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Resource: Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum 
Address: The Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
P.O. Box 1776
Williamsburg, VA 23187-1776
757-229-1000
Comments: Public Museum and archive. Provides public programs such as classes and special tours. Publishes books on the collections.
Keywords: archive archives archival manuscripts collections collection folklore virginia photographs folk arts crafts williamsburg museum museums paintings portraits sculpture artifacts weather vanes needlework embroidery textile textiles quilts quilting bed covers furniture pottery ceramics toys drawings folk art musical instruments relief carving furniture exhibit exhibits exhibitions publisher publishers publications books public programs education classes
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Resource: Acadian Archives/Archives Acadiennes 
Address: University of Maine at Fort Kent
23 University Drive
Fort Kent ME 04743
207-834-7535
Comments: Archive. Saint John Valley Folk Arts Survey; Beatrice Craig papers, A.J. Michaud and Denis Martin folksong collections.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections manuscripts photographs audio recordings sound recordings moving image films videos acadian french franco american maine folklore folk music folksong architecture material culture foodways maple sugaring humor sociology anthropology ethnology oral history storytelling narrative timber lumber industry occupational folklore laborlore labor agricultural farms farming potato canada new brunswick maritime provinces
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Resource: Acervo Maria Alice Amorim, Recife, Pernambuco 
Comments: The Maria Alice Amorim Collection of Brazilian literatura de cordel (chapbooks). The online catalog can be searched by title and author, and includes scans of covers.
Keywords: archive archival collections archives manuscripts ephemera cordel folhetos brazil brazilian popular culture. The site also includes an article with photographs on processing the collection. In Portuguese.
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Resource: African and Middle Eastern Division, Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave. SE
Thomas Jefferson Building,LJ 220
Washington, D.C. 20540-4660
Comments: This Area Studies Division of the Library of Congress combines what were formerly three divisions: African, Hebraic, and Near East, which cover 77 countries and regions from Southern Africa to the Maghreb and from the Middle East to Central Asia. Illustrated guides to these three subject areas of the division are available online.
Keywords: africa middle east egypt israel sudan libya algeria morocco tunisia arab islam jewish judaic palestine syria iran iraq kuwait azerbaijan armenia yemen lebanon georgia jordan afghanistan hebrew coptic syriac turkey turkish arabic persia persian greek yiddish aramaic amharic ladino tigrina kenya eritrea congo uganda nigeria angola benin botswana south africa burundi ethiopia guinea gabon gambia ghana senegal liberia niger namibia zimbabwe tanzania swaziland mozambique somalia sierra leone rwanda mali madagascar mauritania mauritius chad cape verde cameroon comoros djibouti côte d'ivoire lesotho malawli réunion senegal sao tome seychelles bahrain cyprus kazakhstan kyrghyzstan uzbekistan united arab emirates turkmenistan tajikistan somalia qatar kurdish armenian uzbek public sector organizations public programs federal library of congress libraries collections books periodicals international webcasts
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Resource: African Music Archives 
Address: Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies
Johannes Gutenberg-University
Forum 6
55099 Mainz
+49-6131-3922798
Comments: Archives for African cultural research. Particularly strong in African music and song. The regional focus includes Ethiopia, Cameroon, Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and Tanzania.
Keywords: archive archives archival collection collections ethnology folklore ethnomusicology anthropology africa african folk music musicians folksong research germany europe audio recordings sound recordings
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Resource: Alabama Folklife Association 
Address: Alabama Center for Traditional Culture
310 North Hull Street
Montgomery, AL 36104
334-242-4076, ext. 234
Comments: State program. Programs supported by public grants and private funds. Sponsors The Alabama Community Scholars Institute, a program for people doing documentary work on aspects of Alabama folklife. Includes The Archive of Alabama Folk Culture. Produces k-12 educational materials. The website provides a storefront for books, music, and videos.
Keywords: alabama folklore folklife public sector organizations public programs education documentation fieldschools society societies statewide archive archives archival collections cds books journals dealers
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Resource: Alaska and Polar Regions Department 
Address: Archives and Manuscripts Unit
Elmer E. Rasmuson Library
310 Tanana Drive
P O Box 756808
Fairbanks, AK 99775-6800
fyapr@uaf.edu
907-474-7261
Comments: Archive.
Keywords: alaska archive archives archival collections collection library audio recordings sound recordings oral history manuscripts photographs films videos moving image native alaskans native americans american indians indigenous peoples
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Resource: American Folk Art Museum 
Address: 45 West 53rd St.
New York, NY 10019
212-265-1040
Serial Publication(s): Folk Art
http://www.folkartmuseum.org/magazine 
Comments: Formerly the Museum of American Folk Art. Material culture exhibits and collections
Keywords: new york museum museums folk arts education public sector organizations publications magazines serials artifacts exhibit exhibits exhibitions museum museums publisher publishers
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Resource: American Folklife Center
Address: Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave, SE
Washington, DC 20540-4610
folklife@loc.gov
202-707-5510
Serial Publication(s): Folklife Center News
http://www.loc.gov/folklife/news/index.html
Comments: Federal organization. Library of Congress. US National repository for international ethnographic collections. Programs in performance and education, k-12 and adult. The site includes information about collections available in the Folklife Reading Room and catalogs available online. Selected collections are available online. The searchable online Folklife Sourcebook database provides information about and links to folklife organizations, education, serials, and internet resources around the world. The Folklife Resources for Educators database provides links to downloadable classroom materials for grades k-12. Lectures, concerts, and symposia events available online as webcasts (as available).
Keywords: federal archive archives folk dance folklore folklife folksong dance music fieldwork education public programs public sector organizations publications archival records photographs sound recordings cds audio recordings films moving image videos manuscripts photographs ephemera washington district of columbia sociolinguistics ethnology ethnography united states national international collections collection archive of folk culture homegrown concerts botkin washington dc concerts lectures symposia alan lomax benjamin botkin k-12 library of congress libraries publisher publishers serials newsletters research groups occupational folklore laborlore labor directories
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Resource: American Folklore Society Collection, Indiana University Scholar Works 
Comments: A repository for digital copies of reports, journal indexes, teaching materials, and meeting program booklets for the American Folklore Society. Collection materials are being made available online (in progress as of 2011).
Keywords: american folklore society american anthropolgical association folklife ethnography ethnology anthropology sociolinguistics ethnopoetics material culture cultural anthropology cultural studies language literature reports cultural teaching resources journal indexes policy ethnography history folklorists ethnomusicologists anthropologists scholarly societies scholarly associations scholarly conferences annual meetings
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Resource: American Philosophical Society Library 
Address: 105 South 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106-3386
215-440-3400
Comments: Library and archive. Includes the Franz Boas Collection and the Elsie Clews Parsons Collection.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs sound audio recordings broadsides maps moving image films videos pennsylvania native americans american indians indigenous peoples american indian languages franz boas pacific northwest library libraries
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Resource: American Sephardi Federation 
Address: 15 West 16th St., New York, NY 10011
212-294-8350
Comments: Society and research group promotes and preserves the spiritual, historical, cultural and social traditions of all Sephardic communities as an integral part of Jewish heritage. Includes a library and archive. Holds regular exhibitions. Has a scholarship program. Publishes books.
Keywords: libraries library archive archives archival collections photographs manuscripts books films sephardic jews jewish judaica spain spanish north africa african iraq iraqi iran iranian syria syrian turkey turkish yemen yemeni ethiopia ethiopian bukharian bukharanian publisher publications
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Resource: Appalachian Collections
Address: McGaw Library
Alice Lloyd College
Pippa Pass, KY 41844
888-280-4ALC
Comments: Archival collection. Collections include the Photographic Archives and the Appalachian Oral History Project.
Keywords: kentucky virginia north carolina appalachia appalachian archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs audio recordings sound recordings oral history coal mining laborlore labor occupational folklore
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Resource: Arab American National Museum 
Address: 13624 Michigan Avenue
Dearborn, Michigan 48126
313-582-2266
Comments: "The Arab American National Museum is the first museum in the world devoted to Arab American history and culture." Includes a research library and multi-format archive as well as exhibits. Sponsors lectures. Provides k-12 programs and publishes curriculum guides.
Keywords: arab american ethnology ethic groups ethnicity prejudice arts folk arts crafts oral history religion belief islam christianity cultural studies religious studies michigan archive archives archival collections photographs books manuscripts sound recordings audio recordings moving image film video research library libraries bibliographies immigration women's studies k-12 lesson plans education
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Resource: Arab Image Foundation 
Address: Starco Center Bloc C, 10th floor, Suite 1002
Omar el-Daouk Street, BCD
Beirut 2020 5201, Lebanon
info@fai.org.lb
+ 961 (0) 1 36 13 73
Comments: Archive of photographs, film, and video of Arab individuals, peoples, and culture in Africa, the Middle East, and the Arab diaspora. Produces exhibits. Publishes books. Includes a research center.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections lebanon arab arabs exhibits exhibitions publisher publishers publications books photography portraits portraiture film films video moving image
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Resource: Arapaho Cultural Museum 
Address: Wind River Indian Reservation, Wyoming
Comments: Museum of crafts and artifacts of the Northern Arapaho Indians. Includes artifact and craft demonstrations and other programming.
Keywords: museum museums exhibits exhibitions artifacts arapaho shoshone american indians native americans public programs folk arts crafts costume toys wyoming education
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Resource: Archive of American Folk Medicine 
Address: Center for the Study of Comparative Folklore and Mythology
1037 Graduate School of Management
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90024-1459
310-825-2524
Comments: Archive.
Keywords: california archive archives archival records collection collections medical beliefs folk medicine religion superstition manuscripts
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Resource: Archive of American Minority Cultures 
Address: University of Alabama
University, AL 35486
205-348-5512
Comments: Former archive, now an archival collection. The Archive of American Minority Cultures is a special collection in the University of Alabama Libraries.
Keywords: alabama films videos moving image broadsides audio recordings sound recordings serials collections african american civil rights folk art crafts architecture folk medicine religion women's history archive archives archival collections collection library publications
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Resource: Archive of Idaho Folklore 
Address: Special Collections
University of Idaho Library
Moscow, ID 83843
Phone:
LIBRSPEC@idui1.csrv.uidaho.edu
Comments: Archive. Mainly consists of student papers and research papers
Keywords: folklore archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts contemporary legends urban legends belief tales idaho
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Resource: Archive of Maori and Pacific Music 
Address: The University of Auckland,
Private Bag 92019
Auckland
+64 9 373 7999
Comments: "World's largest ethnographic sound collection relating to the Pacific." A list of publications related to the archive is available online.
Keywords: pacific oceania maori maaori māori new zealand archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts sound recordings audio recordings ethnomusicology pacific studies folk music folksong indigenous native peoples publications oceania ethnology folklore ethnomusicology anthropology
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Resource: Archive of the Virginia Folklore Society 
Address: Manuscripts Division
Alderman Library
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA 22903
clp5a@virginia.edu
804-924-3025
Comments: Archive. Some folklore materials previously held by the Manuscripts Department of Alderman Library are now part of the Kevin Barry Perdu Archive of Traditional Culture, such as the Virginia Writers' Project Collection.
Keywords: archive archives archival collection manuscripts audio recordings sound recordings collections folklore ballads folksongs tales storytelling legends ballads virginia
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Resource: Archive of Turkish Oral Narrative 
Address: 301 and 307 University Library
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX 79409
806-742-9070
Comments: Archive. Some materials supplemented with English translations
Keywords: texas archive archives archival collections collection turkey turkish oral history narrative folklore customs belief folk music folksong folk tales folk art artifacts
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Resource: Archives of African American Music and Culture (AAAMC) 
Address: 2805 E. Tenth St.
Bloomington, IN 47408-2601
aaamc@indiana.edu
812-855-8547
Comments: Archive of African American musical expression after WWII. Produces curriculum materials for teachers on subjects related to African American music genres and history.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection indiana african american music folk music folksong song ethnomusicology blues sound recordings audio recordings manuscripts photographs moving image filsm dvds videos gospel soul jazz hip-hop rap publications publisher monographs education curricula k-12
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Resource: Archives of Appalachia 
Address: Center for Appalachian Studies and Services
Box 00000
Johnson City, TN 37614
423-439-0000
Comments: Archive. Joseph Sargent Hall Collection, Tom Burton-Ambrose Manning collection, Burton-Headley Serpent Handling Collection, Appalachian Scottish Studies Collection.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection sound recordings audio recordings moving image films videos manuscripts photographs appalachia regional tennessee
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Resource: Archives of Folklore and Oral History
Address: Bailey/Howe Library
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT 05405
802-656-2138
Comments: Archive. The Folklore and Oral History collection is part of the Wilbur Collection of Vermontiana.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection folklore folksongs folk music manuscripts audio recordings sound recordings photographs ethnic groups oral history farming agricultural foodways maple sugaring landscape artists vermont narrative
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Resource: Archives of the Big Bend 
Address: Box C-149
Sul Ross State University
Alpine, TX 79832
915-837-8127
Comments: Archive. Clifford B. Casey collection, 1882-1981; E. E. Townsend collection, 1844-1972; Harry Warren Papers, 1935-1982; Robert Cartledge collection, 1890-1972; Peter Koch collection, 1907-1982; rare book collection; focus on Trans-Pecos area of Texas, including Brewster, Jeff Davis, and Presidio counties; establishment of Big Bend National Park; Mexican bandit raids on border territories; early settlement of the Trans-Pecos region; ranching in Trans-Pecos region.
Keywords: texas folklore archive archives archival collections collection rare books hispanic latino chicano spanish language mexico mexican manuscripts
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Resource: Arquivo Público do Estado de São Paulo
Address: Av. Cruzeiro do Sul, 1777
São Paulo 02031-000
Brazil
Comments: State archive for São Paulo. Includes collections related to immigration. Site in Portuguese.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections brazil brazilian immigration immigrants
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Resource: Arquivo Público do Estado do Espírito Santo
Address: Rua Sete de Setembro
414 - Centro - Vitória - Espírito Santo
Caixa Postal 85 - CEP: 29.001-970
(27) 32.23.75.24
Comments: The public archive of the State of Espírito Santo, Brazil. Collections include an immigrant project, collections related to indigenous peoples of Brazil, and more. Provides digitized collection materials online. Website in Portuguese. The website includes a list of links to archives in Brazil.
Keywords: brazil south america archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs portuguese language native south americans native americans american indians indigenous peoples indios botocudos ethnology anthropology folklore
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Resource: Asia-Pacific Digital Library 
Address: Kapi'olani Community College
4303 Diamond Head Road
Honolulu, HI 96816
808-734-9000
Comments: Online presentations derived from primary source materials from the Kapiolani Community College Library special collections. Includes cultural, scientific, and historical materials.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection ethnobotany folklore japanese americans hawaiian hawaii hawai'i hawai'ian folk ethnobotany medicine herbalism herbs taiwan oahu ahupua'a
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Resource: Asian American Arts Center 
Address: 26 Bowery
New York, NY 10013
aaac@artspiral.org
212-233-2154
Comments: US National non-profit organization serving and presenting the arts of Asian Americans. Includes the Asian American Dance Theatre. Maintains a photograph archive.
Keywords: new york folklore folklife folk arts dance drama exhibits asia chinese japanese vietnamese korean tibetan cambodian lao hmong education public sector organizations public programs south southeast asian east asian afro asian publications exhibits performance chinatown archive archives archival collection collections photographs internships
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Resource: Asian Division, Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave. SE
Thomas Jefferson Building, LJ 150
Washington, DC 20540-4810
202-707-5426
Comments: This Area Studies Division of the Library of Congress holds one of the most comprehensive collections of Asian language materials in the world. Collection information and bibliographies available online. The Library of Congress Asian Collections: An Illustrated Guide is available online.
Keywords: southeast asia japan japanese china chinese korea korean taiwan vietnam laos cambodia thailand burma nepal tibet india mongolia indonesia philippines malaysia buddhism islam hinduism east timor singapore bhutan pakistan bangladesh sri lanka maldives public sector organizations public programs federal library of congress libraries archive archives archival collections collection books maps periodicals international
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Resource: Atlanta History Center 
Address: 130 West Paces Ferry Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30305-1366
404-814-4000
Comments: Archive.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection photographs artifacts maps architecture civil war folk art museum museums georgia
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Resource: Autry National Center of the American West 
Address: 4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027
323-667-2000
Serial Publication(s): Convergence
http://theautry.org/research/publications 
Southwest Museum Newsletter
Comments: Public museum. Research center. Includes the Museum of the American West, the Braun Research Library, the Southwest Museum of the American Indian, and the Institute for the Study of the American West. Awards visiting scholar fellowships. Provides adult education. The Braun Research Library includes some of the earliest wax cylinder recordings of American Indian and Mexican songs (the Charles Fletcher Lummis recordings). See the website for contact information for each of the organizations that form the Autry National Center. Publishes books, a journal, and a newsletter.
Keywords: california native americans american indians indigenous peoples western region hispanic latino public sector organizations public programs museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions folk arts crafts artifacts folklore folklife ethnography ethnology anthropology regional library archive archives archival collections sound audio recordings photographs manuscripts education research great plains mexico mexican latino native alaskan education workshop workshops folk music folksong cowboys cowboy fellowship fellowships grants ethnomusicology records maps ephemera films videos moving image photographs charles f. lummis wax cylinder collection collections walter mcclintock blackfeet cheyenne arapaho mexican american latino hispanic harrington josephine cook george wharton james guatemala folklore folklife folk medicine herbs adobe houses basketmaking gabrielino archeology publisher publishers publications books journals serials research groups westward migration pioneers westward expansion occupational folklore laborlore labor
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Resource: Ben Gray Lumpkin Collection of Colorado Folklore 
Address: University of Colorado at Boulder Wordmark
University Libraries, 184 UCB
1720 Pleasant Street
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO 80309-0184
303-492-8093
Comments: Archival Collection. The collection is in the special collections of the University's American Music Research Center.
Keywords: archive archives collections collection archival records manuscripts audio recordings sound recordings folksongs colorado folk music western
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Resource: Bentley Historical Library 
Address: University of Michigan
1150 Beal Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113
734-764-3482
Comments: Library and archive. Focus on Michigan History. Finding aids online.
Keywords: michigan archive archival collections folklore folksong folk music manuscripts maps audio recordings sound recordings spoken word oral history photographs films moving image videos suomi finnish finland philippines railroad temperance prohibition african american anthropology archaeology arab muslim civil war sheet music native americans american indians indigenous peoples russia astronomy
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Resource: Biblioteca de Musica y Danza 
Address: Campaia 1264 piso 4
Casilla 2100
Santiago de Chile
perez@uchile.cl
+56 (2) 678 1320
Comments: Library of Music and Dance, Faculty of the Arts, University of Chile.
Keywords: folk music dance folksong ethnomusicology ethnology folklore library archive archives archival collections collection chile south america
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Resource: Bishop Museum 
Address: 1525 Bernice Street
Honolulu, Hawai'i 96817
808-847-3511
Comments: Museum, state program. Conducts research and provides public programs. Publishes books related to the collections. The Museum includes the Biship Museum Archives, Hawaii Maritime Center, and the Amy B.H. Grenwell Ethnobotanical Gardens, and the Bishop Museum Press. Collections in the archives include the Roberts collection, Kuluwaimaka collection, Mader collection, Handy collection, Aitken and Stokes collection, Muranushi collection.
Keywords: hawaii hawai'i hawaiian hawai'ian folklore folklife museum museums archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs audio recordings sound recordings folk arts artifacts material culture crafts quilts quilting costume moving image films videos anthropology ethnography ethnology folklore folklife archaeology folk music folksong chants chanting musical instruments architecture dance hula religion beliefs french polynesia storytelling narratives oral history public sector organizations public programs native polynesian polynesians pacific islands pacific islanders ethnobotany herbs botanical gardens maritime polynesian navigation outrigger canoes canoe wa'a boat boats surfing surf boards recreation labor occupational folklore laborlore fishing tools gourds baskets plaiting tools musical instruments weapons wood carving food foodways cuisine publisher publishers publications books exhibits exhibitions research groups
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Resource: Blue Ridge Institute and Museum 
Address: PO Box 1000
Ferrum College
20 Museum Drive
Ferrum, VA 24088
bri@ferrum.edu
540-365-4416
Comments: Research institute and Museum. Includes the Blue Ridge Heritage Archive. "Established by Ferrum College in the early 1970s to document, interpret, and present the folk heritage of the Blue Ridge region." Collections include the Elmer Smith Collection of Shenandoah Valley Dialect and Beliefs, Fred Williams Collection of Old-Time and Bluegrass Music, Earl Palmer Photograph Collection of Appalachian Traditions, and the Galax Old-Time Fiddlers Convention Collection
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts folklore virginia photography photographs audio recordings sound recordings videos moving image rare books language sociolinguistics dialect dialects beliefs tales narrative storytelling appalachia appalachian virginia blues gospel folksong folk music german bluegrass ethnography ethnology living museum museums research groups
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Resource: British National Library Sound Archive 
Address: The British Library
St Pancras
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
sound-archive@bl.uk
+44 (0)20 7412 7676
Comments: International sound and moving image collection of both published and unpublished materials. Includes international music, oral histories, and ambient sound recordings. Catalog available online.
Keywords: england europe united kingdom world music oral history archive archives archival collection collections ethnomusicology folksong sound recordings udio recordings moving image videos
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Resource: Buffalo Interpretive Center 
Address: 29349 Highway 1806
Fort Pierre, SD 57532
605-223-2260
Comments: Museum of the buffalo (American bison) and its place in plains Indian life. Operated by members of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe. Buffalo belonging to the tribe are pastured in sight of the museum. Additional information is available on the Lower Brule Sioux Reservation pages.
Keywords: museum museums artifacts american indians native americans great plains sioux lower brule sioux buffalo bison hunting south dakota
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Resource: The Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture 
Address: Box 353010
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-3010
206-543-5590
Comments: Natural history and anthropological museum with a large division of ethnological collections. Particularly strong in collections related to American Indians, Native Alaskans, and peoples of the Northwest coast and of the arctic.
Keywords: washington state ethnology ethnography anthropology folklore material culture folk art crafts artifacts native americans american indians indigenous peoples archive archives archival collections collection northwestern us regional masks ceramics baskets clothing canada arctic exhibit exhibits exhibitions museum museums public sector organizations public programs
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Resource: Business Reference Section, Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave, S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20540
202-707-3156
Comments: The Business Section provides access to business, occupation, and labor related subjects at the Library. The website provides an overview, information about the collections, and online bibliographies and guides. Collections of particular interest to ethnographic scholars include labor history, unions, and occupations.
Keywords: public sector organizations federal library of congress libraries collections us national international business books unions labor occupation
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Resource: Canadian Museum of Civilization 
Address: 100 Laurier Street
P.O. Box 3100, Station B
Gatineau, Québec J8X 4H2 Canada
Comments: Museum collections on the cultures of the world. Publishes books in French and English on many subjects. Book catalog includes many scholarly studies related to the ethnic cultures of Canada. Provides educational programs for children and adults
Keywords: canada quebec québec publisher publishers publications museum ethnology ethnobotany ethnography anthropology folklore native americans american indians indigenous peoples canadian canadians inuet folk arts crafts french artifacts lectures films north america museum museums exhibits exhibit exhibitions acadia acadians shoemakers coopers occupations occupational folklore laborlore farms agriculture farmers whaling shipping fishing maritime folklore boats ships shipyards canoes fur trading hunting military history norse nordic settlers settlements pioneers westward migration westward expansion education k-12 public programs public sector organizations
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Resource: Carson-Brierly Dance Library 
Address: Penrose Library
University of Denver
2150 East Evans Avenue
Denver, CO 80208
Comments: Library and archive. Includes the Lloyd Shaw Dance Archives.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection colorado new mexico southwest region folklore folksong folk music square dance contra
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Resource: Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University 
Address: PO Box 1938
Niagara University, NY 14109-1938
716-286-8200
Comments: Public art museum with a folk arts program. Conducts research in local communities. Provides educational outreach, including downloadable teacher's guides in PDF on various subjects. Contact: an email form is available on the website. The folk art program's descriptive information: "The Folk Arts Program of the Castellani Art Museum collaborates with local ethnic and minority communities in preserving and presenting their traditional arts. In partnership with Western New York artists and community consultants, the Folk Arts Program produces exhibitions, publications, artist demonstrations, and performances that bring folk arts to a wider audience. Ongoing ethnographic research also forms the basis of a permanent archive of regional folk arts documentation."
Keywords: museum museums folk arts crafts traditional arts ethnic groups ethnicity ethnography ethnology cultural documentation folklife research groups education k-12 new york
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Resource: The Catskill Regional Folklife and History Archives
Address: Arkville, NY 12406
914-586-3326
Comments: Archive. Focus on the Catskill region. The archives were collected by folklorists from 1979-1989. For more information see the Catskill Center for Conservation and Development website at http://www.catskillcenter.org/
Keywords: archive archives archival collection collections manuscripts photographs audio recordings sound broadsides song folksong music scottish dutch jewish ukrainian agriculture beekeeping farming trapping hunting fishing quilting ginseng occupational lore catskills new york
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Resource: Cedarburg Cultural Center 
Address: W62 N546 Washington Avenue
Cederburg, WI 53012
262-375-3676
Comments: Non-profit arts organization for southeast Wisconsin. Presents performing arts, including a folk music series. Maintains an archive. Publishes books from the collections. Provides classes in the arts for children and adults.
Keywords: wisconsin education k-12 public sector organizations public programs folklore folklife arts folk crafts performance music history archive archives archival collections collection photographs textiles manuscripts architecture publisher publishers books
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Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Public Sector Organizations
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Celtic and Scottish Studies, University of Edinburgh 
Address: 19 and 27 George Square,
Edinburgh EH8 9LD
0131 650 4167
Serial Publication(s): Scottish Studies
Tocher
http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/literatures-languages-cultures/celtic-scottish-studies/research-publications/publications 
Comments: Higher education program. Undergraduate and graduate programs in Celtic and Scottish studies. Includes the School of Scottish Studies Archives and Library. The website includes a list of research projects and information about books and journals published.
Keywords: united kingdom scotland europe scottish celtic ethnology folklore language archive archives archival collections collections library audio sound recordings artifacts manuscripts photographs broadsides place-name place name survey john levy archive ethnomusicology publisher publishers publications research
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Resource: Center for Acadian and Creole Folklore 
Address: Department of Modern Languages
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
P.O. Box 40831
Lafayette, LA 70504
ancelet@louisiana.edu
318-482-6811
Comments: Educational and research organization focusing on Louisiana French culture and language. Maintains an archive of ethnographic collections related to the region.
Keywords: louisiana folklore folklife folk arts music education public programs public sector organizations archive archives archival collections manuscripts photographs audio recordings sound recordings moving image film video artifacts french folksong oral history narrative storytelling celebrations cajun creole folklore ethnography mardi gras folk belief humor dance drama material culture language linguistics research groups
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Resource: Center for Appalachian Studies and Services 
Address: East Tennessee State University
Box 70556
Johnson City, TN 37614-1707
423-439-7865
Serial Publication(s): Now and Then: The Appalachian Magazine
http://www.etsu.edu/cass/NowandThen/ 
Comments: Documents and showcases Appalachia's past. Includes the Reece Museum and the Archives of Appalachia. Sponsors public programs and exhibits. Provides research opportunities for students at East Tennessee State University.
Keywords: tennessee public sector organizations public programs folklife appalachia appalachian publications magazines serials bluegrass folk music old-time folksong scottish irish education archive archives archival collection collections photographs sound recordings audio recordings moving image films videos exhibit exhibits exhibitions museum museums
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Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings


