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Series VI: Writings, 1930-1984 and n.d. (bulk 1932-1966) Table of Contents Series VII: Personal and Family, 1803-1969

Holm (Hanya) Papers, 1803-1984 (bulk 1931-1980)

- Series Descriptions/Container List
- Series VII: Mary Wigman Materials, 1925-1935

Series VII: Mary Wigman Materials, 1925-1935


14 folders
Arrangement: Arranged in four sub-series: Writings, Totenmal, Munich, 1930, Mary Wigman and her Group, and Wigman Schools in Germany.
This series contains material from the 1920s and 1930s. Wigman's writings form the bulk of the series and include her 1931 lecture at the Sorbonne and other articles in English and German. Wigman's performance work is documented in material related to the 1930 production of Totenmal and to her Tanzgruppe. Other folders contain meterials from 1929-1934 pertaining to Wigman's schools in Germany.

A: Writings, 1929-1932 and n.d.


6 folders

Box 27 - Folder 613
Articles, 1929-1932

Box 27 - Folder 614
Lecture at the Sorbonne, 1931
Three versions.

Box 27 - Folder 615
Dance for your Life,
Three versions.

Box 27 - Folder 616
Articles, n.d.
Includes "The Dance and the Modern Woman" and "Everybody can Dance."

Box 27 - Folder 617
Articles, n.d.
Includes "Die Naturliche Bewegung Als Grundlage des Tanzes", "Deutsche Tanzkunst", and "Der Tanzer und das Theater".

Box 27 - Folder 618
About Mary Wigman, 1931-1932 and n.d.

B:Totenmal, Munich, 1930


3 folders

Box 27 - Folder 619
Contract and production notes

Box 27 - Folder 620
Program/print materials

Box 27 - Folder 621
Press materials

C: Mary Wigman and her Group, 1925-1935


3 folders

Box 27 - Folder 622
Publicity and programs, 1931-1935 and n.d.

Box 27 - Folder 623
Miscellaneous documents, 1925-1928

Box 27 - Folder 624
Announcements, programs, reviews, 1934-1934 and n.d.

D: Wigman Schools in Germany, 1929-1934


2 folders

Box 27 - Folder 625
Wigman-Schule - Dresden, et al., 1929-1934

Box 27 - Folder 626
Photo postcards - Dresden School,


Series VI: Writings, 1930-1984 and n.d. (bulk 1932-1966) Table of Contents Series VII: Personal and Family, 1803-1969