Guide to the Joe Peidle Contra Dance Photographs, 1996-2003

Collection number: MC 290
Size: (3 boxes) (0.66 cu.ft.)

About Joe Peidle

Joe Peidle of Medford MA is a professor of Scientific Instrument Making at Harvard University. He is also an avid photographer, with interests in a variety of subjects, and has his own darkroom.

About the Joe Peidle Contra Dance Photographs

These photographs of contra dancing cover New England Folk Festival Association (NEFFA) festivals, Concord Scouthouse dances, Peterborough NH town hall dances, and dances at the Cambridge VFW hall. They are mostly black and white. Formats include slides, negatives, contact sheets, and prints, along with Peidle's developing notes and comments from community members.

Dancers/musicians pictured include: Bill Olson, Chrissy Fowler, Ernie Spence, Gene Albert, Joan Spence, Ken Prince, Larry Jennings, Lloyd Carr, Ralph Sweet. Venues include NEFFA, the Cambridge Mass. VFW, Wescustogo Hall (North Yarmouth ME), and the Peterborough NH town hall. See box descriptions for full list of individuals pictured.

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

[Identification of item], [Folder number], [Box number], Joe Peidle Photographs, 1996-2003, MC 290, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Gift of creator, ca. 2004.

Collection Arrangement

Collection is in original order as received.

Collection Contents

Box 1
Contact Sheets, Negatives

Click here for a list of photographs organized by name of individual.

Click here for the same list organized by photographic number.

The "Location" column on the right refers to where and what year the photograph was taken.

Box 2
Negatives, Slides
Oversize Box 1
Oversize Prints

Large size prints of selected negatives.