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Crockett Youmans Dance Studio Collection

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Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

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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

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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


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[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],
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Ballerina in display case in 4th floor conference room Odum Library

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[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],
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