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Dougherty (John) Collection, 1904-1988

- Series Descriptions/Container List

Series Descriptions/Container List

Series I: John Dougherty Professional Papers, 1925 - 1988


8 boxes
The materials in this series relate to John Dougherty's life and career as a dancer, instructor and critic.

Sub - series I: Correspondence, 1956 - 1988, undated


1 box
The correspondence is professional and personal and dates mostly from the 1960s to 1970s. It contains letters to and from family, friends and professional associates of Dougherty. Some of the correspondence regards Dougherty's lectures and performances from 1966 to 1974.

Box 1 - Folder 1
A - C, 1956 - 1976

Box 1 - Folder 2
Philip Baribault, 1969

Box 1 - Folder 3
D - H, 1963 - 1978


Denishawn Festival, 1973 - 1974

Box 1 - Folder 4
A - H, 1974

Box 1 - Folder 5
M - O, 1974

Box 1 - Folder 6
P - X and Unidentified, 1973 - 1974

Box 1 - Folder 7
Denishawn Legacy Correspondence, 1972 Oct. - 1973 Jan., undated
Contains correspondence and notes regarding course taught by Dougherty at UCLA

Box 1 - Folder 8
Denishawn Revisited Correspondence, 1967, undated

Box 1 - Folder 9
Norbert and Margaret Dougherty, 1964 - 1969

Box 1 - Folder 10
J - M, 1964 - 1988

Box 1 - Folder 11
Los Angeles Dance Correspondence, 1964 - 1968
Includes notes and letters from choreographers and performers.

Box 1 - Folder 12
Genevieve Oswald, 1970 - 1980, undated

Box 1 - Folder 13
O - W, 1962 - 1972

Box 1 - Folder 14
Klarna Pinska to Dougherty 1964 - 1977

Box 1 - Folder 15
Dougherty to Klarna Pinska, 1964 - 1979

Box 1 - Folder 16
Ted Shawn to Dougherty, 1913 - 1971, undated

Box 1 - Folder 17 - 19
Ted Shawn Annual Newsletters, 1956 - 1972
Some with handwritten notes from Shawn to Dougherty.

Box 1 - Folder 20
Dougherty to Ted Shawn, 1964 - 1971, undated

Box 1 - Folder 21
Jane Sherman, 1980 - 1981

Box 1 - Folder 22
Buzz St. Denis, 1969

Box 1 - Folder 23
Walter Terry, 1976 - 1977

Box 1 - Folder 24
Dorothy Lee Tifal, 1966 - 1969, undated

Box 1 - Folder 25
Charles Weidman to Dougherty, 1962 - 1975, undated

Box 1 - Folder 26
Dougherty To Charles Weidman, 1964 - 1975, undated

Box 1 - Folder 27
Unidentified Correspondence, 1964 - 1976, undated

Sub - series II: Writings, 1962 - 1980, undated


1 box
Materials in this sub-series consist of writings by John Dougherty. His reviews for Dance Magazine are not as well represented, as are his lectures and presentations delivered to colleges and universities. Dougherty's notes for book reviews are included, as well the television screenplays Dougherty developed for Ruth St. Denis in 1966.

Biographical papers, 1964 - 1969

Box 2 - Folder 1
Resume and fact - sheet, 1969, undated

Box 2 - Folder 2
Contracts and agreements, 1964 - 1966, undated
Includes agreements between Dougherty and Ruth St. Denis.

Box 2 - Folder 3
Dance News, 1976
Includes notes and drafts on articles by Dougherty from Dance News magazine.


Denishawn Festival, 1974 Feb. - 1974 May

Box 2 - Folder 4
Expenses, 1974
Festival budget.

Box 2 - Folder 5
Dancers, 1974 Feb. - 1974 May
Includes lists of dancers and notes on auditions.

Box 2 - Folder 6
Mailing lists, undated
Includes addresses of participants and contributors.

Box 2 - Folder 7
Music, 1974 Feb. - 1974 Mar.
Photocopies of scores used in Denishawn Festival performance.

Box 2 - Folder 8
Programs, 1974 Feb. - 1974 May
Includes drafts of copy used for programs.

