The collections of the American Folklife Center contain rich material
documenting the folk traditions of Vermont. Among its recordings are cylinder
recordings of New England ballads and folksongs dating from the 1930s;
and the Helen Hartness Flanders Collection documenting the folk music of
New England, and more recent recordings made by Margaret MacArthur.
Finding Aid: View a complete list of our Vermont collections.
Local Legacies: This project provides a "snapshot" of local culture as it was expressed in the year 2000. View Vermont's Local Legacies projects.
Veterans History Project: Browse state collections from the Veterans History Project.
Songs of America: Browse an interactive state map for selected songs from the American Folklife Center’s collections, as well as songs from the Library’s Music Division and Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division.
MacArthur: Ballads and songs from Vermont. Recorded June 21, 2005. [catalog record] [webcast and event flyer]
Folklife Resources: Find state folklife-related agencies, societies, archives, higher education programs, and more, in Folklife Sourcebook: A Directory of Folklife Resources in the United States.
Exhibit: "Generation to Generation: Sharing the Intangible,"
Central Vermont Council on Aging, Barre, Vermont, 1982.