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Series II: Research Materials, 1912 - 1972 and undated Table of Contents Related Materials

Wolfe (Katharine) Papers, 1912-1972

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- Series III: Writings, circa 1960 and undated

Series III: Writings, circa 1960 and undated


2 boxes
Arrangement: Alphabetical

The Writings series contains a few different, possibly earlier drafts on various subjects that were incorporated into the final version of The Concert Dance manuscript, as well as a photocopy of the completed 1960 typescript that was supplied by the Seattle Public Library, where it was deposited (Special Collections, University of Washington also holds a copy).

Manuscript drafts, undated

Box 18 - Folder 1
Anna Pavlova and the Russian Imperial Ballet
Mimeograph copies, four unnumbered leaves.

Box 18 - Folder 2
Ballet Theatre

Box 18 - Folder 3
Charles Weidman
Mimeograph copy, five numbered leaves, additional leaf with questions on Charles Weidman.

Box 18 - Folder 4
Early History of Dancing as an Art
Mimeograph copy, five numbered leaves.

Box 18 - Folder 5
Eleanor King
Carbon copy with corrections, pages 35 - 52.

Box 18 - Folder 6
Gluck Sandor and Felicia Sorel
Typescript with corrections, pages 35 - 42.

Box 18 - Folder 7
Isadora Duncan
Mimeograph copies, four unnumbered leaves, one copy with corrections in pen.

Box 18 - Folder 8
Martha Graham
Mimeograph copy, seven numbered leaves, additional leaf with questions on Martha Graham.

Box 18 - Folder 9
The Oriental Dance in America
Uncorrected carbon copy, pages 1 - 34, 45 - 57.

Box 18 - Folder 10
Outline of the Classical Ballet
Mimeograph copy, two unnumbered leaves.

Box 18 - Folder 11
Rudolf von Laban and Early Influences on Modern Dance in Germany
Typescript with corrections, pages 1 - 3 and carbon copy, pages 1 - 28, with some annotations on first page.

Box 18 - Folder 12
Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn
Mimeograph copies, six unnumbered leaves, one copy with corrections in pencil.

Box 18 - Folder 13
The Spanish Dance in America
Typescript with corrections, pages 1 - 55; includes section on Mariemma marked, "cut entirely."

Box 18 - Folder 14
Miscellaneous pages
Includes material on Harald Kreutzberg, Yvonne Georgi, Agnes de Mille, and Catherine Littlefield.


Photocopy of final manuscript ofThe Concert Dance, undated

Box 18 - Folder 15
Chronology and solicitation letter to publishers, undated
Letter from literary agent, E. Harriet Gipson includes selected readers' testimonials and account of Wolfe's modern dance credentials.

Box 18 - Folder 16
Prefatory matter
Table of contents and foreword.

Box 18 - Folder 17
1A (Early History of Dance )

Box 18 - Folder 18
1B (The Development of Ballet in Europe )

Box 18 - Folder 19
1C (The Development of Ballet in Russia )

Box 18 - Folder 20
1D (The Diaghileff Era )

Box 18 - Folder 21
1E (The Development of the Ballet in England )

Box 18 - Folder 22
1F (Development of the Ballet in America )

Box 18 - Folder 23
2A (Rudolf von Laban and Early Influence on Modern Dance in Germany )

Box 18 - Folder 24
2B (Mary Wigman )

Box 18 - Folder 25
2C (Kurt Jooss )

Box 18 - Folder 26
2D (Second Generation Leaders )

Box 18 - Folder 27
2E (German Dancers in America )

Box 18 - Folder 28
3A (Early Influences on American Modern Dance )

Box 19 - Folder 1
3B (Isadora Duncan )

Box 19 - Folder 2
3C (Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn )

Box 19 - Folder 3
3D (Building the American Modern Dance )

Box 19 - Folder 4
3E (Martha Graham )

Box 19 - Folder 5
3F (Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman )

Box 19 - Folder 6
3G (Helen Tamiris )

Box 19 - Folder 7
3H (Other Early Experimentalists )

Box 19 - Folder 8
3J (The Graham Family )

Box 19 - Folder 9
3K (The Humphrey - Weidman Family )

Box 19 - Folder 10
3L (The Holm Family )

Box 19 - Folder 11
3M (The Independents )

Box 19 - Folder 12
3N (Modern Dance in Education )

Box 19 - Folder 13
3P (Dance Notation )

Box 19 - Folder 14
4A (The Negro Dance in America )
Includes title page for Part IV.

Box 19 - Folder 15
4B (The Spanish Dance in America )

Box 19 - Folder 16
4C (The Oriental Dance in America )

Box 19 - Folder 17
4D (The Jewish Dance in America )

Box 19 - Folder 18
4E (Dance Mime in America )

Box 19 - Folder 19
Dance Charts Showing Developments in Europe and America



Series II: Research Materials, 1912 - 1972 and undated Table of Contents Related Materials