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Rabindranath Tagore Research Guide: Rare/Archival Information

This guide provides an overview of researching the life and works of Rabindranath Tagore.

Microfilms at the UIUC History, Philosophy & Newspaper Library

Tagore visited more than thirty countries on five continents between 1878 and 1932, familiarizing the rest of the world with Indian culture and soon became a much reognized voice. The History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library at UIUC holds rare microfilms of books written about Tagore's world-wide travels.

Tagore's visit to UIUC

Rabindranath Tagore visited UIUC in 1912-1913. The University of Illinois Archives holds a group photograph of the "Tagore Circle reunion," taken at 909 W. Nevada, Urbana. The reunion was hosted by Dr. Glasgow and Mrs. Glasgow to hear the poet read his poems and talk with the group.

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This LibGuide has been designed and created by Sonal Mithal Modi, Graduate hourly, International and Area Studies Library.