Resource: Center for Ethnic Studies 
Address: Forsyth Library
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601-4099
Comments: Archive. Focus on the culture and ethnic groups of Kansas.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection photographs moving image film video maps audio recordings sound recordings folk music folksong oral history church family kansas ethnic groups ethnicity german french france dutch english swedish sweden czech russia poetry jokes humor beliefs jump rope rhymes
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: The Center for Ethnomusicology at Columbia University 
Address: Department of Music
Columbia University
2960 Broadway
New York, NY 10027
Comments: Research center and archive. See the website for additional contact information.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs sound audio recordings ethnomusicology artifacts musical instruments folk music folksong song ethnography ethnology native americans american indians indigenous peoples asia oceania africa international willard rhodes turkey turkish spain spanish flamenco laura boulton graduate education new york research groups
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Research Groups
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Resource: Center for Pennsylvania Culture Studies 
Address: American Studies Program
777 West Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, PA 17057-4898
Comments: Non-profit cultural studies society. Projects include: a study of Harrisburg's Old Eighth Ward, including nineteenth century urban history, occupations, and oral history. Also includes and archive.
Keywords: pennsylvania public folklore education ethnography oral history archives library urban history harrisburg occupations labor laborlore occupational folklore archive archives archival collections manuscripts photographs
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Resource: Center for Popular Music, Middle Tennessee State University 
Address: Box 41
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Comments: Research center and archive. Extensive collection of 19th and 20th Century vernacular religious sheet music and hymnals. Kenneth S. Goldstein collection of broadsides. Sells back issues of the John Edwards Memorial Foundation Quarterly (JEMF Quarterly), and of the Vaughan's Family Visitor, both out of print.
Keywords: journal archive archives archival collections collection popular music ethnomusicology audio recordings sound recordings video moving image sheet music manuscript rock blues jazz honky tonk research groups
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Resource: Center for Southern Folklore 
Address: P.O. Box 226
Memphis, TN 38101
queenbee@southernfolklore.org
901-525-3655
Comments: Private non-profit organization for cultural documentation and research in the southern US with a focus on the Mississippi delta region. Presents public events and exhibits. Maintains a multimedia archive of regional cultural documentation.
Keywords: tennessee folklore folklife folk arts crafts music dance education public sector organizations public programs regional ethnography ethnomusicology research films videos moving image archive archives archival collections collection photographs manuscripts sound recordings audio recordings southern us ethnography fieldwork jewish
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Resource: Center for Southwest Research and Special Collections 
Address: MSC 05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
cswrref@unm.edu
505-277-6451
Comments: Research center and archive. Includes the John Donald Robb Archive of Southwestern Music and the Henry A. Schmidt Collection which is photographic documentation of life in the mining communities of Southern New Mexico ca. 1890-1920.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs sound recordings audio recordings southwestern southwest regional folk music folksong mining miners occupational folklore laborlore hispanic native americans american indians indigenous peoples corridos alabados anglo american mexico mexican new mexico prints ethnomusicology research groups
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Resource: Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures 
Address: The University Club
432 East Campus Mall
Madison, WI 53706
Comments: Public service organization at the University of Wisconsin. Offers courses and outreach programs in partnership with Wisconsin Teachers of Local Cultures. Houses collections of documentation of traditional culture of the upper midwestern region. Publishes a monograph series and audio CDs.
Keywords: wisconsin upper midwest archives archive archival collections audio recordings sound recordings photographs manuscripts CDs k-12 education folk arts folk music folklore publishers publisher publications monographs public sector organizations public programs
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Research Groups
Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Center for Western Studies at Augustana College 
Address: Augustana College
2001 S. Summit Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57197
cws@augie.edu
800-727-2844
Comments: Western regional research group. Includes an archive and museum.
Keywords: south dakota regional western states exhibit exhibits exhibitions museum museums material culture publications publisher education public sector publisher books history native americans american indians plains tribes plains indians indigenous peoples cowboy cowboys agriculture wood carving whittling scandinavian norwegian swedish settlers settlements museum archive archives collection collections exhibits research groups occupations occupational folklore laborlore labor
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Resource: Centre for Research on Art and Culture (CRAC) 
Address: Flat 2B, House 72, Road 03, Janata Housing, Ring Road, Mohammadpur, Dhaka 1207, Bangladesh.
cracbd@gmail.com
+88-01198-248089,
Comments: Research organization in the art and culture of Bangaladesh. Also works to promote traditional arts through public education programs, including primary education programs in schools. Sponsors a children's art camp. Maintains an archive and has plans to create a museum.
Keywords: research groups public sector organizations public programs publication exhibit exhibits exhibitions museum museums archive archives archival collections collection artifacts cultural documentation folk art folk arts crafts weaving textiles bangaladesh south asia asian k-12 public education workshops
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Resource: Centro de Documentation de Musica y Danza 
Address: Torregalindo, 10
28016 - MADRID
cdmyd@inaem.mcu.es
91-353 14 80
Comments: Research center, library, and archive of performance in Spain. Provides an online database of performers, performing groups, events, and organizations related to music and dance. The library and archive preserve and provide access to documentation of performance including video, pamphlets, sheet music, and photographs.
Keywords: spain europe dance online resource folk music folksong flamenco events drama performance performers library archive archives archival collections collection moving image photographs manuscript ethnology folklore ethnomusicology anthropology research groups
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Research Groups
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Centro de Tradições Afro-Brasileiras (CETRAB) 
Address: Rua Drumond, 65 - Olaria
Rio de Janeiro - RJ
Brasil CEP 21031-460
secretaria@cetrab.org.br
(21)3866.4921
Comments: Research center and archive for African-Brazilian culture and tradition. Site in Portuguese.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection brazil south america afro-brazilian african brazilian folk music folksong dance celebrations folklore ethnology religion belief religious studies anthropology ethnomusicology photographs sound recordings audio recordings orisa yoruba research groups african diaspora
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Research Groups
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Resource: Centro Nacional de Folclore de Cultura Popular, Rio de Janeiro
Address: Rua do Catete, 179 e 181
Catete - Rio de Janeiro
Brazil
21 2285-0441
Comments: National organization that develops and implements programs and projects for study, research, documentation, dissemination and promotion of expressions of knowledge and practices of the Brazilian people. Produces public programming. Maintains an archive and library of popular literature, woodblock prints, books, and journals. A project documents the making of hammocks in Limpo Grande. The Centro has produced a DVD on folklore studies, which is also available as a webcast on the website. Includes a thesaurus project in folklore and popular culture. A department of the Brazilian Ministry of Culture. The site includes some online exhibits relating to folk art and culture and a catalog of holdings, including their large collection of literatura de cordel. Site in Portuguese.
Keywords: public sector organizations federal folklore folklife folk music folksong dance folk arts arts and crafts weaving textiles hammocks cultural studies popular culture anthropology ethnography ethnology thesaurus libraries library archives archive archival collections museum museums poetry manuscripts chapbooks folhetos cordel block prints woodcuts woodblock prints books journals brazil brazilian south american hispanic research groups exhibits exhibitions online collections publications DVD
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Public Sector Organizations
Directories and Web Resources
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Centro Nacional de Investigación Documental e Información Musical (CENIDIM) 
Address: Centro Nacional de las Artes
7th floor of the Research Tower
79 Rio Churubusco, Country Club,
Coyoacan, 04220
Mexico, D.F.
Serial Publication(s): Heterofonía
Comments: Also known as the Cenidim. Center for research in fine, popular, and ethnic music. Archival collections.
Keywords: mexico mexican folk music folksong ethnography ethnomusicology research audio recordings sound recordings CDs publisher publications books sheet music scores journals musical instruments artifacts collections archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts video moving image library native americans american indians indigenous peoples ethnic music henrietta yurchenko conferences lectures photographs jazz north america spanish language
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Resource: Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA 
Address: Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
310-825-4732
Comments: Library and archive of collections in the humanities, social sciences, education, public affairs, government information, and maps. Archival collections of interest to researchers in the ethnographic disciplines include collections from The UCLA Center for Oral History Research, the Japanese American Research Project collection, the Civil Rights Movement in the United States Collection, Brazilian literatura de cordel (chapbooks), broadside ballads, English chapbooks ca. 1775-1850, American almanacs, dime novels and other popular fiction from the 18th and early 20th centuries, The Folk Dance Federation of Southern California collection, collections relating to the history and development of California, Armenian religious manuscripts dating from the fourteenth century, Hebraica and Judaica, collections relating to Chicano studies, collections relating to gender studies, many collections relating to Asian Americans, collections relating to American Indians of California, and collections relating to women's studies, among others.
Keywords: california folklore folklife dance folk dance anthropology sociology oral history oral histories ethnography ethnology manuscripts ephemera chapbooks broadsides sound recordings audio recordings japanese americans chinese americans asian americans mexican americans chicanos chicano chicana hispanic spanish portuguese brazilian cordel folhetos gay lesbian bisexual transgender women's studies gender studies civil rights african americans armenian judaica hebraica block printing woodblock prints printing
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Resource: Charlotte Music Archives 
Address: Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County
Carolina Room
310 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-336-2980
Comments: Archival collection. Emphasis of collection is on Charlotte area musicians.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection sound recordings audio recordings sheet music folk music gospel country blues sea islands outer banks north carolina south carolina
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Chase Home Museum of Utah Folk Arts
Address: Liberty Park
1100 S 600
E Salt Lake City, UT 84105
801-533-5760
Comments: Museum dedicated to the display of the state Folk Arts Collection. Also an archival repository for ethnographic documentation, photographs, and sound recordings. A digital exhibit of the Folk Arts Collection is available via the website.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections museum museums exhibits exhibitions artifacts folk arts crafts photographs audio recordings sound recordings ethnography cultural documentation public sector organizations public programs
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Resource: Children's Literature Center, Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20540-4620
202-707-5535
Comments: The Children's Literature Center assists users in gaining access to all children's materials dispersed throughout the Library. The website provides an overview and information about the collections.
Keywords: public programs public sector organizations federal library of congress libraries collections us national international children children's books children's literature lectures
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Resource: City Lore 
Address: 72 East First Street, #1
New York, NY 10003-9322
citylore@citylore.org
212-529-1955
Serial Publication(s): City Lore
C.A.R.T.S. Newsletter
Comments: Non-profit folklife programming and research organization focusing on the various cultural groups of New York City. Its magazine is available with membership. Sponsors C.A.R.T.S., an educational project providing instructional materials, in-school programming, and a web catalog for K-12 teachers and students. Maintains a research archive, primarily of photographs. Publishes books from the collections.
Keywords: new york folklore folk arts music dance education educational materials ethnography public sector organizations public programs publications publisher publishers magazines serials books archive archival collections manuscripts photographs sound recordings audio recordings videos films moving image oral history festivals new york city folklore urban traditions community ethnic ethnicity september 11 2001 foodways parades textiles puerto rican italian jewish caribbean immigration migration folk music folksong haitian native americans american indians indigenous peoples brazilian hispanic latino africa europe arabs families c.a.r.t.s. carts occupations occupational folklore laborlore labor research groups
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Research Groups
Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Public Sector Organizations
Directories and Web Resources
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Clarke Historical Library 
Address: 250 Preston St.
Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
989-774-3352
Comments: Library and archive. Focus on Michigan, the Great Lakes area, and the old Northwest Territory
Keywords: michigan northwest territory archive archives archival collections collection folklore folksongs folk music manuscripts audio recordings sound recordings photographs african american native americans american indians indigenous peoples underground railroad broadsides shanties great lakes mark twain samuel clemmens children women
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Coconino Center for the Arts 
Address: Flagstaff Cultural Partners
2300 North Fort Valley Road
Flagstaff, AZ 86002
928-779-2300
Comments: City of Flagstaff, Arizona, arts organization. Flagstaff Cultural Partners provides the website.
Keywords: arizona culture arts native americans american indians indigenous peoples hispanic public sector organizations public programs festivals performance exhibit exhibits exhibitions galleries museum museums venues
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries
Public Sector Organizations