Box 2 - Folder 9
Promotional materials, 1974
Includes press releases, reviews and research material.

Box 2 - Folder 10
Schedules, 1974 Mar. - 1974 May
Rehearsal and performance schedules.

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Denishawn Revisited, 1966 - 1967, undated

Box 2 - Folder 11
Complete script, undated
For a presentation honoring Ruth St. Denis. 76 p.

Box 2 - Folder 12
Script, undated
Pages 8 - 76 with notes by Dougherty.

Box 2 - Folder 13
Script, undated
Pages 13 - 75 with notes by Dougherty.

Box 2 - Folder 14
Script for presentation, 1967 Jan.
Complete script used in presentation with notes and corrections.

Box 2 - Folder 15
Script for 1st hour of presentation, undated

Box 2 - Folder 16
Script for 2nd hour of presentation, undated

Box 2 - Folder 17
Lectures, 1966 Nov.
Notes on performances forDenishawn Revisited.

Box 2 - Folder 18
Promotional materials, 1966

Box 2 - Folder 19
Proposal, 1966 Oct.
Description of purpose of Denishawn Revisited program at UCLA.

Box 2 - Folder 20
The Drama of Denishawn Dance, 1979 - 1980
Contains Dougherty's notes and review of The Drama of Denishawn Dance by Jane Sherman

Box 2 - Folder 21
Incomplete writings and notes, 1964, undated
Includes notes, and revisions from various untitled works.

Box 2 - Folder 22
Notes on Opera, undated
Includes notes and reviews on opera.


Lectures and Courses, 1962 - 1975, undated

Box 2 - Folder 23
Choreography, 1974 - 1975, undated

Box 2 - Folder 24
Lectures and Demonstrations, 1962 - 1975, undated

Box 2 - Folder 25
Presentation to Adelphi University, 1964 July
Notes for a presentation on the dance dramas of Ruth St.Denis.


Ted Shawn Father of American Dance by Walter Terry, 1976

Box 2 - Folder 26
Notes, 1976
Contains Dougherty's notes on reading Ted Shawn Father of American Dance.

Box 2 - Folder 27
Book Review, 1976 Aug. - 1976 Sept.
Contains Dougherty's review of the book.

Box 2 - Folder 28
Ted Shawn's Los Angeles Days , 1973 Jan.
Article for Los Angeles Herald Examiner.

Box 2 - Folder 29
Ruth St. Denis interview, 1965
Notes and interview with Ruth St. Denis.


Television screenplays, 1966

Box 3 - Folder 1
Egypta , 1966
Script for proposed television series by Ruth St. Denis, Wisdom Comes Dancing.

Box 3 - Folder 2
Radha , 1966
Script for proposed television series by Ruth St. Denis, Wisdom Comes Dancing.

Box 3 - Folder 3
Radha , 1966
Contains research notes and photo credits.

Sub - series III: Research, 1925-1980


6 boxes
This sub-series contains files from John Dougherty's research of the Denishawn school of Dance, as well as materials he collected while working for Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn. The materials cover a wide range of subjects related to dance and dance history. Included are interviews, personal correspondence and subject files on people affiliated with the Denishawn school, transcriptions of interviews with Ted Shawn and Barton Mumaw and historical writings by others on the subject of dance. This sub-series also contains Dougherty's collection of clippings and programs of dance performances, as well as photos of Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn. The musical scores in this series were used by Ruth St. Denis for performances in the 1960's and by Dougherty himself for dance instruction.

Denishawn Correspondence and Research, 1962 - 1980, undated

Box 3 - Folder 4
Anna Austin, undated

Box 3 - Folder 5
Germaine Ballou, 1972 - 1975

Box 3 - Folder 6
Louise Brooks, 1966, undated

Box 3 - Folder 7
Charles Wakefield Cadman, 1977

Box 3 - Folder 8
Mara Caricco, 1969 - 1979, undated

Box 3 - Folder 9
Costumes in the Ruth St. Denis Collection, UCLA, 1974

Box 3 - Folder 10
Denishawn research notes, 1971 - 1974, undated

Box 3 - Folder 11
Anne Douglas, 1966 - 1975

Box 3 - Folder 12
Isadora Duncan, 1966

Box 3 - Folder 13
Constance Fisher, 1965

Box 3 - Folder 14
Dean Fritz, 1974 July - 1974 Sept.

