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Bob Osgood Papers

 Collection
Identifier: D044

Overview

This collection contains films, documents, photographs, correspondence, fliers, dances, brochures, itineraries, badges, receipts, information related to Contra dancing, callers, lists, classes, artwork, and awards related to Bob Osgood from 1940 through 2002.

Dates

  • 1940-2002

Creator

Digital Repository

Bob Osgood Papers

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restriction may apply.

Biographical / Historical

Bob Osgood was a square-dance caller from southern California. After attending Lloyd Shaw's square dance callers course in Colorado, he founded Sets in Order Square Dancing Magazine in 1948 and taught square dance throughout North America. In 1971, he helped found CALLERLAB, the international society of square dance callers.

Extent

92.75 Linear Feet (94 containers)

Scope and Contents

This collection contains films, documents, photographs, correspondence, fliers, dances, brochures, itineraries, badges, receipts, information related to Contra dancing, callers, lists, classes, artwork, and awards related to Bob Osgood from 1940 through 2002.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in (16) series:

1. Film Collection 2. Bob Osgood Personal Papers 3. Asilomar 4. Squares and Rounds 5. ASDW Tours 6. Contras 7. Photographs 8. Joseph Fadler Negatives and Photographs 9. Artwork 10. American Square Dance Association 11. Publications 12. Records/Sound Recording 13. Gold Ribbon and Legacy 14. Awards and Realia 15. Publication Working Files 16. Sets in Order Working Files

Processing Information

Except for copies inscribed by or to Osgood, books and serials have been separated and cataloged in Special Collections.

Published materials in all formats received with this collection have been cataloged separately in Special Collections. Exceptions: copies produced by, heavily annotatated or inscribed to or from the creator of the collection.

Creator

Source

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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