The National Arts Education Archive

The Legat Foundation

Books, correspondence, caricatures, photo albums. artefacts and photographs, covering a period of change in the history of European Ballet to the Soviet Ballet and the beginnings of the British Ballet. The collection traces the career of Nicolai Legat and his roles in Ballet with principal dancers such as Anna Pavlova, Nadine Nicolaeva Legat, Anna Roje, Kyra Nijinski et al. The majority of the material was collected by the late John Gregory and donated by John and his wife, the late Barbara Gregory. There are three wooden boxes and four suitcases which contain material which travels on loan.

The cataloguing is not complete and, therefore, some material is not available to be viewed online. This comprises material from Moya Vahey and Patricia Deane-Gray.

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