Leona Holbrook music and dance books

Leona Holbrook music and dance books

Dates: 1890-1949

A collection of eleven dance instruction guides and music books belonging to Leona Holbrook, dated 1890-1949. Six of the pamphlets relate to square dancing.

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Holbrook, Leona
  • Call Number: MSS 6846
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Leona Holbrook music and dance books must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 6846; Leona Holbrook music and dance books; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6846, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Leona Holbrook.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Leona Holbrook.
Subject Terms
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Music; Square dancing
Genre / Form
Manuals (Handbooks)
Processing Information
Processed; Elizabeth Ballif; 6 May 2009.
Appraisal Information
LDS scholarship and historiography (Collection development policy for 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Holbrook (Leona) music and dance books
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Ballif, student processor; John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-08T09:23-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Leona Holbrook (1909-1980) was an educator in Utah. She was born 7 April 1909 in Lehi, Utah, to Horace Cook Holbrook and Leona Grace Garn. She attended the University of Utah, and in 1937 became the first chair of the women's physical education department at Brigham Young University. She retired in 1974, and died 30 June 1980 in Utah.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts