CCDR Collections at Arizona State University/ Library Guide Page
Recognized as an "American Treasure" in 2000 by the White House Millenium Project, the CCDR Collections at ASU continues to grow in depth and diversity, providing research materials for the interdisciplinary study of dance culture and the function of dance in human societies. In addition to archival collections of scholars, the CCDR Collections contain over 15,000 monographs, as well as journals, photos, films, video and audio recordings, dolls, textiles, cultural artifacts, musical instruments, masks, costumes, puppets, and more.
Cross-Cultural Dance Resources, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to dance culture research. Founded in 1981, CCDR, Inc. is based in Flagstaff, Arizona.
Cross-Cultural Dance Resources, Inc. promotes the holistic understanding and appreciation of the diversity and significance of dance as a human universal in all cultural contexts through active research, publication, consultation, and public presentation. Cross-Cultural Dance Resources, Inc. transcends disciplinary boundaries between the arts, humanities, and social sciences in support of the open exploration and investigation of all dance cultures.