Resource: Comission Nacional para el Desarrollo de los Pueblos Indigenista 
Address: Av. México-Coyoacán 343
Col. Xoco, C.P. 03330
Delegación Benito Juárez
México D.F.
55-9183-2100
Comments: Mexican national organization for indigenous peoples. Maintains a photograph archive. Publishes books available as PDFs for download. The website is in Spanish.
Keywords: mexico mexican native americans american indians indigenous peoples language archive archives archival collections collection photographs public programs public sector organizations hispanic electronic books north america spanish language publisher publishers
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Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Public Sector Organizations
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Connor Prairie Living Museum 
Address: 13400 Allisonville Road
Fishers, IN 46038-4499
317-776-6000 or 800-966-1836
Comments: Living history museum.
Keywords: indiana folklore folklife folk arts crafts ethnology architecture artifacts agriculture settlement westward expansion living history museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions public sector organizations public programs
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Resource: Country Music Foundation / Country Music Hall of Fame 
Address: 222 Fifth Ave. S.
Nashville, TN 37203
615-416-2001
Serial Publication(s): Journal of Country Music
http://countrymusichalloffame.org/journal-of-country-music/ 
Comments: Educational museum and archive. Arts programming.
Keywords: tennessee folklore folklife folksong music dance education public programs museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions publications journal us national archive archives archival collections collection sound recordings audio moving image video film manuscripts photographs oral history library
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Resource: Craft and Folk Art Museum 
Address: 5814 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036
323-937-4230
Serial Publication(s): Notes from the Edge of the Mainstream
Comments: Public museum.
Keywords: california folk arts crafts museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions folklore artifacts public sector organizations public programs publications newsletter
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Resource: Crandall Public Library's Center for Folklife, History and Cultural Programs 
Address: 251 Glen Street, City Park
Glens Falls, NY 12801-3593
518-792-6508 (Library's main number)
Comments: Non-profit organization serving northern New York state. Provides exhibits. Maintains an archive of cultural documentation.
Keywords: new york folklore folklife folk music arts oral history education public sector organizations archive archives archival collections collection adirondack broadsides maps manuscripts audio recordings sound recordings moving image videos exhibits
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Resource: Dean B. Ellis Library 
Address: University of Arkansas
P.O. Box 2040
State University, AR 72467
870-972-3077
Comments: Archive. Special collections manuscripts of folklore and oral history including Vance Randolph and other ethnographers who studied the culture of the Ozarks. Archival collections are listed in the online catalog. See their Special Collections web page for more contact information.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection library ozarks arkansas folklore oral history manuscripts photographs
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Resource: Delta Blues Museum 
Address: #1 Blues Alley
P.O. Box 459
Clarksdale, MS 38614
662-627-6820
Comments: Public museum focusing on blues of the Mississippi delta region. Provides educational programming. The museum includes a music venue. The website includes an online shop for books and recordings.
Keywords: mississippi folklore folklife folk music blues roots jazz folksong song education public sector organizations public programs museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions artifacts performance dealers books cds audio recordings sound recordings venues
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Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Public Sector Organizations
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Resource: La Dirección General de Culturas Populares 
Address: Av. Paseo de la Reforma #175
Piso 11to y 12to Piso
Col. Cuauhtémoc,
Delegación Cuauhtémoc, C.P. 06500
México D.F.
Comments: A division of the Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes. Includes the Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares. The website is in Spanish with descriptions of the organization and its functions available in English.
Keywords: public sector organizations public programs mexico mexican folk arts crafts folk music dance folksong folklore foodways native americans american indians indigenous peoples hispanic education museum museums exhibits exhibitions artifacts north america spanish language
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Resource: Down Jersey Folklife Center 
Address: 1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ 08332
djfc@wheatonarts.org
800-998-4552
Comments: Private non-profit educational organization and archive. Does documentary research on the folklife of southern New Jersey. A division of Wheaton Arts.
Keywords: new jersey folklore folk music dance folksong folk arts crafts festivals ethnic groups ethnicity performance exhibitions internships education ethnography research groups fieldwork archive archives archival collections collection audio sound recordings photographs moving image videos manuscripts public sector organizations public programs
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Resource: Duke University Library, Special Collections Department 
Address: Duke University
Durham, NC 27706
919-684-3372
Comments: Archive. Of particular interest: Frank C. Brown Collection of North Carolina Folklore and the Anne Warner Folklore Collection.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs moving image video film sound audio recordings sheet music hicks proffitt north carolina frank warner
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Resource: Eastern New Mexico University Special Collections 
Address: Eastern New Mexico University
1500 S Ave K
Portales, NM 88130
575-562-1011
Comments: Archive. Includes the Oral histories from Roosevelt County and Eastern New Mexico (many recorded by Jean Burroughs in the 1970s) and the Father Stanley Crocchiola New Mexico history ms. materials. Some materials available online.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs sound audio recordings new mexico spanish language hispanic latino anglo american agriculture southwest fiddle contest folk music history oral history county fair homesteads ranches ranching jack williamson pioneers settlers
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Resource: Erpf Gallery
Address: Catskill Center for Conservation and Development
P.O. Box 504
Arkville, NY 12406
845-586-2611
Comments: Non-profit organization serving the Catskill region. For more information see the Catskill Center for Conservation and Development website at: http://www.catskillcenter.org/
Keywords: new york folklore folklife folk arts museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions artifacts exhibits education public sector organizations public programs
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Resource: Estonian Folklore Archive (EFA) 
Address: Vanemuise Str. 42
Tartu 51003
era@haldjas.folklore.ee
+372 7377 730
Comments: Archive of folklore of many cultures, primarily Baltic and Scandinavian. The website is in English and Estonian. Publisher of scholarly books based on the collections.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs moving image video sound audio recordings folk music folksong music musicians narratives legends storytelling estonia estonian livonian votic finnish izhorian karelian vepsian mordvinian mari komi udmurt khanty hungarian russian lithuanian latvian german jewish swedish romany rom gypsy publisher publications books research europe ethnology folklore anthropology publisher publishers
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Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Ethnomusicology Archive, UCLA 
Address: University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Comments: Archive.
Keywords: california archive archives archival collection collections records folklore folksong folk music ethnology ethnomusicology anthropology recordings sound audio ethnography california maps photographs motion picture films moving image video chinese asian japanese indonesian african india native americans american indians indigenous peoples world music
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Resource: European Division, Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave, SE
Washington, DC 20540-4830
202-707-4515
Comments: This Area Studies Division of the Library of Congress serves print collections related to Europe, excepting the Iberian peninsula, which is served by the Hispanic Division. The book, Library of Congress European Collections: An Illustrated Guide, is available online.
Keywords: french france german germany russia russian albania belgium czech slovak denmark the netherlands dutch iceland hungary malta italy romania sweden ukraine norway greece moldavia poland classics classical rome united kingdom england scotland ireland isle of man luxemburg finland scandinavia austria belarus lithuania estonia latvia croatia switzerland library of congress libraries collections public sector organizations public programs federal books periodicals international webcasts europe
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Resource: The Farmers' Museum 
Address: PO Box 30
Cooperstown, NY 13326
Comments: Open air farmers' museum on land formerly owned by James Fenimore Cooper (1813). See the website for an email contact form. Collections include farm community structures, textiles, farm and craft tools, and other artifacts related to 19th century agriculture in New York State. Sells books in its gift shop.
Keywords: museum museums public programs exhibits exhibitions farmers farming agriculture material culture tools crafts artifacts new york education photographs textiles quilts architecture houses blacksmith books dealers
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Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Fife Folklore Archive 
Address: Utah State University Libraries
Logan UT 84322-3000
435-797-3439
Comments: Archive. Fife American and Mormon collections, Don Yoder collection, Wayland D. Hand Memorial collection, L.J. and Mary C. Skaggs Foundation Cowboy Poetry Library
Keywords: utah archive archives archival collections collection folklore religion belief ethnomusicology folksong folk music cowboy cowboys mormon church of jesus christ of latter day saints oral history narrative southwest southwestern
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Fine Arts and Special Collections Department, Cleveland Public Library 
Address: Cleveland Public Library
325 Superior Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44114-1271
216-623-2818
Comments: Archive. Includes The John G. White Collection of Folklore, The John G. White Chess and Checkers Collection, The John G. White Collection of Orientalia, and Judaica and Hebraica Collection.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs sound audio recordings ohio asia material culture chess sets games rare books folklore africa narrative storytelling international jewish judaica hebrew tobacco broadsides chapbooks belief magic robin hood african americans names proverbs riddles
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Florida Folklife Collection 
Address: Florida State Archives
Bureau of Archives and Records Management
Division of Library and Information Services
500 S. Bronough Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250
850-487-2073
Comments: Archive. Thelma Boltin collection, Stetson Kennedy collection, WPA Federal Writers Project-Florida Folklore Collection, documentation of field projects undertaken by Florida Folklife Program staff since 1979, Florida Folk Festivals since 1954.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection photographs moving image film video artifacts sound audio recordings florida wpa ethnography folklore folksong folk music festivals narrative oral history
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Resource: The Florida State University Ethnomusicology/World Music Archive 
Address: College of Music
The Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32306-1180
850-644-3424
Comments: Archive. Dale Olsen Warao collection, Pitts Yanomamo collection, Butt-Colson Akawayo collection, Armellada Pemon collection, Coppens Yekuana collection, Dale Olsen Peru and Brazil collection, Borgatti Nigeria collection, Kebede Ethiopia collection, South American Indian, Florida folklore collections
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection recordings florida moving image video brazil brazilian peru japan peruvian japanese yanomamo native americans american indians indigenous peoples south america mestizo nigeria nigerian ethiopia ethiopian salsa folklore anthropology ethnography ethnographic
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Resource: Folk Museum of Indian Immigration 
Address: Mahatma Gandhi Institute - Moka
230-403 2000
Comments: Archive and museum related to Indian immigration to Mauritius.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions mauritius india indian asia immigration photographs artifacts manuscripts images lithographs genealogy indentured labor work occupation marriage oceania ethnology folklore ethnomusicology anthropology
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Resource: Folklife Archives 
Address: The Kentucky Building
Room E-216
Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Comments: Archive. Emphasis on south-central Kentucky. Includes the Montell Belief Collection, Gordon Wilson Collection, Thomason Collection, Sarah Gertrude Knott Collection.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs moving image film video audio sound recordings kentucky ethnography folklore ethnology belief folksong folk music foodways political folklore art craft material culture architecture
Resource Type(s):
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Resource: Folklife Center at Northwestern State University
Address: NSU Box 3663
Natchitoches, LA 71497
folklife@nsula.edu
318-357-4332
Comments: Serves as the repository for the Louisiana Folklife Center.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection video moving image photographs audio sound recordings folklife festivals folk music folksong ethnic mardi gras performance louisiana ethnology folklore ethnomusicology anthropology
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: The Foxfire Fund, Inc. 
Address: Post Office Box 541
Mountain City, GA 30562-0541
foxfire@foxfire.org
706-746-5828
Serial Publication(s): Foxfire Magazine
http://www.foxfire.org/magazine.html 
Comments: Educational organization with a focus on K-12 grades serving southern appalachia. Maintains a museum, publications, and educational programs.
Keywords: georgia appalachian southern regional folklore folklife museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions artifacts folk arts material culture architecture crafts publications magazines serials cds publisher publishers books k-12 education public programs
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Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
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Resource: Fundação Casa de Rui Barbosa, Rio de Janeiro
Comments: Library and archive dealing that includes collections of interest to researchers in ethnographic disciplines include Brazilian literatura de cordel (chapbooks), collections relating to Afro-Brazilian culture and identity, collections relating to Brazilian history, and others. A division of the Brazilian Ministry of Culture. Site in Portuguese.
Keywords: brazil brazilian afro-brazilian african brazilians cultural studies folklore poetry block printing woodblock prints cordel chapbooks archives archive archival collections library libraries books manuscripts public sector organizations federal
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries
Higher Education Programs


Resource: Gallaudet University Library (archives and special collections) 
Address: 800 Florida Avenue, N.E.
Washington, DC 20002
Comments: Library and archive. The Gallaudet Archives, within the Library, has photographs and manuscripts mainly pertaining to the history of Gallaudet, but there are also significant materials relating to Deaf culture and history. The Gallaudet Library also has an audiovisual department where published and unpublished film and video relating to Deaf culture, storytelling, drama, and performance are available.
Keywords: district of columbia washington archive archives archival collections collection photographs manuscripts deaf folklore history storytelling drama video film moving image
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington, D.C. 20540-4650
202-707-6277
Comments: The website includes online guides to the collection, access to digital presentations, and collection finding aids. The collection includes maps from around the world and from the fourteenth century to the present. The book, Library of Congress Geography and Maps: An Illustrated Guide, is available online.
Keywords: public sector organizations federal library of congress libraries archive archives archival collections collection us national international maps
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Public Sector Organizations
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Resource: Georgia Folklore Collection 
Address: Media Archives
Media Department
University of Georgia Libraries
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4757
Comments: Archive. Tanners, Reverend Howard Finster, McIntosh County Shouters. Housed in the The Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection of the University of Georgia Special Collections Libraries.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection sound audio recordings georgia ethnography ethnographic folklore folklife festivals folk music folk song narrative storytelling
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Gordon Ekvall Tracie Music Library 
Address: Nordic Heritage Museum
3014 N.W. 67th Street
Seattle, WA 98103
206-789-5707, ext. 28
Comments: Library and archive. Includes the Skandia Music Foundation records, Skandia Folkdance Society records, Nordiska Folkdancers Collection, and the Godon Tracie Collection, among others.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts folklore photography photographs recordings audio sound folk ethnic music folksong field ethnography video recording moving image nordic scandinavian dance sweden swedish norway norwegian denmark danish finland finnish iceland fiddle international library libraries
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Great Horse Group 
Address: 300 First Avenue North Suite 110
Minneapolis, MN 55401
612-758-7500
Comments: Indian-owned corporation created to develop projects to improve all aspects of life for American Indians. It has divisions that produce and support cultural programs, communities, and education. Provides locations for pow-wows. It is building museums and cultural centers, as well as schools and community centers. It manages the Native American Center for the Living Arts in New York, the Arapaho Cultural Museum in Wyoming, the Buffalo Center in South Dakota, and is constructing the Pechanga Museum in California.
Keywords: american indian native american indigenous peoples native alaskans first nations cultural programming education folk arts museums public programs wyoming south dakota minnesota california arapaho iroquois souix
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Resource: The Guam Museum 
Address: 238 Archbishop Felixberto Flores Street
DNA Building, 4th Floor, Suite 405A
Hagatna, Guam 96910
Comments: This museum is in the process of being constructed with plans for the return of artifacts and photographs taken from Guam during World War II to be returned to Guam. The website includes some photographs. Check the website for the progress of this effort. (Entry last updated 5/4/2011)
Keywords: museum museums exhibits exhibitions folk art ceramics artifacts archive archives archival collections photographs chamorro chamoro indigenous peoples guam public sector organizations public programs
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology 
Address: 300 Tower Street
Bristol, RI 02809
401-253-8388
Comments: Anthropology museum. Provides public programming. Conducts research. Publishes books and research papers. Provides k-12 lesson plans and teacher workshops.
Keywords: anthropology museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions ethnography ethnology education public programs folk arts crafts artifacts international exhibits material culture research groups publisher publishers publications monographs books k-12 lesson plans
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Research Groups
Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Hallockville Museum Farm 
Address: 6038 Sound Avenue
P.O. Box 765
Riverhead, NY 11901
hallockv@optonline.net
631-298-5292
Serial Publication(s): Hallockville Happenings
Comments: Living history museum. Provides educational programming and summer camps.
Keywords: new york folklore folklife folk arts education public programs publications newsletter agriculture living history museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions long island k-12 education
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Harry Ransom Center 
Address: University of Texas at Austin
21st and Guadalupe Streets
Austin, TX 78712
512-471-8944
Comments: Archive and library. Includes special collections in the fine arts, performing arts, folklore, cultural studies, southwestern studies, Texana, and area studies. Includes the library and collections of folklorist J. Frank Dobie. Awards fellowships for scholarly research in the humanities.
Keywords: texas folklore hispanic latino chicano chicana spanish language mexican mexico african american womens studies texana archive archives archival collections collection sound audio recordings ethnography library libraries fellowships fellowship
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Grant Giving Organizations
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute 
Address: 34 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
huri@fas.harvard.edu
617-495-4053
Comments: Multidisciplinary research institute, library, and archive for multidisciplinary research in the history, literature, anthropology, and religion of Ukranian culture. Faculty of the institute provide courses and graduate seminars through the curriculum at Harvard.
Keywords: library libraries archive archives archival collections books manuscripts research ukraine ukranian ethnicity ethnic groups immigration religion theology anthropology history literature slavic languages courses seminars harvard ukranian church records
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries
Research Groups


