Michigan Dance Archives: Marygrove College Department of Dance Records
Scope and Content
There are 17 folders of materials, mostly photographs, and one oversize flat box containing photos. Five envelopes of negative strips and three 4" x 5" negatives were transferred to the Reuther A-V Department.
- 1960 - 1990
- Marygrove College (Organization)
Language of Materials
Material entirely in English.
Collection is open for research.
Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library
Rules for Use of Archival Materials.Restrictions: Researchers may encounter records of a sensitive nature – personnel files, case records and those involving investigations, legal and other private matters. Privacy laws and restrictions imposed by the Library prohibit the use of names and other personal information which might identify an individual, except with written permission from the Director and/or the donor.
Marygrove College opened its Detroit campus in 1927; it originated as St. Mary Academy, later St. Mary College. in Monroe, Michigan, in 1845. Dance programs included a long-running Summer School for the Performing Arts, which included well-known faculty from the college and around the country. Classes for children were offered in ballet, modern and creative dance.
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These records from the Dance Department at Marygrove College in Detroit consist mainly of photographs of dance events and performances in the 1970s and 1980s, along with photos of individual students and guest artists. There are several folders of photos from an exchange with a dance program in Japan, dating from 1988-1990. There is one oversize box containing photos. A small group of negatives, five envelopes of negative strips and three 4" x 5" negatives, were transferred to the Reuther A-V Department.
Folders are listed by their location within each box. They are not necessarily arranged, so any given subject may be dispersed throughout the entire collection.
Acquired from Judith Molina, Marygrove College Dance Department, in 2004.
Five envelopes of negative strips and three 4" x 5" negatives were transferred to the Reuther A-V Department.
Processed and finding aid written by Aimee Ergas on August 15, 2018.
- Guide to the Michigan Dance Archives: Marygrove College Department of Dance Records
- Processed by Aimee Ergas.
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