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Series VII: Personal and Family, 1803-1969 Table of Contents Series X: Miscellaneous

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

- Series Descriptions/Container List
- Series IX: Oversize1924-1965

Series IX: Oversize1924-1965


58 folders
Arrangement: Arranged mostly by title within four sub-series: Scores, Designs, Other Graphic Materials, and Labanotation.
This series includes the numerous scores Holm commissioned for concert dance, some scores and vocal parts for musical theater productions, costume designs, labanotation and posters. Composers represented here include Wallingford Reigger, Alex North, John Cage, Henry Cowell, Marc Blitztein and others. Costume designs by Lemuel Ayers for "Kiss Me Kate" and Cecil Beaton for "My Fair Lady" are included. Labanotation for some dances from "My Fair Lady" are also in this series.

A: Scores, 1924-1965 and n.d.


41 folders

Box 29 - Folder 654
Anya, 1965
Music and lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest. Some annotation.

Box 29 - Folder 655
Kiss Me Kate, vocal score parts, 1948
Music and lyrics by Cole Porter. Some annotation.

Box 29 - Folder 656
The Liar, vocal parts, n.d.
Music by John Mundy; lyrics by Edward Eager. Some annotation.

Box 29 - Folder 657
Reuben Reuben, 1953
Composer and lyricist: Marc Blitztein. Includes "Overture" and Act I, Scenes 1-3. Annotated.

Box 30 - Folder 658
Reuben Reuben, partial score, 1953
Includes Act I, scenes 4-7. Annotated.

Box 30 - Folder 659
Reuben Reuben, vocal scores and incidential music, 1953
Includes Act II, scenes 1-4. Some annotation.

Box 30 - Folder 660
City Nocturne, holograph scores, n.d.
Composer: Wallingford Reigger. Scores also labeled "Dance a."

Box 30 - Folder 661
The Cry, holograph score and part, 1935
Composer: Wallingford Reigger. Score also labeled "Dance b." Also includes notation of percussion, 1935.

Box 30 - Folder 662
Dance of Introduction, parts, 1941
Composer: Henry Cowell. Score labeled "Opening Dance." Original envelope also labeled "Salutation, Elegy, Dance." Also includes orchestra parts for Dance of Introduction.

Box 30 - Folder 663
Dance of Introduction, n.d.
Composer: Freda Miller.

Box 30 - Folder 664
Dance of Joy, 1936
Composer: Wallingford Reigger. Annotated.

Box 30 - Folder 665
Dances of Work and Play, photostate, n.d.
Composer: Norman Lloyd.

Box 30 - Folder 666
Dances of Work and Play, n.d.

Box 31 - Folder 667
Dance Sonata, score and parts, n.d.
Composer: Harrison Kerr.

Box 31 - Folder 668
Demonstration Music, 1939
Includes assorted scores by Freda Miller and Harvey Pollins. Also includes excerpts from "Metropolitan Daily" and unidentified music.

Box 31 - Folder 669
Dream Music, n.d.
Composer: Alex North. Includes original, annotated score and reproduction.

Box 31 - Folder 670
Drive, n.d.
Composer: Harvey Pollins.

Box 31 - Folder 671
For Lucrezia, n.d.
Composer: Harvey Pollins. Score labeled "For Lucretia Barzun."

Box 31 - Folder 672
Four Tone Pictures for Piano, 1932
Composer: Wallingford Reigger. Original envelope also labeled "Eccentricities".

Box 31 - Folder 673
From this Earth, [1941?]
Composer: Roy Harris. Annotated.

Box 31 - Folder 674
Golden Fleece, n.d.
Composer: Alex North. Includes orchestra parts. Annotated.

Box 31 - Folder 675
Ionisation, score, 1934
Composer: Edgar Varese. Includes dancers' signatures on title page.

Box 31 - Folder 676
Metropolitan Daily, 1938
Composer: Gregory Tucker. Includes annotations and revisions.

Box 32 - Folder 677
Metropolitan Daily, 1938
Composer: Gregory Tucker. Annotated. Original envelope labeled "Metropolitan Daily (original)."

Box 32 - Folder 678
Octandre, 1924 and n.d.
Composer: Edgar Varese. Includes full score and "Pf" [performance?] reduction.

Box 32 - Folder 679
Opening Dance, n.d.
Composer: Vivian Fine. Annotated. See also "They Too Are Exiles."

