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Vytautas F. Beliajus International Folk Dance Collection

Identifier: D017


Vytatutas F. Beliajus was born in Lithuania in 1908 and emigrated to the United States in 1923. He became proficient in a wide range of folk dance styles from around the world and traveled around the country teaching folk dance, becoming known as the father of international folk dance in the United States. This collection includes periodicals and books related to folk dancing.


  • 1924-1997


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2.5 Linear Feet (3 containers)


This collection is arranged in (2) series: Workshop Materials and Notes; Audiovisual Material.

Related Materials

Portions of this collection have been interfiled into the Carson-Brierly Dance Library Dance Notation and Choreography Collection (D036).

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Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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