Resource: Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection 
Address: James I. and Carol Aymar Armstrong Library, Special Collections
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753
802-443-5000
Comments: Archival collection.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection folklore photographs photography ethnic groups oral history moving image film video broadsides manuscripts field recordings ethnography ethnology folk song folksong french canadian russian fiddle violin vermont religion beliefs ballads anglo-american
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Hemeroteca Nacional de México 
Address: Centro Cultural Universitario
Ciudad Universitaria
Coyoacán
04510 México, D.F.
Comments: National Archive of Mexico. The website is in Spanish.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection mexico mexican hispanic public sector organizations public programs manuscripts north america spanish language
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Resource: Highland Folk Museum 
Address: Kingussie Road
Newtonmore
PH20 1AY
01540 673551
Comments: Museum of material culture and folk arts. Collections reflect the rural culture of the Scottish Highlands.
Keywords: scotland scottish celtic united kingdom folk arts material culture programming education architecture agriculture material culture farms farming implements artifacts foodways cooking crafts textiles curling living history museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions furniture buildings cairds travelers gaelic celtic
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Hispanic Division, Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave, SE
Washington, DC 20540-4850
202-707-5397
Comments: This Area Studies Division of the Library of Congress preserves and serves to the public materials on the history and culture of Latin America, Iberia, and the Caribbean. The book, Library of Congress Hispanic and Portuguese Collections: An Illustrated Guide is available online. Provides an online bibliographic database, The Handbook of Latin American Studies. Selected items from the collections and webcasts are also available online.
Keywords: spanish portuguese language latino latina hispanic spain portugal iberia caribbean latin south america brazil argentina columbia venezuala bolivia paraguay ecuador chile peru central america guatemala panama costa rica mexico suriname haiti cuba guyana el salvador grenada french guiana easter island dominican republic bahamas belize honduras nicaragua puerto rico uruguay virgin islands trinidad tobago guadeloupe public sector organizations federal library of congress libraries archive archival collections books maps periodicals international webcasts north america
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Resource: Historical Society of Pennsylvania 
Address: 1300 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-732-6200
Comments: State historical society and archive. Includes the collections of the former Balch Institute which are national in scope.
Keywords: ethnic studies museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions archive archives archival collections collection ethnicity ethnology anthropology folklore folklife popular culture us pennsylvania public sector organizations balch institute
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Public Sector Organizations
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Hunter Library, Special Collections 
Address: Western Carolina University
Cullowhee, NC 28723
704-227-7474
Comments: Archival collections include documentation related to folk arts and crafts, American Indian newspapers, and papers related to the life of Horace Kephart. Focus on North Carolina materials. Online presentations on the life, writings, and documentary photographs of Horace Kephard and the Arts and Crafts Revival in North Carolina are available from the website. Both presentations have educational materials suitable for k-12 classrooms.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs north carolina cherokee native americans american indians indigenous peoples appalachian appalachia education k-12 educational materials curricula curriculum folk arts crafts cultural documentation cultural heritage great smoky mountains
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: The Immigration History Research Center 
Address: University of Minnesota
Elmer L. Andersen Library
222-21st Ave S. , Suite 311
Minneapolis, MN 55455
ihrc@umn.edu
612-625-4800
Comments: Research center and archive. Collections include the American Council for Nationalities Service, International Institute of Minnesota and St. Louis, Tyomies Society, Nada Dramatic Society, Latvian Chorus Shield of Songs, Finnish Workers Federation, Minnesota Finnish-American family history. Finding aids and selected collection materials available online.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection folklore folksongs folk music manuscripts audio sound recordings moving image film video photographs ethnic groups ethnicity ethnic identity minnesota latvian finnish ukrainian polish italian german croatian serbian russian czech suomi hungarian canada baltic yugoslavia european asia middle east turkish slovak greek orthodox greece jewish lutheran catholic ellis island immigration emigration immigrants migration refugee occupations occupational folklore laborlore labor research groups
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Resource: The Index of American Design
Address: National Gallery of Art
Sixth and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20565
202-842-6605
Comments: Archive. Begun as a WPA project, 1935. See the website for online presentations from this collection
Keywords: americana collections archive archives archival collections collection museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions folk art toys manuscripts photographs paintings illustrations shaker pennsylvania german spanish southwest region publications district of columbia washington
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Indiana Federal Writers' Project/Program Papers (special collection) 
Address: Indiana State University
Cunningham Memorial Library
650 Sycamore St.
Terre Haute, IN 47809
812-237-3160
Comments: Archival collection. Primary focus on Indiana folklore
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection photographs maps legends beliefs humor jokes humor place names folklore indiana narrative wpa federal writers project new deal
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Indiana University Archives of Traditional Music 
Address: Morrison Hall 117 and 120
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN 47405-2501
812-855-4679
Serial Publication(s): Resound
http://www.indiana.edu/~libarchm/resound.html 
Comments: Archive. Emphasis is on United States, Latin America, and Africa
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection photographs moving image film video artifacts audio sound recordings musical instruments ethnomusicology blues jazz native americans american indians indigenous peoples african latino hispanic anthropology folklore indiana publications
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts 
Address: 1, C. V. Mess
Janpath, New Delhi - 110 001
India
Serial Publication(s): Vihangama: Newsletter of the IGNCA
Comments: Indian national arts organization. Includes a multi-format cultural library and archive. Conducts scholarly research. Sponsors lectures and conferences. Research divisions do fieldwork and documentation of dance, song, and religious ritual among other cultural events. Produces exhibits. Past issues of the newsletter are available online. Monographs and lecture texts are available online.
Keywords: india indian folklore folklife arts folk arts cultural studies anthropology archaeology ethnography exhibits exhibitions public sector organizations libraries archive archives archival collections research groups religion belief religious studies buddhism china chinese
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries
Public Sector Organizations
Research Groups


Resource: Institute for Vietnamese Music 
Address: 2005 Willow Ridge Circle
Kent, Ohio 44240
Serial Publication(s): Nhac Viet Journal of Vietnamese Music
Comments: Non-profit ethnomusicological society for research in Vietnamese music. Maintains an archive. Publishes a journal.
Keywords: ohio society societies vietnam vietnamese southeast asian ethnomusicology folk music folksong song journals publications publisher publishers research groups archive archives archival collections audio recordings sound recordings manuscripts
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Research Groups
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Societies


Resource: Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research (Institut za Etnologiju i Folkloristiku) 
Address: Subiceva 42
HR-10000 Zagreb
institut@ief.hr
+385 (0)1 45-96-700
Serial Publication(s): Narodna Umjetnost
http://hrcak.srce.hr/narodna-umjetnost?lang=en 
Comments: Ethnographic research institute, library, and archive. In addition to the journal, the Institute publishes a book series, Nova etnografija, and music CDs. The site includes a directory of current staff members, and a list of research projects. The website is in English and Croatian. Archive email: dokument@ief.hr
Keywords: croatia croatian folklore ethnology anthropology ethnicity publisher publishers publications books cds journals audio sound recordings archive archives archival collections collection photographs manuscripts drawings dance narrative storytelling folk drama celebrations ritual library libraries ethnomusicology ethnochoreology folk music folksong literature foodways homeland war genealogy kinship education europe research groups
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Resource: Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica 
Address: Academia Sinica
Nankang, Taipei 11529
English - +886-2-2652-3303 Chinese - +886-2-2652-3300
Serial Publication(s): Taiwan Journal of Anthropology (TJA)
http://www.ioe.sinica.edu.tw/chinese/publish/sub-eg/04/eg04-bks01.htm 
Comments: Research institute with undergraduate and graduate educational programs, as well as a museum. The Institute is especially strong in Asian cultures, but in recent years has been broadening its scope to include many cultures of the world. The journal is published in Chinese and English.
Keywords: museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions artifacts material culture ethnology ethnography anthropology folklore chinese taiwan china asia asian lectures seminars conferences education journals publisher publishers publications research groups
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Research Groups
Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Higher Education Programs
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Institute of Texan Cultures 
Address: University of Texas
801 South Bowie St
San Antonio, TX 78205
210-458-2300
Comments: Living history museum and archive preserving and presenting the diverse cultures of Texas.
Keywords: texas living history museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions oral history exhibits library archive archives archival collections collection photographs manuscripts folklore folklife folk arts crafts artifacts music dance hispanic mexican chicano native americans american indians indigenous peoples asian english irish scottish scandinavian european african american education public programs
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Resource: Institute of Texan Cultures Library 
Address: 801 S. Bowie Street
San Antonio, TX 78205
512-226-7651
Comments: Library and archive. Includes Texas historical and ethnic photographs and the Zintgraff Collection.
Keywords: Texas archive archives archival collections collection folklore photographs photography ethnic groups oral history civil rights mexican revolution ranch life ranches mexican american chicano latino hispanic german franciscans swedish foodways african american jews jewish texas folklife festival folk dance mule trains manhattan library libraries
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Resource: Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia 
Address: Córdoba No.47 Col. Roma
Del. Cuauhtémoc C.P. 06700
México D.F. CP 06700
55-5061-9100
Comments: Mexican national research institute for anthropology and history. A list of museums is available on the website. The website is in Spanish.
Keywords: public sector mexico mexican anthropology anthropological history folklore museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions publisher publishers publications books hispanic north america spanish language directories research groups
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Resource: International Library of African Music 
Address: Prince Alfred Street,
Rhodes University,
Grahamstown, 6139
+27 (0)46 603 8557
Serial Publication(s): African Music Journal
Comments: Library, archive, and research group focusing on Sub-Saharan African music. Publishes a journal, symposium papers, DVDs, and sound recordings (available for purchase via the website).
Keywords: south africa library folk music folksong ethnomusicology publisher publishers journals publications ethnography archive archives archival collections collection ethnology anthropology audio sound recording cds international video moving image dvds library libraries research groups
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Research Groups
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: International Research Center For Japanese Studies 
Address: 3-2 Oeyama-cho, Goryo, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto 610-1192 Japan
www-admin@nichibun.ac.jp
+81-75-335-2222
Comments: Research center exploring a broad variety of aspects of Japanese culture past and present from an interdisciplinary perspective. Generally uses a team approach. Maintains a library and an archive for collected documentation. The website is in English and Japanese.
Keywords: japan japanese folklore belief urban life social structure archive archives archival collections collection tea ceremonies research groups
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Resource: Irish Traditional Music Archive / Taisce Cheol Dúchais éireann 
Address: 73 Merrion Square
Dublin 2
+353 (0)1 661 9699
Comments: Irish national reference archive for traditional music and song. Publishes books, pamphlets, cds, and dvds on subjects related to Irish music and musical history. Does research on collections of Irish music throughout the world. Website includes presentations of digitized collection materials in several formats.
Keywords: ireland europe folk music folksong ethnomusicology ethnology folklore folklife dance dancing archive archives archival collections collection sound recordings audio recordings images video moving image photographs manuscripts research publications publisher publishers research groups cds
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Research Groups
Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: The James Madison Carpenter Collection Online Catalogue 
Comments: A catalog for the James Madison Carpenter Collection held by the Library of Congress. The catalog was created by a team of archivists and scholars with specialties in folklife and ethnomusicology to facilitate access to the collection: Julia C. Bishop, David Atkinson, Elaine Bradtke, Eddie Cass, Thomas A. McKean and Robert Young Walser. Maintained by these scholars in conjunction with the Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield.
Keywords: james madison carpenter archives archive archival collection catalogs finding aids sound recordings audio recordings photographs manuscripts fieldnotes united kingdom library of congress american folklife center archive of folk culture
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Resource: The James T. Koetting Ethnomusicology Archive
Address: Orwig Music Library
Box A
Brown University
Providence, RI 02192
401-863-3759
Comments: Archival collection of materials compiled by James Koetting. A brief description is found on the Orwig Music Library special collections page. A portion of this collection, The James Koetting Ghana Field Recordings is presented on the Brown University digital library site.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection sound recordings audio manuscripts ethnography sub-saharan african ghana ghananlatino hispanic old-time folk music folksong rhode island ethnomusicology
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Resource: Japanese Culture Center of Hawai'i 
Comments: Non-profit Japanese arts and cultural center. Provides a variety of cultural programing and classes for adults and children. Has an oral history project for Japanese Hawai'ians interned during World War II. They are also collecting memorabilia related to this event and using these items to create an online presentation World War II Internment in Hawai'i. Finding aids are available on the collection website. The physical collection is housed in the Japanese Culture Center of Hawai'i's Resource Center, which includes a library and archive. Facilities include a tea house, a dojo, and a gallery for public exhibits relating to Japanese and Japanese American culture.
Keywords: hawaii hawai'i japanese japanese americans cultural programs oral history internees world war II tea house tea ceremony aikido kendo judo dojo classes photographs ephemera memorabilia education k-12 web resources online collections archive archives archival collections digital collections library libraries research ethnicity japanese diaspora exhibits exhibitions
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Resource: Jean Thomas Collection 
Address: Dwight Anderson Memorial Music Library
School of Music
University of Louisville
2301 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208
Comments: Archival collection. Also called the Traipsin' Woman (Jean Thomas) Collection. Emphasis on Kentucky folk music and musicians. The complete collection has been put online.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs audio sound recordings film video moving image folk music folksong ballads ethnomusicology sheet music musicians kentucky
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Jersey Shore Folklife Center 
Address: Tuckerton Seaport
120 W. Main
P.O. Box 52
Tuckerton, NJ 08087
609-296-8868
Comments: Part of Tuckerton Seaport. "The Jersey Shore Folklife Center researches, documents, supports and presents the diverse communities and traditions of the Jersey Shore and the Pinelands." Provides classes and workshops. Has an artist-in-residence program.
Keywords: maritime folklore folk music folksong folk arts crafts new jersey pinelands education museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions research ethnography cultural documentation performance public programs
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: The Jewish Museum 
Address: 1109 5th Ave at 92nd St., New York, NY 10128
info@thejm.org
212-423-3251
Comments: Collection of art and artifacts relating to Jewish art, culture, and history. Includes both fine and folk arts.
Keywords: museum museums artifacts art folk art jewish culture judaica
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: John Hay Library 
Address: 20 Prospect Street / Box A
Providence, Rhode Island 02912
hay@brown.edu
401-863-3723
Comments: Library and archive.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts audio sound recordings photographs broadsides sheet music yiddish jewish african american ethnic groups library libraries
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave, SE
Washington, DC 20540-4860
202-707-3302
Comments: The Center administers a lifetime achievement award for research in the humanities as well as fellowships and grants for research at the Library of Congress.
Keywords: public sector organizations federal library of congress libraries awards fellowships grants us national international kluge
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Public Sector Organizations
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Resource: Joyner Library Special Collections 
Address: East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858
919-328-6726
Comments: Archive. Of particular interest: East Carolina University Folklore Archive, Tobacco Collections, and the Eastern Carolina Oral History Collection.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs moving image video film sound audio recordings oral history maps folklore north carolina appalachian military agriculture farms farming tobacco occupational folklore laborlore labor college belief asian african american hispanic german french eastern european karen baldwin
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Kansas Heritage Project 
Address: Forsyth Library
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601-4099
785-628-5901
Comments: Library and archive. Focus on Kansas history, culture, and ethnicity.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection audio sound recordings folk music folksong oral history kansas dust bowl dust storms depression farming agriculture family narrative ethnic groups ethnicity german french france dutch english swedish sweden czech russia scotland scottish library libraries
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Resource: Kentucky Folk Art Center 
Address: 102 West First Street
Morehead, KY 40351
folkart@moreheadstate.edu
606-783-2204
Comments: State program.
Keywords: kentucky folklore folklife folk arts museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions artifacts library libraries education public sector
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Resource: Kevin Barry Perdue Archive of Traditional Culture 
Address: Department of Anthropology
419 Cabell Hall
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA 22903
804-924-6823
Comments: Archive. Includes the Virginia Writers' Project Collection, Gerald E. Parsons Collection, Edward Winter African Collection, Ruth McNeil Folksong Collection, among others.
Keywords: archive archives archival manuscripts collections collection folklore artifacts ethnic groups oral history moving image film video field recordings audio sound recordings ethnography ethnology africa african american gullah wpa south america andes bolivia peru folksong folk
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction 
Address: Morrison Hall 313
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN 47405
812-855-7686
Comments: Library, research center, and archive. World's largest collection of materials relating to human sexuality.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection research sex gender psychology mores photographs sound audio recordings video moving image film art artifacts research library libraries
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: The Law Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Avenue
Washington, DC 20540-4860
202-707-5079
Comments: The Law Library of Congress provides access to legal information from the us and around the world from ancient times to the present day. The website provides access to the Global Legal Information Network (GLIN) database.
Keywords: public sector organizations federal library of congress libraries collections us national international law legal
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Resource: The Learning Page, Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave SE
Washington, DC 20540
Comments: Online resource. K-12 educational curriculum materials and guides to resources for teachers and students using online archival collections from "American Memory." Many of the suggested projects make use of materials related to folklore, oral history, and cultural studies.
Keywords: education curricula k-12 internet resource american memory online collections folklore cultural studies oral history wpa ritual rites of passage dust bowl great depression germans german americans native americans american indians african americans ethnic groups immigrants immigration manuscripts photographs audio sound recordings women women's rights suffragists federal washington dc library of congress libraries
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Resource: Lin S. Humphrey Folk Collection 
Address: Citrus College Library
1000 West Foothill Boulevard
Glendora, CA 91741-1899
626-914-8644
Comments: Archival collection.
Keywords: california archives archival collections collection folklore manuscripts folk art toys artifacts audio recordings sound
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Resource: Linen Hall Library 
Address: 17 Donegall Square North Belfast BT1 5GB Northern Ireland
info@linenhall.com
+44 (0)28 9032 1707
Comments: Library and archive. Includes collections on the subjects of history of Ireland, history of Northern Ireland, Irish politics, genealogy, materials related to Robert Burns, and an archive of performing arts materials.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections library libraries manuscripts rare books ephemera photographs drawings images plays playscripts robert burns exhibit exhibits exhibitions
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Resource: Liston B. Ramsey Center for Regional Studies 
Address: Liston B. Ramsey Center for Regional Studies
Renfro Library
Mars Hill College
Mars Hill, NC 28754
828-689-1394
Comments: This special collections center for the Renfro Library, Mars Hill College, houses the Rural Museum and an archive, the Appalachian Room. Archival holdings include the Bascom Lamar Lunsford collection, Gertrude Ruskin collection, William A. Barnhill collection, and the Mars Hill College Archives. The center also sponsors a festival and manages an endowed scholarship fund for studies of the southern Blue Ridge region.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs moving image video film sound audio recordings oral history maps folklore north carolina appalachian broadsides artifacts scholarships museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions blue ridge festivals
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Resource: Loeb Music Library Archive of World Music 
Address: Edna Kuhn Loeb Music Library
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA 02138
617-495-2794
Comments: Archive. Strong in Middle Eastern, Asian, south Asian and African music. Principal collections are the Laura Bolton Collection, The Sema Vakf Collection of Turkish Classical Music, the sound-recorded content of the Baroness Marie-Thérèse Ullens de Schooten Archive, and The James A. Rubin Collection of South Indian Classical Music. Selected finding aids available online.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection folklore folksongs folk music manuscripts audio sound recordings photographs ethnic groups massachusetts world music international india east indian turkey greece greek ethiopia china chinese japan iceland tvisöngur bulga
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History 
Address: Special Collections and Digital Programs
University of Kentucky Libraries
Lexington, KY 40506-0039
606-257-8634
Comments: Archive. Emphasis on Kentucky and Appalachia.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs audio sound recordings broadsides oral history folklore kentucky appalachia agriculture horses bluegrass coal mining veterans vietnam korean war tobacco african americans mississippi civil rights anthropology ethnography local history
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Resource: The Louisiana Folklife Center 
Address: NSU Box 3663
Natchitoches, LA 71497-0014
318-357-4332
Serial Publication(s): Louisiana Folklife
http://louisianafolklife.nsula.edu/journals/ 
Comments: Research group. Maintains an archive. Presents public programs. Publisher of CDs and its journal. The website provides a directory of folk artists in Louisiana.
Keywords: louisiana folklore folklife folk music education public sector organizations public programs publications journals serials publisher publishers sound audio recordings cds directory directories archive archives archival collections collection research groups
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Resource: Louisiana State Museum 
Address: 751 Chartres Street
New Orleans, LA 70176
Comments: Museum and archive. Includes Jazz music and instruments, the New Orleans Jazz Club Collection, textile collections.
Keywords: museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs audio sound recordings moving image video artifacts louisiana textiles musical instruments sheet music museum museums
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Resource: Louisiana State University Libraries Special Collections 
Address: Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803
225-578-6568
Comments: Includes collections on the history and culture of Louisiana. The Hill Memorial Library houses the collections of the Louisiana Folklife Program.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections louisiana louisiana folklife program ethnography cultural studies documentary collections fieldwork folk music folksong storytelling history oral histories
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Resource: Lyman Museum and Mission House 
Address: 276 Haili Street
Hilo, Hawaii 96720
info@lymanmuseum.org
808-935-5021
Comments: State program, museum, research center. Exhibits related to Hawai'ian natural history, art, and culture. These include exhibits related to Asia and Asian Americans, especially as immigrants to Hawai'i. See this link: Archives of the Lyman Museum for information on the archive and research facilities. The archive is open by appointment only.
Keywords: hawaii hawai'i hawaiian hawai'ian asia asian korean korea japan japanese architecture folklore folklife folk arts crafts anthropology ethnology museum museums public sector organizations public programs native polynesian research groups archive archives archival collections collection photographs moving image films videos artifacts audio recordings exhibit exhibits exhibitions artifacts library libraries local history
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Resource: The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life 
Address: Bancroft Library, University of Callifornia,
2121 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94720-6300
info@magnes.org
510-549-6950
Comments: Collection of Jewish culture held by the Bancroft Library,University of California at Berkeley. Houses the collections of the former Judah L. Magnes Museum.
Keywords: california archive archives archival recordings sound audio manuscripts yiddish jewish music folk drama comedy religious music collection collections museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions
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Resource: Maine Folklife Center and Archives 
Address: University of Maine
5773 South Stevens Hall
Orono, ME 04469-5773
folklife@maine.edu
207-581-1891
Comments: Folklife resource center and archive. Publishes books and recordings based on the collections. The Archive includes a wide variety of materials pertaining to the regional folklife of Maine and the Canadian Maritime Provinces. [Formerly the Northeast Archive of Folklore and Oral History]
Keywords: maine folklore folklife folksong oral history archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs sound audio recordings films videos moving image new england northeast music education public sector organizations publisher publishers publications journals serials newsletter journal books agriculture agricultural farms farming maritime fishing hunting trapping lighthouses lighthouse keepers material culture nova scotia newfoundland new brunswick prince edward island cape breton island canada canadian native americans american indians passamaquoddy lumbering timber industry railroads agriculture farming occupational folklore occupations laborlore labor
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Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
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Resource: Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington, D.C. 20540-4680
202-707-5387
Comments: Many collections in the Manuscript Division may be of interest to folklorists and other ethnographic scholars, including diaries, journals, and WPA-era documentation. Some examples include American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Folklore Project, The WPA Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940, Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938, and The Zora Neale Hurston Plays at the Library of Congress. The book, Library of Congress Manuscripts: an Illustrated Guide is available online. The website provides access to online finding aids, selected collections, and exhibitions.
Keywords: public sector organizations federal library of congress libraries archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts diaries journals photographs ethnography folklore anthropology ethnology international us national slavery wpa zora neale hurston women suffrage african americans us national international
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Resource: Marriott Library 
Address: University Folklore Archive and
Manuscript Division
Special Collections
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
801-581-8864
Comments: Library and archive. Focus on Utah, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons), and the West. Includes the Doris Duke Native American Oral History Collection, the Jan H. Brunvand Papers, and the Institute of the American West Papers.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection folklore folksongs folk music manuscripts audio sound recordings photographs ethnic groups oral history native americans american indians indigenous peoples languages regional western states utah new mexico arizona colorado california idaho wyoming oregon washington nevada montana diaries diary architecture performing arts library libraries
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Resource: Maryland Folklore Archives 
Address: Literary Manuscripts
Special Collections
Hornbake Library
College Park, MD 20742
301-405-9298
Comments: Archival collection. The link to the "Maryland Folklore Archives" above is to the online finding aid for the collection. Primarily student papers and supporting materials from Salisbury State University, the University of Maryland, and Frostberg State University. Subjects are not limited to the state of Maryland. Includes the former Salisbury State University Folklore Archives materials. Refer to collection numbers 97-53, 2006-113, 2009-5, and 2009-171. 141 linear feet.
Keywords: maryland folklore folklife archive archives archival records collections collection manuscripts photographs regional audio recordings sound ethnography salisbury state frostberg university of maryland watermen maritime fisning legends tales occupational folklore occupations labor laborlore oral history
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Resource: Massachusetts Cultural Council 
Address: 10 St. James Ave., 3rd floor
Boston, MA 02116
Comments: State program. The Folk Arts and Heritage Program is a program of the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Produces public programs, does research documentation, provides grants and apprenticeships. Includes an archive.
Keywords: massachusetts folklore folklife public sector organizations public programs grants apprenticeships archive archival collections archives cultural documentation ethnography research groups
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries
Grant Giving Organizations
Public Sector Organizations
Research Groups