Box 3 - Folder 15
Rosemary Glenn, 1969 June

Box 3 - Folder 16
Martha Graham, 1966 - 1977

Box 3 - Folder 17
David Gray, 1974 Oct.

Box 3 - Folder 18
Wanda Grazer, 1964 - 1980

Box 3 - Folder 19
Edna Guy, 1955 - 1977, undated

Box 3 - Folder 20
Ed Harris, 1973 - 1976, undated

Box 3 - Folder 21
Carl Haverlin, 1979

Box 3 - Folder 22
Doris Humphrey, 1957 -1971, undated

Box 3 - Folder 23
Julane Johnston, undated

Box 3 - Folder 24
Elizabeth Kendall, 1979

Box 3 - Folder 25
Kulumanu, 1962

Box 3 - Folder 26
Paul Leonard, 1975

Box 3 - Folder 27
Margaret Loomis, 1967 - 1975, undated

Box 3 - Folder 28
Mina Ness, 1979

Box 3 - Folder 29
Lillian Powell, 1972 - 1979, undated

Box 3 - Folder 30
Marian Rice, 1975 - 1980

Box 3 - Folder 31
Elyse Robert, 1977

Box 3 - Folder 32
Sylvain Robert, 1968

Box 3 - Folder 33
Willard Van Simons, 1976 - 1979, undated

Box 3 - Folder 34
William Skipper, 1973

Box 3 - Folder 35
Buzz St. Denis, 1973, undated

Box 3 - Folder 36
Dorothy Lee Tifal, 1976 - 1979, undated

Box 3 - Folder 37
Karoun Tootikan, 1979

Box 3 - Folder 38
Demetrios Vilan, 1974

Box 4 - Folder 1
Pearl Wheeler, 1963 - 1964, undated


General Research Notes, 1969 - 1980, undated

Box 4 - Folder 2
Interview transcript, 1969 Jan.
Handwritten transcript from unidentified interview.

Box 4 - Folder 3
Notes, 1956 - 1974

Box 4 - Folder 4
Notes, 1970 - 1980, undated

Box 4 - Folder 5 - 6
Notes, undated

Box 4 - Folder 7
Notebooks, 1974


Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, 1945-1979, undated

Box 4 - Folder 8
Programs, 1945 - 1967

Box 4 - Folder 9
Programs, 1969 - 1972, undated

Box 4 - Folder 10
Promotional materials, 1955 - 1979, undated

Box 4 - Folder 11
Barton Mumaw interview, 1969 July
(34 p.)
Transcript of taped interview.


Klarna Pinska, 1964-1980, undated

Box 4 - Folder 12
Notes on Pinska, 1964 - 1972, undated

Box 4 - Folder 13
Programs, 1966 - 1980, undated


Ted Shawn, 1964-1976

Box 4 - Folder 14
Catalogs of materials, 1964 - 1969
Includes catalog of Shawn's 16mm films and a catalog of drawings and photographs from the Denishawn era.

Box 4 - Folder 15
Costume and fabric collection, 1970
Catalog of costumes and materials held in Ted Shawn's collection. Includes descriptions of costumes.


Interview, 1969 Jan.

Box 5 - Folder 1
Transcript of tape 1, 1969 Jan.

Box 5 - Folder 2
Transcript of tape 2, 1969 Jan.

Box 5 - Folder 3
Interview transcript with notes by Dougherty, 1969 Jan. - 1969 Feb.

Box 5 - Folder 4
Notes and miscellaneous materials, 1964 - 1976, undated
Contains notes by John Dougherty on Ted Shawn, and Shawn promotional materials.

Box 5 - Folder 5
Press releases, 1974 - 1975, undated
Press materials for dance events.

Box 5 - Folder 6
Sacred Dance Guild Newsletters, 1965


Charles Weidman

Box 5 - Folder 7
Notes on Charles Weidman, 1925 - 1975, undated
Notes written by Dougherty.

