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Finding Aids to Collections in the Archive of Folk Culture


Compiled by: Reinhardt Schuhmann, Kenneth Schweitzer, and Jud Wellington
Series Editor: Ann Hoog

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 12,059: Niamey National Museum / Hausa Dance and Song Collection
One 7-inch tape of dances and songs performed by Hausa performers as a celebration of the anniversary of their Independence, with descriptive narration in French. Recorded in Niger by the Voice of America in cooperation with the Niamey National Museum, March 1963. (17 minutes; LWO 4084).

AFC 1997/010: Karen A. Morris / Niger Music Collection
Two audiocassettes of songs and conversations in English, French, Fulani, Hausa, and Zarma performed by Zarma girls and recorded in Addare and Niamey, Niger by Karen A. Morris, October-November 1994. The collection includes 60 pages of fieldnotes, photographs, transcriptions, and translations.

AFC 1997/010:SR1: One audiocassette containing proverbial and traditional songs in Fulani and Zarma performed by Zarma girls and brief explanations in English by a Peace Corps volunteer. Recorded in Addare, Niger, October 1994. (30 minutes)

AFC 1997/010:SR2: One audiocassettte containing modern, political, and traditional songs in French, Hausa, and Zarma performed by Zarma girls. Recorded in Niamey, Niger, November 1994. (22 minutes)


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