This collection largely pertains to Anderson's professional
career and includes her curriculum vita, letters of recommendation, clippings, teaching
materials, correspondence, photographs, and her reference files on dancers and artists.
Correspondents include British dancer Vera Fredova (Winifred Edwards) and Ivor F. Guest.
There is also a plaster cast of Victor Frisch's life mask of Anna Pavlova and a framed
German notice for a performance of the ballet Gisella, 1842. Other items include
clippings, newsletters, and photographs pertaining to tennis, 1950-1988.
Dorotheda Revay Anderson, a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New
York City, was a member of the Amercan Ballet Theatre from 1951-53. She earned her B.A.
in anthropology at Stanford University in 1960 and her M.A. in education in 1961. From
1962 to 1964 she was in charge of ballet and modern dance at UC Berkeley. In 1964 she
was appointed professor of dance at California State University, Sacramento and retired
in 1988 with the rank of professor emeritus. Prof. Anderson has served as consultant on
a national public television series and as juror and panelist for several ballet
companies and competitions.
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