Merce Cunningham Dance Company photographs ofdancers and performances, 1956-1987 (inclusive), 1968-1987 (bulk).


Merce Cunningham Dance Company photographs ofdancers and performances, 1956-1987 (inclusive), 1968-1987 (bulk).

Photographs ofthe dancers and performances of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company.

1 box (.5 linear ft.)



SNAC Resource ID: 6385124

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