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Connie Fisher and Ann Blessin Liturgical Dance Collection

 Collection
Identifier: D014

Overview

Ann Blessin was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, and became involved in sacred dance in Denver, Colorado in 1969. She joined a sacred dance troupe led by Connie Fisher in 1970, and shortly afterward, Fisher and Blessin formed the Rocky Mountain Sacred Dance Guild. Blessin taught sacred dance at the Iliff School of Theology and was president of the National Sacred Dance Guild from 1993-1996. This collection contains videos, books, files, scrapbooks related to the Sacred Dance Guild.

Dates

  • 1968-2000

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply.

Extent

8.0 Linear Feet (9 containers)

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in 8 series: AV Materials, Scrapbooks and Photos, Choreography, Productions, Sacred Dance Guild, Rocky Mountain Sacred Dance Guils, Jubilate Dancers of Denver, and Administrative Documents.

Related Materials

Ann Blessin is a 2006 Living Legends of Dance. Her interview has been placed in: Friends of Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Library 'Living Legends of Dance' Oral Histories (D009.05.0005.00009).

Processing Information

One scrapbook was received in poor condition. It has been exposed to water and mold was invading from the edges. It was disassembled (many of the photographs were not actually attached to the scrapbook) and housed in acid free box.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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