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RepositoryNational Resource Centre for Dance Archive
LevelFile
Ref NoBB/E/5/3
TitleRuby Ginner's retirement July 1964 and Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing Diamond Jubilee Dinner October 1964
Date1964
DescriptionGinner retired as Chairman of the Greek Dance Association on 27 July 1964 at a meeting of Congress at Victoria Dance Hall in London.
This file contains Ginner's retirement speech, both handwritten and in a published format; a telegram from 'Bird' with the message Ave, atque, vale' (hail brother farewell'); five letters to Ginner regarding the announcement of her retirement including one from the General Secretary of the ISTD. Also in this file are documents regarding the Diamond Jubilee Dinner of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing held at Quaglino's in London and at which Ginner was formally presented with a clock by members of the Greek Dance Association Branch. Contents are: five telegrams to Ginner; three letters; a list of guests and menu for the evening; Miss Ginner's name card; and the Winter 1964 issue of Dance Journal which includes a speech by Mr Cyril Beaumont and a letter of thanks from Ginner (p.40).
LanguageEnglish
Extent19 items
FormatPapers
Persons
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P1294Ginner; Ruby Mary Adeline (1886-1978); dance practitioner1886-1978
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