Guide to the Sandy Freedman Papers, 1930-1976

Collection number: MC 260
Size: 3 boxes (0.99 cu.ft.)

About Sandy Freedman

Sandy Freedman (ca. 1920-ca. 1993) was a dance leader in New York City. His particular passion was to bring folk dance to individuals who might not otherwise have a chance to partake, especially seniors and differently abled individuals.

About the Sandy Freedman Papers & Records, 1930-1976

Sandy Freedman was a dance leader in New York City. His collection includes over 400 recordings, books, pamphlets, and articles. It covers a broad range of topics, but is particularly focused on traditional Jewish music, songs and dances from the Balkans, and materials about teaching dance to senior citizens and people with disabilities.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

Contents of this collection are governed by U.S. copyright law. For questions about publication or reproduction rights, contact Special Collections staff.

Preferred Citation

[Item], Sandy Freedman Papers, 1930-1976, MC 260, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Gift: Sandy Freedman, June 22, 1992 (Accession number: 93.014)

See also: a Listing of 419 recordings.

Collection Contents

Series 1: Articles, Pamphlets, and Miscellaneous

Box 1
Box 1, Folder 1The Flying Cloud Academy of Vintage Dance "The One Step"
Box 1, Folder 2Folk Dance Camp, Stockton, CA, College of the Pacific, 1958
Box 1, Folder 3Folk Dance Camp, Stockton, CA, College of the Pacific, 1959
Box 1, Folder 4Hill, Kathleen, "Dance for Physically Disabled Persons"
Box 1, Folder 5Hostetler's, Lawrence, "Fox Trot", 1930
Box 1, Folder 6Shaw, W., "Maypole Dances"
Box 1, Folder 7Szyman, Robert, "Square Dancing on Wheels", 1976
Box 1, Folder 8White, Betty, "How to Charleston"
Box 1, Folder 9White, Betty, "How to Mambo"
Box 1, Folder 10White, Betty, "How to Merengue and Samba"
Box 1, Folder 11White, Betty, "How to Peabody"
Box 1, Folder 12White, Betty, "How to Tango"
Box 1, Folder 13"Miscellaneous"

Series 2: Dance Instruction and Notation

(2 Boxes)
Box 1
Box 1, Folder 14Various Combined Dances
Box 2
Box 2, Folder 1A Ja Tzo Saritsa-Azul Cielo
Box 2, Folder 2Ba'ah Menucha-Bye Bye Blues
Box 2, Folder 3Ca Wake-Czardas or Vengerka
Box 2, Folder 4Daichovo Horo-Dura
Box 2, Folder 5Ecossaise-Eva Three-Step
Box 2, Folder 6Fado Blanquita-French Medley
Box 2, Folder 7Gaitanaki-Gypsy Wine
Box 2, Folder 8Hagashashim-Hurry, Hurry, Hurry
Box 2, Folder 9I Don't Know Why Mixer-Ivanica
Box 2, Folder 10Jack's Health- Jungfer Lieschen
Box 2, Folder 11Kacerac-Kurnauer Durl
Box 2, Folder 12La Bastringue-Luneburger Windmuller
Box 3
Box 3, Folder 1Ma'Avarech-Mytilenikos
Box 3, Folder 2Nao Vas Ao Mar, Tonho-Numero Cinco
Box 3, Folder 3Oats, Peas, Beans-Ozreni El Chai
Box 3, Folder 4Paidushko Horo-Puttjenter
Box 3, Folder 5Quadriglia Italiana-Queen of Hearts
Box 3, Folder 6Ragtime Frolic-Rustemul
Box 3, Folder 7Sackett's Harbor-Sztajerek
Box 3, Folder 8Ta'am Haman- Tzil Zogia
Box 3, Folder 9U Naseto Kolo-U'Vau Ha' Oudim
Box 3, Folder 10V'David-Vrni Se Vrni
Box 3, Folder 11Wabash Cannon Ball- Wooden Shoes
Box 3, Folder 12Yankee Doodle Mixer-Zweifache