Collection of programmes, photographs (of events, rehearsals and performances), publicity material and documents relating to the history of the Arts Theatre Ballet (1940-1941).
Choreographic notebooks of Keith Lester for Death in Adagio (for the Markova-Dolin Ballet) and Concerto (1940), De Profundis (1941) and other manuscript notes for the Arts Ballet.
Walter Gore's detailed notes and notebook for Hansel and Gretel, a ballet planned for the Arts Theatre but never realised.
The collection includes material on the amateur Occasional Ballet and other productions at the Arts Theatre 1940-41. Also includes material relating to the Embassy Ballet in 1946 and a Gala performance in 1942.