Resource: The Max Hunter Folksong Collection 
Address: Springfield-Greene County Library
4653 South Campbell
Springfield, MO 65810-1723
417-882-0714
Comments: Archival collection. The title URL links to the web presentation of musical transcriptions and online recordings.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts audio sound recordings musical transcriptions missouri folklore folksong folk music ozarks arkansas ballads
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Resource: Maxwell Museum of Anthropology 
Address: MSC01 1050
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
maxwell@unm.edu
505-277-4405
Comments: Ethnographic museum of the Anthropology Department of the University of New Mexico with international holdings. Its permanent exhibits include presentations on the peoples of the southwest, ancient through contemporary. Publishes books and monographs related to its research through the University of New Mexico Press. Titles are available on the Museum's website.
Keywords: new mexico anthropology ethnography museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions folklore folk arts crafts artifacts material culture music native americans american indians indigenous peoples hispanic education public sector organizations public programs southwest region international research groups publisher publishers publications books monographs
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Resource: McKissick Museum 
Address: College of Arts and Sciences
University of South Carolina
816 Bull Street
Columbia, SC 29208
803-777-7251
Comments: Museum of the University of South Carolina that includes a folklife program. Provides k-12 public programming.
Keywords: south carolina museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions folklore folklife folk arts crafts artifacts education public sector organizations public programs material k-12 culture exhibits
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Resource: Memorial do Imigrante
Address: Rua Visconde de Parnaíba
1316 - Mooca
Comments: Museum, research institute, and archive of immigration for the Northeast of Brazil.
Keywords: são paulo brazil south america northeast nordest immigration ethnic groups ethnicity museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions archive archives archival collections collection research photographs manuscripts artifacts ethnology anthropology folklore research groups
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Resource: The Mexican Museum 
Address: Fort Mason Center Building D
San Francisco, CA 94123
info@mexicanmuseum.org
415-202-9700
Comments: Museum founded by artist Peter Rodríguez to present Mexican, Latino, and Chicano arts and culture. The website is in English and Spanish.
Keywords: folklore folklife hispanic mexico mexican latino public programs folk arts crafts museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions artifacts folklore anthropology ethnology
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Michigan Traditional Arts Program 
Address: Michigan State University Museum
East Lansing, MI 48824-1045
517-355-2370
Comments: State program. Includes an archive, theMichigan Traditional Arts Program Collections, strong on Michigan and United States folk arts. MTAP sponsors several projects, including Folkpatterns, a folk arts educational program; Michigan Voices, an oral history and education program; the Michigan Barns and Farmstead Survey, a research and preservation effort; The Great Lakes Quilt Center; The Michigan Weaving History Project; The Michigan Stained Glass Census; and a traditional arts apprenticeship program. Produces curriculum materials for teachers, including The Folk Arts in Education: A Resource Handbook (CD-ROM and print).
Keywords: michigan awards fellowships apprenticeships folklore folklife folk arts education k-12 public sector organizations public programs museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions stained publications glass architecture barns architecture material culture cultural survey oral history archive archives archival collections collection folklore folksongs folk music manuscripts audio sound recordings moving image film video photographs ethnic groups festivals museum artifacts native americans american indians indigenous peoples gospel ethiopia quilts quilting textile performance
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Resource: Microform Reading Room, Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington, D.C. 20540-4660
Comments: This reading room is probably most well-known to researchers for access to United States dissertations, but also includes microform access to ancient and modern manuscripts, photographs, artifacts, and documentation of items in entire archives. The website provides an overview and an extensive guide to the collection.
Keywords: public sector organizations federal library of congress libraries us national international dissertations archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts microform photographs
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Resource: Milman Parry Collection of Oral Literature 
Address: Widener Library C
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA 02138
617-495-1550
Comments: The largest single repository of South Slavic heroic song in the world. The Archive focuses on epic poetry and song. Principal collections are the Milman Parry Collection, the Albert B. Lord Collection, and The Albanian Collection.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection folklore folksongs folk music manuscripts audio sound recordings photographs film moving image slavic epic poetry albania croatia serbia yugoslavia turkish turkey macedonia bulgaria bartok massachusetts
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Resource: Mingei International Museum 
Address: 1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
mingei@mingei.org
619-239-0003
Comments: Public museum. International collection of folk art.
Keywords: california folk art arts crafts artifacts public sector organizations museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions international
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Resource: Minnesota Historical Society Collections 
Address: 345 W. Kellogg Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55102-1906
651-259-3000
Comments: Archive. Focus on Minnesota history, culture, and ethnic groups.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection folklore folksongs folk music manuscripts audio sound recordings moving image film video photographs ethnic groups minnesota hmong oral history folk art crafts material culture archaeology native americans american indians indigenous peoples ojibwa chippewa cree
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Resource: Missouri Folk Arts Program 
Address: 21 Parker Hall, University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
HigginsLL@missouri.edu
573-882-6296
Comments: Public program of the Museum of Art and Archaeology at the University of Missouri-Columbia. The Program documents traditional culture and performance by and preserves this research in its archive. Includes a traditional arts apprenticeship program. Published articles related to program research and and projects are available in PDF on the website.
Keywords: missouri folklore folklife folk arts education public sector ethnography performance folk music folksong apprenticeships grants archive archives archival collections collection audio sound recordings photographs manuscripts museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions research groups publishers publications articles monographs
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Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Research Groups
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Resource: Motion Picture and Television Reading Room, Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington, D.C. 20540-4690
Comments: The moving image collections include materials from 1893 to the present. The website includes an overview and links to online presentations from the collections.
Keywords: public sector organizations federal library of congress libraries archive archives archival collections collection us national international moving image television video film motion picture
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Mountain Heritage Center 
Address: 150 H. F. Robinson Building
Western Carolina University
Cullowhee, NC 28723
828-227-7129
Serial Publication(s): Mountain Heritage News (online newsletter)
http://www.wcu.edu/2393.asp 
Comments: Museum and educational organization based at Western Carolina University focusing on the cultural traditions of southern Appalachia. Does documentary research. Provides educational programming for adults and children. Publishes an online newsletter. Produces exhibits and a festival. (See also: Hunter Library Special Collections at Western Carolina University.)
Keywords: north carolina folklore folklife folk arts crafts artifacts education appalachia appalachian exhibits exhibitions public programs museum museums libraries festivals ethnography ethnology ethnomusicology
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Resource: Museo de la Ciudad de México 
Address: Pino Suárez 30
Centro Histórico
México, D.F.
museovivo_2002@hotmail.com
55-22-99-36
Comments: Museum of the City of Mexico. Large holdings in anthropology. The website is in Spanish.
Keywords: museum museums exhibitions exhibitions public sector organizations public programs hispanic anthropology native americans american indians indigenous peoples mexico mexican artifacts material culture north america spanish language
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Resource: El Museo del Barrio New York 
Address: 1230 5th Ave., New York, NY 10029-4496
212) 831-7272
Comments: Museum of Latino art and culture. Includes fine and folk arts. Also hosts a poetry series and a film series.
Keywords: museum museums artifacts folk art arts culture latino hispanic caribbean latin american spanish language
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Resource: Museo Diego Rivera Anahuacalli 
Address: Museo 150
Col. San Pablo Tepetlapa
Coyoacán, Mexico
(55) 5617 43 10
Comments: Museum conceived and created by muralist Diego Rivera presenting the art and culture of Mexico, including Rivera's pre-hispanic collection, as well as folk art and sculpture relating to El Dia de las Muertas. Site in Spanish, English, and French.
Keywords: folk art arts crafts sculpture papier mache artifacts mexico exhibits exhibitions day of the dead dia de las muertas
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Resource: Museo Nacional de Antropología (Mexico) 
Address: Paseo de la Reforma y Gandhi
Polanco
Del. Miguel Hidalgo
México 5, D.F.
Comments: Mexican national anthropological museum. The website is in Spanish.
Keywords: museum museums exhibitions exhibitions public sector organizations public programs hispanic anthropology mexico mexican native americans american indians indigenous peoples archive archival collections collection artifacts material culture north america spanish language
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Resource: Museo Nacional de Artes e Industrias Populares
Address: Enseñanza y Alcantarilla s. núm.
CP 61600
Pátzcuaro, Michoacán
434-342-1029
Comments: Mexican national museum for arts and crafts. The website is in Spanish.
Keywords: museum museums exhibitions exhibitions public sector organizations public programs hispanic artifacts folk arts crafts mexico mexican north america spanish language
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Resource: Museo Universitario del Chopo 
Address: Dr. Enrique González Martínez 10
Col. Santa María la Ribera
México, D.F.
55-46-54-84
Comments: Fine and popular arts museum. Photographs of museum exhibitions online. The website is in Spanish.
Keywords: mexico mexican museum museums exhibitions exhibitions hispanic performance artifacts folk arts crafts north america spanish language public programs
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Resource: Museu Afrobrasil 
Address: Avenida Pedro Álvares Cabral, s/nº, Parque do Ibirapuera, portão 10, 04094-050 - São Paulo - SP
Serial Publication(s): Revista Negras Palavras
Comments: A national Museum of African Brazilian culture and history. Includes an archive. Provides educational programming. Site in Portuguese. Publishes a journal on Afro-Brazilian oral histories.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection brazil south america afro-brazilian african brazilian folk music folksong dance celebrations folklore religion religious studies ethnology anthropology ethnomusicology audio sound recordings photographs moving image video orisa yoruba artifacts museum museums exhibitions exhibitions education african diaspora folk arts crafts oral history library costume literature publisher publishers publications journals serials public programs public sector organizations
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Resource: Museum of Anthropology, Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica 
Address: http://www.ioe.sinica.edu.tw/english/Research%20Facilities/museum.htm
Comments: Anthropological museum with collections of artifacts of the indigenous people of Taiwan and folk religious artifacts of the Han Chinese. The museum also produces documentary films.
Keywords: ethnology ethnography anthropology folklife lingguistics sociolinguistics museums history taiwan taiwanese china chinese han chinese film moving image documentaries artifacts religion belief ritual indigenous peoples austronesians ami atayal paiwan bunun rukai puyuma tsou saisia yami pinpu
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Resource: Museum of Appalachia 
Address: PO Box 1189
Norris, TN 37828
865-494-0514
Comments: A living history museum of southern Appalachian culture.
Keywords: tennessee appalachia appalachian regional living history museum museums exhibitions exhibitions folklore folklife folk arts crafts artifacts music dance education public programs exhibits material culture southern us
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Resource: Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Simon Fraser University 
Address: Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6
778-782-3325
Comments: Museum preserves and presents international ethnological collections with a focus on the First Nations and ethnic groups of British Columbia. Presentations online and in print for k-12 teachers.
Keywords: native americans american indians first nations indigenous peoples canada british columbia inuet pacific northwest coast indigenous peoples arctic photographs anthropology archaeology folklore ethnography k-12 totem poles central south america artifacts crafts folk art material culture public programs canadian north america museum museums exhibitions exhibitions
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Resource: Museum of Arts and Design 
Address: 40 West 53 Street
New York, NY 10019
212-956-3535
Comments: Museum presenting contemporary American design and crafts. Formerly the American Craft Museum.
Keywords: new york folklore folklife folk arts crafts museum museums exhibitions exhibitions education public programs artifacts material culture
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Resource: Museum of International Folk Art 
Address: Box 2087
Santa Fe, NM 87504
Comments: Museum and archive. a Division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs. Large collection of international folk arts, crafts, and material culture.
Keywords: museum museums exhibitions exhibitions artifacts archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs audio recordings sound international new mexico africa asia middle east europe spanish colonial south central america latino hispanic textiles costumes sculpture folk art arts artifacts crafts japanese woodblock prints ceramics pottery brazilian material culture turkish tibetan swedish public sector organizations public programs
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Resource: Museum of Western Colorado 
Address: P. O. Box 20000
Grand Junction, CO 81502-5020
970-242-0971
Comments: Museum of natural and cultural history of the western United States with an archive and library. Includes substantial collections related to the westward expansion. The library coordinates the Mesa County Oral History Project.
Keywords: colorado folklore folklife museum museums exhibitions exhibitions library libraries photographs manuscripts sound recordings audio recordings western united states folk arts crafts artifacts public programs statewide settlers architecture pioneers barn bunkhouse local history genealogy oral history colorado research groups
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Resource: Museum Volkenkunde 
Address: Postbus 212
2300 EA Leiden
pr@volkenkunde.nl
0031 71 5168 800
Comments: International ethnology collection strong on collections related to The Netherlands, Europe, Japan, Indonesia, and Africa. The website provides access to electronic publications, an online database of artifacts, and images from the collections. The site is in Dutch, with some information in English.
Keywords: netherlands ethnography ethnology anthropology folklore japan europe indonesia africa material culture artifacts pacific polynesian greenland new guinea archive archives archival collections collection education photography manuscripts gamelan dance ethnology anthropology ethnomusicology java bali musical instruments concerts k-12 dutch language museum museums exhibitions exhibitions
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Resource: Music Division, Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave., SE
Washington, D.C. 20540-4710
202-707-5507
Comments: Many collections in the Music Division may be of interest to folklorists, ethnomusicologists, and other ethnographic scholars. Examples include the Sidney Robertson Cowell Papers, the Burl Ives Collection, and the US Work Projects Administration Federal Music Project. Selected collections are available online. The reading room website provides an online catalog, finding aids, and the Performing Arts Encyclopedia (a guide to the performing arts at the Library of Congress). Produces concerts and lectures.
Keywords: public sector organizations federal library of congress libraries archive archives archival collections collection folk music sheet music broadsides ethnomusicology ethnic music us national international public programs concerts lectures
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Resource: The Music Library and Sound Recordings Archive 
Address: Jerome Library
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403-0179
419-372-2307
Comments: Archive. Large collection of published and unpublished recordings, sheet music, and related materials. Primarily popular music, but all genres are represented. The filk music (science fiction folk music) collection spans decades. Fan-generated materials such as music fanzines are also included in the collection.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs moving image video film sound audio recordings ohio sheet folk folksong music filk music science fiction fanzines festivals rock and roll bob dylan
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Resource: Mystic Seaport Museum 
Address: 75 Greenmanville Avenue
PO Box 6000
Mystic, CT 06355-0990
860-572-0711
Comments: Public museum. Living history museum. Maritime museum and historic village with nationwide scope.
Keywords: connecticut folklore folklife folk arts crafts boats ships artifacts maritime whaling fishing living history museum museums exhibits exhibition exhibitions public programs statewide occupations occupational folklore laborlore labor
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Resource: The Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives 
Address: University of Minnesota
320 Elmer L. Anderson Library
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN 55455
s-hoff@umn.edu
612-625-0192
Comments: Archive.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection folklore folksongs folk music manuscripts audio sound recordings photographs jewish european minnesota upper midwest regional oral history idaho north dakota south dakota religion religious communities soviet jewry ethnic groups
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Resource: National Anthropological Archives and Human Studies Film Archives
Address: Smithsonian Institution Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road, Suitland, MD 20746
naa@si.edu
NAA 301-238-1300 HSFA 301-238-1330
Comments: Archive. These archives collect and preserve historical and contemporary anthropological materials that document the world's cultures and the history of anthropology. HSFA: hsfa@si.edu
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection records district of columbia washington maryland photographs manuscripts moving image film video native americans american indians indigenous peoples bureau of american ethnology center for the study of man anthropology franz
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Resource: National Centre for English Cultural Tradition 
Address: 9 Shearwood Road
Sheffield
S10 2TD
J.Lowe@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 (0) 114 222 6296
Comments: Graduate program, research center, and archive at the University of Sheffield, England. Undergraduate programs in literature, linguistics, and traditional music. Graduate program in folklore and cultural tradition.
Keywords: graduate MA PhD education england united kingdom english linguistics language literature folklore conferences archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts ephemera photographs audio sound recordings belief children's folklore narrative storytelling music dance song folksong folk drama arts crafts publications europe ethnology ethnomusicology anthropology research groups
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Resource: National Folk Museum of Korea 
Address: Samcheongdong-gil 35, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-820 Korea,
miruk2@nfm.go.kr
82-2-3704-3114
Comments: Folk art museum. Houses documentary materials and artifacts dealing with all aspects of Korean daily life, past and present. Provides classes in Korean crafts for children and adults. Some programs are specifically tailored to foreign visitors. Sponsors performances in traditional arts Has published an English language catalog of the collections. Website in Korean and English.
Keywords: museum museums exhibitions exhibitions korea korean asia asian folk art folkways artifacts arts crafts vernacular architecture martial arts material culture household objects k-12 classes lectures performance public sector organizations public programs
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Resource: National Folklore Support Centre (Chennai, India) 
Address: No.508, Fifth Floor, Kaveri Complex
96 Mahatma Gandhi Road
Nungambakkam Chennai- 600034
India
info@indianfolklore.org
Serial Publication(s): Indian Folklife
http://wiki.indianfolklore.org/index.php?title=Category:Indian_Folklife 
Comments: "...a non-governmental, non-profit organisation, registered in Chennai dedicated to the promotion of Indian folklore research, education, training, networking, and publications." Publishes a journal. Maintains a library and archive. Site includes a list of links to digital projects of the center, including reports, photographs, and video.
Keywords: india indian folklore folklife research groups education publishers publisher publications journals books directories libraries archives archive archival collections photographs video moving image
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Resource: National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku) 
Address: 10-1 Senri Expo Park
Suita, Osaka 565-8511
Serial Publication(s): Bulletin of the National Museum of Ethnology
Minpaku Anthropology Newsletter
Comments: Japanese national collection of anthropological and ethnological materials. Also a research institution with international ethnographic projects. Core projects include studies of traditional culture, cultural identity, applied anthropology, and human adaptation to the modern world. A digital repository for collected materials is in development. The museum produces educational materials for children and publishes Japanese and international journals. See the website for additional publications. The website is in Japanese and English.
Keywords: museum museums exhibitions exhibitions japan japanese research folk art crafts artifacts ethnography ethnicity anthropology folklore cultural studies material culture library archive archives archival collections collection educational k-12 publisher publishers publications journals serials grants books asia asian china chinese international public sector organizations public programs research groups
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Resource: National Museum of Japanese History 
Address: Inter-University Research Institute Corporation, National Institutes for the Humanities, 117 Jonai-cho, Sakura City, Chiba Prefecture 285-8502 Japan
kokusai-e@ml.rekihaku.ac.jp
Comments: Japanese national museum and research center, includes folklore of the past and present day. Exhibits include examples of Japanese daily life and folk culture of the past and present day. Conducts and fosters research. Has a visiting scholar program.
Keywords: japan japanese asian asia history folklore ethnography ethnology anthropology research museum museums exhibitions exhibitions artifacts material culture ethnobotany gardens research groups
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Resource: National Museum of the American Indian
Address: Fourth Street and Independence Ave., S.W.
Washington, DC 20560
202-633-1000
Comments: Public museum of American Indian and Native Alaskan culture. Produces public programs. A division of the Smithsonian Institution.
Keywords: native americans american indians indigenous peoples native alaskans arts crafts museum museums exhibits exhibitions education federal public sector organizations public programs anthropology ethnology folklore artifacts
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Resource: National Music Museum 
Address: The University of South Dakota
414 East Clark Street
Vermillion, SD 57069
nmm@usd.edu
605-677-5306
Comments: Museum and archive. The National Music Museum has acquired musical instrument collections and music archives from across the US, representing many periods of music and many types of instruments. Includes the George B. German Music Archives, The Alan G. Bates Harmonica Collection, The Canning Banjo Collection and Archive, the Russell Enoksen Free Reed Collection and Archive, The Royal Holland Bell Ringers Collection and Archive, South Dakota and Regional Music Collection, over 14,500 musical instruments (including non-western and handcrafted folk instruments), and sound recordings in many formats.
Keywords: south dakota archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts broadsides audio sound recordings photographs moving image video cowboy cowboys folksong song folk music western regional folk art musical instruments photographs sheet music instrument making banjo violin free reed harmonica glassophone piano harp harpsichord flute museum museums exhibitions exhibitions
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Resource: National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage (South Korea) 
Address: Daedeok Innopolis, Daejeon, South Korea
jungilgo@nricp.go.kr
Comments: Government research institute, including a Division of Folklore and Folklife Studies, a Division of Art and Craft Studies, a Division of Architectural Studies, and a Division of Conservation Science, as well as archaeological divisions. Their website describes NRICH as "the only research institute in Korea capable of conducting comprehensive and collaborative cultural studies in the fields of archaeology, art history, architectural history, folk and conservation science..." Includes a digital repository for collected documentary materials. Organizes conferences. Coordinates collaborative research. Website in Korean and English.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection folk music folksong folk dance korea korean folklore anthropology ethnography ethnology videos moving image audio sound recordings intellectual property folklife surveys asia asian vernacular architecture material culture research groups public sector organizations public programs symposia conferences lectures
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Resource: Native American Center for the Living Arts 
Address: 25 Rainbow Boulevard S.
Niagara Falls, NY 14303
Comments: Public museum representing the cultures of native peoples of North America.
Keywords: new york native americans american indians indigenous peoples folklore folklife folk arts crafts ceramics dance education public programs museum museums exhibitions exhibitions material culture us national iroquois
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Resource: Nebraska State Historical Society 
Address: P.O. Box 82554, 1500 R Street
Lincoln, NE 68501
402-471-4771
Comments: Maintains a network of State museums as well as an archive and library. Focus on Nebraska and the settlement of the Great Plains.
Keywords: nebraska folklore folk music arts education public sector organizations museum artifacts archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts audio sound recordings photographs nebraska oral history moving image film video african americans buffalo bill agriculture omaha native americans american indians indigenous peoples czech german scandinavian museum museums exhibitions exhibitions
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Resource: Nevada Folklife Archives 
Address: Nevada Arts Council
716 North Carson Street, Suite A
Carson City, NV 89701
775-687-6680
Comments: Archive.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts audio sound recordings photographs nevada folk arts crafts southwest southwestern
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Resource: Nevis Historical and Conservation Society 
Address: P.O. Box 563
Charlestown
Nevis, West Indes
1-869-469-0274
Comments: Museum and library, primarily of historical materials but includes cultural information as well. Sponsors projects in history, archaeology, and natural history.
Keywords: museum library libraries archive archives archival collections history archaeology nevis west indes federation of st. kitts and nevis exhibits exhibitions
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Resource: The New Mexico Heritage Center 
Address: Box 3X
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM 88003
505-523-7261
Comments: Research center of the College of Arts and Sciences, New Mexico State University. Maintains an archive of its oral history and folklife research.
Keywords: new mexico folklore folk music arts ethnology anthropology native americans american indians indigenous peoples hispanic education public sector oral history archive archives archival collections collection sound audio recordings research groups photographs manuscripts ethnography
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Resource: New York State Historical Association 
Address: P.O. Box 800
Cooperstown, NY 13326
607-547-1400
Serial Publication(s): Heritage
http://www.nysha.org/nysha/publications/heritage_magazine/ 
New York History
http://www.nysha.org/nysha/publications/new_york_history_journal/ 
Comments: State historical organization. Includes New York State Historical Association Research Library and the Fenimore Art Museum. Includes oral history collections and a photograph collection related to everyday life. (The facility is also the home of The Farmers’ Museum.) Publishes a journal and a magazine.
Keywords: new york folklore oral history education public sector society societies museums museum artifacts library libraries archives archive archival collections journals serials magazines publishers publications publisher photographs manuscripts
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Resource: New York State Historical Association Research Library 
Address: P.O. Box 800
Cooperstown, NY 13326
Comments: Library and archive. Archival collections include materials dealing with New York State rural and agricultural life, the Louis C. Jones Archives of folklore, Harold W. Thompson Archive of folklore, and New York State history, among others.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts broadsides maps audio sound recordings photographs new york native americans american indians indigenous peoples agriculture settlement folk arts basketry new york folk arts crafts library libraries
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Resource: New York State Museum
Address: Rm 3023
Cultural Education Center
Albany, New York 12230
Comments: Museum that curates significant collections of American material culture, folk arts, and crafts, the culture of Indians of the region, as well as other ethnological collections. Publishes books in anthropology, early American history, and ethnology related to New York and the northeastern United States.
Keywords: new york folklore folklife folk arts crafts museum museums exhibits exhibit exhibitions education public sector organizations public programs museum anthropology ethnography artifacts material culture american studies publishers publisher publications books ethnology american history northeastern united states american indians native americans
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Resource: Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading Room, Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20540-4760
Comments: This reading room provides access to newspapers, serial publications, and US Government documents at the Library of Congress. The reading room also has special collections that may be of interest to folklorists and other ethnographic scholars, including a collection of comic books and a collection of United Nations documents. The website provides an overview, guides, online exhibits, and a list of internet resources.
Keywords: public sector organizations federal library of congress libraries collections us national international journals magazines serials serial publications newspapers newsletters government documents comic books webcasts
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Resource: Niagara Frontier Folklore Archives 
Address: Department of Anthropology
Buffalo State College
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
716-878-6230
Comments: Archive. Largely based on student papers and research, with an emphasis on Buffalo, New York.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts audio sound recordings photographs New York folklore vietnam veterans oral history folksong folk music arts architecture crafts musical instruments wood carving artifacts camps camping games play ritual popular culture belief folk medicine ethnic groups ethnicity italian polish german african american manx swedish hispanic latino ukrainian newport folk festivals
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Resource: North Bay Regional and Special Collections 
Address: Sonoma State University
1801 E. Cotati Avenue
Rohnert Park, CA 94928-3609
707-664-2397
Comments: Archive. Includes the Hector Lee Folklore Collection (mainly California with an emphasis on folk tales), the Indochinese Culture Project (photographs of south asian ethnic peoples in California), the North Bay Ethnic Archive, the Dust Bowl Migration Archive, and a small English chapbook collection, among others. (AKA North Bay Ethnic Archive)
Keywords: asian lao vietnamese cambodian california archive archives archival collections collection folk tales folklore folklife photographs manuscripts audio sound recordings chapbook broadside ballads english england british oral history north bay japanese internment dust bowl charles todd
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Resource: North Carolina Arts Council - Folklife and Traditional Arts 
Address: Department of Cultural Resources
Raleigh, NC 27699-4632
919-733-2111
Comments: State program. Supports folk arts in North Carolina through projects, publications, recordings and films; documenting living traditions; maintaining an archive of documentary materials and other resources; and assisting individuals and organizations through a grants program and technical assistance. Provides educational programs, grants, awards, internships.
Keywords: north carolina folklore folklife folk music arts crafts education public sector organizations public programs grants awards internships cultural documentation ethnography education k-12 publications publisher publishers recordings books archives archive archival collections
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Resource: North Carolina Maritime Museums 
Address: 315 Front Street
Beaufort, NC 28516-2125
252-728-7317
Comments: Website for three maritime museums located in Beaufort, Hattaras, and Southport. Provide educational programs.
Keywords: north carolina folklore folklife folk arts crafts maritime museum museums exhibits exhibit exhibitions boats boat ships fishing education public programs artifacts exhibits material culture occupations occupational folklore labor laborlore educational
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Resource: North East Folklore Archive (NEFA) 
Address: Aden Country Park
Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire
Scotland UK AB42 5FQ
arc@enterprise.net
+44 (0) 1771 623938
Comments: Folklore archive for the North East of Scotland. Provides online access to collections.
Keywords: folklore scotland archive archives archival collections collection online resource united kingdom folk music folksong photographs sound audio recordings manuscripts maritime travellers belief work occupation diaries robert burns ethnomusicology europe ethnology folklore anthropology
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Resource: North Texas University Archives 
Address: Box 5188, North Texas Station
Denton, TX 76203
817-565-2766
Comments: Archive. Includes the George Hendricks collection and the Oral History Association collection.
Keywords: archives archive archival collections collection oral history texas folklore
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Resource: Northeast Historic Film Archive 
Address: PO Box 900
85 Main Street
Bucksport, Maine 04416
oldfilm@acadia.net
207-469-0924
Comments: Archive. Amateur and independent films and documentaries.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection recordings moving image film motion picture video maine ice harvesting fisheries fairs festivals woodsmen riverdrivers timber lumber industry occupational folklore northeast northeastern
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Resource: Northern Virginia Folklife Archive 
Address: Dr. Margaret R. Yocom
MSN 3E4
Department of English
George Mason University
Fairfax, VA 22030
myocom@gmu.edu
703-993-1172
Comments: Archive. Primarily student papers with some papers contributed by folklorists
Keywords: archive archives archival manuscripts collections collection folklore virginia south southern regional north carolina west virginia georgia family folklore suburban urban legends tales storytelling oral history occupatoins occupational folklore labor laborlore foodways
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Resource: Ohio State University Folklore Archive 
Address: Department of English
421 Denny Hall
Ohio State University
164 West 17th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
614-292-4212
Comments: Archive.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs sound audio recordings ohio folk music folksong midwest regional narrative storytelling oral history customs material culture folk arts crafts
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Resource: Oklahoma Folklife Center 
Address: Research Center/Oklahoma Folklife Center
Oklahoma History Center
2401 North Laird Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
405-522-5207
Serial Publication(s): Oklahoma Folks (online journal)
Comments: Documents and presents Oklahoma folklife. Part of the Oklahoma Historical Society, which maintains an archive that includes collections created by research by the Oklahoma Folklife Center. The Center helps organizations fund folklife festivals. The website provides a directory to Oklahoma folklife festivals with links.
Keywords: oklahoma folklore society societies publications publishers serials journals folk music folksong dance family foodways folk arts crafts archive archives archival collections collection research education manuscript photographs sound audio recordings oral history directory directories public sector organizations
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Resource: Old World Wisconsin 
Address: S103 W37890 Highway 67
Eagle, WI 53119
oww@whs.wisc.edu
262-594-6300
Comments: Living history museum focusing on nineteenth century Wisconsin. An historic site of the Wisconsin Historical Society.
Keywords: wisconsin education public sector organizations public programs folklore folklife living museum museums exhibits exhibit exhibitions history agriculture farms farming material culture architecture settlers pioneers westward expansion arts crafts folk art occupational folklore laborlore labor foodways play games gardens
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Resource: The Online Archive of California 
Comments: Database of collections and archives. An initiative of the California Digital Library. Large online resource based on archival collections on all subjects from many California institutions. Catalog records made available from contributing institutions on all subjects so that it is possible to search the database across collections from many repositories. An example search on "folklore" retrieved records for papers of folklorists such as Jan Brunvand, California Folk Music Project (WPA) records, compositions by Charles Seeger, The Dustbowl Migration Records, etc.
Keywords: california archives archive archival records catalog online collections collection international western regional online resource folklore oral history manuscripts photographs moving image sound audio sound recordings
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Resource: Oregon Jewish Museum 
Address: 1953 NW Kearney St
Portland OR 9720
503-226-3600
Comments: Public museum and archive. Preserves and presents all aspects of Jewish culture in Oregon and the surrounding region. While it provides an exhibit space for fine arts, it also includes presentations on folk arts, crafts, and Yiddish language literature. The museum sponsors lectures and other public programs, does research, and maintains an archive of documentary materials. Current research projects include an Oregon Jewish oral history project.
Keywords: jewish jews oregon museum museums exhibits exhibit exhibitions archive archives archival collections collection audio sound recording yiddish language oral history landscape place memory community pacific northwest research groups ethnography ethnology folklore cultural documentation public programs
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Resource: The Ozark Folk Center State Park 
Address: 1032 Park Avenue, Mountain View, AR 72560
Mountain View, AR 72560
ozarkfolkcenter@arkansas.com
501-269-3851
Comments: Traditional arts educational center. A program of the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. Produces concerts. Provides Ozark and Appalachian music, dance, and craft classes for adults and children. Includes living history museum exhibits.
Keywords: arkansas ozarks education classes k-12 ceramics folksong folk music folksong song dance folk arts crafts publications appalachia appalachian living history museum museums exhibits exhibit exhibitions public sector organizations public programs
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Resource: Pacific And Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures 
Address: PARADISEC
Transient Building, F12
The University of Sydney,
NSW 2006
+ 61 (0)2 9351 2002;
Comments: Digital repository. "Offers a facility for digital conservation and access for endangered materials from the Pacific region, defined broadly to include Oceania and East and Southeast Asia." Some data is available online for research purposes only (users must sign an access agreement).
Keywords: australia pacific asia asian oceania indigenous cultures aborigines native pacific islanders ethnography anthropology folklore ethnology cultural documentation digital repository archive archives archival collections collection photographs sound audio recordings manuscript moving image video research groups
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Resource: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology 
Address: 11 Divinity Avenue
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA 02138
pmresrch@fas.harvard.edu
617-496-1027
Comments: Museum and archive. Includes a manuscript archive that houses expedition papers and a photographic archive. Emphasis on North, Central, and South American indigenous peoples, but has holdings from around the world. Presents collections online. Educational programs for K-12 to adult. Peabody Museum Press (a division of Harvard University Press) publishes a wide range of scholarly books on archaeology and ethnology as well as books about the Museum's collections.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection photographs manuscripts drawings artifacts native americans american indians indigenous peoples native alaskans museum museums exhibits exhibit exhibitions archaeology ethnology anthropology ethnography folklore ethnology biology central america south america research north america europe africa asia pacific oceania international massachusetts education k-12 publisher publishers publications
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Resource: Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center 
Address: Kutztown, PA 19530
heritage@kutztown.edu
610-683-1589
Comments: Non-profit Pennsylvania German heritage society and museum. Has both artifacts and archival documents related to Pennsylvania German history. Holds living history museum and historical reenactment events. Sponsors various educational events and classes.
Keywords: pennsylvania society societies folklore folk arts crafts german language library genealogy education artifacts collection archive archives archival collections collection lectures classes workshops reenactments living history museum museums exhibits exhibit exhibitions
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Resource: Pennsylvania State Archives 
Address: Division of Archives and Manuscripts
Box 1026
Harrisburg, PA 17108-1026
Comments: Archive. Includes the archive of the Pennsylvania Heritage Affairs Commission, 1980-1997.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs cultural survey maps pennsylvania folk arts crafts forestry occupational wpa
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Resource: Philadelphia Folklore Project 
Address: 735 South 50th Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19143
pfp@folkloreproject.org
215-726-1106
Comments: Independent folk arts organization providing programming and public education related to the diverse cultures of Philadelphia. Does documentary research on Philadelphia folk arts, history, and culture. Maintains an archive to preserve this research. Provides assistance to traditional artists in obtaining grants and fellowships.
Keywords: pennsylvania folklore folklife ethnology ethnography cultural documentation folk arts crafts music dance education k-12 public programs publications newsletter archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts audio sound recordings photographs moving image videos artifacts philadelphia southeast asian cambodian african american ethnic groups consulting research groups
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Resource: Phoebe Hearst Museum of Anthropology 
Address: 103 Kroeber Hall
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720
510-642-3681
Serial Publication(s): Tribal Relations
Comments: Anthropology museum with an archive. Includes a large collection of California materials. Conducts research and sponsors research on its collections. A list of funded projects is available on the website. Publishes a newsletter.
Keywords: california archive archives archival collections collection native americans american indians indigenous peoples audio recordings sound publications museum museums exhibits exhibit exhibitions research groups anthropology ethnography ethnology folklife folklore cultural documentation
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Resource: The Poetry and Literature Center, Library of Congress
202-707-5394
Comments: The Poetry and Literature Center administers the endowed poetry chair and coordinates the poetry and literature programming at the Library of Congress.
Keywords: public sector organizations federal library of congress libraries collections us national international poetry literature poet laureate lectures readings programming awards fellowships webcasts
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Resource: Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave, SE
Madison Building, LM 337
Washington, DC 20540-4730
202-707-6394
Comments: Many photograph collections in the Prints and Photographs Division may be of interest to folklorists and other ethnographic scholars. Some examples are the William A. Barnhill Collection (North Carolina folklife),The Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Collection (WPA), the Turkestan Album, The Lomax Collection, National Child Labor Committee Photographs, and Images of Indians of North America. The book, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs: an Illustrated Guide is available online. The website provides access to an online catalog, collection finding aids, presentations of selected collections, and online exhibitions.
Keywords: public sector organizations federal library of congress libraries archive archives archival collections collection photographs wpa lomax native american indians ethnography folklore anthropology ethnology international us national us national international
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Resource: Ralph Foster Museum 
Address: College of the Ozarks
Point Lookout, MO 65726
museum@cofo.edu
417-334-6411 ext. 3407
Comments: Public museum of the College of the Ozarks.
Keywords: missouri ozarks folklore folklife folk arts education public programs museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions artifacts folk art crafts material culture
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Resource: Randall V. Mills Memorial Archive of Northwest Folklore 
Address: University of Oregon Libraries
Special Collections and University Archives
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1299
503-346-3539
Comments: Multi-format ethnographic archives of the Folklore Studies program at the University of Oregon. Finding Aid available online in the Northwest Digital Archive.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs sound audio recordings broadsides maps moving image film video oregon pacific northwest native americans american indians indigenous peoples ballads folk music folksongs occupational logging timber lumber fishing russian orthodox old believers
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Resource: Rare Book and Special Collection Division, Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington, D.C. 20540-4740
rbref@loc.gov
202-707-3448
Comments: Many holdings in the Rare Book and Special Collection Division may be of interest to folklorists and other ethnographic scholars. Some examples include the African American Pamphlet Collection, Susan B. Anthony Collection, Jean Hersholt Collection (Hans Christian Anderson books and papers), Hawaiian Imprint Collection, and the Broadside Song Collection. The book Library of Congress Rare Books and Special Collections: An Illustrated Guide is available online.
Keywords: public sector organizations federal library of congress libraries archive archives archival collections collection rare books pamphlets broadsides chapbooks folksong african americans women suffrage hawaii benjamin franklin storytelling narrative hans christian anderson us national international
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Resource: Rauner Special Collections Library 
Address: 6065 Webster Hall
Hanover, NH 03755
603-646-0538
Comments: Archive. Includes anthropological and oral history collections.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs fuegian south american indians native americans north america american indians native alaskans eskimo inuet abenaki indigenous peoples new hampshire charles wellington furlong tierra del fuego oral history arctic
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Resource: Recorded Sound Reference Center, Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington, D.C. 20540-4690
Comments: The collections of the Recorded Sound Division include both published and unpublished recorded sound and radio broadcasts from the beginnings of recorded sound to the present. The website provides and overview of the collections, finding aids, and an online catalog.
Keywords: public sector organizations federal library of congress libraries archive archives archival collections collection recording sound audio radio broadcasting photographs manuscripts ethnomusicology folklore folksong blues bluegrass jazz country old-time african american popular music us national international
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Resource: Regional Studies Center, Lyon College 
Address: Lyon College
2300 Highland Road
Batesville, AR 72501
870-698-4330
Comments: "The Regional Studies Center at Lyon College strives to preserve, present, and interpret the history and culture of the Ozark region and its surrounding areas." Archive and documentary research center.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection audio sound recordings manuscripts folklore folklife local history John Quincy Wolf ozarks arkansas folk music collection folksong folk song ethnomusicology publications
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Resource: Rhode Island Folklife Archive
Address: Library of the Rhode Island Historical Society
121 Hope Street
Providence, RI 02906
401-331-8575
Comments: Archive.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collections manuscripts audio sound recordings photographs rhode island folk music folksong storytelling oral history occupational lore occupations laborlore ethnic groups
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Resource: Rio Grande Folklore Archive 
Address: The University of Texas - Pan American
Edinburgh, TX 78539-2999
512-381-3551
Comments: Archive.
Keywords: texas archive archival collections folklore mexican mexico chicano latino hispanic belief
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Resource: Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area 
Address: Steel Industry Heritage Corporation
The Bost Building
623 East 8th Avenue
Homestead, PA 15120
info@riversofsteel.com
412-464-4020
Comments: Non-profit organization dedicated to "preserving, interpreting, and managing the historic, cultural, and natural resources related to Big Steel and its related industries."
Keywords: pennsylvania folklore folklife occupational living museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions education public sector organizations public programs
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Resource: Roberson Museum and Science Center 
Address: 30 Front Street
Binghamton, NY 13905
info@roberson.org
607-772-0660
Comments: Private non-profit Museum. Includes folk arts and crafts. Produces traditional arts programming.
Keywords: new york folklore folklife folk arts crafts artifacts museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions education public sector
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Resource: Salt Institute for Documentary Studies 
Address: Post Office Box 7800
110 Exchange Street
Portland, Maine 04112-7800
info@salt.edu
207-761-0660
Serial Publication(s): Salt Magazine
Comments: Higher education program. Fifteen week college-level program focused on documenting tradition and change in contemporary Maine, including fisheries, agriculture and ethnic groups. Salt Institute publishes Salt Magazine and also produces podcasts available via the website. Also maintains an archive focused on documenting tradition and change in contemporary Maine, including fisheries, agriculture and ethnic groups.
Keywords: archive archives archival records collections collection maine sound audio recordings photographs manuscripts fisheries agriculture ethnic groups social change journalism folklore folklife publisher publishers publications serials magazines journals education podcasts
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Higher Education Programs
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture 
Address: 515 Malcolm X Boulevard
New York, NY 10037-1801
212-491-2200
Comments: Research library and archive devoted to African American research. Part of the New York Public Library.
Keywords: new york folklore folklife folk music african american ethnography education african american artifacts material culture archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs moving image videos films sound audio recordings oral history cultural documentation research groups public sector organizations
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Resource: The Schreiber Jewish Music Library 
Address: Tyson Music Department
Gratz College
Old York Road and Melrose Avenue
Melrose Park, PA 19126
215-635-7300
Comments: Library and archive.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts audio sound recordings photographs jewish yiddish sheet music instruments library libraries pennsylvania
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Science and Technology Reading Room, Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington, D.C. 20540-4750
202-707-5639
Comments: The Science and Technology reading room includes collections that may be of interest to folklorists. The website provides an overview, bibliographies, and a database of "Science Tracer Bullets," which are guides for researchers. Among the "Tracer Bullets" are several topics of interest to folklorists and other ethnographic scholars such as folk medicine, herbalism, and UFOs. A list of available webcasts on a wide variety of topics with links is also provided.
Keywords: public sector organizations federal library of congress libraries collections us national international science technology books herbs herbalism folk medicine belief ufos webcasts
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Directories and Web Resources
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Sealaska Heritage Institute 
Address: One Sealaska Plaza, Suite 301
Juneau, Alaska 99801
907-463-4844
Comments: Regional non-profit educational organization and research institute founded for the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian people of Southeast Alaska. A major research and educational focus is language restoration. Has a scholarship program. Publishes books and videos on Native Alaskan language and culture. Has a library and a multi-format archive.
Keywords: alaska folklore folklife language restoration immersion tlingit haida tsimshian alaskan native alaskans native americans american indians regional sociolinguistics linguistics education scholarships awards public programs teachers indigenous peoples training research groups publisher publishers publications books video recordings videos moving image documentaries audio recordings sound recordings photographs manuscripts archive archives archival collections libraries
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Grant Giving Organizations
Archives, Museums, and Libraries
Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Research Groups


