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IX. Conferences Table of Contents Series XI. Miscellaneous

King (Eleanor) Papers, 1931-1991

- CONTAINER LIST
- Series X. Books/Manuscripts by EK

Series X. Books/Manuscripts by EK
Contents: Books/Manuscripts by Eleanor King is divided into two subseries, The Way of Japanese Dance and Transformations, vol. 1 & 2. Both contain correspondence with publishers. The Way of Japanese Dance also contains research materials and notes, early drafts, artwork and illustrations, and a prospectus. Transformations also contains research and background material, early drafts, and a prospectus. Of particular interest is the correspondence with former members of the Humphrey-Weidman group, which contains reminiscences about Doris Humphrey, Charles Weidman, Josť Limon, and Pauline Lawrence and includes letters from George Bockman, Perkins Harnley, Letitia Ide, Ada Korvin, Gertrude Lippincott, Hyla Rubin, and Gale Savery (Helen Hungerford) . Letters from Madeleine Gutman contain reminiscences of Mikhail Mordkin.


The Way of Japanese Dance

Correspondence with publishers

Box 18 - Folder 386
1961-65

Box 18 - Folder 387
1966-69

Box 18 - Folder 388
1970-75

Box 18 - Folder 389
1976-79

Box 18 - Folder 390
1980-85

Box 18 - Folder 391
1986-1989

Box 18 - Folder 392
1990

Box 18 - Folder 393
n.d.


Research materials and notes - by chapter

Box 19 - Folder 394
Kagura, I

Box 19 - Folder 395
Bugaku, II

Box 19 - Folder 396
Comic Thread, III

Box 19 - Folder 397
Buddhist Temple Forms, IV

Box 19 - Folder 398
Noh, V

Box 19 - Folder 399
Kabuki, VI

Box 19 - Folder 400
Nihon Buyo, VII

Box 19 - Folder 401
Folk, VIII

Box 19 - Folder 402-406
Research materials and notes - general


Early drafts of sections

Box 20 - Folder 407
Introduction, table of contents, bibliography

Box 20 - Folder 408
Ch. II

Box 20 - Folder 409
Ch. III

Box 20 - Folder 410
Ch. IV

Box 20 - Folder 411
Ch. VI

Box 20 - Folder 412
Miscellaneous pages


Prospectus

Box 20 - Folder 413
Notes

Box 20 - Folder 414
Prospectus, with additions and updates

Box 20 - Folder 415
Prospectus, with Ch. II


Typescripts

Box 21
Version, unidentified [ complete?]

Box 22
Version B, Ch. 1-5

Box 23
Version B, Ch. 6-8


Artwork/Illustrations

Box 24
Original designs for illustrations[also contains xeroxes of originals]

Box 25
Studies for illustrations: Ch. I, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII

Box 25
Misc., "Undeveloped"

Box 26
Sketchbooks (10)


Transformations, vol. 1 & 2

Correspondence with publishers

Box 20 - Folder 416
Correspondence with publishers1979

Box 20 - Folder 417
Correspondence with publishers1980-86


Research and background materials:

Correspondence with Humphrey-Weidman

Box 20 - Folder 418
A-B

Box 20 - Folder 419
D-G

Box 20 - Folder 420
H-J

Box 20 - Folder 421
K-M

Box 20 - Folder 422
R-S


Materials pertaining to Doris Humphrey

Box 20 - Folder 423
Notes from Humphrey letters

Box 20 - Folder 424
Quotes from reviews

Box 20 - Folder 425
Programs

Box 20 - Folder 426
Doris Humphrey Festival 1990

Box 20 - Folder 427
Miscellaneous

Box 20 - Folder 428
Theatre Dance Company, Inc: Prospectus, brochure 1938-39

Box 20 - Folder 429
Notes on World Events 1927-43


Typescripts

Box 27
"Early Days of Modern Dance: Untitled Memoir" by Eleanor King [early version of Transformations, vol. I, with corrections]


Early drafts, sections

Box 28
Vol. I, thru p. 395, with some corrections

Box 29 - Folder 430
Vol. II, Ch. 3, 4

Box 29 - Folder 431
Vol. II, Ch. 2, ?


Other Transformation Material

Box 29 - Folder 432
Prospectus

Box 29 - Folder 433
Corrections

Box 29 - Folder 434
List of illustrations, vol. II

Box 29 - Folder 435
Review

Box 29 - Folder 436
Royalties, Certificate of Copyright Registration n.d.

Box 29 - Folder 437
Permissions


IX. Conferences Table of Contents Series XI. Miscellaneous