This is a very small collection consisting of two programmes of Medau events and photographs of Senta Hirtz and others performing Medau movement.
Senta Hirtz Collection
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 1701 D26
- Dates of Creation1928-1998
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 box
- Direct Link
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Senta Hirtz trained in the Medau technique in the early 1930s in Berlin and emigrated to London as a refugee from Nazi Germany in 1936. She trained as a physiotherapist and then trained with the Jewish Relief. At the end of the Second World War she was in one of the early relief teams in the concentration camp Bergen-Belsen. She continued to live in London for the rest of her life.
The collection has arranged into the following series:
- 1/ Photographs, 1928-1970, 7 files
- 2/ Programmes, 1969; 1978, 2 items
- 3/ Papers, 1945; 1998, 2 items
Conditions Governing Access
Access by appointment only. Contact the Archivist to make an appointment.
Donated by Helen Bourne.
Other Finding Aids
This Collection has been catalogued on to the Laban Archive catalogue.
Description complied by Jane Fowler, Archivist, Laban.
Conditions Governing Use
Photocopies can be made according to copyright law and depending on the condition of the documents. Please consult the Archivist.
No further accruals are expected.