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Guide to the Tony C. Johnson Papers, 2000-2017

Summary

Tony Johnson (b. 1959) is a choreographer and dancer who was based in Durham, NC between 1984 and 2017. Collection includes legal notepads, spiral-bound notebooks, newspaper clippings, webpage printouts, programs from performances, photographs, event fliers, personal correspondence, CD, VHS.

Collection Details

ID
ADF.019
Title
Tony C. Johnson papers
Date
2000-2017
Creator
Johnson, Tony
Extent
0.834 Linear Feet
Repository
American Dance Festival Archives
Language
English

Collection Overview

Collection includes legal notepads, spiral-bound notebooks, newspaper clippings, webpage printouts, programs from performances, photographs, event fliers, personal correspondence, CD, and VHS.

More Biographical / Historical Info

Arrangement

Collection is organized into 6 series: Dancing the Spirituals Project, Personal Papers, Subject Files, Memorabilia, Clippings, and Audiovisual Materials

Using These Materials

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warning Access to the Collection

Patrons must sign the Acknowledgement of Legal Responsibility and Privacy Rights form before using this collection. In off-site storage; 48 hours advance notice is required for use. Access to audiotapes in this collection requires the use of reference copies. To arrange for the creation of reference copies please contact American Dance Festival Archives.

warning Use & Permissions

Collection is open for research.

Please contact the American Dance Festival (adf@americandancefestival.org) to arrange for use of these materials.

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

More copyright and citation information

How to Cite

[Identification of item], Tony C. Johnson Papers, American Dance Festival Archives.

Contents of the Collection

Performances
Box 1
Press
Box 1
Written Proposals
Box 1
Music
Box 1
Video Releases
Box 1
Tony's Notes (4 folders)
Box 1
Correspondence, 2009-2016
Box 1
Financial, 2009-2016
Box 1
Grace May B. Brown
Box 1
Research
Box 2
Photos
Box 2
Community Events
Box 2
Press, 2000-2017
Box 2
Various Recordings of Tony in Performance, undated
Box 2
Photo CD
Box 2
 

Historical Note

Tony Johnson (b. 1959) is a choreographer and dancer who was based in Durham, NC between 1984 and 2017. An active participatnt in both the American Dance Festival and the Duke University Dance Program, he served these communities as a volunteer and mentor. His body of independent choreographic work covers varied subject matter including the legacy of slavery, the HIV/AIDS crisis, faith, and masculinity, along with a sustained investigation of Negro Spirituals through dance.


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Provenance

Received by ADF Archives as a gift in 2017

Processing Information

Processed by Josie Bettman, July 2018