Carolyn Brown / Marion Rice Collection



Repository Name: Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
Repository Location: 358 George Carter Rd., Becket, Massachusetts 01238


2 boxes

Related Entities

Marion Rice (is related to)
Carolyn Brown (is related to)


Gift of Carolyn Brown

Scope and content

This collection includes materials collected by Denishawn dancer Marion Rice, donated by her daughter, Carolyn Brown. Included is a complete bound set of Denishawn Magazines, an autographed copy of Katherine S. Dreier's book "Shawn the Dancer," "Dance We Must" by Ted Shawn, and volumes I and II of "Ruth St. Denis: Pioneer and Prophet." Also included are souvenir programs of Ted Shawn and His Men Dancers, Ruth St. Denis, Humphrey-Weidman Dancers, clippings on Ted Shawn and Denishawn, performance programs, postcards, correspondence, and ticket stubs from Jacob's Pillow, and Shawn's annual newsletters from 1945-1963.  Also included is a scrapbook compiled by Marion Rice, containing Ted Shawn's articles for the Boston Herald in 1936, Pic Magazine article on Shawn's Men Dancers from 1938, and other clippings related to Ted Shawn and Ruth St. Denis.

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