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[Anderson Memorial Presbyterian Church (Martinsville, VA)] square dance collection

Accession Numbers

88-037

Physical Description

ca. 75 items (4 folders)

Dates

1950s [?].

Provenance

 This collection was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish, Wytheville, Virginia, in the spring of 1989.

Agency History

These materials appear to have been assembled for use in the recreation program of the Anderson Memorial Presbyterian Church, Martinsville, Virginia.  

Scope and Content

This collection consists of holograph, near-print and print instructions for calling dance figures and square dances, some annotated to indicate appropriate music; holograph lists of songs with appropriate square dances to be used for each, some annotated for location of song on disc; print and near-print instructions for folk games, some to be played to music; and flyers, brochures, clippings, bibliographies, catalogs and other materials on sources for recreational dance and game information and materials.  

This material is organized in four folders as listed. The first folder also includes a mimeographed glossary of square dance terms; 2 outlines for a square dance lesson or course; and Recreation Rhythms, a guide to square dance instruction and calls for dances issued by the Health, Physical Education Safety and Recreation Service of the Virginia State Department of Education.

Location

This collection is filed by accession number with other manuscript collections.  

Related Materials

In addition to these manuscript materials this collection included monograph and sound recording materials which have been transferred to the appropriate Center collections. A list of these materials follows.  

Monographs:  

Eisenberg, Helen and Larry. AND PROMENADE ALL. Nashville, TN: Helen and Larry Eisenberg, 1952.  

Hipps, R. Harold and Chappell, Wallace. A WORLD OF FUN, MANUAL OF INSTRUCTIONS FOR WORLD OF FUN RECORDS. Nashville: Methodist Publishing House, 1959. See also discs.  

Holden, Rickey. THE SQUARE DANCE CALLER. San Antonio, TX: Rickey Holden, 1951.  

RICHARD DYER-BENNET, THE 20TH CENTURY MINSTREL. New York: Leeds Music Corporation, 1946.  

SIX ENGLISH SET DANCES. London: The English Folk Dance and Song Society, 1942.  

Sound Recordings:  

78s:  

CAPITOL. CD-4006. Cliffie Stone's Band. Square Dances with Calls. (4 disc set; Center holds 3.) Swing in the Center, Swing on the Side (music: Ragtime Annie)/Forward Six, Don't You Blunder (music: O Dem Golden Slippers). Right and Left Hand Star (music: Cripple Creek)/ Double Bow Knot (music: Bile 'em Cabbage Down). Arizona Double Star (music: The Gal I Left Behind Me)/Special Instructions for Square Dancing. Includes Square Dance Instruction Book.  

CAPITOL. CDN-4009. Cliffie Stone and His Square Dance Band. Square Dance (4 disc set; Center holds 2.) Special Instructions for Square Dancing/Soldier's Joy. Dem Golden Slippers/Ragtime Annie.  

CAPITOL. CAS-4025. Cliffie Stone and His Orchestra. Virginia Reel/American Patrol. Series: Square Dance Without Calls. Sleeve printed with "Helps for Callers and Dancers" and instructions and diagrams for Virginia Reel and Hay Makers Jig filed with manuscripts.  

CAPITOL. CAS-4032. Cliffie Stone and His Orchestra. Devil's Dream/Down Yonder. Series: Square Dance Without Calls. Sleeve printed with "How To Get The Greatest Pleasure From This Record/Explanation of A Square" and calls for Three Ladies Chain and Texan Whirl filed with manuscripts.    

CAPITOL. CAS-4032. Cliffie Stone and His Orchestra. Devil's Dream/Down Yonder. Series: Square Dance Without Calls. Sleeve printed with "How To Get The Greatest Pleasure From This Record/Explanation of A Square" and calls for Three Ladies Chain and Texan Whirl filed with manuscripts.  

CAPITOL. DAS 4015. Cliffie Stone and His Square Dance Band. Varsouvianna/Blackhawk Waltz. Series: Round Dance. Sleeve printed with instructions for dancing the Blackhawk Waltz and the Varsouvianna (Put Your Little Foot) and diagrams of dance position filed with manuscripts.  

*HONOR YOUR PARTNER RECORDS. SDA-1. Ed Durlacher, caller, with The Top Hands. Square Dance Associates Present "Honor Your Partner", album 1. (3 disc set) Susanna/Two Head Ladies Cross Over. Honolulu Baby/Do-Si-Do and Swing. Around the Outside/Heads and Sides.  

PROM. 1048. Howie Ballance, caller, with Deer Hill Squares. Square Dance with Calls. Take a Peak-/Lady Go Right, Gent Go Left.  

*WORLD OF FUN RECORDS. (United Methodist Publishing House) M-103. Michael Herman's Folk Orchestra. Irish Washerwoman/Captain Jinks.  

* ___________. M-104. Michael Herman's Folk Orchestra. Red River Valley. Sicilian Circle/ Camptown Races. Pop Goes the Weasel. (2 copies)  

*____________. M-107. Michael Herman's Folk Orchestra. Little Brown Jug/Put Your Little Foot. Fireman's Dance.  

* 12" discs  

45s:  

COLUMBIA. 4-42529. Jimmy Dean. Little Black Book/Please Pass the Biscuits.  

FOLKCRAFT. F-1432. Dov Seltzer Israel Group. Ve'David./Im Baarazim. With instructions for dance.    

33s:  

CORONET RECORDS. CX 89. Emery Adams and the Corn Huskers. Square Dances.  

DOT. DLP-3015. Tommy Jackson, his fiddlers and guitar pickers. Popular Square Dance Music.  

*PLYMOUTH. P-100-19. Country Dances.  

M-G-M. E3258. Carson Robison. Square Dances Without Calls.  

RCA/CAMDEN. CAL 432. Nashville Squares. Hi-Fi Square Dances Without Calls.  

* 10" disc

Subject(s)

Square dance music, Holographic music

Creators

Anderson Memorial Presbyterian Church (Martinsville VA)

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