Records of Dance Marathon
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.
- 1972 - 2015
- Dance Marathon (Northwestern University) (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
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.
Ava Figlio, July 2014; Charlotte Frank, May, 2016; completed by Mary Pedraza, 2019.
- Guide to the Records of Dance Marathon
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard