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Sub - series I: Correspondence, 1956 - 1988, undated Table of Contents Sub - series III: Research, 1925-1980

Dougherty (John) Collection, 1904-1988

- Series Descriptions/Container List
- Series I: John Dougherty Professional Papers, 1925 - 1988
- Sub - series II: Writings, 1962 - 1980, 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 I: Correspondence, 1956 - 1988, undated Table of Contents Sub - series III: Research, 1925-1980