DEPARTMENTAL ARCHIVE OF SAÔNE-ET-LOIRE
Archives départementales de Saône-et-Loire
Several folklorists, archeologists, and amateurs of local traditions have deposited their private collections comprising published monographs, personal notebooks, photographs, drawings, postcards and audiovisual recordings. Among them are historian Gabriel Jeanton on local geography, habitat, and language up to the 19th century, folklorist Emile Violet with his surveys of customs, and his study of the tales and dialect spoken in the Mâconnais area, and archeologist Louis Bonnamour about traditional trades on the river Saône. The collections also include a series of surveys carried out in villages all over Saône-et-Loire gathering information about customs and languages, as well as documentary films by local organizations about rural traditions and skills, in particular in the Bresse area.
AddressArchives départementales de Saône-et-Loire Place des Carmélites 71000 Mâcon France
Tel. (+33) 3 85 21 00 76