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Warren E. Roberts papers, 1863-1999, bulk 1960-1990

Summary Information

Repository:
Indiana University Office of University Archives and Records Management
1320 East Tenth Street
Herman B Wells Library E460
Bloomington, IN 47405-7000
Phone: 812-855-1127
Email: archives@indiana.edu
http://www.libraries.iub.edu/archives

Creator
Roberts, Warren E. (Warren Everett), 1924-

Title
Warren E. Roberts papers, 1863-1999,  bulk 1960-1990

Collection No.
C322

Extent
approximately 28 cubic feet (28 boxes)

Language
Materials are in English

Abstract
In 1953, Warren Everett Roberts became the first person to earn a PhD in Folklore in the United States. He taught at Indiana University from 1949-1994 and was one of the founders of the study of American "folklife" and material culture. The   collection represents Roberts   next hit ’ research of vernacular architecture and regional survey of material culture and craftsmanship, particularly in southern Indiana. Collection consists of research files, teaching files, photographs, photographic negatives and slides, publications, and correspondence.