LITHUANIAN FOLKLORE ARCHIVES OF THE INSTITUTE OF LITHUANIAN LITERATURE AND FOLKLORE
The Lithuanian Folklore Archives of the ILLF preserve collections of manuscripts, photographs, and negatives as well as sound and video recordings, covering all aspects of folklore, including the folklore of other nationalities in Lithuania. It stores the oldest folklore manuscript collections of the Lithuanian Science Society, including files written by the Lithuanian writers (Simonas Daukantas, Juozas Tumas-Vaižgantas, Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė, Julius Janonis, etc.), and wax cylinders; manuscript collections and phonograph discs of the Lithuanian Folklore Archives (1935–1939); personal collections by famous folklorists (Zenonas Slaviūnas, Stasys Paliulis, Jurgis Dovydaitis, