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Crockett Youmans Dance Studio Collection

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Box 1

Box 2

Framed Posters

Portrait of Marie Holt Greene (Crockett Youmans)

Coppela porcelain ballerina

Giselle porcelain ballerina

Don Quixote porcelain ballerina

Swan Lake porcelain ballerina

The Nutcracker porcelain ballerina

The Firebird porcelain balllerina



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Crockett Youmans Dance Studio Collection, 1949-1957 | Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections

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Collection Overview

Title: Crockett Youmans Dance Studio Collection, 1949-1957Add to your cart.

ID: MS/8

Primary Creator: Crockett Yeomans Dance Studio

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Date Acquired: 05/07/1984

Subjects: 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: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Biographical Note

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.

Subject/Index Terms

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

Administrative Information

Repository: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research use.

Acquisition Source: John C Youmans

Acquisition Method: signed letter to Youmans from Hugh C. Bailey acknowledging ballerina gift and portrait gift in Director's office file cabinet.

Appraisal Information: six ballerinas-porcelain and a portrait of Marie Greene (Crockett Youmans)

Finding Aid Revision History: Revised for DACS compliance September 2019 by Doug Carlson


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Box:

[Box 1: 1949-1957],
[Box 2: 1949-1957],
[Item 1: Framed Posters],
[Item 2: Portrait of Marie Holt Greene (Crockett Youmans)],
[Item 3: Coppela porcelain ballerina],
[Item 4: Giselle porcelain ballerina],
[Item 5: Don Quixote porcelain ballerina],
[Item 6: Swan Lake porcelain ballerina],
[Item 7: The Nutcracker porcelain ballerina],
[Item 8: The Firebird porcelain balllerina],
[All]

Box 1: 1949-1957Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Recital PhotographsAdd to your cart.
15 photographs
Folder 2: Dance PhotographsAdd to your cart.
25 photographs
Folder 3: Ballet Figurine Collection InfoAdd to your cart.
Five envelopes containing official information of ballet figurines for Swan Lake, Nutcracker, Don Quixote, Coppelia, and The Firdbird which were purchased by/for the studio. Statues on display on the third floor of the library.
Folder 4: Sheet Music/Dance InstructionsAdd to your cart.
Sixteen scores of music with instructions for dance instructors.
Folder 5: ArticlesAdd to your cart.
Articles about or including Marie Crockett.
Folder 6: Misc. PhotosAdd to your cart.
Students of Crockett-Youmans Dance Studio in a parade and a couple of pictures of unknown dancers.
Folder 7: Recital ProgramsAdd to your cart.
Recital programs dating from 1949-1958.
Box 2: 1949-1957Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Recital PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Numerous recital photographs.
Folder 2: Misc. ItemAdd to your cart.
A pink Crockett-Youmans Dance Studio patch.
Folder 3: Choreography NotesAdd to your cart.
Choreography notes for the instructors.
Folder 4: "Letters" CompilationAdd to your cart.
Just under 20 letters to and from John Youmans.
Folder 5: Roll BooksAdd to your cart.
Roll Books from 1950-1957.
Folder 6: Budget Composition BookAdd to your cart.
A financial notebook.
Folder 7: Formal PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Photos from a formal dance.
Folder 8: Follies Program (1955/1957)Add to your cart.
Two Follies Programs, one from 1955 and the other from 1957, both of which were presented by the Valdosta Junior Service League.
Folder 9: Dance FormalAdd to your cart.
Numerous photos of a dance formal; most of the photos are group shots.
Folder 10: Recital Photographs/Dance Class PhotosAdd to your cart.
Recital photographs and dance class photos
Folder 11: Recital PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Numerous recital photos
Folder 12: Christmas FormalAdd to your cart.
Photos from the Christmas Formal
Folder 13: Recital PhotographsAdd to your cart.
More recital photographs
Folder 14: Dance Masters of America - 66th Annual ConventionAdd to your cart.
Notes of dances presented at the 66th Annual Convention of the Dance Masters of America; The event was held at the Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. on the dates July 30-August 5, 1950.
Item 1: Framed PostersAdd to your cart.
Two framed posters for the Crockett-Youmans Dance Collection; these are on display on the third floor of the library above the Ballerina display case.
Item 2: Portrait of Marie Holt Greene (Crockett Youmans)Add to your cart.
Painting of Marie Holt Greene hung in Library Conference Room on 4th floor.
Item 3: Coppela porcelain ballerinaAdd to your cart.
Ballerina in the display case in library conference room 4th floor Odum Library
Item 4: Giselle porcelain ballerinaAdd to your cart.
Ballerina in display case in 4th floor conference room in Odum Library.
Item 5: Don Quixote porcelain ballerinaAdd to your cart.
Ballerina in display case on 4th floor conference room, Odum Library.
Item 6: Swan Lake porcelain ballerinaAdd to your cart.
Ballerina in display case on 4th floor conference room in Odum Library
Item 7: The Nutcracker porcelain ballerinaAdd to your cart.
Ballerina in display case in 4th floor conference room Odum Library
Item 8: The Firebird porcelain balllerinaAdd to your cart.
Ballerina in display case on 4th floor Odum Library, conference room.

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: 1949-1957],
[Box 2: 1949-1957],
[Item 1: Framed Posters],
[Item 2: Portrait of Marie Holt Greene (Crockett Youmans)],
[Item 3: Coppela porcelain ballerina],
[Item 4: Giselle porcelain ballerina],
[Item 5: Don Quixote porcelain ballerina],
[Item 6: Swan Lake porcelain ballerina],
[Item 7: The Nutcracker porcelain ballerina],
[Item 8: The Firebird porcelain balllerina],
[All]


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