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Dougherty (John) Collection, 1904-1988 Table of Contents Administrative Information

Dougherty (John) Collection, 1904-1988

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Title: John Dougherty Collection, 1904-1988
Creator: Dougherty, John
Call Number: *MGZMD 137
Size: 5.75 lf; 12 boxes
Repository: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
New York, New York
Abstract: John Dougherty was a dancer, dance historian and dance critic who spent most of his life affiliated with Ruth St. Denis and the Denishawn School. He was a student at Denishawn in the 1920s and later, served as secretary and literary adviser to Ruth St. Denis. He also taught dance and wrote for Dance News magazine. The John Dougherty Collection contains Dougherty's own materials, mostly from 1960-1975, as well as correspondence, documents and original writings of Ruth St. Denis dating from the final period of her professional career, 1960-1968.

Dougherty (John) Collection, 1904-1988 Table of Contents Administrative Information