Shirley Ririe papers, 1946-2010  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Ririe, Shirley
Title
Shirley Ririe papers
Dates
1946-2010 (inclusive)
Quantity
18.25 linear feet
Collection Number
Accn2320
Summary
The Shirley Ririe papers (1946-2010) consist mainly of programs, announcements, and news clippings pertaining to Ririe and the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company. Also included are correspondence, biographical information, and miscellaneous personal material. Shirley Ririe is a co-founder of the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, which is based in Salt Lake City.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 801-581-8863
SPCreference@lists.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Shirley Ririe was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on 20 February 1929. She attended the University of Utah, then furthered her studies in dance in New York. She married Rhees Ririe in 1951 and soon after accepted a position to teach at Brigham Young University. Shirley later accepted a position at the University of Utah and met Joan Woodbury. They started a small company, called Choreodancers, which later became the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Shirley Ririe papers (1946-2010) consist mainly of programs, announcements, and news clippings pertaining to Ririe and the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company. Also included are correspondence, biographical information, and miscellaneous personal material. The correspondence is mostly personal in nature, including many greeting cards. The programs and announcements relate mainly to Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, but also pertain to other institutions and dance events. The news clippings are originals to be photocopied at a later date.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Shirley Ririe papers must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: Shirley Ririe papers, Accn 2320, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations:Accn 2320.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Correspondence, 1950-1994Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1

Correspondence, 1995-2007Return to Top

Container(s): Box 2

CorrespondenceReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 3

This box contains undated correspondence.

Personal Materials, 1946-2005Return to Top

Container(s): Box 4

Container(s) Description Dates
box
4
Folder
1
Biographical Information
2
Certificates
1946-2005
3
Day Book
1988
4
Funeral Service Programs
1986-2005
5
Notes
6
Olin Rhees Ririe, Awards and Army Papers
1952
7
Miscellaneous

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company and Other Dance Materials, 1969-2007Return to Top

Container(s): Box 5

Container(s) Description Dates
box
5
Folder
1
Annual Reports
1981-1993
2
Audit Report
1992-1993
3
Background and Biographies
4
Bulletins
1969-1982
5-6
Newsletters
1971-2007
7
Miscellaneous

Programs and Announcements, 1950s-2000sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 6

Programs and Announcements, 1950s-2000sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 7

Programs and Announcements, 1950s-2000sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 8

Programs and Announcements, 1970s-2000sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 9

Programs and Announcements, 1970s-2000sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 10

News Clippings, 1950s-1970sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 11

News Clippings, 1980sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 12

News Clippings, 1980sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 13

News Clippings, 1980s-1990sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 14

News Clippings, 1990sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 15

News Clippings, 1990s-2000sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 16

News Clippings, 2000sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 17

Also includes undated clippings.

Oversize Materials, 1950s-1986Return to Top

Container(s): Box 18

This box includes dance programs, a news clipping scrapbook, a calendar, and pictures of cats.

Correspondence, 1977-2010Return to Top

Container(s): Box 19

This box also includes letters of complaints and correspondence with Charlotte Boye-Christensen.

Office Files, Ad-Bu, 1955-2009Return to Top

Container(s): Box 20

Container(s) Description Dates
box
20
Folder
1
Advancement Grant Notes
undated
2
Alumni Improvisation
1994-1999
3
American Canvas
1996-1997
4
Articles by Others
1971-2008
5
Arts Education
1993-2009
6
Arts in Education
1978-2003
7
Biography, Correspondence
1955-2002
8
Biography, Tour Dates
1967-1987
9
Bookings
1972-1994
10
Brigham Young University Orchesis Reunion
2004
11
Richard C. Burrows
2003-2004

Office Files, Ch-Co, 1988-2007Return to Top

Container(s): Box 21

Container(s) Description Dates
box
21
Folder
1
Choreography
1988-2007
2
Circle Cycle
1992-2006
3
City Center Show
1989-2007
4
Cowboy Poetry
1996

Office Files, Da-Ev, 1981-2009Return to Top

Container(s): Box 22

Container(s) Description Dates
box
22
Folder
1
Dance History Video
2000-2009
2
Dance West Newsletters
2003-2004
3
Demonstrations
1993-2003
4-5
Demonstrations, Lecture Notes
1981-1999
6
Electronic Dance Transformer
1985-1996
7
Evaluations
1993-2007

Office Files, Fo-Gr, 1955-2009Return to Top

Container(s): Box 23

Container(s) Description Dates
box
23
Folder
1
Former Students
1955-1983
2
Fundraiser Names
1987-2009
3
George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation
2000-2004
4
Getty Center for Education in the Arts
1988-1997
5
Carol Ann Goodson
1998-2007
6
Darleen Gordon
2007-2008
7
Grants, Personal
1977-1999

Office Files, Guest Choreographers, 1983-2008Return to Top

Container(s): Box 24

This box also includes materials on potential choreographers and press kits.

