Finding Aid for the Elyse Robert collection on Ruth St. Denis, 1932-1991


Repository University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections. Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Creator St. Denis, Ruth
Title Elyse Robert collection on Ruth St. Denis
Dates: 1932-1991
Extent 1 document box (.5 linear feet) 3 oversize costume boxes.
Abstract Elyse Robert (1901-1993) danced for Ruth St. Denis' Church of the Divine Dance between 1934 and 1968. During this time, Robert performed with Ruth St. Denis (1880-1968), a pioneer of modern dance, for many events and in numerous churches in the Los Angeles area. Collection includes dance costumes, correspondence, programs, photographs, and notes about Ruth St. Denis performances.
Collection number 1735
Physical location Box 4 stored off-site at SRLF. Boxes 1-3 stored on-site. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA next hit Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language Finding aid is written in English.