Basic information on the collection and staff.
From The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress. Information, links to online publications and guides to the collections.
General information about the Indiana University Archives, including listings of journal contents and a searchable archive database.
The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip is a multi-format ethnographic field collection including nearly 700 sound recordings (102 of which are performed in Spanish), fieldnotes, dust jackets, and other manuscripts documenting a three-month, 6,502 mile trip through the Southern United States collecting folksongs. Contains a virtual journal of the trip, with text, pictures and sound.
The collection includes sound recordings of folk, ethnic, and non-western classical music. The site includes a selected list of current collections.
International Library of African Music contains over 40,000 recordings. The site includes a searchable index, as well as sound samples of African instruments.
Repository of materials covering various musical idioms and cultural expressions from the post-World War II era. Includes a searchable database and publications listing.
These holdings, at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, document all forms of Southern musical and oral traditions across the entire spectrum of individual and community expressive arts, as well as mainstream media production. Generally describes the manuscript and sound recording holdings.
The collection at the British Library includes recordings variously described as traditional, folk or 'world' music. The site includes a discography of their published CDs, and a searchable catalog of published and unpublished recordings.
Database and index of newspaper articles from 1690-1783.