Box 5 - Folder 8
Programs, 1959 - 1975, undated
Includes programs with notes from Weidman to Dougherty.

Box 5 - Folder 9
Promotional Materials, 1963 -1975, undated

Box 5 - Folder 10
Reviews, 1968 - 1974, undated
Reviews of Weidman's dance from magazines and newspapers.

Box 5 - Folder 11
From a Farm in New Jersey, or Visualization, 1974 July
Program of show choreographed by Weidman.


Writings by Others, 1950 -1964, undated

Box 5 - Folder 12
Ruth St. Denis by Claudia Cassidy, 1950 July
Chicago Sunday Tribune.

Box 5 - Folder 13
Letter of recommendation, 1966
Letter written on behalf of Ruth St. Denis in application for grants.

Box 5 - Folder 14
Shawn: The Dancer by Katherine S. Dreier, 1933

Box 5 - Folder 15
Dance is Self - Expression by Helen L. Gray, 1952

Box 5 - Folder 16
Denishawn by Malcolm McCormick, undated
Chapter from thesis.

Box 5 - Folder 17
Why Have a Religious Dance Choir? by Jean B. Miller, 1957 June

Box 5 - Folder 18
Lectures on dance by Paul and Blanche Leonard, 1955 - 1958


Clippings and Programs, 1916 - 1980, undated

Dance in Los Angeles, 1949 - 1969 undated

Box 5 - Folder 19
Clippings, 1949 - 1969, undated

Box 5 - Folder 20
Programs, 1964 - 1969

Box 6 - Folder 1
Programs, undated


General Dance Clippings, 1958 - 1977, undated

Box 6 - Folder 2
1958 - 1972

Box 6 - Folder 3
1973 - 1977

Box 6 - Folder 4 - 6.
Clippings, undated

Box 6 - Folder 7 - 15
Clippings from scrapbook, undated

Box 6 - Folder 16
Scrapbook, undated
Contains images of dance from around the world.


General Dance Programs, 1940 - 1980, undated

Box 6 - Folder 17
1940 - 1975

Box 6 - Folder 18
1976 -1980, undated


Ted Shawn, 1941 - 1973, undated

Clippings and programs, 1941 - 1973, undated

Box 6 - Folder 19
1941 - 1966

Box 6 - Folder 20
1967 - 1973, undated

Box 7 - Folder 1
Programs, 1921 - 1967, undated


Ruth St. Denis 1916 - 1980, undated

Clippings, 1935 - 1980, undated

Box 7 - Folder 2
1935 - 1964

Box 7 - Folder 3
1965 - 1968

Box 7 - Folder 4
1969 - 1980, undated


Programs, 1916 - 1976

Box 7 - Folder 5
1916 - 1960

Box 7 - Folder 6
1960 - 1968

Box 7 - Folder 7
1970 - 1976

Box 7 - Folder 8 - 9
Dance Programs, undated

Box 7 - Folder 10
Walter Terry Clippings, 1947 - 1976, undated


Photographs, 1928 - 1972, undated

Box 7 - Folder 12
Agnes DeMille's Heritage Dance Theater, undated

Box 7 - Folder 12
John Ellwood Dougherty, 1940 - 1972, undated


Ted Shawn Photos

Box 7 - Folder 13
1923, undated
Photos from various early performances.

Box 7 - Folder 14
1956, undated
Portraits of Shawn

Box 7 - Folder 15
1963 - 1969, undated
Personal photos.


Ruth St. Denis, 1955 - 1966, undated

Box 7 - Folder 16
Assorted Slides, 1959

Box 7 - Folder 17
Blue Madonna of St. Mark's, undated

Box 7 - Folder 18
1955 - 1966
Includes photos of White Madonna, 1959 performance.

