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Finding Aids to Collections in the Archive of Folk Culture


Series Editor: Ann Hoog
Revised: September 2016

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.

Rafael Manzanares Duplication Project (AFC 1965/006)
One 10-inch tape of music of Honduras duplicated from a demonstration tape compiled by Dr. Rafael Manzanares Aguilar, which includes songs played on la caramba, and music played on marimba by Rafael Manzanares A.; plus copies of three commercial long-playing phonograph records, including music from a folk festival featuring folk music from the Central American countries -- Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica -- and folk music and songs of Honduras. The collection includes two pages of notes in Spanish by Rafael Manzanares A., a recording log, and photocopies of the record album covers. Recorded ca. 1963. (LWO 4585) (AFS 12,306) [catalog record]

Stephanie Ellquist recordings of Black Carib (Garifuna) stories and music (AFC 1980/032)
Two 10-inch tapes of stories and songs recorded in the Republic of Honduras among the Garifuna, or Black Caribs--descendents of Carib Indians and African slaves. Most of the music was recorded at a velorio (wake) held in Tornabe, a small village near San Juan. Recorded by Stephanie Ellquist, 1971. (LWO 16,800; AFS 20,112-20,113) [catalog record]


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