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Finding Aid for the Southern California Folk Dance Federation Records, 1945-1975
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Southern California Folk Dance Federation Records,
    Date (inclusive): 1945-1975
    Collection number: 1175
    Creator: Southern California Folk Dance Federation
    Extent: 22 boxes (11 linear ft.) 19 oversize boxes
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract:
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    • Gift of Folk Dance Federation of California, 1976.
    • Gift of Elsie Dunin, 1978-96.
    • Gift of Dorothy Daw, 1997.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Southern California Folk Dance Federation Records (Collection 1175). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    The Folk Dance Federation of Southern California was established in 1946; its purposes were to conduct monthly festivals, encourage research in authentic dance forms, and to provide recognized patterns of folk dances.

    Note

    The Folk Dance Federation of Southern California was established in 1946 and continues active up to the present time. The first volume of minutes (Box 1) records the proceedings which led to its setting up and the by-laws adopted March 10, 1946.
    The purposes of the organization included the provision for and conduct of, if possible, monthly festivals, encouragement of research in authentic dance forms and the making available of recognized patterns of folk dances.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of minutes, membership directories, historian books (scrapbooks), Dance Institute notes, programs, correspondence, various publications, and proceedings of the Santa Barbara and San Diego folk dance conferences, which include dance descriptions.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Minutes.
    2. Membership directories.
    3. Dance Institute notes.
    4. Historian books.
    5. Pelton (Allen) Family Papers
    6. Publications and programs.
    7. San Diego Annual Folk Dance Conference
    8. Santa Barbara Annual Folk Dance Conference

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Southern California Folk Dance Federation--Archives.
    Folk dancing--California, Southern--Archival resources.