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This online archive has been established for internal use only by members of the Gurdjieff Heritage Society, Inc. ("GHS"), a non-profit corporation in New York, New York and for its collaboration with the Jerome Robbins Dance Division research department of the New York Public Library of the Performing Arts.

Whereas the GHS has been entrusted as custodian of certain confidential and valuable information which has been collected by pupils, relatives, and friends of George Ivanovitch Gurdjieff and other individuals and groups interested in Mr. Gurdjieff’s activities, including materials of, but not limited to, Jessmin and Dushka Howarth; and

Whereas these materials include, without limitation, personal papers, writings, letters, original notes, photographs, music, recordings, videos, and detailed descriptions of Gurdjieff’s choreographed dances and movement exercises called movements (collectively referred to as “Confidential Materials”); and

Whereas GHS has been charged by these individuals and groups with the supervision and control of the dissemination of the Confidential Materials in accord with the explicit limitations upon such dissemination which have been articulated by those who have entrusted the Confidential Materials to GHS; and

Whereas GHS wishes to honor this trust and protect the confidentiality of the Confidential Materials;

IT IS HEREBY AGREED THAT, the GHS will provide the Confidential Materials to you for your personal use only and on condition that you shall not disclose, disseminate, copy, post to the internet, sell, transfer, or reveal to others any of the Confidential Materials without the written consent of the GHS. All Confidential Materials disclosed under this Agreement shall be and remain the property of the GHS. Confidential Materials shall not include any information that is already known to you at the time of its disclosure.

You agree that in the event of a breach or threatened breach of the terms of this Agreement by you, GHS shall be entitled to seek an injunction prohibiting any such breach. This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York.