Howard D. Rothschild papers, 1921-1989.


Howard D. Rothschild papers, 1921-1989.

Correspondence, auction catalogs and other personal material of collector Howard D. Rothschild.

14 boxes (7 linear ft.)




SNAC Resource ID: 6383417

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Leo Kovanko. (person)

Tcherepnin, Alexander, 1899-1977 (person)

Composed 1938. First performance Paris, 17 April 1940.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Suite géorgienne / Alexandre Tcherepnine. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54314154 Commissioned by John Sebastian. Composed 1953. First performance Venice, 11 September 1956, Orchestra di Teatro Fenice, Fabien Sevitzky conductor, John Sebastian soloist. Dedicated to John Sebastian.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description o...

Sokolova, Lydia, 1896-1974 (person)

Lydia Sokolova (1896-1974) was born in Wanstead, as Hilda Tansley Munnings on 4 March 1896. She trained at the Stedman's Academy in London and with Anna Pavlova, Michael Mordkin and Pavlova’s great character dancer and pedagogue, Aleksander Shireyev. Later she studied with Enrico Cecchetti and Nicolas Legat. After touring in the USA with the All-Star Imperial Russian Ballet (1911-12) she danced in London and Europe with Theodore Kosloff’s Imperial Russian Ballet. In 1913 she joined ...

Washburn Gallery (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Herlihy, James Leo. (person)

James Leo Herlihy’s stories about the underside of American culture, told through the experiences of those outside of the mainstream, have garnered their author comparisons with Sherwood Anderson. Herlihy was born in Detroit, Michigan, on February 27, 1927. After leaving high school, he enlisted in the Navy in 1945, receiving his overseas orders just two days before the end of World War II. From 1947–48, with money from the G.I. Bill, Herlihy attended Black Mountain ...

Le Clercq, Tanaquil (person)

Tanaquil Le Clercq was born in 1929 and began dance training at age seven with Mikhail Mordkin, and in 1941 at the School of American Ballet. She was a member of Ballet Society in 1946 and New York City Ballet in 1948 and was a featured dancer in works by George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins. She was married to Balanchine from 1952-1969. While touring with New York City Ballet in 1956 she contracted polio which ended her dance career. She later became a published author with The ballet cook book...

Solomon, Joseph (person)

Powell, Anthony (person)

Andrei Vladimirovich, Grand Duke of Russia (person)

Kirstein, Lincoln (person)

American ballet director, writer, and dance historian, 1907-1995. Lincoln Kirstein was born in Rochester, NY, educated at Harvard (B.A. 1929, M.A. 1930). He married Fidelma Cadmus, sister of artist, Paul Cadmus, in 1941 and served in the U.S. Army 1943-45. He co-founded School of American Ballet with George Balanchine and Edward M.M. Warburg in 1934. Participated in the founding and/or direction of American Ballet in 1935, Ballet Caravan 1936-41, Ballet Society in 1946, and became general direct...

Doughty, John Carr (person)

Beaumont, Cyril W. (Cyril William), 1891-1976 (person)

Gavrilov, Alexandre, 1892-1959 (person)

Pike, Margaret (person)

Chicago South Western Railway Company. (corporateBody)

Nijinska, Bronislava, 1891-1972 (person)

Crofton, Kathleen (person)

Edith Sitwell. (person)

Alexandre Benois (person)

Manchester, P. W. (Phyllis Winifred) (person)

Hale, Chester (person)

Barber, Noel, 1909-1988 (person)

Natalia Glazko (person)

Rieti, Vittorio, 1898-1994 (person)

Commissioned by the Louisville Philharmonic Society under a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation. Composed 1953. First performance Louisville, 16 October 1954, The Louisville Orchestra, Robert Whitney conductor. Dedicated to the Louisville Orchestra.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Introduzione e gioco delle ore / Vittorio Rieti. [1953] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53472383 Originally composed as Chess Serenade, suite for two pian...

Bernays, Edward L. (person)

Sotheby Parke-Bernet (New York, NY) (corporateBody)

Constantinowitz, Marie (person)

Sotheby's (Firm) (corporateBody)

Theatre Museum (Victoria and Albert Museum) (corporateBody)

Balanchine, George (person)

Ballet dancer and ballet and theater choreographer; the major ballet figure in the twentieth century. From the description of Correspondence and contracts, 1949-1966. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122533853 George Balanchine (1904-1983) was a Russian-American dancer and choreographer. In 1921 he graduated from the Theatre School in Petrograd. He left Russia in 1924, and the same year he was engaged by Serge Diaghilev as a choreographer for his company Ballet...

Princess Nikita Troubetzkoy. (person)

Goncharova, Natalii︠a︡ Sergeevna, 1881-1962 (person)

Russian avant-garde painter and designer for Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. From the description of Costume design, 1914? (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 758880073 Natalii︠a︡ Sergeevna Goncharova attended the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture (1901-1909), where she studied sculpture. Goncharova was one of the organizers of the first Jack of Diamonds exhibition (1910) and of the later Donkey Tail exhibition (1912), among others. In 1914...

Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain) (corporateBody)

Organization founded in 1768. In 1870 it took over the annual Old Masters exhibitions from the British Institution. From the description of Papers, 1827-1907. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79626129 ...

Bruce, Nikita. (person)

Allousha (person)

Winter, Marion Hunter (person)

Pudelek, Janina (person)

State of New York Surrogate's Court. (corporateBody)

Nikita Bruce (person)

Tynan, Kenneth, 1927- (person)

Prince Vladimir Romanov. (person)

Motley Books Limited (corporateBody)

Joffrey Ballet (corporateBody)

Collecting area: Records created by the Joffrey Ballet, the Joffrey II, the American Ballet Center, and Robert Joffrey; also records documenting ballet repertory. From the description of Repository description. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155511433 Founded in 1956, the Joffrey Ballet is one of the premiere ballet companies in the United States. From the description of Playbills and souvenir programs, 1959-1986. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155476097 ...

Léonide Massine. (person)

Taft, Karen Marie (person)

Morris, William Beaumont (person)

Watkins, Dolly (person)

Serge Lifar (person)