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National Dance Council of America records

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: MSS 7872

Scope and Contents

The National Dance Council of America records consist of minutes, dance journals, and clippings pertaining to the Utah division of the National Dance Council, 1949-2000.

Dates

  • 1949-2000

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open to public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the National Dance Council of America records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

National Dance Council of America (1948-present) is the official governing council of dance and dance-sport in the United States.

In 1948 the National Dance Council of America was founded as a non-profit educational organization, and has since bloomed into an organization that includes 17 member organizations encompassing more than 25,000 dance professionals and over 110 sanctioned competitions and championships.

The National Dance Council of America is responsible for representing the interests of those in the dance profession, and to act in cooperation with similar councils in other countries. It stands as the sole representative of the United States on the World Dance Council that consists of 57 countries.

The National Dance Council of America continues today with the establishment and protection of high standards in dance education. Recognizing the status of qualified dance teachers on a nation wide basis, and acquainting the public with the benefits of these standards in teaching.

Extent

1 carton (1 linear ft.)

Language

English

Arrangement

The original order of the collection has been retained.

Custodial History

Donated by the National Dance Council of America in 2003.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; National Dance Council of America; 2003.

Appraisal

The history of ballet or other dance genres, (section IV.a.ii Music Special Collections Development Policy September 2010).

Processing Information

Processed; Melissa James; June 2011.
Title
National Dance Council of America records
Status
Completed
Author
Melissa James
Date
2011 June 10
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States