Harvard Theatre Collection photographs by photographer
Contains photographs of theatrical performers from the twentieth century, in particular modern dancers who worked with Ted Shawn photographed by John Lindquist, as well as photographs by Costas, Elikoh Hosoe, and Christopher Makos.
- circa 1915-1977, undated
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Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
Extent.2 linear feet (1 box and 3 oversize folders)
Contains photographs of theatrical performers from the twentieth century. Several photographs feature male modern dancers who worked with Ted Shawn, photographed by John Lindquist. Further photographs are of ballet dancers by Costas, and unidentified subjects by Elikoh Hosoe and Christopher Makos.
Biographical / Historical
The theatrical photographs by photographer were grouped together due to similar format and content, and include photographs of dancers and performers. Some are from performances or display performers mid-dance, while others are more abstract portrayals of performances.
Arranged in alphabetical order by the surname of the photographer.
pfd (P1.C1.03.18 [Folders 1-3]), b
Immediate Source of Acquisition
No accession numbers. Some of the items in the collection were the gift of the Ambrose M. DuBek estate, 2002 August. Some items were the gift of William Como, and one item has an unknown acquisition source. Known sources of acquisition have been noted in the file or item description.
Processed by Betts Coup, 2018 May.
- Theatrical photographs by photographer, circa 1915-1977, undated (TCS 42): Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard University.
- 2018 May 15
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