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Subseries 5.1
Administrative papers, 1931-2018
Boxes 199 - 200

Scope and Content Note

The subseries contains administrative papers from Carmen de Lavallade's life and work circa 1931-2018 including agreements and contracts, awards and honors, biographies, exhibition materials, production materials, set renderings, and travel papers.

Production and performance contracts for "Amos 'N' Andy Music Hall," (1995 July 10) and the "Tonight Show" (1967 October 24), as well as lecture management agreements with Program Corporation of America (New York, New York, circa 1981-1982) are included.

This subseries contains awards and certificates of professional achievement that de Lavallade received throughout her career. Academic awards include De Lavallade's Junior High School diploma (1946) and honorary doctorates from The Julliard School (New York, New York, 2008), Metropolitan College of New York (New York, 2009), and State University of New York (2006). Governmental awarding bodies include the City of Chicago, deeming September 29, 1986 "Carmen de Lavallade Day," and several awards from the City of Los Angeles (circa 1978-2015) notably, a Lifetime Achievement Award (2013). De Lavallade's honorary membership from Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority (1983), as well as an honorary citizenship award from Springfield, Illinois (1968) are also included.

Biographies and curriculum vitae are annotated with handwritten edits and include correspondence from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (New York, New York, 2005), Purchase College State University of New York (2005), and Symphony Space (New York, New York, 2006), among others.

This subseries also includes production materials and set renderings from works in which de Lavallade performed or choreographed such as As I Remember It (2014-2015), The Captive Lark (undated), The Fifth Wheel (2016), and Rusalka (1993).

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order by document type.

Processing Note

The folders "Biographies and curriculum vitae, with correspondence, 2005-2010" were arranged as filed by de Lavallade separate from loose curricula vitae and biographies in the series, which were arranged together by the archivist into their own folders.

Box Folder Content
199 1 Agreements and contracts, circa 1955-2004
199 2 Awards and honors, circa 1946-1997
199 3 Awards and honors, circa 2006-2018
200 1 Awards and honors, circa 1978-2015
199 4 Awards and honors, Carmen de Lavallade Day (Chicago, Illinois), 1986 September 29
200 2 Awards and honors, Doctor of Fine Arts, The Julliard School (New York, New York), 2008 May 23 [1 of 2]
199 5 Awards and honors, Doctor of Fine Arts, The Julliard School (New York, New York), 2008 May 23 [2 of 2]
199 6 Awards and honors, Doctor of Fine Arts, State University of New York (New York), 2006 May 19
200 3 Awards and honors, Doctor of Humane Letters, Metropolitan College of New York (New York), circa 2009 June 13 [1 of 2]
199 7 Awards and honors, Doctor of Humane Letters, Metropolitan College of New York (New York), circa 2009 June 13 [2 of 2]
199 8 Biographies and curricula vitae, with correspondence, 2005-2010 [1 of 2]
199 9 Biographies and curricula vitae, with correspondence, 2005-2010 [2 of 2]
199 10 Biographies, personal, undated
199 11 By-laws, Pangea Movement, Incorporated (New York, New York), circa 2004
199 12 Cards, entry and membership, circa 1980-2017
199 13 Cards, floral delivery, 2017 and undated
199 14 Contact lists, undated
199 15 Contracts, A Streetcar Named Desire, 2012
199 16 Court documents, 1964 January 2-1992 December 22
199 17 Curricula vitae and resumes, circa [1]
199 18 Curricula vitae and resumes, circa [2]
199 19 Exhibition materials, "Geoffrey and Carmen: A Memoir in Four Movements," with correspondence and newsletters, 2010-2013 [1 of 2]
199 20 Exhibition materials, "Geoffrey and Carmen: A Memoir in Four Movements," with correspondence and newsletters, 2010-2013 [2 of 2]
199 21 Invoices, circa 1957-1992
199 22 Press packet, Outstanding Mothers Awards, The National Mother's Day Committee (New York, New York), 1986 April 22
199 23 Press packet, Distinguished Sponsor Award, Children Fine Arts Academy (New York, New York), 2003 March 5
199 24 Production materials, As I Remember It, 2014-2015
199 25 Production materials, The Fifth Wheel, circa 2016 December
199 26 Production materials, Rusalka, 1993 April 22
199 27 Production materials, A Question of Color, with correspondence, 1990
199 28 Reference materials, undated
199 29 Reference materials, Symphony Space (New York, New York) performances, undated
199 30 Reviews, circa 1960s
199 31 Schedules and itineraries, circa 1990s-2016
199 32 Set renderings, The Captive Lark, undated
199 33 Travel papers, 1931-1970
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