John Van Lund Collection



Repository Name: Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Archives
Repository Location: Becket, MA 01223


1946 – 1998 (Inclusive date(s))


30 binders + 1 box

Administrative/Biographical History

Formerly in the Still images collection


John Van Lund

Scope and content

This collection contains two series of paper and photographic materials that document John Van Lund's professional and personal relationships to Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival. Many of the paper materials are performance programs, but also include letters sent to John Van Lund regarding his photography work, newsclippings about the Pillow or dance field in general, Pillow mailers and other related materials. The collection also includes negatives and contact sheets depicting dancers and Pillow performances.

System of arrangement

Chronological and original order

Related archival materials

More information on the dancers and performances photographed can be found in the chronological program files in the Archives Reading Room.

Collection Contents