Office Files, Ha-Gr, 1977-2008Return to Top

Container(s): Box 25

Container(s) Description Dates
box
25
Folder
1
Janice Haws
1994-2001
2-4
Elizabeth R. Hayes materials
1977-2008
5
Itineraries
1983-1991
6
Itineraries, Correspondence
1980-2004
7
Robin E. Johnson
2000-2006
8
Graham Lustig
undated

Office Files, Legislature, 1981-2006Return to Top

Container(s): Box 26

This box also contains correspondence.

Office Files, Na-Pr, 1969-2008Return to Top

Container(s): Box 27

Container(s) Description Dates
box
27
Folder
1
National Dance Organizations
1975-2003
2
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA): Artists in Schools
1979-1992
3
Notes
1983-2003
4
Ogden Teachers / Energy and Motion Workshops
1997-1998
5
Photographs
The photographs in this folder are photocopies.
undated
6-8
Professional Outreach Program in Schools (POPS)
These folders also contain correspondence and history of this program.
1987-2007
9
Programs and Brochures
1993-2008

Office Files, Re, 1975-2009Return to Top

Container(s): Box 28

Container(s) Description Dates
box
28
Folder
1
Recommendations
1995-2008
2
Regents' Scholarship
2006
3
Stephanie Reinhart
2002
4-7
Residencies
1975-2003
8
Reunions
1999-2009
9-10
Reviews
These folders also contain reviews on a dance performance in Germany.
1987-2007

Office Files, Ri-Sta, 1971-2010Return to Top

Container(s): Box 29

Container(s) Description Dates
box
29
Folder
1-3
Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company Materials
Folder 3 includes materials on the Compnay's point system.
1971-2009
4
Salt Lake County Cultural Facilities Master Plan
2008
5
Mary Seidman
2009-2010
6-7
Speeches
These folders contain scripts and speeches given at lectures and demonstrations.
8
Standards for Teaching and Learning
2005-2007

Office Files, Ste-Su, 1982-2003Return to Top

Container(s): Box 30

Container(s) Description Dates
box
30
Folder
1-2
"Step Lively," Dance-in-the-Schools Program
1990-2003
3
Summer Workshop Notes
1982-1987

Office Files, Teaching Materials, 1973-2009Return to Top

Container(s): Box 31

This box contains teaching materials such as articles, course and workshop materials, guides, and lists.

Office Files, To-Ut, 1970-2009Return to Top

Container(s): Box 32

Container(s) Description Dates
box
32
Folder
1-4
Touring
These folders also contain personal touring records and materials on China and Southern United States tours.
1981-2009
5
TV Glendale
undated
6-7
University of Utah
These folders also contain grant materials.
1970-1999
8
Utah Curriculum
1997-1999
9
Utah Dance Project
2003-2004
10
Utah School Listings
2008-2009

Office Files, Vi-Wr, 1960-2010Return to Top

Container(s): Box 33

Container(s) Description Dates
box
33
Folder
1
Vita Information
undated
2
Ted Wasserman
undated
3
Window Washer Notes
undated
4
Dee Winterton
1981-2008
5
Carl Wolz
2002
6-8
Workshops
These folders also contain materials on workshops held in Australia and Georgia.
1960-2008
9
Writeups
1967-1994
10
Writings
1976-2010

Office Files, Yo-Za, 1980-2008Return to Top

Container(s): Box 34

Container(s) Description Dates
box
34
Folder
1-3
Young Audiences Arts for Learning
1980-2009
4
Jannas Zalesky
2002-2003
5
ZAP Materials
2008

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Dance companies--Utah--History--Sources
  • Modern dance--Utah--Salt Lake City
  • Corporate Names :
  • Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company--Archives
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Announcements
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Programs