Found 4 collections related to Folk dancing

Cushing, Stella Marek
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 711
.21 linear feet (1 box)
These papers of Stella Marek Cushing, an American folklorist, consist of journals and letters. She kept the journals as she traveled in Europe in 1928, 1930, and 1934, collecting folk songs, dances, costumes, and other material for lecture-concert... more
Herman, Mary Ann
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 334
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Michael Herman (1911-1996) and his wife, Mary Ann Herman (d.1992), were American folk dance teachers and authorities on folk dance. The collection dates from 1936 to 1956 and holds four items: Mary Ann Herman’s diary; a notebook belonging to... more
Maine Folk Dance Camp
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 111
3 linear feet in 44 legal size folders (2 cartons)
The materials of the Maine Folk Dance Camp are mainly comprised of the sheet music and dance step instructions for a variety of folk dances (with a few social dances) of different nationalities. It also includes a small number of research papers... more
Berk, Fred, 1911-1980
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 41
273 Items in 75 folders
The Fred Berk Papers primarily document Berk's involvement in Jewish folk dance in the United States. Berk wrote extensively on the subject. He also made... more