Ballet correspondence

Scope and Content

Correspondence with people seeking work with the Vic Wells Ballet, mainly ballet composers and designers (costume, stage settings). This includes some letters from notable composers etc. Correspondents include Gabrielle Enthoven, Barbara Woods/Jeffs, Norman H, Montefiore-Castle. Edmund Rubbra, Stanley Bate, Alexis Gunning, Barbara M. Hoole, John R. Heath, Mervyn Peake, Marins Cyril, Barbara Astley, Joan Watson, Paul W. Taylor, Ruth Keating, Jean Macfarlane, Gordon Roberts, Maurice Volny, Francis Chagrin, Geoffrey Long, Helen Clair, Thomas F. Dunhill, K. Leibovitch, H. Martin Penny, Roger K. Furse, Anthony Holland, Kenneth Davenport, Nettie Huxley-Roller, Roland Pym, Marion Ball, Joan Bromwich, Stan Treadaway, Edward J. Dent, Julius Hahlo, Ruth Keating, Elspeth Warren, K.O. Koch, Kenneth Davenport, Eileen M.L. Hendricks, Moray Thomas, Arthur Bliss, J. Gower Parks and John Banting. A sketch of a costume design and some notes are also included.

The file mainly contains correspondence received and sent by Ninette de Valois.