Craig-Duncan collection, 1901-1957.

Collection Data

Craig, Edward Gordon (1872-1966) (Collector)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1901 - 1957
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: (S) *MGZMC-Res. 2
Duncan, Isadora, 1877-1927
Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966
Content: 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: DAN
Content: 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.
Physical Description
Extent: 360 folders (ca. 400 items).
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12176902
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY737005276-A
Barcode: 33433000507503
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 86227870-c628-012f-ab74-58d385a7bc34
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