Violet and Elliott Buskey Papers, 1952-1959
Collection number: MC 276
Size: 2 boxes
About Violet “Bunny” Buskey (1912-2007) and Elliott Buskey (1912-1988)
Violet “Bunny” and Elliott Buskey started their dance careers in Fitchberg, MA in the 1940’s. They moved to the Chicago area in 1951 where they taught contra dancing.
About the Violet and Elliott Buskey Papers
This collection contains programs from dance gatherings in the Chicago area from 1952 to 1959. Also included in the collection are handwritten dance instructions from notebooks and index cards.
This collection is open.
Contents of this collection are governed by U.S. copyright law. For questions
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[Identification of item], [Folder], [Box], Violet and Elliott Buskey Papers, 1952-1959, MC 276,
Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire
Library, Durham, NH, USA.
Donation: Lois Ann Murray Russell & James and Eloise West, Nov 30, 2000 (Accession number: 2000.34)
|Box 1, Folder 1||Chicago Area Callers Association Programs, 1952-1954|
|Box 1, Folder 2||Chicago 4th & 5th Annual International Square Dance Festival Programs, Chicago1953 & 1954|
|Box 1, Folder 3||Chicago 6th & 7th Annual International Square Dance Festival Programs, Chicago1955 & 1956|
|Box 1, Folder 4||Maine Folk Dance Camp Program, 1950 |
|Box 1, Folder 5||Square Dance Callers Institute and Clinic, Indiana, 1953 |
|Box 1, Folder 6||Ralph Page Contra Institute, Chicago, 1954 |
|Box 1, Folder 7||Jane Farwell Institute, Chicago, 1955 |
|Box 1, Folder 8||Michael & Mary Ann Herman Folk Dance Notes, Chicago, 1957|
|Box 1, Folder 9||A Scottish Day with Bruce McClure, Chicago, 1958|
|Box 1, Folder 10||Institute of Contra, New England Squares and International Folk Dances, Chicago, 1959|
|Box 1, Folder 11||Scottish Dance Instructions |
|Box 1, Folder 12||Contra Dance Instructions |
|Box 1, Folder 13||Square Dance Instructions |
|Box 1, Folder 14||Folk Dance Instructions |
|Box 1, Folder 15||Misc. Dance Instructions |
|Box 2, Envelope 1||Index cards with dance steps for mixers & couple dances |
|Box 2, Envelope 2||Index cards for Contra dance steps|
|Box 2, Envelope 3||#1 Notebook, Folk Dance|
|Box 2, Envelope 4||#2 Notebook, Folk Dance|
|Box 2, Envelope 5||#3 Notebook , Folk Dance|
|Box 2, Envelope 6||Handmade book of “Games of all Types”, cover is made of wood |