Dance Archives at Roehampton

In the Archives and Special Collections of the University of Roehampton are three collections related to dance:

  • The Ann Hutchinson Guest Collection, containing materials relating to dance notation and to the Language of Dance Centre, London (founded by Ann Hutchinson Guest).
  • The Monica Collingwood Collection, containing scrapbooks, photograph albums, programmes and other material relating to ballet in the 20th Century, collected by Monica Collingwood, a lifetime ballet fan.
  • The Naseem Khan Collection, containing published books relating to South Asian classical dance collected by Naseem Khan, a writer, dance critic, and policy advisor.

Using the Collections

The Ann Hutchinson Guest Collection and the Monica Collingwood Collection have been fully catalogued, and their catalogues can be downloaded via the links above. The Naseem Khan Collection is in the process of being catalogued.

These collections can be accessed by appointment only. Please email archives@roehampton.ac.uk to arrange an appointment.

Top image: Performance at the Roehampton Dance Festival, 2011 © Francis Western Smith