Leon Danielian papers, 1930-1994.


Danielian, Leon, 1920-1997. Leon Danielian papers, 1930-1994.

Leon Danielian papers, 1930-1994.

The Leon Danielian Papers document the career of the American ballet dancer and teacher through an extensive set of photographs, as well as a more limited selection of correspondence, clippings, financial records, and teaching materials.

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