Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Language English
Subjects African Americans in the Performing Arts
American Musical Theater
Dance
Dunham, Katherine
Modern Dance
Women in the Performing Arts
Title
Katherine Dunham Collection
Subject Headings
-  African Americans in the Performing Arts
-  Dance
-  Modern Dance
-  Women in the Performing Arts
-  American Musical Theater
-  Dunham, Katherine
Notes
-  Items in a variety of video/motion picture formats (1,700). The contents of this collection document 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 ethnographic films 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. (contents)
-  Most of the collection transferred to MBRS.
-  Katherine Dunham Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress (Preferred Citation)
-  Dunham, Katherine (sort)
-  Audio-visual archive of Miss Dunham's fieldwork, choreography, and performance. (browse display)
-  Researchers wishing to work with special collections are advised to inquire in advance about availability of material since many special collections are stored off-site. (Access Permissions)
-  Certain restrictions to use or copying of materials may apply. (copyright)
Form
collection
Extent
1,700 boxes
Related Resources
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/html/dunham/dunham-home.html (Online Collection)
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/natlib/ihas/warehouse/dunham/200006106/0001.pdf (Finding Aid)
Respository
Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.natlib.scdb.200033737/mets.xml


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