4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Dance music--United States.

  1. Harry and Sara Lepman collection, 1890-1945

    800 items. 7 containers. 2.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Dentist Harry Lepman and his wife Sara collected American political memorabilia and artifacts. The collection consists of sheet music, mostly songs, the majority of which were composed to rally public support for military efforts in the Spanish-American War, World War I and World War II. The patriotic titles are enhanced by colorful cover art depicting American patriotic themes and images. Many...

  2. Edison sheet music collection, 1830-1958

    circa 13,000 items ; 148 containers ; 444 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists chiefly of American sheet music published in the United States between the years 1830-1930. While a significant minority of the music in the collection is instrumental music, the vast majority is for voice and piano. Notable in this collection are imprints from California dating from before 1850, first editions by Irving Berlin and others, and many European imprints among...

  3. Sidney Robertson Cowell collection, 1901-1992

    5067 items ; 28 containers ; 13 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Sidney Robertson Cowell (1903-1995) was a folksong and ethnic music collector and recordist, ethnographer, ethnomusicologist, teacher, writer, and wife of composer Henry Cowell. The collection consists of her personal papers which document all aspects of her life and work. The collection includes correspondence relating to personal and professional matters; fieldwork reports, fieldnotes, song...

  4. W. Dean Edwards collection, 1946-2002

    2618 items.. 10 boxes.. 71 folders.. 25 sound cassettes : analog.. 4 sound tape reels : analog, 3 3/4 ips ; 7 in.. 19 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.. 1 videocassette (U-Matic).. 1128 photographs (44 folders, photographic prints, negatives) : black-and-white, color +9 folders oversize.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection includes manuscripts, photographs, sound recordings, and videotapes documenting the activities of a traditional American square and contra dance group, the Fun Finders, from Colorado Springs, Colorado from 1946 to 2002. Fun Finders was organized as an exhibition square-dance group by W. Dean Edwards, who directed the group from the 1940s through the 1980s with his wife Peggy...