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Series VII: Mary Wigman Materials, 1925-1935 Table of Contents Series IX: Oversize1924-1965

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

- Series Descriptions/Container List
- Series VII: Personal and Family, 1803-1969

Series VII: Personal and Family, 1803-1969


27 folders
Arrangement: Arranged in five sub-series: Documents and Writings, Notebooks, Calendars, Sketches, and Financial.
This small series has a broad date range (1803-1969) and includes business logs, ledgers, official documents, patent applications and awards, school documents -- including an autograph book, probably signed by Holm's high school classmates -- notebooks, calendars, sketches, and financial papers. The early family material is in German, written in a formal hand. Papers regarding Holm's Dresden residence in the 1920s, correspondence concerning Klaus Holm's schooling, and an interview with Klaus Holm are also included in this series.

A: Documents and Writings, 1803-1935, 1965


8 folders

Box 27 - Folder 627-628
Family documents, 1803-1911

Box 27 - Folder 629
Family correspondence/notes, 1924-1937

Box 27 - Folder 630
Housing - correspondence/notes, [1920-1929?]

Box 27 - Folder 631
Interview with Klaus Holm, 1965

Box 27 - Folder 632
Personal writings, 1920
In German.

Box 27 - Folder 633
Lesson in Russian, [1922?]

Box 27 - Folder 634
Poems by others, 1931 and n.d.

B: Notebooks, 1852-1948 and n.d.


9 folders

Box 27 - Folder 635
[No. 1], 1852-1895
In German. May have belonged to Hanya Holm's maternal grandparents. Includes loose sheets.

Box 28 - Folder 636
[No. 2], 1906
In German.

Box 28 - Folder 637
[No. 3], 1908-1919
Autograph book in several languages.

Box 28 - Folder 638
[No. 4], 1910-1913
In German.

Box 27 - Folder 639
[No. 5], 1916
In German

Box 28 - Folder 640
[No. 6], 1929
In German. Includes travel expenses.

Box 28 - Folder 641
[No. 7], 1947-1948 and n.d.
In English and German. Includes log entitled, "Packages to Germany", Russian language exercises, expense ledger, and notes on dance.

Box 28 - Folder 642
[No. 8], n.d.
In English. Address book. Includes 2 sketches by unidentified artist.

Box 28 - Folder 643
[No. 9], n.d.
In German. Includes drawings of sewing patterns with directions.

C: Calendars


3 folders

Box 28 - Folder 644
[No. 1], 1900 and n.d.
In German. Includes loose pages of notes.

Box 28 - Folder 645
[No. 2], 1962
In English.

Box 28 - Folder 646
[No. 3], 1972

D: Sketches, 1921-1941, 1980 and n.d.


5 folders

Box 28 - Folder 647
By Hanya Holm, 1925-1929

Box 28 - Folder 648
By Marjorie Bahouth, [1937?]

Box 28 - Folder 649
By Odin Waugh [and Elsa Reich?], 1980 and n.d.

Box 28 - Folder 650
By Shirlee Dodge, 1941 and n.d.

Box 28 - Folder 651
By others, 1921-1941 and n.d.
Includes work by Ernest Freed, Klaus Kuntze, Rokuter, and Standley. Also includes work by unknown artists, probably Paul Sweeney and others.

E: Financial, 1935-1969 and n.d.


2 folders

Box 28 - Folder 652
Investments, 1968-1969

Box 28 - Folder 653
Receipts, 1935-1968 and n.d.


Series VII: Mary Wigman Materials, 1925-1935 Table of Contents Series IX: Oversize1924-1965