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Dance Research at the Library of Congress

Dance Material in General Collections

Underwood & Underwood. Group of girls in Greek dance. 1920. Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division.

Most books and periodicals related to dance, theater, and visual arts are available in the Main Reading Room. Books and periodicals related to music are available in the Performing Arts Reading Room.

Library of Congress material is classified by subject, indicated by letters and numbers. These call numbers are helpful to users who wish to browse the online catalog.

Multiple classes contain material relevant to the subject area of dance. Use the subpages in the navigation menu to learn more about the resources available to dance researchers in other subject areas.