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St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Agnes De Mille papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00046
Overview Agnes De Mille was a dancer and choreographer. The first woman to choreograph on Broadway, Agnes de Mille was an innovator who combined American folk dances with American music and transformed the world of musical comedy forever. Papers include writings, extensive family correspondence, photographs, research notes for two autobiographies, and memorabilia. Correspondence describes her life and activities in great detail and discusses many notable people including Cecil B. de Mille, Rebecca West,...
Dates: 1897 - 1993

Theater collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00450
Overview The collection documents the work of women in the performing arts, especially American actresses, women playwrights, and dancers. There are biographical files on individuals; articles and dissertations; several contemporary plays by women; and printed material on women filmmakers and feminist theater.
Dates: 1843 - 1985