Crockett-Yeomans Dance Studio Papers

Call Number:  MS-8

Name:  An Inventory of the Papers of the Crockett-Yeomans'' Dance Studio held in the Valdosta State University Archives.

Dates:  1949-1957

Size:  Two boxes


History: Marie Crockett Yeomans', a renowned dance instructor, comes to Valdosta State College by way of Columbia University Teachers’ College. Mrs. Crockett Youmans opened a dance studio for the natives of Valdosta, Georgia. 

Scope and Content: There are many photographs of the recitals along with some of the extra programs from the recitals. There are letters to Mrs. Marie along with extra information (such as roll books for classes, sheet music to recitals, figurine collection information, and notes of dances presented at an annual convention) included within in the folders. An article from the Valdosta Daily Times was included also. 

Processing Notes:  All information collected has been placed in separate folders for easiest access. 

Subject Headings:

Youmans-Crockett Dance Studio

Crockett, Marie G.

Class of 1949 Dance Revue

Class of 1952 Dance Revue

Dancing Masters of America, Inc.

Chicago National Association of Dancing Masters

Dance Educators of America

The Hemerocallis Society

Class of 1953 Dance Revue

Class of 1954 Dance Revue

Class of 1955 Dance Revue

Youmans, John G.

Class of 1957 Dance Revue

Class of 1958 Dance Revue

Southern Textile Co., Valdosta, GA

National Recovery Administration

Valdosta Daily Times, 1977

The Hamilton Collection, Jacksonville, FL

Dance Masters of America 66th Annual Convention

Junior Service League, Valdosta, GA

Follies Revue, 1955

Follies Revue, 1957

Youmans, L.G. Mrs.

Southland Photo Laboratories, Valdosta, GA

Lott, Mr. & Mrs. Oscar

Hallenbeck, Gertrude

Lott, Myra

Harris, Mary Cecile


  • 11 Folders of Recital/Formal Photographs
  • 1 Budget Composition Notebook
  • 8 Roll Books (1950-1957)
  • 1 Folder of Sheet Music
  • 5 Envelopes (Ballet Figurine Collection Information)
  • 1 Notes of Dances (from the Dance Masters of America Convention)
  • 2 Sets of Choreography Notes
  • 9 Letters
  • 1 Dance Studio Patch

Processing Date: 9 September 2004

Crystal L. Tolbert, Valdosta State