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[Jacob's Pillow.] Shawn, Ted. (1891-1972) & Denis, Ruth St. (1879–1968)
Collection of Signed Programs, Letters, and Ephemera
1952. Used; Like New/Used; Like New. An interesting collection of signed and unsigned programs, signed letters and other materials relating to the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, including signed programs and letters from founders Ted Shawn and Ruth St. Denis, early programs from performances of St. Denis' and Shawn's companies, souvenir programs from the festivals of 1952 to 1970, and other clippings and photographs. Complete contents listed below. In fine condition overall.<br style="">Souvenir programs: Large group of signed and unsigned souvenir programs from Jacob's Pillow, many signed. Included are souvenir programs from the seasons of 1952 (signed by Shawn, St. Denis, La Meri, Myra Kinch, Nikolai Polajenko, Tatiana Grantzeva, Ralph McWilliams, Richard Stuart and Vanya, and one other) 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1964 (with typewritten program signed by Lotte Goslar and several other typewritten programs from the season), 1968, and 1970 (signed by Joyce Cuoco); an undated souvenir program from a performance of Ted Shawn and his male dancers; the 1964 "Golden Book" souvenir program commemorating Shawn and St. Denis' 50th wedding anniversary, signed by both; a signed souvenir program from a performance by Barton Mumaw, dated July 1947; the publication "How Beautiful Upon the Mountain: A History of Jacob's Pillow" (third edition, 1947); and a brochure for the Campaign for Jacob's Pillow (ca. 1981).<br style="">Letters: Typed letter signed from Ted Shawn to Paul McMahon (1 p., September 24, 1962), sending a photograph and giving news of his projects and travel plans; sig … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Schubertiade Music & Arts [United States]
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