Finding Aid for the Agnes De Mille Papers, ca. 1990-1991


Repository University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections. Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Creator De Mille, Agnes
Title Agnes De Mille Papers,
Dates: ca. 1990-1991
Extent 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Abstract Agnes De Mille (1908 or 1905- ) appeared as a dancer in the Grand street follies (1928), creating the choreography for a revival of the Black crook in Hoboken the following year. She danced and choreographed in London before returning to New York to develop the dances for Hooray for What! (1937) and Swingin' the Dream (1939). She became known for popularizing modern ballet styles in musical theater, and choreographed Oklahoma! (1943), Brigadoon (1947), Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1949), and Come Summer (1969). The collection consists of a photocopy of the first draft of Agnes De Mille's biography, Martha: The Life and Work of Martha Graham (c1991).
Collection number 526
Physical location Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the previous hit UCLA next hit Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language English.