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Stuart (Murial) Material at SF PALM, 1915-1936

- Series Description and Container List

Series Description and Container List

SERIES I. Biographical Materials
Physical Description: 6 folders
Contents: Includes biographical sketches, correspondence, programs, drawings, and photos relating to the life of Muriel Stuart. Arranged by format and thereunder by date.

Box 1 - Folder 1
Biographical sketches

Box 1 - Folder 2
Correspondence 1928-36

Box 1 - Folder 3
Family and early photos

Box 1 - Folder 4
Photos of Stuart and her students

Box 1 - Folder 5
Illustrations and drawings related to dance

Box 1 - Folder 6
Photos of Stuart on tour

SERIES II. Chicago Civic Opera
Physical Description: 4 folders
Contents: Includes programs, promotional materials, and photos relating to Stuart's tenure with the Chicago Civic Opera Ballet from 1928- 1929. Arranged by format and thereunder by subject.

Box 1 - Folder 1
Programs, Flyers 1929

Box 1 - Folder 2
Photo of Stuart dancing with Ed Caton in Thais1929

Box 1 - Folder 3
Photos of Lee Foley1929

Box 1 - Folder 4
Photos of Ruth Page and Sven Larsen1929

SERIES III. Pavlova Company
Physical Description: 10 folders
Contents: Contains programs, promotional materials, and photos relating to Stuart's tenure with the Pavlova Company from 1916-1926. Arranged by format and thereunder by subject.

Box 1 - Folder 1
Programs and promotional materials 1916-1926

Box 1 - Folder 2
Photos of Pavlova

Box 1 - Folder 3
Photos of Pavlova and Uday Shankar

Box 1 - Folder 4
Photos of dancers and other individuals associated with the company:


Lucien Wurmeer (conductor)

Enid Brunova(dancer)

Lucy Countney(dancer)

Douglas Gerrard(dancer)

Andree Hardouin(dancer)

Aubrey Hitchens(dancer)

E & L Karavaieff(dancers)

Sylvia Nichols(dancer)

Laurent Novikov(dancer)

Frank Parker(dancer)

Stefa Plaskowieczka(dancer)

Al Veseloff(dancer)

A. Volinine(dancer)

Janek Zalewski(dancer)

Felez Clement(dancer)

Thomas Chalmers(dancer)

Elvira Laveroni(dancer)

Felice Lyne(dancer)

Riccardo Martin(dancer)

Giovanni Zenatello(dancer)

Box 1 - Folder 5
Photos of Harcourt Algernoff

Box 1 - Folder 6
Photos of Michael Arshansky

Box 1 - Folder 7
Photos of Hilda Butsova

Box 1 - Folder 8
Photos of Vlasta Maslova

Box 1 - Folder 9
Photos of Helene Saxova

Box 1 - Folder 10
Photos of Hubert Jay Stowitts

SERIES IV. Scrapbook
Physical Description: 1 folder
Contents: Consists of 16 photos which once constituted a scrapbook titled "1915." Most of the photos feature unidentified dancers, although a few are inscribed with the first name of the individual pictured. Internal evidence would suggest that these are associated with the Pavlova Company.
Arrangement: No discernible arrangement.

Box 1 - Folder 1
Photos of unidentified dancers from scrapbook titled "1915" ca. 1915

SERIES V. Portraits
Physical Description: 3 folders
Contents: Contains photographic portraits of Muriel Stuart in various costumes and dancing roles. Some of these are inscribed to friends.
Arrangement: Arranged by subject.

Box 1 - Folder 1
Muriel Stuart

Box 1 - Folder 2
Muriel Stuart in costumes

Box 1 - Folder 3
Muriel Stuart in dancing roles

SERIES VI. Friends
Physical Description: 8 folders
Contents: Includes both identified and unidentified photos of various friends of Stuart, including singers, dancers, and musicians.
Arrangement: Arranged by name of subject (if known.)

Box 2 - Folder 1
Photo of Charles Chaplin 1916

Box 2 - Folder 2
Photos of Louise Glenn

Box 2 - Folder 3
Photos of Harriet Lundgren

Box 2 - Folder 4
Photos of singer Maggie Teyte

Box 2 - Folder 5
Photos of Edna van Breyman

Box 2 - Folder 6
Photos of dancers and others in the arts

Box 2 - Folder 7
Photos of unidentified friends

Box 2 - Folder 8
Unidentified photos of individuals, some from the performing arts


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