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Penrose collection features materials on dancing

This circa 1900 book is one of more 72,000 items in the Lloyd Shaw Collection — part of the Carson-Brierly Dance Library in Penrose Library’s Special Collections. Most of the collection is related to American square and round dancing, but the collection also includes material on folk, ethnic and classical dance as well as country-western and line dancing. In addition to books, magazines and sheet music, the collection includes an estimated 20,000 titles on 45 rpm phonorecords, plus photographs, videocassettes, 78 rpm recordings and individual sheets of dance instruction.

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