Maxine Cushing Grey photograph collection, 1924-1987  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Gray, Maxine Cushing
Title
Maxine Cushing Grey photograph collection
Dates
1924-1987 (inclusive)
1972-1987 (bulk)
Quantity
177 b/w photographs (1 box)
Collection Number
PH2005-067
Summary
Images of theater, dance, opera, and symphony peformances, many taken by professional photographers. Also includes photos of local artists and their works on exhibition. Many representatives of local performance institutions
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

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Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Maxine Cushing Gray was the music crtic for Seattle Post-Intelligencer between 1951 and 1953, and arts editor of "Argus," Seattle, from 1954 to 1974. Subsequently in 1975, she published and edited "Northwest Arts," a bi-weekly, Seattle publication. Gray emphasized in her columns, the need to recognize the rights of minority groups, and especially the Indians of the Northwest. She was a staunch advocate for performance dance.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Images of theater, dance, opera, and symphony peformances, many taken by professional photographers. Also includes photos of local artists and their works on exhibition. Many representatives of local performance institutions are also represented in this accession.

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Restrictions on Use

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PhotographsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1
Performances, Artwork, Portraits
39 b/w prints
Includes photographs of play performances at Seattle Children's Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Port Townsend Fest Theater; ballet performances; Pacific Northwest Ballet; Huntington Dance Ensemble - Long Island, N. Y.; Tacoma Civic Ballet group portrait; University Festival Opera; Soni Ventorum Wind Quartet - UW School of Music faculty; candids; headshots; B. C. Fountain; artwork from exhibits at Seattle Art Museum, Whatcom Museum of History and Art (Bellingham), UW Penthouse, Friends of the Crafts - Cascade Gallery: Seattle Center, Henry Gallery, Fidelity Lane off Westlake Mall, Woodside Gallery; and artwork by Sherry Markovitz, Jean Beall, Phillip Levine, Richard Gilkey, Tom Hardy, Michael C. Spafford, Edward Melcarth. Includes professional photographs.
1961-1987
1
Trudi Schoop Comic Ballet
11 b/w prints
undated
1
Performances, Artwork, Portraits
32 b/w prints
Performances at Los Angeles Thearre Center, Empty Space Theatre; artist rendering of Los Angeles Theatre Center; Performance by Ladies Musical Club; artwork by Ross Coates, Robert Flynn, A. L. Held, Vasarely, Snelgrove, Trova, Horiuchi, Karen Guzak, Emily Standley and Peggy Vanbianchi; art from First National Bank Art Collection, Seattle Art Museum (?); film stills from Nutcracker: the Motion Picture, Nureyev's Don Quixote; headshots from Seattle Symphony, New London Ballet; Oregon Shakesperean Festival; candids. Includes professional photographs.
1969-1987
1
Portraits, Scenes, Artwork
41 b/w prints
Entities and persons represented in these photographs include the following: Sacred Circle Gallery of American Indian Art (Conrad House), Isabelle Warbus, Cornish College of the Arts Gallery (Lynn Votaw), Lebadang, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Empty Space Theatre, Meany Hall Fine Art Gallery (Paul Macopia), Festival of Sand Point (Idaho) faculty and students, Seattle Art Museum Pavilion at Seattle Center (Mark Calderon), Seattle Art Museum (Ki Baitei, Jacob Lawrence), Bathhouse Theatre, Washington State University Museum of Art (Michael Spafford), Seattle Opera Association, Dance Theatre Seattle, Patrice Munsel, Norman Durkee, Seattle Symphony Orchestra, Oregon Shakesperean Festival, University of Washington (Phillip Levine), Friedlander Gallery (Earl Layman), Pacific Lutheran University (the Uusitalos), and The Cecilian Ensemble.
1971-1987
1
Portraits, Scenes, Artwork
45 b/w prints
Entities and persons represented in these photographs include the following: Seattle Argus, Western Washington State College (Richard Beyer), Applause, Seattle Symphony Orchestra, Mona Golabek, Ballet Folklorico of Mexico, Pacific NW Dance, Seattle Art Museum, The Evergreen State College, Street Games, Foster/Richard White Gallery (Ted Rand), Seattle Repertory Theatre, Cornish Allied Arts School, Seattle Opera Association, Oregon Shakesperean Festival, Pacific Northwest Arts Center, Richard Twedt Gallery of Art at Eastern Washington University (Louise Hoeschen).
1972-1984
1
Portraits, Scenes, Performances
9 b/w prints
Photographic subjects include the following: Ruth Page; Fay Ryan; Dance Theatre of Harlem, Inc. (Virginia Johnson); Robert Joffrey Ballet (John Jones); The Royal Highland Fusiliers; The Royal Ballet with Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev (movie stills); Pacific Northwest Ballet.
1924-1980

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  • Photographs

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  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)