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Boyd, neva Leona

Background:

Author of square and folk dance instructional books. See also: Tressie Dunlavy, Ferdinand Heller, Dagny Pedersen, Anna Spacek, and Florence Warren Brown.

Publications:

Beseda, Czechoslovakian National Dance. Neva L. Boyd, music arranged by A.L. Maresh, 1911

Description of English and American country dances: music and description of European games and dances, by Neva L. Boyd. Chicago: Neva L. Boyd, 19--, 50p, Reproduced from type-written copy.

Description of Morris dances, pavane and highland fling, by Neva L. Boyd. Chicago?: ?, n.d., 17p.

Folk dances of Bohemia and Moravia for school, playground and social center, by Anna Spacek and Neva L. Boyd; Harmonizing of music by Gertrude Shoemaker; Translations from the work of Miss M. Nemcova, who acknowledges her indebtedness for the greater number ... to Miss Maria Steyskal. Chicago: Saul Bros., 1917, 44p. (OCLC 4127285, (score) 21557147); Chicago: FitzSimons, 1932. (OCLC 6005945).

Folk games and gymnastic play for kindergarten, primary and playground, by Dagny Pedersen and Neva L. Boyd. Harmonizing of music in this book by Gertrude Shoemaker. Chicago: Saul Brothers, 1914, 43 p. (score). (OCLC 4225214); FitzSimons, 1932, 43p. (OCLC 5978703, OCLC 20811891).

Folk Games of Denmark and Sweden for School, Playground and Social Center. Dagny Pedersen and Neva L. Boyd. Harmonizing of music in this book by Gertrude Shoemaker. Chicago: Saul Brothers, 1915, 62p. (OCLC 4370670); FitzSimons Co., 1915, 58p. (OCLC 11742311, OCLC 4370670); FitzSimons, 1932, 58p. (score). (OCLC 20807394); New ed., FitzSimons, 1932, 62p. (OCLC 2916676).

Handbook of games, compiled by Neva L. Boyd. Chicago: FitzSimons, 1945. (OCLC 1462943, microfilm 19047726).

Handbook of games, compiled by Neva L. Boyd; with a new introd. by Ruth Austin. New York: Dover Publications, 1945, 1975. (OCLC 1934675).

Home games: a collection of games, compiled by Neva L. Boyd. Chicago: FitzSimons, 1942. (OCLC 10064972).

Lithuanian, Polish and Russian folk dances, with descriptions by Neva L. Boyd. Chicago: Recreation Training School of Chicago, 192-, 28p, score; Chicago: FitzSimons, 1937: Klumpakojis, Krakoviak, Kujawiak, Našlys, Noriu Miego, Polka Koketka, Suktinus, Vengerka.

Old Square Dances of America. Dunlavy, Tressie M., and Neva L. Boyd. Chicago, Ill.: Recreation training school of Chicago, 1925 (OCLC 3336513); Fitz-Simmons, 1932.

Schoolroom games, by Neva L. Boyd. Chicago: Recreation department, Chicago school of civics and philanthropy, 1919; Chicago: Fitzsimons, 1919, 1932.

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