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Shirley Haynes Collection

Identifier: BRSCA-SH-013
The Shirley Haynes Collection contains 127 items consisting of programs, photographs, newspaper articles, tour itineraries, advertisements, scrapbook, and moving images.The bulk of the items come from Hayne's time with Denham's Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo from 1946-1952.


  • Record Keeping: Majority of material found within 1942 - 1983

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

The Collections are available to researchers by appointment. Please email

Conditions Governing Use

The Ballets Russes Special Collections and Archive holds the physical rights only to most materials. Researchers must secure written permission from the Archive to publish archival material. Researchers assume all responsibility for conforming to copyright laws and for correctly citing the source of the archival material.


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Shirley Haynes was an American Dancer in the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. This collection documents her time on tour with the company and some materials gathered after her Ballet Russe career.

Biographical / Historical

Shirley Haynes was born in Yakima, Washington around 1925. At the age of 18 she moved to New York, New York, eventually joining the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo where she danced from 1946-1952. In 1958, Haynes married Duke Burton and moved to North Carolina and began teaching. Shirley Haynes died in 2002.

Processing Information

Collection was arranged and described by Tara Davis in 2012. Site edited by Jakob Hertzel in 2015.
Shirley Haynes Collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Ballets Russes Special Collections and Archive Repository


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