Mitchell, Arthur, 1934-

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Dancer.

Dance Theatre of Harlem was founded by Arthur Mitchell, former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet, as his personal commitment to the people of Harlem following the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

From the description of Papers, 1951-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155476013

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creatorOf Rene Highway Collection. Dance Theatre of Harlem / presented by Toronto International Festival, 1984 - House Program. University of Guelph
referencedIn Paul Robeson award ceremonies collection [sound recording], 1978-1996 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
creatorOf Mitchell, Arthur, 1934-. Papers, 1951-1965. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Dance Theatre of Harlem. Audio-visual collection, 1973-1986. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Ambassador Auditorium Collection, 1974-1995 Archive of Recorded Sound, Stanford University Libraries
creatorOf Dance Theatre of Harlem. Correspondence : with Marian Anderson, 1971-1981, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Adams, Roland. Mister Rogers to give Dartmouth commencement address June 9 : press release. Saint Vincent College, Saint Vincent Library
referencedIn Balanchine, George,. Interview with George Balanchine on the Dance Theater of Harlem. New York Public Libraries for the Performing Arts, Dance Collection
creatorOf Mitchell, Arthur, 1934-. Interview with Arthur Mitchell. New York Public Libraries for the Performing Arts, Dance Collection
creatorOf Mitchell, Arthur, 1934-. Interview with Arthur Mitchell. New York Public Libraries for the Performing Arts, Dance Collection
referencedIn Tomlinson, Mel,. Interview with Mel Tomlinson. New York Public Libraries for the Performing Arts, Dance Collection
creatorOf Mitchell, Arthur, 1934-. Interview with Arthur Mitchell. New York Public Libraries for the Performing Arts, Dance Collection
referencedIn North Carolina School of the Arts. Miscellaneous Program Collection, 1965- University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Mitchell, Arthur, 1934-. Miscellaneous manuscripts. New York Public Libraries for the Performing Arts, Dance Collection
referencedIn Actors' Equity Association. Paul Robeson award ceremonies collection [sound recording], 1978-1996. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Shook, Karel,. Interview with Karel Shook. New York Public Libraries for the Performing Arts, Dance Collection
referencedIn Parmenia Migel papers, 1945-1990. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Dance Theatre of Harlem School [clippings]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
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associatedWith Abarca, Lydia. person
associatedWith Actors' Equity Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Actors' Equity Association. Paul Robeson Award corporateBody
associatedWith Adams, Roland. person
associatedWith Balanchine, George, person
associatedWith Bryant, Homer. person
associatedWith Dance Theatre of Harlem. corporateBody
associatedWith Gruen, John, person
associatedWith High School of Performing Arts (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Johnson, Virginia, 1950- person
correspondedWith Migel, Parmenia. person
associatedWith New York City Ballet. corporateBody
associatedWith North Carolina School of the Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Raines, Walter. person
associatedWith Rene Highway Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith School of American Ballet. corporateBody
associatedWith Shook, Karel, person
associatedWith Stevenson, Llanchie. person
associatedWith Tomlinson, Mel, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (N.Y.)
Subject
Choreography
Dancing-reviews
Performing Arts
Ballet companies
African Americans in the performing arts
Ballet--Study and teaching
Occupation
Ballet dancers
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Birth 1934-03-27

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