An Eighteenth-Century Century Collection of Contra Dances

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1957

GUSN

GUSN-169926

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Description

Written by Clement Weeks in 1783, "Figures of Contra Dances," is a collection of 30 pages simply sewn together, outlining multiple sets of line dances. This article reprints the manuscript, save the orginal index at the very end, in its entirety.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 375

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1957.047.168.003

Abstract

Written by Clement Weeks in 1783, "Figures of Contra Dances," is a collection of 30 pages simply sewn together, outlining multiple sets of line dances. This article reprints the manuscript, save the orginal index at the very end, in its entirety.

Date Notes

Volume 47, Number 168 (Spring, 1957)

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Publications Referencing This Collection

(1957). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England