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Finding Aids to Collections in the Archive of Folk Culture


Compiled by: Pampa Rotolo
Series Editor: Ann Hoog
Revised: December 2012

For additional information about Archive of Folk Culture collections, contact the Folklife Reading Room. To request copies, see our webpages regarding audio materials and photographic materials. Please refer to the AFC and/or AFS numbers when requesting information. All indications of time duration listed in this finding aid are estimates.

AFS 26,886-26,952: Kenneth M. Bilby / French Guiana and Suriname Collection
Sixty-seven 10-inch tapes of traditional and modern music, songs and dances of the Aluku and Ndjuka people. Recorded in French Guiana and Suriname, by Kenneth M. Bilby, 1983-1987. The collection includes a finding aid compiled by Bilby, and a 1/2-inch of notes, correspondence, and several articles by Bilby, including "Guide to Field Recordings of French Guiana Music," "War, Peace, and Music: The Guianas," "The Aluku and the Communes in French Guiana." (40 hours; LWO 23,814)


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