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Maracci, Carmelita, 1911-1987. Papers, 1924-1988.

- Container List

Container List

I. Correspondence


[341 items, 51 folders]
Outgoing arranged chronologically; incoming arranged alphabetically in individual files for those correspondents with more than 1 item (with correspondence within files arranged chronologically), and in general alphabetical files for those with only 1 item.

Box 1 - Folder 1
A. Incoming - Childhood [from Principal, Lynch School, to Mrs. Joe Maracci, 1924]
1 Items


B. Outgoing

Box 1 - Folder 2
1966-87
6 Items

Box 1 - Folder 3
n.d.
8 Items


C. Incoming [more than 1 item each]

Box 1 - Folder 4
Armitage, Merle, 1948-49
2 Items

Box 1 - Folder 5
Bauman, Mrs. Leon, 1967-68 [Kansas Dance Council]
3 Items


Beegle, May, 1942
[see Columbia Concerts]

Box 1 - Folder 6
Brennan, Gerald, 1976
2 Items

Box 1 - Folder 7
Carter, William, n.d.
2 Items


Columbia Concerts/Metropolitan Music Bureau [F.C. Coppicus, F.C. Schang]

Box 1 - Folder 8
1930's
6 Items

Box 1 - Folder 9
1940-41
14 Items

Box 1 - Folder 10
1942
11 Items


De Mille, Agnes

Box 1 - Folder 11
1944-49
9 Items

Box 1 - Folder 12
1950-59
8 Items

Box 1 - Folder 13
1961-66
14 Items

Box 1 - Folder 14
1970-78
3 Items

Box 1 - Folder 15
198?-86
12 Items

Box 1 - Folder 16
n.d.
9 Items

Box 1 - Folder 17
Erlanger, Margaret, 1963
6 Items

Box 1 - Folder 18
Gale, Joseph, 1977
2 Items

Box 1 - Folder 19
Green, Charles, 1955, n.d. [Consolidated Concerts Corp.]
5 Items

Box 1 - Folder 20
Gregory, Cynthia, 1942, n.d.
3 Items

Box 1 - Folder 21
Hopkins, Harry, 1966 [L.A. County Museum of Arts]
2 Items

Box 1 - Folder 22
Hutchins, Robert, 1966
3 Items

Box 1 - Folder 23
Impulse Publications, 1961
2 Items

Box 1 - Folder 24
Joffrey, Robert, 1983-87
3 Items

Box 1 - Folder 25
Kolodney, William, 1952
2 Items

Box 1 - Folder 26
Lebrun, Rico, 1951-64
2 Items

Box 1 - Folder 27
Lee, Robert Tyler, n.d.
3 Items

Box 1 - Folder 28
Liebert, Mary Ann, 1977 [The Dance Program]
3 Items


Martin, John

Box 1 - Folder 29
1939-49
16 Items

Box 1 - Folder 30
1950-69
17 Items

Box 1 - Folder 31
1970-77
19 Items

Box 1 - Folder 32
1978-81
18 Items

Box 1 - Folder 33-34
n.d.
21 Items

Box 2 - Folder 35
Newmar, Julie, n.d.
2 Items

Box 2 - Folder 36
Oswald, Genevieve, 1978-84
7 Items


Pleasant, Richard (to Schang), 1939
[see Columbia Concerts]

Box 2 - Folder 37
Robbins, Jerome, 1948-88
4 Items

Box 2 - Folder 38
Rule, Janice, 1953-72
3 Items
[see also article, "Actor's Identity Crisis...", VIII.]

Box 2 - Folder 39
Saddler, Donald, 1949-84
8 Items

Box 2 - Folder 40
Shawn, Ted, 1942-65
4 Items

Box 2 - Folder 41
Shelly, Mary J., 1937-38 [Bennington]
3 Items

Box 2 - Folder 42
Snyder, Allegra Fuller, 1984, n.d.
2 Items

Box 2 - Folder 43
Stuart, Muriel, 1950-64
4 Items

Box 2 - Folder 44
Terry, Walter, 1942-50, n.d.
5 Items

Box 2 - Folder 45
University of Cal./Los Angeles, 1948-69
6 Items


D. Incoming [1 item each]

Box 2 - Folder 46
A-C
11 Items


Alexander, Mildred Moore, 1949

American School of Dance, 1948

Barzel, Ann, 1948

Behymer, L.E. (to Hurok), 1945

Bloom, Julius, 1949 [Brooklyn Institute of Arts & Sciences]

Burke, Albert, 1967

"Catherine," n.d.

Cedrone, Donato, 1973

Chaplin, Charles, 1949

Chase, Lucia, 1953

Clendenin, Golda, n.d.

Box 2 - Folder 47
D-J
9 Items


Davis, Adelle, 1956

Dolin, Anton, 1950

"Gary," 1986

Geer, Bill, 1951

Hatch, Robert, 1971

Joe, Dale, n.d.

"Joel," n.d.

Joel, Lydia, 1963

Jonson, Tom, n.d.

