Bob Osgood Papers
Bob Osgood was a square-dance caller from southern California and editor of Sets in Order. 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.
- Osgood, Bob (Person)
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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.
93.75 Linear Feet (95 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.
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
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.
- Osgood, Bob (Person)
- Lloyd Shaw Foundation (Organization)
- University of Denver. The Dance Archive (Organization)
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