Folklore Archives

European Folklore Archives

(emphasis on legend collections)

Belgium:

Seminarie voor Volkskunde, University of Leuven
www.volksverhalenbank.be/

Croatia:

Dokumentacija Instituta za etnologiju i folkloristiku, Zagreb
www.ief.hr/Dokumentacija/tabid/65/language/hr-HR/Default.aspx
contact: Koraljka Kuzman Šlogar koraljka@ief.hr; dokument@ief.hr

Odsjek za etnologiju Hrvatske akademije znanosti i umjetnosti, Zagreb
contact: Ivan Cifrić etnologija@hazu.hr

Odsjek za etnologiju i kulturnu antropologiju Filozofskog fakulteta Sveučilišta u Zagrebu
http://www.ffzg.unizg.hr/etno/odsjek/arhiv/; http://hrcak.srce.hr/file/27077
contact: Tihana Petrović Leš tihana.petrovic-les@hi.t-com.hr

Ethnological atlas
contact: Branko Đaković: bdakovic@ffzg.hr

Denmark:

Dansk Folkemindesamling, Royal Library Copenhagen
www.kb.dk/da/nb/fag/dafos/index.html

Estonia:

Tartu
www.folklore.ee/era/eng/
contact: era@folklore.ee

Finland:

Folklore Fellows
www.folklorefellows.fi/?page_id=760

Folklore Archives of the Finnish Literature Society (SKS)
neba.finlit.fi/index.php?lang=eng
Contact: kansanrunousarkisto@finlit.fi

The Archives of the Folk Culture in the Society of Swedish Literature in Finland (SLS)
www.sls.fi/doc.php?category=1&language=eng
Contact: carola.ekrem@sls.fi

Archives of history, culture and arts studies at the University of Turku
www.utu.fi/fi/yksikot/hum/yksikot/hktl/palvelut/arkistot/kultut-arkisto/Sivut/home.aspx
Contact: kultutarkisto@lists.utu.fi

Georgia:

Rustaweli-Institut für Literatur/Georgische Archiv für Volksdichtung
titus.fkidg1.uni-frankfurt.de/database/folkarch/query.htm

Germany:

Zentralarchiv der deutschen Volkserzählung, Europäische Ethnologie, Marburg
https://www.uni-marburg.de/fb03/euroethno/sammlungen
contact: Siegfried Becker: becker4@staff.uni-marburg.de

Rostock, Wossidlo Archiv
www.volkskunde.uni-rostock.de/wossidlo-archiv/

Greece:

Hellenic Folklore Research Centre, Athens
www.kentrolaografias.gr/

Iceland:

Ísmús – íslenskur músík- og menningararfur
https://ismus.is/
contact: Rósa Þorsteinsdóttir, rosa.thorsteinsdottir@arnastofnun.is & Trausti Dagsson, trausti.dagsson@arnastofnun.is

Ireland:

University College Dublin
www.ucd.ie/folklore/en/

Latvia:

Archives of Latvian Folklore, Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art, University of Latvia
www.lfk.lv/pasakas/en/
Webpage: lfk.lv/en/
Contact: lfk@lulfmi.lv

Lithuania:

Lietuvių literatūros ir tautosakos instituto Lietuvių tautosakos rankraštynas / The Lithuanian Folklore Archives of the Institute of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore
archyvas.llti.lt/
Contact: archive@llti.lt

Parallel corpus of Vol. 13-15 (folk legends) of “Latvian Folk-Tales and Legands” (ed. P. Smits, 1925-1937) in Latvian and German:
lfk.lv/pasakas/de/

Macedonia:

Institute of Folklore “Marko Cepenkov” – Skopje, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, (AIF) Institute of Folklore Archive;
contact: ifmarkocpenkov@mt.net.mk

Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Digital Archive for Ethnological and Anthropological Resources
www.iea.pmf.ukim.edu.mk – web of the Institute and general information about the Archive
www.archiveiea.net/ – archive web
contact: Prof. Ljupco S. Risteski, Ph.D. risteski@ukim.edu.mk

Netherlands:

Meertens Instituut Amsterdam
www.verhalenbank.nl
contact: Theo Meder: theo.meder@meertens.knaw.nl

New Foundland: www.pigeoninlet.com/archive.htm

Norway:

Norsk Folkeminnedamling
www.hf.uio.no/ikos/tjenester/kunnskap/samlinger/norsk-folkeminnesamling/
contact: Line Esborg, Oslo: line.esborg@ikos.uio.no

Portugal:

Centro de Estudos Ataide Oliveira, Archive of Portugese Legends www.lendarium.org/
contact: ceao@ualg.pt

Scotland (Aberdeenshire):

The North Eastern Folklore Archive (NEFA)
www.nefa.net

Slovenia:

Department of ethnology and cultural anthropology, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
contact: Mihaela Hudelja: mihaela.hudelja@ff.uni-lj.si

Institute of Slovenian ethnology and folklore
contact: Monika Kropej: monika@zrc-sazu.si

Spain (Catalonia):

Arxiu de Folklore, Tarragona
www.sre.urv.cat/rondcat/index.php
http://www.arxiudefolklore.cat/

Sweden:

Institutet för språk och folkminnen (SOFI)
www.sprakochfolkminnen.se/
contact Fredrik Skott, Gothenburg; fredrik.skott@sofi.se

Dialekt- och folkminnesarkivet i Uppsala
www.sprakochfolkminnen.se/om-oss/kontakt/dialekt–och-folkminnesarkivet-i-uppsala.html

Folklivsarkivet i Lund
www.folklivsarkivet.lu.se/

Nordiska museet
www.nordiskamuseet.se/samlingar/om-samlingarna/arkivhandlingar-och-dokument

North American Archives

The United States:

University of Southern California’s Digital Folklore Archive
http://folklore.usc.edu

UC Berkeley Folklore Archive
http://folklore.berkeley.edu/archive/

Karen Baldwin Folklore Archive (1974-2015), Eastern Carolina University
https://digital.lib.ecu.edu/special/ead/findingaids/1160

Northwest Folklife Digital Collection, Randall V. Mills Archives, University of Oregon
https://oregondigital.org/sets/nw-folklife

Local and world folklore collected by students in Russian 13
https://sites.dartmouth.edu/folklorearchive/

Fife Folklore Archives
The Fife Folklore Archives is one of the largest repositories of American folklore in the United States.
https://archives.usu.edu/folklo/

Randall V. Mills Archives of Northwest Folklore
A repository of fieldwork collections and research materials on folklife in Oregon, the Pacific Northwest, and beyond.
https://folklore.uoregon.edu/archives/

Central California Folklore Archives
http://www.csufresno.edu/folklore/archives/

Indiana University Folklore Archives
http://www.iub.edu/~wer/archives/

Ohio State University Center for Folklore Studies Archives
https://cfs.osu.edu/archives

American Folklore Society’s Folklore Collection Database
http://www.folklorecollections.org/

Canada:

Memorial University Folklore and Language Archive
http://capelin.library.mun.ca/folklore/index.html

Ukrainian Folklore Archives (Bohdan Medwidsky)
Kule Folklore Centre
https://www.ualberta.ca/museums/museum-collections/ukrainian-folklore-archives

Australia

Western Australia Folklore Archive
http://john.curtin.edu.au/folklore/about.html