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Finding Aids to Collections in the Archive of Folk Culture


Compiled by: Theresa Anne J. Sotto
Series Editor: Ann Hoog
Revised: February 2011

For additional information about Archive of Folk Culture collections, contact the Folklife Reading Room. To request copies, see our webpages regarding audio materials and photographic materials. Please refer to the AFC and/or AFS numbers when requesting information. All indications of time duration listed in this finding aid are estimates.

AFS 10,053-10,054: Erich von Hornbostel Collection
Two 10-inch tapes copied from 120 wax cylinders of folk music selected from the Erich von Hornbostel collection of the Phonogramm-Archiv of the Psychological Institute, University of Berlin. Recorded in various countries in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America by various collectors, 1900-1913. The collection includes one linear inch of background information, correspondence, and logs.

AFS 10,053A9: A performance on two kledi and one bamboo flute recorded in Borneo by Ernst Rudel, 1908. (3 minutes; LWO 1416 reel 1)

AFS 10,053A10: Bahau Dajak (vocal solo), recorded in Oedjoe Halang, Borneo, in Bahau by Ernst Rudel, 1910. (2 minutes; LWO 1416 reel 1)

AFS 10,053A11: A choral song recorded in Kayan, Borneo, by Ernst Rudel, 1909. (2 minutes; LWO 1416 reel 1)

AFC 1973/028: Laura Boulton Collection

AFS 18,102-18,468: Laura Boulton Collection Part 23: Africa, Europe, Far East, Latin America, etc.
Three-hundred and forty-four 7-inch tapes, 22 5-inch tapes and 1 3-inch tape of instrumentals and songs recorded in Africa, Europe, Far East, Latin America, Middle East, Near East, North America, South America, and Southeast Asia by Laura Boulton, 1949-61. The collection includes 1/3 linear inch of articles, correspondence, and lists.

AFS 18,149: One tape of recordings from Borneo. Recorded in Borneo by Laura Boulton, 1950. (30 minutes; preservation copy on LWO 8949 reel 10A3)


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