Web Pages Inventory: The Katherine Dunham Collection

Format Web Pages
Contributors Library of Congress
Dates 2004
Location Washington D.C.
Subjects Finding Aid
Inventory: The Katherine Dunham Collection
Created / Published
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2004, monographic.
finding aid
-  The Katherine Dunham Collection consists of materials purchased from the archives of the Dunham Centers in East St. Louis, Illinois, and is made possible through a grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. (acquisition)
-  The Collection comprises 1,694 items in a variety of video/motion picture formats. It documents many aspects of Dunham?s dance career: her work as a choreographer, her dance technique and teaching method, various of her performances and productions, and her anthropological analysis of the dance and ritual of the African diaspora. The Collection also testifies to her global activism and leadership in the field of human rights and her advocacy of African American causes in her community. (General)
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