Box 32 - Folder 680
[Parable], n.d.
Composer: Couperin. Original envelope labeled "Virgins (Couperin)." Annotated.

Box 32 - Folder 681
Pastorale Lunaire, 1932
Composer: V. Schwinghammer. Annotated.

Box 32 - Folder 682
Prelude, n.d.
Composer: Wallingford Reigger.

Box 32 - Folder 683
Primitive Rhythms, score and miscellaneous music parts, n.d.
Includes spiral notebook (choreographic notes?) and loose sheets.

Box 32 - Folder 684
Tragic Exodus, n.d.
Composer: Vivian Fine. Annotated.

Box 32 - Folder 685
Trio, piano score, n.d.
Composer: Irma Jurist. Annotated.

Box 32 - Folder 686
What so Proudly We Hail, [1942?]
Composer: John Cage. Later retitled "Suite of Four Dances."

Box 32 - Folder 687
They too Are Exiles, parts, n.d.
Composer: Vivian Fine. Annotated. See also "Opening Dance."

Box 32 - Folder 688
[Walt Whitman Suite], n.d.
Composer: Roy Harris. Includes "To Thee Old Cause," "Year That Trembled," and "Drums." Annotated.

Box 32 - Folder 689
Miscellaneous music, n.d.
Includes music by Varese, Britten and Weigl.

Box 33 - Folder 690
The Golden Apple, n.d.
Composer: Jerome Moross. Lyricist: John Latouche. Includes Act I. Some annotations.

Box 33 - Folder 691
The Golden Apple, n.d.
Composer: Jerome Moross. Lyricist: John Latouche. Includes Act II. Annotated.

Box 33 - Folder 692
The Golden Apple, n.d.
Composer: Jerome Moross. Lyricist: John Latouche. Original envelope labeled "Finale Music, 'Apple.'"

Box 33 - Folder 693
Namesake, n.d.
Composer: Roy Harris. Annotated.

Box 33 - Folder 694
Riding Hood Revisited, vocal score and libretto, n.d.
From "Ballet Ballads," 1954. Words by John Latouche. Music by Jerome Moross.

B: Designs


9 folders

Box 33 - Folder 695
Kiss Me Kate, n.d.
Designer: Lem Ayers

Box 34 - Folder 696
Kiss Me Kate, n.d.
Designer: Lem Ayers

Box 34 - Folder 697-698
My Fair Lady, n.d.
Designer: Cecil Beaton. Folder 698 includes wardrobe inventory and choreographic notes on reverse of sketch FD 20.

Box 34 - Folder 699
Namesake, costume designs, n.d.
Designer: Arch Lauterer.

Box 34 - Folder 700
Orestes and the Furies, costume designs, n.d.
[Designer: William T. Snaith?]

Box 34 - Folder 701
Costume designs by Liz Rytell, [1941?]
Designer's name spelled "Liz Reitell" on original envelope.

Box 34 - Folder 702
Costume designs, unidentified, n.d.
Original folder labeled: ". . . For 'Festive Rhythms,' 'Primitive Rhythm,' 'Trio,' 'Nightcats,' etc.

Box 34 - Folder 703
Costume designs, unidentified, n.d.

C: Other Graphic Materials


4 folders

Box 34 - Folder 704
Greeting cards, n.d.
Designers include Arthur Todd and Robert Tyler Lee.

Box 34 - Folder 705
Posters: Hanya Holm and Dance Company, 1938 and n.d.

Box 34 - Folder 706
Posters: The Golden Apple,

Box 34 - Folder 707
Clippings: My Fair Lady, 1958

D: Labanotation, 1941, 1957 and n.d.


4 folders

Box 34 - Folder 708-709
Concert dance, 1941 and n.d.
Includes "Waltz," "Coda," "Trio," and "4/4" from "Dance of Introduction," 1941-1942, "March" and unidentified scores.

Box 34 - Folder 710
My Fair Lady, 1957
Includes "Ascot Gavotte," "Get Me to the Church on Time ("Jig")," "Embassy Waltz" (Finale, Act I), and "Loverly."

Box 34 - Folder 711
Miscellaneous scores, n.d.
Includes "50 measures from Cataclysm" section of "Trend".


Series VII: Personal and Family, 1803-1969 Table of Contents Series X: Miscellaneous