross 1
Anderson, Margaret C. 1
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993 1
Anshe Emet Synagogue (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Apollo Musical Club of Chicago 1
Art Institute of Chicago 1
Art Institute of Chicago. Students' League 1
Artichoker, John, 1930- 1
Arts Club of Chicago 1
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 1
Baird, Warner G. 1
Balkenhol, Stephan, 1957- 1
Ballets russes 1
Ballets russes du Col. W. de Basil 1
Bank, Marji 1
Barbour, Inez, 1879-1971 1
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- 1
Bataille, Claire 1
Baum, Edna Lucile 1
Beaumont, Cyril W. (Cyril William), 1891-1976 1
Beck, Bruce, 1916-2009 1
Bender, Charles Albert, 1884-1954 1
Benette, Margaret 1
Bennett, Robert L. (Robert LaFollette), 1912-2002 1
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990 1
Bertram Mills Circus 1
Bibliotheca Wittockiana 1
Bikel, Theodore 1
Blue Spruce, George 1
Booklyn Artists Alliance 1
Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956 1
Borroff, Edith, 1925-2019 1
Boulanger, Nadia 1
Bourgeois, Louise, 1911-2010 1
Brancusi, Constantin, 1876-1957 1
Branstrom, William J. 1
Braque, Georges, 1882-1963 1
Braun, Eric, 1923-1970 1
Bremer Presse 1
Brewer, Joseph, 1938-1988 1
Brighton Press 1
Brown, Edward E. (Edward Eagle), 1885-1959 1
Bruscantini, Sesto 1
Budd, Ralph, 1879-1962 1
Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917 1
Butterworth Center (Moline, Ill.) 1
Cage, John 1
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 1
California Insurance Company 1
Camryn, Walter 1
Capehart, Homer E. (Homer Earl), 1897-1979 1
Carpenter, Rue Winterbotham, -1931 1
Cassidy, Claudia 1
Cemin, Saint Clair 1
Centro del bel libro (Ascona, Switzerland) 1
Cerrudo, Alejandro 1
Chagall, Marc, 1887-1985 1
Challenge Machinery Company 1
Chapman, Elizabeth Fuller 1
+ ∧ less