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Adobe Squares of Petaluma records

 Collection
Identifier: SPC.00006

Scope and Contents

Administrative records, photos and event materials.

Dates

  • 1971-2012

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is partially processed. Please contact the Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library for access; for contact info and current hours, see link

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is partially processed. Please contact the Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library for access; for contact info and current hours, see link

Conditions Governing Use

Collection does not circulate and may be photocopied or photographed by arrangement only.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the Sonoma County Library. The Sonoma County Library makes no assertions as to ownership of any original copyrights to digitized work and can claim only physical ownership of the work (s) described in these records. However, these materials are intended for Personal or Research use only. Any other kind of use, including, but not limited to commercial or scholarly publication in any medium or format, public exhibition, or use online or in a web site, may be subject to additional restrictions including but not limited to the copyrights held by parties other than the Library. USERS ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for determining the existence of such rights and for obtaining any permissions and/or paying associated fees necessary for the proposed use. Preferred credit line is: Courtesy, the Sonoma County Library. Please see additional reproduction and reuse information at link

Biographical / Historical

Adobe Squares of Petaluma was formed in 1971. Prior to 1971, two square dance clubs existed in Petaluma: the Petaluma HipDippers (PHDs) and the Petaluma Whirlers. Both clubs had been in existence for many years. In late 1970 the two clubs decided to merge into one new club, Adobe Squares of Petaluma. The name for the new club was derived from a local California history attraction, Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park. The first club caller was Ralph Thomas, then Skip Graham, followed by the late Nate Bliss and our present caller Scot Byars. The Adobe Squares ceased operation on August 21, 2012.

Extent

3.24 linear feet (3 record storage cartons)

Abstract

This collection contains the Adobe Squares square dance club of Petaluma, California, records, photos and event materials covering the entire span of the club's history.

Arrangement of the collection

Organized into five series:

  1. Presidents' records
  2. Photo albums and scrapbooks, 1970s-2012
  3. Administrative files
  4. Club book
  5. Membership lists, 1971-1994; 2012

Temporary housing: Box 1: Presidents' records-- Box 2: Photo albums and scrapbooks, 1970s-1990s-- Box 3: Files; Club book ; Photo albums and scrapbooks, 2000s-- Box 4. Membership lists (1971-1994; 2012).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift: Adobe Squares of Petaluma, 2013

Title
Adobe Squares of Petaluma records, 1971-2012
Author
Processed by Sonoma County Library staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Geoffrey Skinner.
Date
Published Dec. 20, 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in:English

Repository Details

Part of the Sonoma County History & Genealogy Library Repository

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