Resource: Seattle Folklore Society 
Address: P.O. Box 30141
Seattle, WA 98103
206-528-8546
Comments: Non-profit folklore society. Maintains an archive of documentation of the Northwest Regional Folklife Festival and other events.
Keywords: washington society societies folklore archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts folklore photography photographs recordings audio sound video recording moving image washington oregon idaho state bluegrass folk music folksong fiddle old-time blues gospel country
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Societies
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Skye Museum of Island Life 
Address: Kilmuir, by Portree, Isle of Skye, V51 9UE
info@skyemuseum.co.uk
+44 (0)1470 552206
Comments: Museum of material culture and folklife. Preserves a town of thatched-roof and stone architecture. The museum displays the contents of the houses within each room, as well as the houses themselves.
Keywords: museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions artifacts material culture scottish scotland skye agricultural agriculture rural farms farming vernacular architecture homes thatched cottages folk arts crafts highlands celtic gaelic crofters croft occupations occupational folklore labor laborlore
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Address: Capital Gallery 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W.
Suite 2001 MRC 520
Washington, DC 20024
folklife-info@si.edu
202-633-6440
Serial Publication(s): Talk Story
http://www.folklife.si.edu/center/talk.aspx
Comments: International programs. National Folklife Festival. The Center produces Smithsonian Folklife print publications, educational DVDs, and Smithsonian Folkways Records (listed separately in this directory). The Center does documentary research related to its events and products. The Center maintains the Ralph Rinzler Archives that houses materials related to the Center's public programs and its acquisition of master audio recordings from former commercial recording companies.
Keywords: federal public sector organizations public programs festivals folkways records archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs audio sound recordings videos moving image k-12 dvds cds programs publisher publishers publications magazines journals serials books international research groups folk music folksong world music dvds laborlore occupational folklore religion belief woody guthrie papers moses asch ethnicity ethnic groups anthropology ethnography ethnology cultural documentation
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Resource: Society for Ethnomusicology Archives 
Address: Special Collections in Performing Arts
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
College Park, MD 20742
vnovara@umd.edu
301-405-9220
Comments: Archive. The listed link to the archives is to the finding aid for the collection in the "Performing Arts Organized Collections." The collection is comprised of Society for Ethnomusicology administrative papers and serial publications.
Keywords: maryland society societies for ethnomusicology organization archives archive archival records collections collection manuscripts serials journals publications administrative papers
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: The Society of Folk Dance Historians 
Address: 2100 Rio Grande
Austin, TX 78705
Serial Publication(s): Folk Dance Problem Solver
Comments: Non-profit society for folk dance research and history. Maintains a library and archive. Publishes an annual journal.
Keywords: texas society societies folk dance folk music serial publications journals serials research archives archive archival collections
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries
Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Research Groups
Societies


