Series 5: Memorabilia, Ephemera/Realia


Scope and content

Includes plaques, statues and awards, mostly given to Ted Shawn: Silver letter opener presented by Royal Danish Ballet; Cross of the Knight of Dannebrog; Bill Savitt Award; Birmingham Festival of the Arts Hall of Fame; Becket Bicentennial Plate; Westport Arts Award donated by Roslyne Paige Stern. Objects related to Jacob's Pillow and the career of Ted Shawn including: Bill Savitt Award to Shawn; letter opener given to Shawn in 1955 by the Royal Danish Ballet; glass sculpture of Shawn by Milton Townsend; the Cross of the Knight of Dannebrog presented to Shawn by Frederick the IX, King of Denmark in 1958; Birmingham Festival of Arts Award, 1972; Commonwealth Award to Jacob's Pillow, 1995.