Hanya Holm papers

Collection Data

Description
The Hanya Holm papers primarily document Holm's professional life as a dancer, teacher, and choreographer of concert dance, musical theater, and opera. Included are correspondence, teaching material, choreographic notes, designs and annotated scores for both concert dance and musical theater, material related to Holm's forty-three summers at Colorado College, material related to honors and awards, biographical material, financial information regarding the Hanya Holm Studio, general information on the New York Wigman School of the Dance, publicity material and programs for Hanya Holm and Dance Company, photographs, and drafts for both published and unpublished writings. The collection also includes a small selection of personal papers. Choreographic works with significant content in the collection include Trend, Namesake, and the musical Kiss me Kate.The collection also includes significant correspondence from Holm's inspiration, teacher, and friend Mary Wigman.
Names
Holm, Hanya, 1893-1992 (Creator)
Wigman, Mary, 1886-1973 (Creator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1803 - 1984
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: (S) *MGZMD 136
Topics
Holm, Hanya, 1893-1992
Choreographers
Dancers
Genres
Documents
Correspondence
Drawings
Scores
Photographs
Notes
Ownership: Gift of the estate of Hanya Holm.
Physical Description
Extent: 19 linear ft. (865 folders in 49 boxes)
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16182274
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dca68670-f5a1-0131-9188-58d385a7bbd0
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