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035 |a (OCoLC)ocm15322621 
035 |9 EISI026192 
040 |d m/c  |d BAI 
041 |a engita 
049 |a BAIA 
100 1 |a Gurzau, Elba Farabegoli. 
245 1 0 |a Papers,  |f 1920-1985 
260 |c 1920-1985. 
300 |a 15 lin. ft. :  |b photos. 
500 |a Photographs separated from the collection are in the library's Visual Catalog. 
520 |a Italian and international folkdance enthusiast, instructor and author. Papers include diaries, correspondence, writings, pamphlets, brochures, photographs, records relating to her early life in New York City and to numerous Italian-American folkdance organizations in New York and Philadelphia. Organizations include Folk Festival Council of New York, Coro D'Italia, and Esperia Dancers, all of New York City; I Vivaci Choral and Dance Group, Folk Dance Leaders Council, Folk Dance Demonstration Group, I Ballerini Dance Group, Italian Folk Arts Federation of America, all of Philadelphia. The papers also document Gurzau's career as a teacher and social service worker with the New York YWCA's Italian Mother's Club program in the 1930s, Philadelphia Nationalities Service Center, 1945-1982, and Philadelphia Committee for Italian Relief, 1940s. They include drafts and research materials for her book, Folk Dances, Costumes and Customs of Italy, 1964, rev. ed. 1981. 
520 |a Correspondents: Thomas Cotton, Leonard Covello, Michael Herman, Mary Wood Hinman, Reed Lewis, Patricia Parmelee, Eddy Nadel, Viltis Beliajus, Frank Farabegoli. 
540 |a Unrestricted. 
541 |a Elba F. Gurzau,  |e gift,  |d 1984-1985. 
555 |a Unpublished register available in repository. 
590 |a The Balch Institute Library and Archives 
610 2 0 |a Coro D'Italia. 
610 2 0 |a Esperia Dancers. 
610 2 0 |a I Vivaci Choral and Dance Group. 
610 2 0 |a Folk Dance Leaders Council. 
610 2 0 |a Folk Dance Demonstration Group. 
610 2 0 |a I Ballerini Dance Group. 
610 2 0 |a Italian American Folk Arts Federation of America. 
610 2 0 |a Italian Mother's Club. 
610 2 0 |a Nationalities Service Center (Philadelphia, Pa.) 
610 2 0 |a Philadelphia Committee for Italian Relief. 
610 2 0 |a Folk Festival Council of New York. 
650 0 |a Italian Americans  |z Pennsylvania  |z Philadelphia  |x Social life and customs. 
650 0 |a Folk dancing, Italian  |w mn. 
650 0 |a Italian Americans  |z New York (N.Y.)  |x Social life and customs. 
650 0 |a Italian Americans  |x Social life and customs. 
650 0 |a Costume, Italian.  |w mn 
650 0 |a Folk dancing  |w cn. 
651 0 |a Philadelphia (Pa.)  |x Ethnic groups. 
700 1 0 |a Covello, Leonard,  |d 1910- 
700 1 0 |a Herman, Michael. 
700 1 0 |a Hinman, Mary Wood. 
700 1 0 |a Lewis, Reed. 
700 1 0 |a Parmelee, Patricia. 
700 1 0 |a Nadel, Eddy. 
700 1 0 |a Beliajus, Viltis. 
700 1 0 |a Farabegoli, Frank. 
700 1 0 |a Cotton, Thomas. 
710 2 0 |a I Ballerini Dance Group 
710 2 0 |a Italian American Folk Arts Federation of America 
710 2 0 |a Folk Festival Council of New York 
852 |a Historical Society of Pennsylvania  |b Closed Stacks  |h ++  |t 1 
995 |a (CPomAG)15322621