Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Arthur Mitchell Collection, 1800s-2019, bulk 1934-2019

Series IV: Materials about Arthur Mitchell and DTH, 1990s-2019

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Mary Hinkson:

Box 125 Folder 1 Mary Hinkson: A Brief Biography (1925-2014) by Victoria Philips, 2 pages

Box 125 Folder 1 Photographs (photocopies) of Mary Hinkson, 8 pages

Box 125 Folder 1 Transcript of Oral History of Mary Hinkson. Interviewed by Victoria Philips [Geduld], 2005, 88 pages

Ballet Americana or the New York Negro Ballet:

Box 125 Folder 2 Letter from Lynn Garafola to Jenny B. Lee, 11 February 2017, 1 page

Box 125 Folder 2 Three exhibition entries: Ballet Americana/Israeli Mine Theatre/And Every Spirit a Bird: A Fantasy About Isadora Duncan, 5 pages

Box 125 Folder 2 "The New York Negro Ballet in Great Britain" by Dawn Lille Horwitz, 25 pages

Box 125 Folder 2 Ballet Americana Program (photocopy), 22 June 1958

Box 125 Folder 2 "Dance at the White Barn". Research files (photocopies) of Lynn Garafola, 20 pages

Box 125 Folder 2 "Classic Black: an Exhibition" NYPL, 1996

Box 125 Folder 2 "Dancers & Dance" by Jonnie Greene Dance Magazine, 1997

Geoffrey Holder and Carmen de Lavallade:

Box 125 Folder 3 Exhibition entries and photocopies of research materials

Wallach Gallery Arthur Mitchell exhibit:

Box 126 "Requiem Canticles" -- Arthur Mitchell and New York City Ballet, 1969

Banner sized reproduction of photograph (folded).

Box 126 "Forces of Rhythm" -- Dance Theatre of Harlem, Marbeth

Banner sized reproduction of photograph (folded).

Panel organized in tandem with exhibition, February 24, 2018

Digital video file is available upon request.

This panel, organized in tandem with Arthur Mitchell: Harlem's Ballet Trailblazer, featured three former members of the Dance Theatre of Harlem – Marcia Sells, Theara Ward, and Robert Garland – in conversation with the exhibition curator, Lynn Garafola.

Box 125 Folder 4 Columbia University Arthur Mitchell Collection and Exhibition File, 2015-2018

Includes Press Releases, Emails, Memos, Articles, Planning and Design documents

Box 125 Folder 5 Corps de Ballet International Conference, 2020

Box 125 Folder 6 "Dance Theatre of Harlem: The First Ten Years" by Karel Shook

Box 125 Folder 7 "A Proposal for Dance Theatre of Harlem, Inc." by Charles E. DeRose and Karel shook

Box 125 Folder 8 Arthur Mitchell's Typed Proposal for Establishment of the Dance Theatre of Harlem (printed scan)

Draft #1 4/25/1968.

Box 125 Folder 9 "Scheherazade"

Box 125 Folder 10 "A Manual of Classical Ballet Technique" by Karel Shook

Box 125 Folder 11 Columbia University Commencement Program, 2016

Box 125 Folder 12 The Committal Service for Louis Johnson, 14 June 2021

Box 125 Folder 13 Pamphlet: A Legacy Everlasting: Arthur Mitchell March 27, 1934 - September 19, 2018

Box 125 Folder 14 Pamphlet: The Arthur Mitchell Project Symposium, 2015

Box 125 Folder 15 Clippings re. Arthur Mitchell, 2015 & 2021

Box 125 Folder 16 Spreadsheet print-out

Box 125 Folder 17 Columbia University Record , Summer 2015

Box 125 Folder 18 Dance Theatre of Harlem Publicity

Box 125 Folder 19 New York Times article on Arthur Bell, 1998

Box 125 Folder 20 Records of the Dance Theatre of Harlem, 1969-2011