Indiana Historical Society - Smith Memorial Library
Articles on American legends such as Uncle Sam and Johnny Appleseed, folk artist Bill Monroe, and a "ghost-writer.".
Northeastern State University, Tahlequah Campus - John Vaughan Library
Contains various articles and documents on American Indian folklore
Center for Jewish History
The collection consists of miscellaneous materials pertaining to Jewish folklore and includes the following: Materials relating to YIVO Projects: samples of Yiddish dialects recorded on sound discs by Beatrice Silverman-Weinreich in 1948 and 1949 during her conversations with informants from Eastern Europe; materials from the Passover Survey, conducted by Beatrice Silverman-Weinreich in 1949. Entries for the contest about the symbolic meaning of the number '7' according to Jewish tradition, 1953. Collections of proverbs and sayings. Replies to a questionnaire from the *Jewish Daily Forward* about Jewish customs, 1945. Folk poetry, mainly in the style of *badkhones* (rhymes performed by a *badkhan* - wedding entertainer). Samples of *ketubot* (marriage contracts), *t'noyim* (engagement contracts), divorce letters, amulets, etc
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Folklore Productions is an artist management and publishing company that was founded in 1957 by Manuel "Manny" Greenhill in Boston, Mass. The company, which is now known as FLi Artists, has represented folk, traditional, and roots musicians for over 60 years. The company now operates out of California and New York, where it is managed by Manuel Greenhill's son, Mitch Greenhill. The collection consists of administrative files, posters, photographs, and audiovisual materials related primarily to FLi Artists. The majority of the collection is made up of audio recordings and moving images of live performances, studio recordings, demos, and radio interviews of FLi represented artists and others. Notable artists featured on the recordings include Reverend Gary Davis, John Fahey, New Lost City Ramblers, John Renbourn, Peggy Seeger, Pete Seeger, Rosalie Sorrels, Taj Mahal, Dave Van Ronk, and Doc Watson. Papers consist of administrative files maintained by FLi Artists that primarily relate to ... Read More
Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives
Records of an organization designed to encourage the collection, preservation, and publication of Wisconsin folklore. Included are correspondence, folk tales, and a subject file. The correspondence documents the Society's initial organization and internal operation; discussions about the intended scope and focus of the group; efforts to solicit membership; the problems the Society faced in publishing "Badger Folklore"; and its attempts to popularize folklore by organizing ethnic exhibits and sponsoring speakers, folk plays, and folk dancing
Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies Library
Maine Folklife Center,-- Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History
Letters presented to Creighton, Canadian folklorist and fieldworker in the Maritimes, at the annual meeting of the Northeast Folklore Society, Orono, Me., 12 June 1982 -- Includes photo
Brooklyn Museum
Utah State University - Merrill-Cazier Library
The Western States Folklore Society Papers contain materials documenting the founding, development, and operations of the organization. These include meeting minutes, newsletters, by-laws, financial and tax information, correspondence, conference programs, and other related documents. The collection is arranged in four series: Annual meetings, Board and committee meetings, Organizational records, Publications
University of Delaware - Hugh M. Morris Library
These audiotape recordings by the Delaware Folklore society feature folk tales, narratives, songs, sermons, and discussions of folklore. The recordings provide a glimpse into the work of an organization dedicated to preserving and studying the folk heritage of Delaware