TitleIsadora Duncan on a balcony at the Hotel Metropole, Brussels.
NamesCraig, Edward Gordon (1872-1966) (Collector)
Craig-Duncan collection, 1901-1957.
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1905
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: (S) *MGZMC-Res. 2, f. 347, no. 2.
TopicsDuncan, Isadora, 1877-1927Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966
NotesContent: 263 letters, cards, notes, and telegrams from Isadora Duncan to Craig, 1904-1920, comprise the bulk of the collection and provide insights into her relationship withCraig, her intellectual and emotional life, her financial situation, and her struggles and triumphs in creating and performing dances. A group of letters written by Craig, mostly to Isadora Duncan, and never sent; letters to Craigfrom friends and family; photographs; Craig's drawings, notebooks, and sketchbooks; and ticket stubs and other miscellany, all relating to Isadora Duncan, complete the collection.Ownership: DANContent: Duplicate RLIN record created for New York Historical Records Survey by Leslie Hansen Kopp, NYPW89-A785, 040 NIC(Cornell University), deleted from RLIN21 12/5/2006 by PWRprior to OCLC migration.Content: Other correspondents are: Elise de Brouckère, J. Paul Cooper, Augustin Duncan, Elizabeth Duncan, Irma Duncan, Raymond Duncan, Fritz Endell, Mary Endell, Count Harry Kessler, Fenella Lovel, Elena Meo, Barbara Rose, Martin Shaw, Paris Singer, Dame Ellen Terry, and Richard Wallace.Content: Register in the Dance Collection, in *R-*MGP.Content: The sketchbooks also contain a few of Craig's designs for The white fan, Bethlehem, and The Vikings. Many of the items in the collection, which also provide glimpses of Craig's activities and ideas, were annotated by Craig at various times during his life.Content: Theater artist and author Edward Gordon Craig's collectionof materials relating to the dancer Isadora Duncan.Content: Photographs, some with annotations or inscriptions by Isadora Duncan or Gordon Craig. In chronological order, No Date items last.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12176902RLIN/OCLC: NYPY737005276-ABarcode: 33433000507503Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 88dfee00-c628-012f-16c3-58d385a7bc34
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