The purpose of this study was to compile a history of dance in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1830 to 1940.
The following subproblems have been investigated:
1. What was the history of dance in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?
2. What was the philosophy of dance in the LDS Church?
3. What were the dance forms, music, and attire in dance within the LDS church?
4. What was the contribution of the LDS Church towards the preservation of folk dances in America?
College and Department
Life Sciences; Exercise Sciences
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Wesson, Karl E., "Dance in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1830-1940" (1975). Theses and Dissertations. 5205.
Dance, Religious aspects, Mormon church, Recreation