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  • Librarian: Moira Marsh
  • Location: Herman B Wells Library E760
  • Phone: (812) 855-1550
Libraries & Subjects
last updated: 4/18/2012

Folklore Archive Internet Resources

American Memory 
Governmental archives site from the Library of Congress Historical Collections for National Digital Libraries. A very large site including historical documents, motion pictures, photographs, and sound recordings concerning topics in the history of the United States. Part of the official Library of Congress website.

Acadian Archive
Academic research archives site relating to documenting and preserving information about the French population of the St John Valley whose roots are in Acadie and Quebec (French and English).

Archive of Folk Culture
Governmental archives site from the Library of Congress Folklife Center's Archive of Folk Culture, with multi-format, ethnographic collections including over one million photographs, manuscripts, audio recordings, and images.  America's first national archive of traditional life.

Archives of Traditional Music

Academic site from Indiana University. The largest university-based ethnographic sound archives in the United States. Its holdings cover a wide range of cultural and geographical areas, and include commercial and field recordings of vocal and instrumental music, folktales, interviews, and oral history, as well as videotapes, photographs, and manuscripts.

North Carolina Folklife Resources

Academic site with searchable collection of one of the largest archives of Southern traditions, especially strong in its holdings of Southern music.

UCLA Folklore and Myth Archives

Academic site, well done, easy to use, including archival materials from UCLA students and faculty with links to many other sites.

last updated: 4/18/2012