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Book/Printed Material Manners and social usages,

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Title

  • Manners and social usages,

Summary

  • Etiquette manuals are an important sources of information on ballrooms and social dance during the nineteenth-century. Sherwood's book is an exceptional source for etiquette as it was practiced in the late 1880s. Additionally, of the book's fifty-nine chapters, two are devoted to dancing and balls.

Names

  • Sherwood, M. E. W. (Mary Elizabeth Wilson), 1826-1903.
  • Woodrow Wilson Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • New York, Harper & Brothers, 1887.

Headings

  • -  Etiquette

Notes

  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text.
  • -  LAC seg 2022-01-19 update (1 card)

Medium

  • 487 p. front. 18 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • BJ1852 .S54 1887

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 09030594

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The accompanying videos were produced by the Library of Congress. Note Video Performers for additional credits for video performers.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Music Division.

Video Performers

Performers for the October 1997 Great Hall event: Dancers

Members of The Jonquil Street Foundation, Inc. Ariane Anthony, Thomas Baird, Barbara Barr, Patricia Beaman, Christopher Caines, Charles Garth, James Martin, Maris Wolff. Musicians - members of The Library of Congress Centennial Cotillion Brass Band, Emerson Head and Robert Sheldon, Leaders (Members, Metro Washington D.C. Federation of Musicians Local 161-710, AFM.)

Performers for the Coolidge Auditorium clips: Dancers

Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird. Musicians - Boris Gurevitch (piano), Susan Manus (violin).

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Chicago citation style:

Sherwood, M. E. W, and Woodrow Wilson Collection. Manners and Social Usages. New York, Harper & Brothers, 1887. Web.. https://lccn.loc.gov/09030594.

APA citation style:

Sherwood, M. E. W. & Woodrow Wilson Collection. (1887) Manners and Social Usages. New York, Harper & Brothers. [Web.] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/09030594.

MLA citation style:

Sherwood, M. E. W, and Woodrow Wilson Collection. Manners and Social Usages. New York, Harper & Brothers, 1887. Web.. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <lccn.loc.gov/09030594>.