Box 2 - Folder 48
K-M
11 Items


Kelly, Gene, 1950

Kent, Allegra, 1955

Keele, Bette, 1953

Leonard, Warren, 1949

Livy, Eda [?], n.d.

Losch, Tilly, 1949

Manfred, Ernest F., 1946

May, Lillian, n.d.

Moore, Lillian, 1953

Morca, Teodora, 1979

Morton, Lawrence, 1957

Box 2 - Folder 49
P-R
8 Items


Perry, Barbara, 1987

Pilzer, Max, 1951

Pischl, A.J., 1980

Reynolds, Nancy, 1983

Richmond, Aaron, 1941

"Robbie," 1970

Roosevelt, T., n.d.

Ross, Herbert, n.d.

Box 2 - Folder 50
S-T
9 Items


St. Denis, Ruth, n.d.

"Saul," 1950

Sokolow, Anna, n.d.

Sorell, Walter, 1951

Sossi, Ron, 1974

Susat, Paul Ward, 1951

Swisher, Viola Hegyi, 1940

Thompson, Harold, 1941 [Pres., student body, Texas Technological College]

Tudor, Antony, n.d.

Box 2 - Folder 51
U-W
8 Items


Unidentified student, 1971

Van Vechten, Carl, n.d.

Walkowitz, Abraham, 1940

Warner, John A. (to Dr. M. Straus), 1952

Weidman, Charles, 1940

Whittaker, James, 1937

Wiswell, Jean, 1955 [Beverly Hills Music Association]

Wolfe, Katherine, 1955

II. Writings by CM


[48 items, 8 folders]
Arranged by type of material; most materials, including those in the blue binders, are in order as received.

A. Material for autobiography [personal reminiscences, journal-type entries]

Box 3
2 ring binders with sections of typed mss.
2 Items

Box 4
3 ring binders with reminiscences
3 Items

Box 5
Notebooks with reminiscences
13 Items

Box 6 - Folder 52
Section concerning Agnes de Mille
1 Items

Box 6 - Folder 53-57
Misc. fragments
20 Items

Box 6 - Folder 58
B. Articles by CM [published or unpublished]
8 Items


"Face the Music Before You Dance," Music and Dance in California, 1940

"The Portrait - The Individual Voice," Impulse, 1961 [reprinted in Anthology of Impulse 1951-66, 1969]

"Dancing for the Colonels," The Nation, 4-12-71

"Laughter is the Gut Unhurting Itself," 8-16-75

"The Psychological Aspects of the Dance"

"A Criticism of the Dance: Professional and academic, with special emphasis on the unprecedented influence of the university of the art"

Box 6 - Folder 59
C. Class notes as a schoolgirl [includes French, English, physics]
1 Items

III. Writings about CM


[48 items, 8 folders]
Arranged by type of material; the articles are arranged chronologically.

Box 6 - Folder 60
A. Section from De Mille's book Portrait Gallery, with corrections, 1988
1 Items


B. Articles from magazines, newspapers

Box 6 - Folder 61
1930's
4 Items


"Carma Lita - Art Study," "Realm of Dance," American Dancer, 1932 Apr.

"Carma Lita Maracci," Lillian May Ehrman, Script, 1935 June

"The World and the Theatre," Theatre Arts Monthly, 1937 Aug.

"Carma Lita Maracci," Dorathi Bock Pierre, American Dancer, 1938 May

Box 6 - Folder 62
1940's
10 Items


"Carmalita Maracci - The Dancer," Sidney Sanders, and "Of Music," Duane Garroway, California Arts & Architecture, 1940 Apr.

"A Gallery of American Dancers - Carmalita Maracci," American Dancer, 1942 Mar.

"Carmelita Maracci...California's Own `Enigma of the Dance World'," 1940-45 [?]

"Tornado," Time, 1946 Jan.

"People are talking about...Carmelita Maracci, extraordinary dancer," Vogue, 1946 Jan.

"Carmelita Maracci and Group," Dance Observer, 1946 Feb.

"Maracci," Arts and Architecture, 1948 Feb.

"Dilemma," Constantine, Dance Magazine, 1948 June

"The State of the Theatre: Lafayette Lands Again," William Beyer, School and Society, 1949 Jan.

Box 6 - Folder 63
1950's-1960's
4 Items


"The Roving Spotlight falls on... Carmelita Maracci" and mention in yellow pages, Dance Magazine, 1954 Jan.

"Why Your Child Should Dance," as told to Maurice Zolotow [by CM], Redbook, 1955 Dec.

"Dance Magazine's 1957 Awards: The Presentation," Dance Magazine, 1958 Mar.

"Lessons with Carmelita Maracci...," Jocelyn W. Knowles, Dance Magazine, 1964 May

Box 6 - Folder 64
1980's
4 Items


"A Legend's `Unplanned Oblivion'," Donna Perlmutter, Los Angeles Times, 1985 Apr.

"American Ballet Theatre's Early Years: The Way It Was," William Como, Dance Magazine, 1987 June

"Carmelita Maracci: An Appreciation," Donna Perlmutter, Dance Magazine, 1987 Nov.

