Howard D. Rothschild papers, 1921-1989.


Howard D. Rothschild papers, 1921-1989.

Contains personal and business correspondence (including letters from dancers Alexandra Baldina, Hilda Butsova, Tamara Karsavina, Matilda Kshesinskaia, Lydia Lopokova, and Lydia Sokolova; actress Raymonde Delaunois; designers Alexandre Benois, Mikhail Larionov and Natalia Goncharova), auction catalogs, financial and other personal material.

14 boxes (7 linear ft.)




SNAC Resource ID: 7801466

Houghton Library

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Karsavina, Tamara (person)

Epithet: dancer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000496.0x000321 ...

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...

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 ...

Benois, Alexandre, 1870-1960 (person)

Russian stage designer, director, and art historian. From the description of Autograph postcard signed, dated : [Paris, 12 December 1933], to M.D. Calvocoressi in London, [1933 Dec. 12]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873163 ...

Larionov, Mikhail Fedorovich, 1881-1964 (person)

Russian-born artist and stage designer, who co-founded the avant-garde Rayonist movement with Natalia Goncharova, in 1910. The couple relocated to Paris in 1914 and became primary designers for Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. From the description of Letter, signed : Monte-Carlo, Monaco, to Natalia Goncharova, 30 April 1921. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68916791 ...

Kshesinskai︠a︡, Matilʹda Feliksovna, 1872-1971 (person)

Delaunois, Raymonde, (person)

Baldina, Alexandra Vasil'evna, 1885-1977 (person)

Butsova, Hilda (person)

Lopokova, Lydia, 1892-1981 (person)

Russian ballerina who left Russia to dance with Diagileva's Ballets Russes. She married Randolfo Barrochi (div. 1925) and subsequently married John Maynard Keynes in 1925. She danced with various English companies and was partly responsible for the creation of English national dance companies. From the description of [Letters] / Lydia Keynes. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 259483946 ...

Rothschild, Howard D. (person)

Howard D. Rothschild (d. 1989) was an artist and an art collector. From the description of Howard D. Rothschild papers, 1921-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612840274 Howard D. Rothschild (d. 1989) was an artist and a major collector of art work related to Serge Diaghilev 's Ballets Russes. His fascination with Ballets Russes began in 1915 when as a child he attended one of the company's performances in New York. Over the years he became a close friend and an anonymous ...

Ballets russes (corporateBody)

The Ballets russes, founded by Serge Diaghilev in Paris in 1909, toured Spain and Portugal in 1917-1918, performing in Lisbon in December, 1918. From the description of Payroll for Ballets russes performances in Portugal, 1918 Dec. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702162736 From the description of Payroll for Ballets russes performances in Portugal, 1918 Dec. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82981905 ...