1897-1960

Sub-Series

Scope and content

Subseries includes materials selected by Ted Shawn for a thesis on his life and work by Betty Poindexter. Most materials are fragile originals, some handling copies are interfiled. Letters, press books, manuscript for The American Ballet, writings by Shawn, and personal memorabilia

Collection Contents

Correspondence, 1911 – 1961, Folder 11
Letter from Bliss Carman, 1912, Folder 13
Letter from Christena Schlundt, 1960, Folder 14
Letter from Hazel Wallach, , Folder 16
Letter from Josephine Bush, , Folder 15
Letters from Allene Seaman, 1909, Folder 12
Letters of appreciation/testimonials, 1931 – 1932, Folder 8
Letter to Alvin Schmoeger at Musical Courier, 1921, Folder 3
Letter to Lucien Price, 1935, Folder 17
Letter to the Editor of "Dance Observer", 1961, Folder 18
Manuscript for "The American Ballet", , Folder 19
Miscellaneous manuscripts, , Folder 2
Writings by Ted Shawn, , Folder 4
Writings by Ted Shawn, , Folder 10