Box 7 - Folder 19
86th Birthday Celebration, 1966

Box 7 - Folder 20
Photographs, undated


Unidentified Photographs, 1928 - 1965, undated

Box 8 - Folder 1
Dance, 1928 - 1965, undated

Box 8 - Folder 2
Dance, undated


Music Scores, undated

Box 8 - Folder 3
B - C, undated

Box 8 - Folder 4
Carmen, George Bizet, undated

Box 8 - Folder 5
La Cumparasita, G.H. Rodriguez, undated

Box 8 - Folder 6
E - I, undated

Box 8 - Folder 7
L - R, undated

Box 8 - Folder 8
S, undated

Box 8 - Folder 9
Song of India, Rimsky - A. Korsakoff, undated

Box 8 - Folder 10
T - Y, undated

Box 8 - Folder 11
W, undated

Box 8 - Folder 12 - 13
Unidentified scores, undated

Series II: Ruth St. Denis, 1904 - 1968


3 boxes
The materials in this series relate directly to the professional and personal activities of Ruth St. Denis in last stage of her life from 1960 to 1967, when John Dougherty served as her personal secretary and literary adviser. The papers included in this series were created and collected as a result of this relationship.

Sub - series I: Correspondence, 1956 - 1966


1 box
The Ruth St. Denis correspondence covers her professional career from 1964-1966 and includes personal correspondence, correspondence detailing the operation of the Ruth St. Denis Center, the Center's president, Alfred Stury, and the letters relating to the production of St. Denis' final works. There are also letters to and from Ted Shawn. John Dougherty, writing on behalf of Ruth St. Denis, signs much of the correspondence.

Box 8 - Folder 14
A - B, 1966

Box 8 - Folder 15
Blue Madonna of St. Mark's Correspondence, 1966

Box 8 - Folder 16
C - D, 1964 - 1966

Box 8 - Folder 17
John Dougherty to Ruth St. Denis, 1956- 1965

Box 8 - Folder 18
Ruth St. Denis to John Dougherty, 1963 - 1966, undated

Box 8 - Folder 19
E - G, 1966

Box 8 - Folder 20
H - K, 1965 - 1966

Box 8 - Folder 21
To Howard Holtzman, 1966 Apr. - 1966 Aug.

Box 8 - Folder 22
To Lyle Loverich, 1965 July - 1966 Oct.

Box 8 - Folder 23
L - N, 1965 - 1966

Box 9 - Folder 1
To Edmund Penny, 1964 - 1965

Box 9 - Folder 2
O - S, 1964 -1966

Box 9 - Folder 3
Ted Shawn to Ruth St. Denis, 1965 - 1966

Box 9 - Folder 4
Ruth St. Denis to Ted Shawn, 1921 - 1966
Letters from 1921 - 1924 transcribed by Dougherty.

Box 9 - Folder 5
Ruth St. Denis to Alfred Stury, 1964, undated

Box 9 - Folder 6
John Dougherty to Alfred Stury, 1962 - 1966

Box 9 - Folder 7
Alfred Stury to assorted, 1964 - 1966, undated

Box 9 - Folder 8
John Dougherty to Walter Terry, 1965 - 1969

Box 9 - Folder 9
T - Y, 1965 - 1966

Box 9 - Folder 10
Unidentified, 1964 - 1966 undated

Sub - series II: Writings, 1904 - 1967


1 box
This sub-series consists of writings by Ruth St. Denis. It includes lectures, small articles, poetry and dance dramas. John Dougherty collected the dance dramas of Ruth St. Denis for publication. The writings span Ruth St. Denis' career from the 1904 to 1967.

Addresses, articles and lectures, 1933 - 1966, undated

Box 9 - Folder 11
List of Ruth St. Denis Articles, 1951 Nov.

Box 9 - Folder 12
A - B, undated
Art, Art Institute of Pasadena, The Arts Today, The Ashram, A Beggar for Beauty.

Box 9 - Folder 13
Balanced Government , 1966 Jan. - 1966 Apr.
Contains statements by Ruth St. Denis and press releases.

Box 9 - Folder 14
C, 1925 - 1959, undated
The Creative Artists of America - Speech in Chicago, The Creative Artists of America, The Artists of America, Creative Silence , Credo, Current Biography.


The Divine Dance, 1933

Box 9 - Folder 15
Printed book, 1933
Unpublished.

Box 9 - Folder 16
Drafts, undated
Typed drafts of Lesson II; Body, Lesson III; The Divine Dance, Lesson IV, Lesson V; The Group Dance, Lesson VI; The Dance in Traditional Worship, The Solo Dance, Lesson VII; Manifesting Christ,Lesson VIII; Dance of the Future.

