Utah State University - Merrill-Cazier Library
This collection contains the papers of the Bridger Folk Music Society, which was established in Cache Valley in 1979. The materials are contained in two archival boxes and consist of Society records, as well as posters for musicians who played at the Bridger Folk Music Society. These papers are beneficial for anyone researching folk music in Cache Valley
University of California, Berkeley
Collection includes administrative documents; English translations of articles on folk music; material on music in the California missions; lists of California songsters and hymnals; song texts with references to California; material on Portuguese, Spanish, and Latin American folk songs; sketches, scale drawings, and tracings of folk instruments; sound tape reel copies of performances, and original glass sound discs
Indiana University - Archives of Traditional Music
Vocal and instrumental performances of Kalevalan and Karelian folk music. Instrumentation includes kantele (harp), jouhikko (bowed string instrument), pilli (birch bark flute), tuohi (wooden trumpet), Russian horse bells, two-button accordian, mandalin, Estonian bagpipe, and bass
Western Illinois University
Musician Chris Vallilo, on behalf of the Schuyler Arts Council (Rushville, Illinois) in conjunction with the Illinois Arts Council and the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, surveyed Schuyler County's folk music for the Schuyler Arts Folk Music Project. His work resulted in recorded interviews of 19 individuals and 6 performances, and includes notes, logs, photographs, permission forms, and completed interview transcripts
Kentucky State Archives Guide Project
Included are manuscript, typescript, and published music, pamphlets, articles, and clippings related to music in the mountains. There is also some correspondence, mostly of Berea College administrators, concerning Appalachian folk music
Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies Library
Contains four lesson plans: The Asian American, The Native American, The Black Afro-American, The Hispano designed to introduce the idea of cultural heritage through ethnic and folk music to third grade students. Also included are an evaluation report, a semi-annual report and a final report on the project
Chicago History Museum
Publicity photographs, 1972-1990s, of visitors and performers at the Old Town School of Folk Music, including Odetta, Win Stracke, Ray Tate, the Armstrong Family, Kossoy Sisters, Jethro Burns, Bryan Bowers, Bob Gibson, Corkey Siegel, and Art Thieme
University of Virginia
In one folder are handwritten transcriptions of folk music from Boyd, Floyd, and Rowan Counties [Kentucky?] and possibly elsewhere, probably collected or transcribed by Winston Wilkinson or others. The music includes unaccompanied melodies (with and without lyrics), songs for solo voice with piano accompaniment, fiddle tunes, dulcimer tunes, and banjo tunes. Vocal works contain only a single verse. Some titles are transcribed more than once or in different arrangements. The transcriptions appear to have been done by more than one person
New York State Archives
This accretion consists of a series of eight two-hour digital audiotape (DAT) cartridges of folk music concerts entitled "Families of New Yorkers" sponsored by the Council's Folk Arts Program. The concerts feature authentic folk music by performers from a wide variety of New York ethnic and geographic backgrounds, most of whom had never before been recorded