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Dee Winterton papers on teaching at Brigham Young University, 1973-1982

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2378 Series 10

Scope and Contents

Contains show scripts, financial files, campus memos, notes, course syllabi and packets, lecture outlines, articles and programs from professional journals, student papers, warm-up exercises, poetry, clippings, exams, faculty schedules, rolls, correspondence, meeting minutes, teaching notes and lesson plans, photographs, brochures, resumes, Masters' theses, conference notes, and other materials. Topics discussed in these materials include a typed copy of the musical "The Ballad of Brigham Young," documents pertaining to BYU's Modern Dance department, financial records for BYU's Dance department, documents pertaining to grading, curriculum changes to Dance classes, BYU's Physical Education department teaching schedule forms, assorted poetry collected by Winterton, articles authored by him and others about dance and physical activity, BYU's Department of Physical Education's article on Improvisition, magazine and bulletin articles on Dance, and faculty activity reports for the Dance department. Dated 1973-1982.


  • 1973-1982


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Open for public research.

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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.


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