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Dee Winterton journals, 1971-1984

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2378 Series 1

Scope and Contents

Includes journals and corresponding typescripts written by Dee Winterton while living in his home in Provo, Utah. Topics discussed in these journals include his various trips to New York, calligraphy lessons, and personal letters to BYU's Young Ambassadors group. Dated 1971-1984.


  • 1971-1984


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Biographical History

From the Collection:

Dee Winterton (1935-1984) was a dance professor in Utah.

Dee R Winterton was born in Midvale, Utah, in 1935. As a young man, he worked closely with his father on the family cattle ranch, raising prize-winning steers. After completing college, Winterton toured with the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, and participated in residencies in association with the National Endowment for the Arts' Artists-in-Schools Program.

As a professor in the Dance Department at Brigham Young University, Winterton worked closely with the The Dancers' Company, Lamanite Generation, the Young Ambassadors' touring group, and musical theater productions. He also served as the artistic director for revues at Sundance, Utah for several years. He and his wife, Maureen, were the parents of four sons, Brad, Greg, Rolph, and Jay Dee. Dee was killed in an automobile accident on October 15, 1984.


3 boxes

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Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States