“Dance is a moment, and then is finished.”
The Limón Institute Archives are a one-of-a-kind collection, encompassing photographs, videos, printed materials, and music and Labanotation scores. The collection is open to the public by appointment only, and all materials must be used on-site. The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts also has a large collection of Limón materials.
- Programs, playbills and souvenir programs
Company programs, 1946 – present. Includes programs of Limón works mounted on other companies.
- Newsclippings, handbills and flyers, posters
Company handbills and flyers, 1952- present. Original newsclippings and photocopies, 1946-present. Newsclippings and flyers from Limón works mounted on other companies. Photocopies of Betty Jones’s scrapbooks. Laura Glenn’s collection. Correspondence, programs, reviews and other materials concerning related artists.
- Limón publications
Journals, brochures, and other Foundation publications. Company press releases, 1972- present, and press kits, 1975- present.
- Educational materials
Study guides and curriculum descriptions.
Photos and 35 mm slides divided by format and subject.
- Music scores
Music scores and parts for works in Limón repertory.
- Set, costumes and lighting design
Costumes and set information, including sketches, patterns, swatches, etc. and lighting plots.
- Audio recordings
Reel to reel audio tapes, audio cassettes and Compact Discs, including master audios and performance tapes.
- Films and videotapes