Correspondence (dictated), 1978

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Correspondence (dictated), 1978
Additional title: Agnes de Mille Collection, circa 1914-1984, (S) *MGZMD 37
De Mille, Agnes (Creator)

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1978
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-746
De Mille, Agnes
Personal recordings
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded by Agnes de Mille 1978
Funding: The conservation and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.
Acquisition: Purchase Agnes de Mille 1984
Citation/reference: Separated audio from Agnes de Mille Collection, circa 1914-1984, (S) *MGZMD 37.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 24 min.)
Sound quality is fair. The recording is marred by "tape hiss."
Recording of correspondence dictated by Agnes de Mille in the fall of 1978 while she was recuperating from her trip to Los Angeles, California, to film, for television, Conversations about the dance. Streaming audio file (approximately 24 minutes). Agnes de Mille dictates letters to: Marianne Hammelmann de Barde regarding her and her husband's health; and possibly negotiating on her behalf with the Panovs [Valery Panov and his wife Galina] about choreographing a ballet for the Berlin Ballet; Gregory Peck, thanking him for his hospitality and kindness while she was in Los Angeles, California and other personal matters; and John D. McDonald regarding her recent trip to Los Angeles including the filming for television of Conversations about the dance; and various personal matters [ends abruptly].
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 79366218
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118696
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5e621e80-7955-0136-b072-0bf6d5932c45
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  • 1978: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Correspondence (dictated)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978.

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Correspondence (dictated)