Resource: South Australian Museum Archives
Address: The South Australian Museum
North Terrace Adelaide 5000
61-8-8207 7500
Comments: Anthropological museum and archive with collections related to the aboriginal peoples of Australia and the Pacific; and the Anthropological Society of South Australia.
Keywords: museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions archive archives archival collections collection anthropology ethnology ethnography folklore australia aborigines pacific islanders oceania manuscripts maps photographs drawings images sound audio recordings moving image film
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: South Dakota State Historical Society
Address: 900 Governor's Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2217
605-773-3458
Comments: State historical society. Has a cultural tourism program. Both its museum and state archive include collections related to the state's cultural heritage.
Keywords: south dakota oral history folklore folklife education public sector organizations cultural tourism archives archive archival collections manuscripts photographs museum museums artifacts
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries
Public Sector Organizations


Resource: South Florida Folklife Center, History Miami 
Address: 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33130
folklife@historymiami.org
305-375-1492
Comments: State program. Does documentary research. Supports and presents folklife programming. History Miami includes an Archive and Research Center, as well a Museum.
Keywords: museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions folklife archives archive archival collections photographs sound recordings moving image folklore folk arts crafts artifacts folklore dance music florida caribbean cuban afro-cuban calypso foodways public sector organizations public programs k-12 education anthropology ethnology research ethnography
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Resource: South Street Seaport Museum 
Address: 12 Fulton Street
New York, NY 10038
212-748-8786
Comments: The US national maritime museum. Has an extensive collection of maritime artifacts including boats, ships, ocean liner memorabilia, the tools of maritime work, models, crafts, and fine and folk art. Has archival collections of photographs, ephemera, and manuscripts.
Keywords: new york folklore folklife folk arts crafts boats boats ships shipping ocean liners material culture artifacts models harbors ports paintings scrimshaw wood carving maritime museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions education public sector organizations public programs folk arts crafts archives archive archival collections
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Southern Appalachian Archives 
Address: Special Collections
Berea College Library
Berea, KY 40403
606-986-9341
Comments: Archive. Emphasis on southern Appalachia, includes the Weatherford-Hammond Mountain Collection
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection photographs audio sound recordings appalachia appalachian kentucky georgia north carolina south carolina tennessee virginia west virgninia regional
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Southern Folk Art Collection 
Address: University of Mississippi Museum
P.O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677
museums@olemiss.edu
662-915-7073
Comments: Museum and archive.
Keywords: archive archival collections collection folk art artifacts photographs carving sculpture quilts mississippi regional museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Southern Folklife Collection 
Address: Manuscripts Department
CB 3926, Wilson Library
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3926
919-962-1345
Comments: Archive. Collections include the John Edwards Memorial Collection, North Carolina Folklore Archives, Archie Green Collection, D.K. Wilgus Collection, Tom Davenport Collection, Artus Moser Collection, among others.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection sound audio recordings moving image film video manuscripts appalachian ballads songs folksong folklore sermons tall tales blues ethnicity ethnic storytelling narrative england ireland caribbean africa north carolina southern us regional
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Resource: Southern Highlands Craft Guild 
Address: 382 Blue Ridge Vis
Asheville, NC 28805
828-298-7928
Comments: Museum, library, archive, and cultural research organization focusing on folk arts and crafts in southern Appalachia. Provides craft shops and two craft expositions a year for its member artists to sell their work. See the website for email form.
Keywords: north carolina folklore folklife ethnography ethnology cultural documentation anthropology appalachia appalachian folk arts crafts education public sector archive archives archival collections collection artifacts museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions material culture craft fairs library libraries research groups
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Research Groups
Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
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Societies


Resource: Southern Labor Archive 
Address: Special Collections and Archives
Georgia State University Library
100 Decatur Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30303-3202
archives@gsu.edu
404-413-2880
Comments: Archive. Focus on Southern workers. The website includes online exhibits.
Keywords: archive archives archival collection collections labor oral history laborlore occupational folklore unions recordings audio sound regional south southern states georgia north carolina south carolina tennessee kentucky virginia texas louisiana alabama missouri florida mississippi district of columbia washington dc arkansas
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Resource: Southwest Folklore Center (link to finding aid) 
Address: University of Arizona Library
Special Collections
1510 E. University Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
520-621-6423
Comments: Former archive, now an archival collection in the University of Arizona Library. The finding aid for the collection is available online.
Keywords: arizona archive archives archival collections collection hispanic latino chicano chicana spanish language mexican mexico arizona southwest native native americans american indians indigenous peoples audio sound recordings manuscript moving image video film barker collection
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Special Collections and Archives, Camden-Carroll Library 
Address: Morehead State University
Morehead, KY 40351
606-783-2829
Comments: Library and archive. Appalachian Collection, Kentuckiana Digital Library Collection, Vintage Fiddlers Project, Jesse Stuart, James Still, and Roger Barbour collections.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs audio sound recordings oral history quilt patterns vietnam veterans old-time music fiddlers appalachia kentucky
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Special Collections and University Archives, Wichita State University Libraries 
Address: Wichita State University Libraries
1845 Fairmount
Wichita, KS 67260-0068
specialcollections@wichita.edu
316-978-3481
Comments: Archive. Includes The Joan O'Bryant Kansas Folklore Collection, Vance Randolph manuscript for The Talking Turtle and Other Ozark Folk Tales (published book), American Studies Department student papers, and the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration for Kansas.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts folklore folklife oral history legends narratives foodways kansas new deal wpa federal writers project fwp ozarks
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Special Collections Division, University of Arkansas Libraries 
Address: University of Arkansas Libraries
Fayetteville, AR 72701-1201
501-575-5577
Comments: Archive. Includes Folklore Collections of Vance Randolph, Mary Celestia Parler, and Otto Ernest Rayburn among other materials, as well as collections on history, civil rights, internment of Japanese during World War II, Arkansas culture, and agriculture. A list of collections is available online.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection ozarks arkansas audio sound recordings manuscripts photographs maps publications women's studies
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Special Collections Division, University of Washington Libraries 
Address: BOX 352900
Seattle, WA 98195-2900
206-543-1929
Comments: Archive. Focus on the Pacific northwest. Key collections on Native Americans of the Pacific Northwest, northwest regional ethnic groups.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts folklore photography photographs recordings audio sound field ethnography video recording moving image maps native americans american indians indigenous peoples pacific northwest region oregon washington yukon japan japanese totem canada british columbia klondike scandinavian logging directories fiction mount saint helens
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Special Collections University of California, Davis Library 
Address: University Library
University of California, Davis
100 NW Quad
Davis, CA 95616
530-752-6561
Comments: Archive. See, Manuscript and Photographs,Ethnic Studies (audio recordings are included in mixed media collections in this category). Among these are the Daniel J. Crowly Papers (anthropology and art, African folklore), the Angel Island Oral History Project, the Richard O. Clemer papers related to his research on the Hopi, the Frank Quinn Papers on Native American tribes, etc. Also, under Language and Literature, see the San Francisco Ballad Slips and Sheets Collection.
Keywords: california archives archive archival records collections collection folklore manuscripts native americans american indians indigenous peoples hispanic chicano latino oral history anthropology ethnography hopi african american slavery chinese korean asian sound audio recordings filipino cherokee oklahoma pomo ballads songs folksongs africa folk tales hupa karuk yurok
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Special Collections, Southern Utah University Library 
Address: Southern Utah State College Library
351 West Center Street
Cedar City, UT 84720
801-586-7945
Comments: Archive. Paiute collection; Palmer Western History Collection; historical photograph collection; Seymour collection; strengths in Southern Utah history, Southern Paiute Indians. Some digital presentations from the collections available online.
Keywords: archival collections collection archive archives utah paiute native americans american indians indigenous peoples photographs oral history polygamy mormons mormon religion agriculture western regional history trail associations national parks southwest southwestern
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Resource: State Historical Society of Iowa 
Address: State of Iowa Historical Building
600 East Locust
Des Moines, IA 50319-0290
515-281-5111
Serial Publication(s): Iowa Heritage Illustrated
Comments: State historical society that includes vernacular culture in its programs, publications, and collections. Publishes journals and a book series. Produces curriculum materials for teaching K-12 students about state history and culture.
Keywords: iowa folklore public sector organizations public programs archive archives archival collections collection library maps manuscripts photographs broadsides sheet music diaries education educational materials museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions artifacts publisher publishers publications books journals serials
Resource Type(s):
Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Public Sector Organizations
Archives, Museums, and Libraries
Societies


