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Portia Cooper Laughlin obituary

 Collection — Folder: S2881
Identifier: S2881

Scope and Contents

This collection contains one typed copy of the obituary of Portia Cooper Laughlin, probably transcribed from a Miami newspaper in 1982.


  • circa 1982

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Portia Cooper Laughlin was born in Plainfield, Indiana on June 14, 1903. She studied at the Denishawn School of the Dance in New York and pursued a career in dance. She also became deaf and was involved in hearing testing and lipreading in the Dade County Public Schools after moving to Miami. She died in 1982.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection consists of one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation by Ida Mae Miller on 1982/09/08.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed in 1998 by Philip N. Williams. EAD finding aid created 2019/08/21 by Lauren Patton.
Portia Cooper Laughlin obituary
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.