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  • American Folklife Center, Library of Congress: Created by Congress in 1976 "to preserve and present American Folklife," the Center incorporates the Archive of Folk Culture, established at the Library in 1928 as a repository for American Folk Music.
  • Archer Taylor: Wolfgang Mieder's biographical sketch of the University of California Professor of Folklore Archer Taylor, and his work as a paremiologist--collector of proberbs.
  • Archives of Folklore Discussion List: Hosts a complete month-by-month record of all the posts made to the discussion-list, from 1990 to the present.
  • At the Edge: The Cosmic Mill: Article by Alby Stone discussing the hand-mill as an image of the cosmos.
  • British Columbia Folklore Society: A definition and explanation of folklore, with examples.
  • D. L. Ashliman: Folklore researcher, providing extensive resources on Germanic myths, legends and sagas, and Indo-European folk and fairy tales.
  • Directory of Irish and Celtic Folklore: An "A to Z of Irish Folkore," including seasonal celebrations, folktales, folk sayings, folk cures, leprechaun and fairy beliefs, and the origins of names.
  • Ethnologies: English-French bilingual journal disseminating knowledge about activities concerning folklore and ethnology, in Canada and elsewhere.
  • Family Folklore: How to Collect Your Own Family Folklore: Guide produced to accompany the exhibition "The Grand Generation: Memory, Mastery, Legacy" organized by the Smithsonian Institution.
  • Folk Beliefs in Modern Japan: E-text of the book edited by Inoue Nobutaka, Institute for Japanese Culture and Classics, Kokugakuin University.
  • Folklore and Popular Culture: Selective bibliography compiled by Charles D. Wright, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • Folklore: An Introduction: Contains definitions, basic categories, and listings of subjects studied by folkloristics.
  • Folklore: an Online Electronic Journal: English-language archives of an informative Baltic Folklore journal published by the Folk Belief and Media Group of the Estonian Literary Museum. Material about Estonian shamanism, urban legends, ethnomusicology, popular calendar data, and general folk belief.
  • Journal of Folklore Research: A peer-reviewed publication of the Folklore Institute at Indiana University, established in 1965.
  • Latin-American Folklore Resources Online: Lengthy links-page from UCLA provides access to information about folkloric Latin American festivals, food, games, music, religion, and folktales.
  • Lucky W Amulet Archive: Encyclopedic `resource` describing and illustrating folkloric talismans and lucky charms from around the world, including horseshoe, swastika, four-leaf clover, rabbit foot, raccoon penis bone, hamsa hand, John the Conqueror root, scarab beetle, and black cat bone.
  • New York Folklore Society: Definitions of folklore and the related terms folklife and folk arts.
  • Old Wives Tales: Sayings, superstitions, portents, lore, and rhymes, passed along to us, and being passed along to the next generation.
  • Paganism in British Folk Customs by Bob Trubshaw: Article that contrasts the true remains of Pagan origins in the folk customs of England with those customs created or exaggerated through "paganisation" by Victorian romantic authors.
  • Pro Ethnologia: Journal of the Estonian National Museum, publishing short articles on ethnographical issues. Content in Estonian and English.
  • Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage: Focuses on contemporary grassroots cultures. Festival information, recordings, events, and resources.
  • The Folklore of the Isle of Man: Myths, legends, superstitions, customs and proverbs, by A. W. Moore (1891), e-text from a Manx Note Book.
  • The Hebridean Folklore Project: Run by volunteers to keep Scottish folklore alive and accessible, with the aim of relating Scottish culture around the world. Includes tales and photos.
  • Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland: Collected and arranged by Lady Augusta Gregory (1920), e-text from the Internet Sacred Text Archive.

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