Resource: Tennessee River Folklife Center
Address: Nathan Bedford Forrest Historic Area
Eva, TN 38333
Comments: Public programming in a state historic park. The center's facilities include a museum and archive.
Keywords: tennessee folklore folklife folk arts crafts artifacts music dance education public sector organizations public programs museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions artifacts boats archive archives archival collections collections appalachia appalacian sound audio recordings photographs manuscripts moving image video
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Tobar an Dualchais/Kist o Riches 
Comments: A project to digitize and make available archival Gaelic and Scots recordings from several repositories. Recordings include narratives, songs, and radio programs.
Keywords: gaelic scots scottish scotland audio recordings sound recordings archives archive archival collections digital presentations language linguistics storytelling narratives oral history folksongs songs radio programs
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries
Directories and Web Resources


Resource: Totem Heritage Center 
Address: 629 Dock Street
Ketchikan, AK 99901
907-225-5900
Comments: Ketchikan city museum that preserves and protects totem poles. Preserves and promotes the traditional arts and crafts of the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian cultures.
Keywords: alaska folklore folklife language alaskan native alaskans native americans american indian public sector organizations public programs museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions folk arts crafts totem poles wood working artifacts indigenous peoples
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Public Sector Organizations
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre 
Address: Ban Khamyong, Luang Prabang
Lao PDR
Comments: private museum and cultural center promotes understanding of the diverse cultures of northern Laos. Has provided exhibitions on subjects such as celebrations, beliefs, and the manufacture of handmade textiles. Sponsors research projects on the culture of the region. Exhibits include translations of texts into French, Japanese, and Chinese. The website includes an English interface.
Keywords: ethnography ethnology anthropology museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions artifacts folk arts art crafts ethnicity tribal ethnic groups agriculture textiles celebrations new years belief ceremonies baskets looms weaving southeast lao laotian laos asia asian library education public programs research groups indigenous peoples ethnography ethnology cultural documentation
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Research Groups
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Resource: Traditional Arts in Upstate New York 
Address: 2 West Main Street
Canton, NY 13617-0665
tauny@northnet.org
315-386-4289
Comments: Non-profit membership organization that presents the traditional culture of upstate New York. Presents exhibits, demonstrations and workshops. Does documentary research and preserves collected materials in its archive, which also includes donated collections of upstate New York folklife. Hosts a site, North Country Folklore Online, providing online educational presentations on differnt topics related to the folklife of the region. Publishes books and recordings based on the organization's research and collections in its archive.
Keywords: new york folklore folklife folk music folk arts crafts education public programs workshops classes lectures exhibits exhibitions archive archives archival collections societies foodways k-12 online collections research ethnography cultural documentation ethnology cultural studies cultural anthropology
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Resource: Tsentral'nyi derzhavnyi arkhiv-muzei literatury i mystetstva Ukrainy
Address: 01601, Kyiv, vul. Volodymyrs'ka, 22a Ukraine
archiv-muzey@ukr.net
(044) 278-44-81
Comments: Central State Archive and Museum of Literature and Art of Ukraine. Includes documentation and artifacts of all aspects of Ukranian arts and creative culture, including folklore. Open to researchers. A letter from a researcher's sponsoring institution is required. Website in Ukranian.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections museum museums artifacts manuscripts photographs audio sound recordings ukraine ukranian
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre 
Address: 184 Alexander Avenue East Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3B 0L6
Comments: Library, archive and museum of Ukranian culture and history.
Keywords: library libraries archive archives archival collections museum museums photographs manuscripts maps folk art artifacts books ukranine ukranian canada canadian
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Ukranian Cultural Heritage Village 
Address: Alberta Community Development Historic Sites and Cultural Facilities Branch 8820-112 Street Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2P8
(780) 662-3855
Comments: Living history museum of Ukranian Canadian culture, 1892-1930. Publishes occasional papers.
Keywords: living history museums museum open air museums farms farmers farming agriculture architecture ukraine ukranian canada canadian publications
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Resource: Ulster Folk and Transport Museum 
Address: Cultra, Holywood, Northern Ireland BT18 0EU
+44 (0) 28 9042 8428
Comments: Living history museum, library, and archive.
Keywords: northern ireland irish folk living history museum exhibit exhibits exhibitions library libraries archive archives archival collections books photographs manuscripts architecture folk art folk arts crafts textiles costume agriculture agricultural life farms farming work labor transportation
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Resource: Universidade Estadual da Paraíba Biblioteca 
Address: Rua Baraúnas, 351
Bairro Universitário
Campina Grande
PB, CEP 58429-500
83-3315-3300
Comments: The special collections of this library include the largest collection of Brazilian literatura de cordel (chapbooks). Site in Portuguese.
Keywords: libraries library archives archive archival collections manuscripts ephemera block prints woodblock prints cordel brazil brazilian portuguese hispanic
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: University of California Folklore Archives 
Address: 110 Kroeber Hall
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720
ucbfolklore@berkeley.edu
510-643-7934
Comments: Archive.
Keywords: california archives archive archival records manuscripts photographs artifacts international collection collections
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: University of Mississippi Department of Archives and Special Collections 
Address: J. D. Williams Library
University, MS 38677
archive@olemiss.edu
662-915-7408
Comments: Archive. Includes collections of Mississippi folklore and music, as well as the Media Archive for the Center for the Study of Southern Culture.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collections folklore folksongs folk music manuscripts audio sound recordings moving image film video photographs mississippi blues civil rights african americans integration civil war gender studies southern
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Archives and Special Collections 
Address: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
University of Nebraska
Lincoln, NE 68588-0410
402-472-2531
Comments: Archive. Includes the Benjamin A. Botkin Collection, Louise Pound Materials, Harold W. Felton Papers, collections related to Nebraska ethnic groups, and quilt collections. Selected finding aids available online.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collections manuscripts photographs nebraska botkin czech oral history quilts quilting japanese nisei agriculture folklore folk arts crafts latvian russian german scandinavian paul bunyan tall tales african americans childrens literature
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: University of Pennsylvania Folklore Archives 
Address: 311-312 Logan Hall
249 S. 36th Street
University of Pennsylvania
215-898-7353
Comments: Archive.
Keywords: archive archives archival collection collections manuscripts audio sound recordings photographs dissertations fieldwork ethnography ethnic groups international pennsylvania
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives 
Address: School of Music
Box 353450
Music Building, Room 31
Seattle, WA 98195
206-543-0949
Comments: Archive. Includes the historic Boas Northwest Coast Collection. Online catalog available.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection folklore photography photographs recordings audio sound field ethnography video recording moving image washington state folk music folksong ethnic ethnicity ethnology ethnomusicology world music northwest regional coast dance
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: University of Wyoming American Heritage Center 
Address: Dept. 3924, 1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
ahc@uwyo.edu
307-766-4114
Comments: Primarily an historic archives for Wyoming, the collections span a wide range of topics. Of interest to ethnographic researchers are collections dealing with pioneers, the westward expansion, ranching and rodeos as well as collections that deal with the history, language, and culture of Native Americans include the Zdeněk Salzmann Arapaho Indian research papers, the Richard Throssel photographs and negatives, and the Warm Valley Historical Project records.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collections manuscripts folklore photography photographs motion pictures film video native americans american indians indigenous peoples shoshone ute navajo arapaho language ranching cowboy cowboys cattlemen cattlewomen rodeos bull riders oregon trail dude ranching sheep livestock occupational folklore laborlore occupations labor missionaries drawings botany african american anthropology ethnology ethnography geology maps literature japanese american internment architecture family history civil war western expansion arizona new mexico colorado wyoming south dakota montana journalists politicians diaries journals heart mountain relocation center calamity jane sacajawea artifacts environmentalism aviation agriculture pioneers
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Resource: Vaughan Williams Memorial Library 
Comments: The official website for the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library, the library and archive of the English Folk Dance and Song Society. Collection formats presented include manuscripts and photographs. The website also hosts a number of the library's indexes to manuscript collections, together with the Roud Folk Song Index.
Keywords: library libraries archive archives archival collections folk dance folksongs ballads folk singers english united kingdom manuscripts photographs index indexes directory directories catalogs catalog
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Resource: Vermont Folklife Center 
Address: 88 Main Street
Middlebury, VT 05753
info@vermontfolklifecenter.org
802-388-4964
Comments: State folklife center and and archive. Archival holdings strong on Vermont and the surrounding region. Strong emphasis on narrative and oral history. Produces educational materials, books, and recordings. The website includes information useful to archivists and ethnographers, such as technical advice for digital audio recording and for preserving documentary materials.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection folklore photographs photography ethnic groups oral history moving image film video audio sound recordings field recordings ethnography ethnology anthropology vermont african american slavery general stores foodways farms farming agriculture hunting fishing trapping family folklore occupations occupational folklore labor laborlore politics politicians stone industry stoneworkers sculptors masons sawmills timber blacksmiths factory workers apprenticeships exhibits digital audio fieldwork guides education resource publisher publishers publications public sector organizations public programs
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Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Public Sector Organizations
Directories and Web Resources
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Resource: Veterans History Project
Address: American Folklife Center
Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave, SE
Washington, DC 20540
Comments: Oral history project of the American Folklife Center. Site includes a fieldwork kit and online presentations from the collection. Collections are housed in the American Folklife Center's Archive. Sponsors public lectures and symposia related to veterans' history.
Keywords: veterans oral history narrative world war I world war II vietnam war conflict korean war gulf war women veterans african american code talkers native americans american indians indigenous peoples navajo asian ethnography fieldwork video audio sound recording archive archives archival collections collections library of congress libraries public sector organizations public programs
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Vietnam Museum of Ethnology 
Address: Nguyen Van Huyen Road
Cau Giay District, Hanoi
vme18@vme.org.vn
+84-4 7562193
Comments: Vietnamese national ethnological museum. For general information in English, see the "About Us" page. Holdings primarily include materials related to the diverse cultures of Vietnam, including many everyday objects. The museum presents educational programs and classes and has an archive of ethnographic materials. Sells books and crafts related to Vietnamese cultures.
Keywords: ethnography ethnology anthropology museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions artifacts folk arts crafts ethnicity tribal ethnic groups indigenous peoples agriculture baskets maritime fishing musical instruments southeast asia asian vietnam photographs maps manuscripts research training classes archive archives archival collections collection ethnomusicology dealer books public sector organizations public programs
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Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Public Sector Organizations
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Walter P. Reuther Library 
Address: 5401 Cass Ave
Detroit MI 48202
reutherreference@wayne.edu
313-577-4024
Comments: Archive. Collections include The Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs and The Folklore Archive (formerly the Wayne Tate University Folklore Archives). Finding aids available online.
Keywords: michigan archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts labor occupational folklore laborlore oral history sound audio recordings maps urban ethnic folklore storytelling folk tales belief customs african american italian polish greek irish jewish arab civil rights
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Wesleyan University World Music Archives 
Address: Olin Library
252 Church Street
Middletown, CT 06459
860-685-2660
Comments: Ethnomusicology archive. Strong in American Indian recordings, particularly Navajo. Also has significant recorded sound collections of Asian, South Asian, Middle Eastern, Rhodesian, and Mediterranean cultures.
Keywords: archives archive connecticut archival collections collection records recordings sound audio manuscript video moving image world music native americans american indians indigenous peoples david mcallester navajo commanche bagobo filipino japanese asian spanish shetland islands scottish greek rhodesian africa african zimbabwe hindustani india indonesian korean karnatak iranian afghanistan
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Resource: West Virginia and Regional History Collection 
Address: Colson Hall
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV 26505
304-293-3536
Comments: West Virginia regional archives, including cultural documentation.
Keywords: broadsides archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts folklore photography photographs recordings audio sound folk music folksong appalachia ethnic maps regional oral history moving image video film coal occupational folklore laborlore labor occupations lumber timber west virginia
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Resource: West Virginia Division of Culture and History
Address: The Cultural Center
Capitol Complex
1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston WV 25305-0300 USA
304-558-0220
Serial Publication(s): Goldenseal
http://www.wvculture.org/goldenseal/ 
Comments: State historical and cultural program. Has an archive. Publishes a magazine. Sponsors events and exhibits. Provides arts grants.
Keywords: west virginia education public sector organizations public programs oral history folklore folklife arts folk crafts publisher publishers publications magazines journals serials appalachia appalachian exhibits archive archives archival collections
Resource Type(s):
Grant Giving Organizations
Archives, Museums, and Libraries
Public Sector Organizations
Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings


Resource: Western Americana Collection 
Address: University Libraries, 184 UCB
1720 Pleasant Street
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO 80309-0184
303-492-7242
Comments: Archive.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection western region colorado broadsides ephemera photographs maps manuscripts music song folksong rocky mountains political labor history oral history settlers mining pioneers native americans american indians indigenous peoples genealogy japanese military
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Western Folklife Center 
Address: 501 Railroad Street
Elko NV 89801
775-738-7508
Comments: private non-profit western regional folklife organization of broad scope. Home of the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering. Includes the Western Folklife Center Archives. Publishes audio and video recordings related to its collections.
Keywords: nevada western region states regional agriculture agricultural folklife ranching herding horsemanship cowboys cowboy occupations occupational folklore labor laborlore westward migration immigrants ethnicity song poetry folksong native americans american indians indigenous peoples folklore folklife folk music arts education public sector exhibits audio sound recordings videos moving image films publisher publishers publications online journals serials cds dvds exhibits performance k-12 archive archives archival collections manuscript research groups
Resource Type(s):
Societies
Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


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Resource: Western Historical Manuscript Collection 
Address: 23 Elmer Ellis Library
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65201-5149
WHMC@umsystem.edu
573-882-6028
Comments: Archive. Includes an oral history project archives and a folklore archive including papers of folklorists who taught or did research in Missouri (notably Vance Randolph, Max Hunter, Elaine Lawless, Howard Marshall, and John W. Roberts), the WPA Historical Records Survey for Missouri, and the Missouri Folk-Lore Society Papers.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts audio sound recordings missouri african americans civil war diaries journals place names oral history agriculture germans native americans american indians indigenous peoples folklore proverbs elaine lawless howard marshall vance randolph ozarks john w. roberts fiddle max hunter architecture rivers wpa occupational folklore laborlore occupations labor
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: William A. Wilson Folklore Archives 
Address: World History and Culture Collections
Harold B. Lee Library
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602
801-378-3053
Comments: Archive.
Keywords: utah archive archives archival collections collection folklore belief ethnomusicology folksong folk music cowboy cowboys mormon latter day saints oral history narrative regional western united states
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: William L. Eury Appalachian Collection 
Address: University Hall
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC 28608
704-262-4041
Comments: Archive. Emphasis on Southern Appalachian region.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection sound audio recordings moving image film video maps photographs broadsides manuscripts appalachia appalacian regional ballads songs folksong folklore georgia north carolina south carolina virginia oral history railroads ballads songs poetry blue ridge parkway textiles firefighters american indians native americans churches schools sheet music textile mills occupations labor genealogy oral history oral histories
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: William Ransom Hogan Jazz Archive 
Address: Howard-Tilton Memorial Library
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70118
504-865-5688
Serial Publication(s): The Jazz Archivist
Comments: Archive. Louisiana and lower Mississippi Valley musical traditions. Dominic LaRocca Collection, Souchon Collection, Al Rose Collection. Publishes a journal.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs audio sound recordings moving image film video louisiana caribbean music dance folksong african american blues gospel urban folk music piano rolls oral history mississippi delta publisher publishers publications journals serials
Resource Type(s):
Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Winterthur Archives 
Address: Winterthur Museum, Archives
Winterthur, DE 19735
tourinfo@winterthur.org
800-448-3883
Comments: Museum and archive. Includes the Edward Deming Andrews Memorial Shaker Collection, the Photographic Index of American Art and Design, and the Decorative Arts Photographic Collection, among others.
Keywords: folklore material culture artifacts archive archives archival collections collection museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions delaware shaker photographs manuscripts drawings architecture toys games dolls publications americana
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives 
Address: 816 State Street
Madison, WI 53706
Comments: This historical archive includes collections concerning the culture of various peoples of Wisconsin.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts folklore photography photographs native americans american indians indigenous peoples native alaskans alaska eskimo inuet brothertown mohegan pequot stockbridge ojibwa chippewa cree oneida winnebago federal writer's project nadonis shawa maps audio recording sound moving image film video western region german skandanavian nordic swedish norweigian danish sweden norway germany denmark genealogy occupational folklore occupations labor laborlore timber lumber wisconsin
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Woodsong's Old-Time Radio Hour 
Address: PO Box 200
Lexington, KY 40588
michael@woodsongs.com
Comments: Non-profit online archive of folk music radio programing, created and maintained by Michael Johnathon. Various artists and styles of acoustic music.
Keywords: folk music folksong radio old-time bluegrass acoustic kentucky
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries
Directories and Web Resources


Resource: Woody Guthrie Archives 
Address: 250 West 57th Street, Suite 1218
New York, NY 10107-1218
wgarchive@woodyguthrie.org
212-541-6230
Comments: Archive of the Woody Guthrie Foundation. Sound recordings include interviews with Woody Guthrie as well as his music.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs sound audio recordings lyrics folksong woody guthrie drawings new york
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Yeshiva University Museum 
Address: Center for Jewish History , 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011
212-294-8330
Comments: Museum includes both folk and fine arts.
Keywords: musum museums arts artifacts folk art
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


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Resource: YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 
Address: 15 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10011-6301
212-246-6080
Comments: Educational research organization and an extensive archive of cultural materials focusing on Ashkenazi Jewry.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts maps broadsides audio sound recordings yiddish language jewish radio films moving image videos photographs ethnography folklore folksong folk music ashkenazi hebrew russian polish german french holocaust new york research groups
Resource Type(s):
Research Groups
Archives, Museums, and Libraries

 

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