Reginald and Gladys Laubin Papers, 1862-1999
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Brief Description: Papers of Reginald and Gladys Laubin, performers/promoters of Native American dances, and collectors of Native American folklore, including biographical materials (ca. 1938-95); student papers (1919-30); records (1945-94); journals and notebooks (1935-95); publications and manuscripts (1945-95); reprints and magazines (1936-94); personal and professional correspondence (1921-96); performance portfolios, programs, flyers, and scripts; newsclippings (ca. 1930-85); travel memorabilia (ca. 1945-95); orders and receipts (ca. 1935-95); craft notes and patterns (ca. 1935-95); subject files (1942-94); cassette and reel-to-reel audiotapes (ca. 1949-93); sketches and paintings (ca. 1920-95); illustrations for publications (ca. 1950-95); and posters (1936-81) relating to their work as producers and performers of Native American dance concerts; authors, lecturers, and filmmakers on topics related to Native American arts and culture; and collectors and craftsmen of Native American artifacts.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 15/34/50
Created by: Laubin, Reginald
Volume: 51.5 cubic feet
Acquired: 9/24/97; 12/2003; 9/26/2006
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Arrangement: By type of material and chronologically or alphabetically by correspondent or subject thereunder
Subject Index
Dance Tours
Indian Affairs, Bureau of
Indian Arts and Crafts
Indian Dance
Indians of North America -- Music
Music -- Native American
Native American
World Heritage Museum
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Related Materials: Photographs, audio visual materials, artifacts, and other resources from the Laubin Collection are managed by the Spurlock Musuem at the University of Illinois. Please contact Spurlock Musuem staff to request access to these materials.