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Young, L. DeWayne

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1938-

Biographical History

Citation

L. Dewayne Young papers, 1958-2008 (helped organize the BYU Folk Dancers 1956; taught at BYU, BYU-Hawaii, BYU-Idaho, and Idaho State University; taught at Lloyd Shaw Foundation workshops; NFO created as a tribute to the staying power of international folk dance; co-editor for fifteen years on "Viltis" magazine; published the index and biography; participating in international folk dance festivals)

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

L. DeWayne collection of folk-related publications, 1944-2014

 Series
Identifier: MSS 7850 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains periodicals collected by L. DeWayne Young. The substantial content reflects folk dance and culture all over the world. Most of the publications were collected as a subscriber, and are incomplete sets. The exception is Viltis Magazine, of which Young was a co-editor for fifteen years. Dates range from 1944-2014.

L. DeWayne Young collection of festival materials, approximately 1940-2012

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7850 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains information on folk festivals from a wide array, in culture, dance style, and time. The festival materials include program flags, programs, photo books, and news clippings. The National Folk Festival, Rocky Mountain Dance Roundup, Tydzién Kultory Beskidzkiej, and Swieto Dzieci Gór materials comprise the majority of the L. DeWayne Young’s collection. Dates range approximately 1940-2012.

L. DeWayne Young collection of folk dance instructor resources, 1955-2000

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7850 Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains materials collection by L. DeWayne Young regarding the instruction of folk dancing. The materials include a variety of published and unpublished text. The resources include calling books, specific dances, folk dance histories, instruction for teaching folk dances in schools, and how to teach folk dance in general. Some of the materials are complete publications, while others have been arranged by Young into notebooks. Resources come from a varity of sources, including the following...

L. DeWayne Young collection of pamphlets, brochures, and other cultural information resources, approximately 1968-2010

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7850 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains travel brochures, maps, and books regarding the history and cultures of various countries. The majority of the materials refer to Eastern Europe with a large abundance of the resource materials focused on Poland. L. DeWayne Young collected these resources himself via travel and folk dance festivals. Dates range approximately from 1968-2010.

L. DeWayne Young collection on members of the folk dance community, approximately 1941-2010

 Series — Box: 8, Folder: 7
Identifier: MSS 7850 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains information and histories of L. DeWayne Young and fellow folk dancers. Materials include periodicals, biographical information from various resources, festival handouts, newsletters, articles, and other materials. Aside from Young, Yvtautas F. Beliajus, Dick Crumb and Mary B. Jensen are also highlighted within the collection. There is information regarding several other persons as well, including an autographed portrait of Paul Badura-Skoda. Dates range from approximately 1941-2010.

L. DeWayne Young papers, 1959-1979

 Sub-Series — Box: 8, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSS 7850 Series 4
Scope and Contents Young was one of Brigham Young University’s Folk Dancers. These materials reflect his time as a dancer, and also the director of the BYU Women’s Dance Group. There are programs, newspapers clippings, 1959 Montana tour itineraries, posters, and a typed history of the BYU Women’s Dance Group. Young appears in programs as both a student and alumni. The posters feature Young, and advertise the 1968 European Folk Festivals Tour. Dates range 1959-1979.

L. DeWayne Young collection on folk dancing

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 7850
Scope and Contents Contains a variety of materials collected by L. DeWayne Young over his years as a folk dancer and instructor. The resources include festival handouts, programs, cultural information, histories of folk dancing, information on fellow folk dancers, and instructional resources. These resources take the form of news clippings, video materials, published and unpublished texts, pamphlets, posters, periodicals and some correspondence. Dates range from 1940-2014.