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Reminiscences of Bernice Van Gelder Peterson : oral history, 1979.

Creator: Peterson, Bernice Van Gelder
Project: Bennington Summer School of the Dance project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 140 pages Sound recording: 1 reel
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Dancer, teacher.

Scope and Contents

Early training in dance, Grand Rapids, Michigan; degree in dance from University of Wisconsin, Madison; studies with Mary Wigman in Germany; experiences as a member of Doris Humphrey's augmented group for WITH MY RED FIRES studies with Louise Kloepper and Hanya Holm; creation and performance of TREND, 1937.

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Copyright by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1982.

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