Ruth St. Denis Collection

stdenis-findingThis collection consists primarily of books and manuscripts of Ruth St. Denis (1879-1968), the pioneering dancer and choreographer who founded the dance department at Adelphi. Included also are materials relating to the Denishawn School created by Ruth St. Denis and her dancing partner/husband Ted Shawn.

For additional information on Ruth St. Denis and Adelphi’s 2008 Ruth St. Denis Exhibition “In Search of a Goddess,” please view the exhibition catalog.

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