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Biography of Jean Elizabeth Fossum May

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2083
Scope and Contents Compiled by James A. May about his mother, Jean Fossum May, drawing heavily on her letters, journals, and notes. Gives detailed information about her life in Baker, Oregon, 1906-1959; service as a missionary in the California Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1927-1928; marriage to Andrew May, 1930; family life (as a widow after 1933); service as head resident of Stover Hall (men's housing) on the campus of Brigham Young University, 1959-1969; and efforts to...
Dates: 1990-1998

C.I.O.F.F. records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7844
Scope and Contents

The International Council of Organizations of Folklore Festivals and Folk Arts (C.I.O.F.F.) records include four cartons of minutes, correspondence, annual reports, and festival programs hosted or attended by the C.I.O.F.F. members. The collection spans the dates 1974-2003, and was collected by some of the leading members of the organization.

Dates: 1974-2003

Jayne Nicholson copies of folk music

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 99
Abstract

The folder contains one volume of The Folk Dance Book by C. Ward Crampton, MD. about 1915. Handwritten copies and duplications of folk music were added to the book.

Dates: approximately 1915

George B. Ellsworthe papers

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: MSS 8500
Content Description

Contains the papers of professional dancer George B. Ellsworthe. Included are many programs and brochures from productions he was featured in or put on, newspaper clippings about productions, letters pertaining to his career, personal papers, a book containing his family's history, books about dancers and dance, and scrapbooks. Photographs of his dance students and their productions and photographs of his home and family life are included as well. Materials are dated 1940-2006.

Dates: 1940-2006

Curtis Fawson video tapes of Tongan culture

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2939
Scope and Contents

Eighteen video tapes (numbered 1-12, 14-19) on Tongan culture. Filmed by Curtis Fawson, with Eric Shumway serving as interpreter. Includes footage of a centennial celebration, a royal wedding, and of the King's visit to Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1990-2000

First dance halls and orchestras in American Fork

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2829
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten history. Timpson writes about early dance halls and orchestras in American Fork, Utah.

Dates: 1958

Mae Fraley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7854
Scope and Contents

Collection contains dance manuals from many countries around the world, folk song books, clippings, personal research, pictures, dance camp booklets and syllabi, and other folk dance related materials collected by Mae Fraley. The materials span the years 1938-1996.

Dates: 1938-1996

William F. Hanson lantern slides

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 3340
Scope and Contents

Collection includes 98 lantern slides, some hand colored, collected by William F. Hanson. The slides include images of the Ute Indians of Colorado and Utah, scenes from Hanson's operas, and nature scenes.

Dates: 1913-1962

Alma Heaton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2111
Scope and Contents Contains materials related to the life and teaching career of Alma Heaton, and is organized into three series. Series 1 contains autobiographical materials about Alma Heaton, including histories of his life, histories and memorabilia about his missions to Europe and India, and books he authored with information about his life. Series 2 contains teaching materials from Alma Heaton's career as a dance teacher and professor of recreation at Brigham Young University. Includes books he, Benjamin...
Dates: 1953-2000

Ellen Hundley diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3264
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten diary. Hundley writes about her trip from Utah to Texas starting in the spring of 1856. She travels from Salt Lake City, Utah, across Wyoming and then to Texas. She enounters Indians on the way and returns to Bents Fort where she witnessed and Indian dance. She travels until October of 1856. Little is known of Hundley. She might have been a Mormon woman.

Dates: 1856

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