Inventory of the
Danny Grossman fonds

Inventory #F0244

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0244
Title:Danny Grossman fonds
Dates:1942-2002, predominant 1963-2002
Extent:0.84 m of textual material
11 photographs
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
Daniel (Williams) Grossman, dancer, choreographer and instructor, was born in San Francisco, California in 1942 and began his dance training there with Gloria Unti and Welland Lathrop. He moved to New York City in 1962 to train with Gertrude Shurr and May O'Donnell. He joined the Paul Taylor Dance Company in 1963 and performed in twenty-four works over ten years with the Company. In 1973, Grossman joined the Faculty Dance at York University and was a guest artist with the Toronto Dance Theatre. He formed his own company, The Danny Grossman Dance Company in 1975.
Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of personal and professional correspondence, clippings, programmes and related material that document Grossman's career as a dancer with the Paul Taylor Dance Company as well as the founding of the Danny Grossman Dance Company. It also includes contracts, grant applications and other financial records, citizenship papers, passports and other collected ephemera.

Custodial History: The records in accession 2003-019 were in the custody of the Danny Grossman Dance Company before they were transferred to York University Archives & Special Collections.
Restrictions on
Access and Use:
To be determined
Finding Aid: Files list available.
URL of Finding Aid:http://archivesfa.library.yorku.ca/submissions/fonds/ON00370-f0000244.pdf
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accession: 2003-019. Further accruals may be expected.
Related Records: See the Danny Grossman Dance Company fonds (F0301) and the Toronto Dance Theatre fonds (F0146) for related records.
Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Danny Grossman and received from the Danny Grossman Dance Company in 2003.
Subject Access Points:Toronto Dance Theatre
Provenance Access Points:Grossman, Danny
Danny Grossman Dance Company

Date of creation: 2003/06/10
Date of last revision: 2003/06/20
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