Crockett Youmans Dance Studio Collection, 1949-1957
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Brief Description: Marie Crockett Youmans ran a dance studio for many years in Valdosta.  In the early years of South Georgia State Normal College she was on the faculty as Marie Holt Greene.  This collection documents the history of her dance studio. There are many photographs of dancers and dance recitals. There are letters to Mrs. Marie along with extra information (such as roll books for classes, sheet music to recitals, figurine collection information, and notes of dances presented at an annual convention) included within in the folders. An article from the Valdosta Daily Times was included also.  A painting of Marie Holt Greene, as well a porcelain ballet figurines, and collages of photographs and documents from this collection in room 4260 of Odum Library.
Held at:
Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections
Valdosta State University Archives, Odum Library
1500 N. Patterson St.
Valdosta, GA 31698
Phone: 229-333-7150
Fax: 229-259-5055
Email: dsdavis [at]
Record Series Number: MS/8
Created by: Crockett Yeomans Dance Studio
Volume: 2.0 Boxes
Acquired: 05/07/1984.
Biographical Note for Crockett Yeomans Dance Studio : Marie Crockett Yeomans, a renowned dance instructor, comes to Valdosta State College by way of Columbia University Teachers’ College. Mrs. Crockett Yeomans opened a dance studio for the natives of Valdosta, Georgia.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research use.
Subject Index
Chicago National Association of Dancing Masters
Class of 1949 Dance Revue
Class of 1952 Dance Revue
Class of 1953 Dance Revue
Class of 1954 Dance Revue
Class of 1955 Dance Revue
Class of 1957 Dance Revue
Class of 1958 Dance Revue
Crockett, Marie G.
Dance Educators of America
Dance Masters of America 66th Annual Convention
Dancing Masters of America, Inc.
Follies Revue, 1955
Follies Revue, 1957
Hallenbeck, Gertrude
Harris, Mary Cecile
Junior Service League, Valdosta, GA
Lott, Mr. & Mrs. Oscar
Lott, Myra
National Recovery Administration (U.S.
Southern Textile Co., Valdosta, GA
Southland Photo Laboratories, Valdosta, GA
The Hamilton Collection, Jacksonville, FL
The Hemerocallis Society
Valdosta Daily Times, 1977
Youmans, John G.
Youmans, L.G. Mrs.
Youmans-Crockett Dance Studio
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: John C Youmans  signed letter to Youmans from Hugh C. Bailey acknowledging ballerina gift and portrait gift in Director's office file cabinet.
Finding Aid Revisions: Revised for DACS compliance September 2019 by Doug Carlson