"In Memorium: Carmelita Maracci," Barbara Perry, Gypsy Chorus, Fall 1987

Box 6 - Folder 65
C. Articles with mention of CM
5 Items


"Brief Biographies - Christine Sarry," Dance Magazine, 1968 Feb.

"Capezio Dance Award," [to William Kolodney], 1970

"Conversations with Cynthia Gregory," Olga Maynard, Dance Magazine, 1975 Apr.

"William Carter: An Interview," Tobi Tobias, Dance Magazine, 1975 June

"The New Theatricality," William Como, Dance Magazine, 1986 Jan.

Box 6 - Folder 66-67
D. Miscellaneous
20 Items
[see also in I. Correspondence:

Keele, Bette

Perry, Barbara]

IV. Materials relating to dances by CM


[18 items, 6 folders]
Arranged by type of material.

Box 6 - Folder 68
A. Descriptive notes
7 Items


Another Goyescas

The baffled cavalier

The fire dance

Gavotte vivace

Goya

Klavier stucke

Lament for the death of a bull-fighter

The passionate peacock

A Schubert suite

Toch

Box 6 - Folder 69
B. Costume sketches for Goyescas
1 Items

Box 6 - Folder 70
C. Circo de Espana
2 Items


Pictures, Ballet Theatre Annual, 1951-52

Libretto, Ballet Theatre Annual, 1952-53

Box 6 - Folder 71
D. "The Song of the Spanish Gypsies," [list of recordings, some texts]
1 Items

Box 6 - Folder 72
E. Sheet music
9 Items


Albeniz, "Sonate en re, 1790"

Beethoven, "Scherzo Sonata op. 28" Scherzo

Falla, "Pieces Espagnoles-Cubana"

Lully, Respighi, Scarlatti Carlotta Grisi - In Retrospect

Prieto, "Zarabanda" [brief annotations]

Scarlatti

"Gavotta"

"Sonata in G-minor" Classic Dance

"Sonata #58"

Soler, "Sonate en fa dieze"

Turina

"Holy Thursday at Midnight" Goya

"Zambra"

Turina-Albeniz, "Invocation" Lament for the Death of a Torero [Bull-fighter]

V. Materials relating to performances


[78 items, 5 folders]
Arranged by type of material.

Box 7 - Folder 73
A. Contract, Metropolitan Music Bureau, 1939
1 Items

Box 7 - Folder 74
B. Program copy
19 Items

Box 7 - Folder 75
C. Press releases/promotion
14 Items

Box 7 - Folder 76-77
D. Flyers, brochures
44 Items

VI. Materials relating to teaching


[18 items, 6 folders]
Arranged by type of material.

A. Notes for lectures/talking classes

Box 7 - Folder 78
1971
1 Items

Box 7 - Folder 79
1972-73
2 Items

Box 7 - Folder 80
1985,87
3 Items

Box 7 - Folder 81
B. Notes - comparisons of ballet, Spanish and modern; castanets
6 Items

Box 7 - Folder 82
C. Flyers
4 Items

Box 7 - Folder 83
D. Sheet music for classes [with brief annotations]
2 Items


"Harpsichord works of old masters, 1550-1780," vol.II

"The Evolution of Piano Music, 1350-1700"

VII. Clippings [reviews, interviews, announcements, obituaries]


[85 items, 5 folders]
Arranged chronologically by decades.

Box 7 - Folder 84
1920-30's
18 Items

Box 7 - Folder 85-86
1940's
38 Items

Box 7 - Folder 87
1950-60's
9 Items

Box 7 - Folder 8
1980's; n.d.
20 Items

VIII. Miscellany


[10 items, 3 folders]
Arranged by type of material.

Box 7 - Folder 89
A. Articles kept by CM on various subjects
3 Items


"The Actor's Identity Crises (Postanalytic Reflections of an Actress)," Janice Rule [pupil of CM], International Journal of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

"Creativity: It may be more than biology," Anne C. Roark

"Cynthia Gregory: Becoming an All-American Ballerina," Jack Anderson, New York Times, 1984

Box 7 - Folder 90
B. "Comments by distinguished figures concerning CM"
1 Items

Box 7 - Folder 90
C. Reading list annotated by CM "for people who read"
1 Items

Box 7 - Folder 90
D. 2 ticket stubs to CM Los Angeles debut, 4-22-30
1 Items

Box 7 - Folder 90
E. Capezio calendar, 1953 [CM pictured for Sept.]
1 Items

Box 7 - Folder 90
F. "Reason to be Proud," by F.K. Ferenz
1 Items

Box 7 - Folder 90
G. Fragment of photograph with brief explanation
2 Items

Box 7 - Folder 91
H. Portrait of Antonio Patti [CM's great-grandfather]
2 Items

IX. Artwork by CM


[33 items in 1 document box, 2 albums]
In order as received.

Box 8
A. Album of drawings [contains 186 drawings]
1 Items

Box 9
B. Album of drawings [contains 139 drawings]
1 Items

Box 10
B. Larger drawings, collages
31 Items
[includes portraits of CM by Louise Clairmont and Charles Schlein]


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