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Guide to the Margot Mayo Notes on the History of Dance
circa 1950s
 MS 406

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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Container List

Container 1     Title Date
Offsite-Box: 1 Manuscript and notes

Scope and Contents

This box holds: 1) Letterbox of notes, manuscripts of draft chapters, etc. 2) List of dancers, etc. by NYC street location, compiled by Mayo based on city directories. 3) Alphabetical list of dancing masters in NYC. 4) Accordion folder of notes on individual dancing masters.

Offsite-Box: 2 Index Card Boxes 1,2,5,7

Scope and Contents

This box holds 4 index card boxes labeled as:

#1: New York & Dancing Masters. Chronological list of NYC dancers

#2: Dance masters, NYC, etc., 1687-. Alphabetical list of NYC dancing masters

#5: Concerts & balls

#7: Religion in General & NYC

Offsite-Box: 3 Index Card Boxes 3,4,6,8,9

Scope and Contents

This box holds 5 index card boxes labeled as:

#3: Dancing masters, National

#4: Dances in old books

#6: Taverns, halls, theaters

#8: Miscellaneous historical topics

#9: Miscellaneous historical topics