Ballet correspondence

Scope and Content

Correspondence relating to the Vic Wells Ballet company and school. This includes for example: letters relating to ballet students at the Sadler’s Wells School, requests for teachers to take classes, resignation of a teacher, injuries and health problems in the company, requests for auditions, rejection of a request for Margot Fonteyn to dance at a performance, and letter and publicity material about Ruth Sendler. Some of the correspondents include Pamela Foster, Dwight Godwin, N. Nicolaeva-Legat, Lilian Baylis, Anne Bolt, Cecil Baystow, Errol Addison, and Patrick Campbell.

File contains mostly correspondence received and sent by Ninette de Valois and Gladys Trickett (Secretary)