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Gloria Fokine Dance Collection

Identifier: SC13

Collection Scope and Content Summary

This collection consists of photographs and newspaper clippings of Gloria Fokine, her travels and dance company members from the 1950s-1970s. The photographs in this collection are often unlabeled, and include images collected for various publications, Gloria Fokine's travels, and personal and family photos.


  • Creation: 1912 - circa 1970s



This collection has no restrictions. This collection is located on-site.

Publication Rights

Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Barnard Archives and Special Collections. The Barnard Archives and Special Collections approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Reproduction Restrictions

Reproductions may be made for research purposes.


0.83 Linear Feet (2 boxes)




This collection consists of personal and biographical archival materials -- photographs and articles -- relating to the life and work of Gloria Fokine. A ballet instructor and teacher in New York City with her partner Leon Fokine, Gloria was born in Havana, Cuba and would travel extensively in her career as a choreographer and dancer in Russia, France and the materials focus on life and work primarily in the 1950s-70s.

Collection Arrangement

Ordered as received.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Joan Mischo, 2013.


No additions are expected.

Processing History

The finding aid for this collection was written by Che Gossett in May 2015.

Descriptive Rules Used: Finding aid adheres to that prescribed by Describing Archives: A Content Standard.

Encoding: Machine readable finding aid encoded in EAD 2002.

Finding aid written in English.

Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections Repository

3009 Broadway
New York NY 10027 United States