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UK Folklore Archives

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Archives of The School of Scottish Studies

Contains over 9000 recordings of songs, music, tales, verse, customs, beliefs and oral history. Includes a guide to their collections, exhibitions, and projects.

Calum Maclean Project

Online catalogue for the archive of transcriptions of Gaelic folklore from the fieldwork of Calum Iain Maclean (1915-1960).

The Carmichael Watson Project

Conducts research based on the papers of folklorist Alexander Carmichael (1832-1912), the foremost collection of material from the Gaelic-speaking areas of Scotland; includes background, and a catalogue of the collection.

The Doc Rowe Archive and Collection

A guide to Doc Rowe's collection of audio and video recordings, photographs, written and printed material and other resources, covering the cultural traditions and vernacular arts, folklore, song and dance of Britain and Ireland.

North East Folklore Archive

Created for the study and appreciation of the traditions and social history of Aberdeenshire. Includes details of their collections of stories, song and dance, with an online archive organised by theme.

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