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Mary Bee Jensen scrapbook on the International Folk Dance Ensemble

Mary Bee Jensen scrapbook on the International Folk Dance Ensemble

Dates: 1951-1964

Materials include a photocopy and two digital copies on a compact disc of the scrapbook for the Brigham Young University International Folk Dancers, dating from between 1951 and 1964. Also contains the original scrapbook from which the photocopies were made.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.). -- 1 oversize folder (0.1 linear ft.). -- 1 book (0.2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Jensen, Mary Bee, 1917
  • Call Number: UA 5579
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Arrangement
Collection has been retained in its original order.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Mary Bee Jensen scrapbook on the International Folk Dance Ensemble must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: UA 5579; Mary Bee Jensen scrapbook on the International Folk Dance Ensemble; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 5579, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Mary B. Jensen in July 2011.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Mary B. Jensen; July 2011.
Subject Terms
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Colleges and Universities; Dance; Education; Performing Arts; Performing arts--Utah--Provo
Genre / Form
Books; Compact discs; Scrapbooks
Processing Information
Processed; Elizabeth West; July 2011. Processed; Stephanie Laabs; August 2012.
Appraisal Information
University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_UA5579
Finding Aid Title
Jensen (Mary Bee) scrapbook on the International Folk Dance Ensemble
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth West
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-27T04:26-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mary Bee Jensen (1917- ) was a a dance educator in Utah. She was the founder and director of the Brigham Young University International Folk Dance Ensemble and other folk dance organizations.

Mary Bee Jensen was born on May 21, 1917 in Provo, Utah. She received her bachelor's degree in Biology and Education from Park College, Missouri in 1939 and her master's in Recreation Education from Brigham Young University, Utah, in 1963. She then began work teaching in 1953 and continued in various teaching positions until 1984. She founded the International Folk Dancers at Brigham Young University in 1956 and acted as its director from its creation. She also co-founded and acted as president of the National Folk Organization in 1986.



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