Box 9 - Folder 17
D - E, undated
The Dance as Spiritual Expression, The Dance as Worship, Dialogue for a Temple, The Divine Poem, Explanation of the Symbology of the White Madonna.

Box 9 - Folder 18
F - L, 1944 - 1963, undated
France , Freedom, Future Unfoldments, Invisible War, Javanese Technique , Jesus the Artist , Leverage, Liberty.

Box 9 - Folder 19
Minute for Peace , 1966
Statement broadcast on radio from Mt. Tamalpais, San Fransisco.

Box 9 - Folder 20
M - N, 1940 - 1951, undated
Magazine; A New Magazine of the Dance, Mobilization , Monastic Order for Artists, Moses, The New Art.

Box 9 - Folder 21
O - P, 1924 - 1965, undated
O Artists, What Vision , On Photography, Our Approach to Art, Plan for the Colony, A Plea for Subsidy, Poetic and Allegorical Dance Themes.


Rhythmic Choir , 1965, undated

Box 9 - Folder 22
Writings, 1965, undated
Includes How to Organize a Rhythmic Choir, Rhythmic Choir as an Artform, Rhythmic Choir; Evaluations on Past, Present, Future, The Science of the Rhythmic Choir, Society for the Spirtual Arts and its Rhythmic Choir, Themes from the Twenty - Seventh Psalm for the Rhythmic Choir.

Box 9 - Folder 23
Notes, 1965, undated
Includes notes and choreographic instructions by Ruth St. Denis and dictations to John Dougherty.

Box 10 - Folder 1
R - S, 1944 - 1965, undated
Religious Movies, Responsive Call to Worship , Rhythms of the World , Rhythms on the Mound , The Silent Dance , The Study of the Divine Dance, Subject matter of lectures on Religion and the Arts.

Box 10 - Folder 2
Society for the Spiritual Arts, undated
Contains statements on the nature of the religious organization founded by Ruth St. Denis.

Box 10 - Folder 3
T - V, 1941 - 1944, undated
Talk, Chicago Performance , Talk Given at Jacob's Pillow, Theater of the Scriptures, The Vail of May a (Preface.)

Box 10 - Folder 4
Wisdom Comes Dancing , Vol. 1 No. 1, 1957 July
Discussion and Instruction on Religious Dance Choir. An interview with Ruth St. Denis from 1956 July.

Box 10 - Folder 5
Incomplete, 1940 - 1964


Dance Dramas and Ballets 1904 - 1967

Box 10 - Folder 6
List of Ruth St. Denis dance dramas, 1967 July

Box 10 - Folder 7
List of Ruth St. Denis ballets, 1904 - 1930

Box 10 - Folder 8
A - D, 1930 - 1965, undated
Angkor - Vat , Babylon, Ballet of Unity, Blue Madonna , The Buddha and the Courtesan, The Creative Dancer, The Door of Resistance, The Drama of Interpretation.

Box 10 - Folder 9
Dance dramas, undated
Collection of descriptions of Ruth St Denis dramatic works. Contains a preface by John Dougherty and introduction by Ruth St. Denis.

Box 10 - Folder 10
Dance scenes, 1964 June
Pageantry and a series of poetry, music and dance given in California hotels.

Box 10 - Folder 11
David , 1964 Aug.
A dance drama in one act and three scenes.

Box 10 - Folder 12
Egypta , undated

Box 10 - Folder 13
F - I, undated
Festival of Light, Isle of Death, Ishtar of the Seven Gates

Box 10 - Folder 14
L - R, 1932, undated
The Lamp , The Life of Ruth St. Denis , The Love Circles, The Love God, Ourieda, Outline of the Ballet of the People, Poem of Ecstasy, Performance at the Middle Atlantic Conference Y.W.C.A. New Jersey, Prophetess, Radha.

Box 10 - Folder 15
Preface to a Preface, 1966
Ruth St. Denis writing on the nature of her dramas and ballets.

Box 10 - Folder 16
S, 1920 Mar., undated
Sappho and Song of Deliverance, The Study of the Madonna.

Box 10 - Folder 17
The White Madonna, 1962 Sept. - 1962 Oct.
Includes performance notes and press releases.

Box 10 - Folder 18
Incomplete, 1940 - 1964, undated
Contains lists of music used for performances and notes by John Dougherty.


Journals, 1936, undated

Box 10 - Folder 19
Journal Book of Writings of Ruth St. Denis, undated.
Transcriptions of St. Denis journal by John Dougherty.

Box 10 - Folder 20
Journal Excerpts, 1936, June
Typed journal notes.


Poetry, 1932 - 1966

Box 10 - Folder 21
Harper book proposal, 1966
Contains poems by St. Denis for a proposed book of poetry.

Box 10 - Folder 22
Lotus Light, 1932
Published book of poems, inscribed by Ruth St. Denis. Folder also contains book, Brother Lawrence, inscribed by Ruth St. Denis to John Dougherty, 1924.

Box 10 - Folder 23
Lotus Light, 1932
Typed drafts of poems from Lotus Light.

Box 10 - Folder 24
Poetry books, undated
Small booklets from Ruth St. Denis' Poetic Biography.

Box 10 - Folder 25
Selected Poems of Ruth St. Denis, 1965 Aug.
Selection of poems with a note from John Dougherty to Alfred Stury.

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Sub - series III: Professional Papers, 1959-1968, undated


1 box
The professional papers sub-series includes notes, memos and dictations of Ruth St. Denis. The notes and dictations were typed and written by John Dougherty and pertain to all aspects of Ruth St. Denis life and career.

Dictations typed by John Dougherty, 1964 - 1966, undated

Box 11 - Folder 1
1963 Dec. - 1965 Aug.

Box 11 - Folder 2
1965 Sept. - 1965 Dec.

Box 11 - Folder 3
1966 Jan. - 1966 May

Box 11 - Folder 4
1966 June - 1966 Oct.


Notes by John Dougherty as secretary for Ruth St. Denis

Box 11 - Folder 5
1956 Mar. - 1962 Nov.

Box 11 - Folder 6
1963 Jan. - 1963 Dec.

Box 11 - Folder 7
1964 Jan. - 1964 May

Box 11 - Folder 8
1964 June - 1964 Dec.

Box 11 - Folder 9
1965 Jan. - 1965 Dec.

Box 11 - Folder 10
1966 Jan. - 1966 Mar.

Box 11 - Folder 11
1966 Apr. - 1966 Oct.

Box 11 - Folder 12
1967 - 1968, undated

BOX 11 - FOLDER 13
Undated

Box 11 - Folder 14
Notes typed by Ruth St. Denis, undated

Box 11 - Folder 15
Press Releases, 1963 - 1966, undated


Ruth St. Denis Center Records, 1949 - 1966, undated

Box 11 - Folder 16
1949 Jan. - 1965 Dec.

Box 11 - Folder 17
1966, undated

Box 11 - Folder 18
Ruth St. Denis chronology of events, 1962 - 1964
Compiled by John Dougherty.

Box 11 - Folder 19
Ruth St. Denis Funeral, 1968 July - 1968 Aug.
Includes correspondence to John Dougherty regarding the death of St. Denis and list of funeral attendees.

Series III: Oversized Materials, 1906 - 1967, undated


1 box
The oversized materials contain clippings from John Dougherty scrapbook, music scores and photographs of Ruth St. Denis. There is also a folder of unidentified photographs of dancers.

Box 12 - Folder 1
Clippings, 1931 - 1967, undated
Materials from John Dougherty scrapbook.


Music scores, Undated

Box 12 - Folder 2
D – E, Undated

Box 12 - Folder 3
G – L, Undated

Box 12 - Folder 4
O – P, Undated

Box 12 - Folder 5
R – V, Undated

Box 12 - Folder 6
Unidentified and Incomplete, Undated


Photographs, 1906 - 1963, undated

Box 12 - Folder 7
Ruth St. Denis, 1906 - 1963
Some photos signed by Ruth St. Denis.

Box 12 - Folder 8
Unidentified photos, undated
Photos of dancers.


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