Ambrose DuBek dance photograph collection
Black and white photographs of dances and dancers chiefly from Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival and chiefly photographed by John Lindquist.
- 1952-1963 and undated
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Most of this collection is not housed at the Houghton Library but is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.
Extent1.25 linear feet (6 boxes)
14 albums (disbound) of black and white photographs of dances and dancers chiefly from Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival and chiefly photographed by John Lindquist. Also included are publicity photographs by others including Arks Smith and Martha Swope.
Biographical / Historical
Ambrose DuBek was chief set designer and decorator for CBS Television from his discharge from the U.S. Army in 1945 until his retirement in 1986. A mentor and patron to many in the arts, he was known in the worlds of dance, theatre, publishing, radio, television, film, music and opera.
Arranged in original album order.
Harvard Depository, pf
Immediate Source of Acquisition
No accession number. Gift of Ambrose DuBek, Phoenix, Arizona; received: 1987.
Most of this collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for additional information.
Processed by: Monique Duhaime and Melanie Wisner.
- DuBek, Ambrose, collector. Ambrose DuBek dance photograph collection, 1952-1963: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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