Michigan Dance Archives: Harriet Berg Papers

Accession Number: 
UP001608
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61 Linear Feet (60 MB, 18 SB, 10 OS)
Date: 
1925-2007, bulk 1960-1995

Harriet Berg has been a choreographer, teacher, performer, and arts advocate in the Detroit area for many decades. Part 1 of her papers reflect her interest in all aspects of dance and other performing and fine arts, as well as her personal family life. Part 2 includes Berg’s work as director of the Renaissance Dance Company and Madame Cadillac Dance Theater, as well as her work with the Jewish Community Center and Camp Maas. Also included are materials relating to dance history, Isadora Duncan, local, state and national dance schools, dance programs, as well as artwork and publications relating to dance. Part 3 is a continuation of these topics and includes a collection of photographs and audiovisual materials including vinyl albums, videotapes, and audiotapes. Berg’s papers reflect her interest in all aspects of dance and other performing and fine arts. Some of the papers reflect her personal life as well as that of her family members.

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