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Records of Dance Marathon

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/133

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The records of Dance Marathon fill 13 boxes and span the years 1972-2015. Materials consist mainly of advertisements, the Dance Marathon program book, assorted records, and other materials documenting the production of the event. Files are organized chronologically. Also included are letters and other messages from politicians and celebrities, ranging from Chicago Mayors Jane Byrne and Richard M. Daley to President George Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush and a video message from President Barack Obama. Other celebrities participating by appearance or letter include Cindy Crawford, Marlo Thomas, James Belushi, Seth Meyers, David Schwimmer, Adam Sandler, and the casts of Modern Family and Second City.

Dates

  • 1972 - 2015

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None.

Extent

13 Boxes

Overview

The Northwestern University Dance Marathon, commonly known as NUDM, is a philanthropic dance marathon held annually during March in Evanston, Illinois on the campus of Northwestern University. The records of Dance Marathon fill 13 boxes and span the years 1972-2015.

Source of Acquisition

These materials were transferred from the Northwestern University Archives General Files and combined with Accession 13-88.

Processing Information

Ava Figlio, July 2014; Charlotte Frank, May, 2016; completed by Mary Pedraza, 2019.
Title
Guide to the Records of Dance Marathon
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Room 110
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3354