Oral Tradition Archives

This list presents an initial sample of archives holding records of traditional verbal arts. It aspires to offer an exhaustive compendium of such archives worldwide that is useful to all researchers. Your help compiling it is indispensable. We look forward to learning from you of additional archives both physical and virtual.


Name Oral History and Folklore Collection
Institution National Library of Australia
Website http://www.nla.gov.au/what-we-collect/oral-history-and-folklore
Address Parkes Place
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia
Phone Phone + 61 (0)2 6262 1111
Fax +61 (0)2 6257 1703
Email Ask a librarian: http://reftracker.nla.gov.au/reft100.aspx?key=Enquiry2
Physical location Australia
Genres charms, divinations, oral history, rhymes, tales
Languages English, Estonian, German
Geographical areas Australia, Germany, Tasmania
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Name Australian Children's Folklore Collection
Institution Museum Victoria
Website http://museumvictoria.com.au/discoverycentre/infosheets/australian-childrens-folklore-collection/
Address The Discovery Centre
Museum Victoria
PO Box 666
Melbourne, Vic 3001
Australia
Phone Phone: +61 3 8341 7111
Fax: +61 3 8341 7788
Email discoverycentre@museum.vic.gov.au
Physical location Australia
Genres insults, jokes, riddles, war cries
Languages
Geographical areas Australia
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Name Childhood, Tradition & Change
Institution Australian Research Council Linkage Project Scheme (LP0663282)
Website http://ctac.esrc.unimelb.edu.au/index.html
Address
Phone 8344 7232
Email k.darian-smith@unimelb.edu.au
Physical location Australia
Genres games, language play
Languages English
Geographical areas Australia
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Name AIATSIS Online Collections
Institution Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)
Website http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/ http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/collections/exhibitions.html
Address Physical: Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT
Mailing: GPO Box 553
Canberra ACT 2601
Australia
Phone Telephone: 02 6246 1111 (International +61 2 6246 1111)
Facsimile: 02 6261 4285 (International +61 2 6261 4285)
Email
Physical location Australia
Genres ceremonies, cultural narratives, oral history, site descriptions
Languages
Geographical areas Australia
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