Isadora Duncan with daughter Deidre
NamesCraig, Edward Gordon (1872-1966) (Collector)
Craig-Duncan collection, 1901-1957.
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1901 - 1957Date Issued: between 1910 and 1911Place: Paris
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: (S) *MGZMC-Res. 2, folder 354
TopicsDuncan, Isadora, 1877-1927Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966Duncan, Isadora, 1877-1927
NotesContent: 263 letters, cards, notes, and telegrams from Isadora Duncan to Craig, 1904-1920, comprise the bulk of the collection and provide insights into her relationship withCraig, her intellectual and emotional life, her financial situation, and her struggles and triumphs in creating and performing dances. A group of letters written by Craig, mostly to Isadora Duncan, and never sent; letters to Craigfrom friends and family; photographs; Craig's drawings, notebooks, and sketchbooks; and ticket stubs and other miscellany, all relating to Isadora Duncan, complete the collection.Ownership: DANContent: Duplicate RLIN record created for New York Historical Records Survey by Leslie Hansen Kopp, NYPW89-A785, 040 NIC(Cornell University), deleted from RLIN21 12/5/2006 by PWRprior to OCLC migration.Content: Other correspondents are: Elise de Brouckère, J. Paul Cooper, Augustin Duncan, Elizabeth Duncan, Irma Duncan, Raymond Duncan, Fritz Endell, Mary Endell, Count Harry Kessler, Fenella Lovel, Elena Meo, Barbara Rose, Martin Shaw, Paris Singer, Dame Ellen Terry, and Richard Wallace.Content: Register in the Dance Collection, in *R-*MGP.Content: The sketchbooks also contain a few of Craig's designs for The white fan, Bethlehem, and The Vikings. Many of the items in the collection, which also provide glimpses of Craig's activities and ideas, were annotated by Craig at various times during his life.Content: Theater artist and author Edward Gordon Craig's collectionof materials relating to the dancer Isadora Duncan.Content: Photographs, some with annotations or inscriptions by Isadora Duncan or Gordon Craig. In chronological order, No Date items last.Content: "I would have said to you look down at Deidre & that wouldhave made a perfect picture"--Hand-written on board above image on recto.Content: "Love from your Baby, [??]"--Autograph below image.Content: Forms part of the Craig-Duncan Collection. For additional materials, see (S)*MGZMC-Res 2.Content: Isadora Duncan, seated in a campaign chair, holding her daughter Deidre.Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923Statement of responsibility: photograph by Paul Berger.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 photographic print : b ; 16 x 11 cm., mounted on board 19 x 14 cm.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12176902RLIN/OCLC: NYPY737005276-ABarcode: 33433000507503RLIN/OCLC: NYPY98-F2919NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14790261Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8832f210-c628-012f-98b2-58d385a7bc34
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