Alfreda Joslin Collection



Gift of Alfreda Joslin

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Materials collected by Alfreda Joslin, an original board member of Jacob's Pillow. Included are newspaper and magazine clippings, programs, correspondence with Anthony Fay, and handwritten notes on lectures at Jacob's Pillow. Among the typewritten lecture notes, intended to be collected for publication, are Four Sources of the Dance by Walter Terry, Religion in the Dance by Ruth St. Denis, Folk Dance of the United States by Elizabeth Burchenal, Dance Roots and the Value of Primitive Dance by Ted Shawn, Contemporary Dance Gesture by Walter Terry, The Value of Dance Notation by Ann Hutchinson, Stimuli to Creativity by Norman Walker, two lectures on Delsarte by Ted Shawn. Also includes framed photo of Ted Shawn inscribed to Alfreda and Eric, purchased and donated to the Pillow by Ira Haupt.

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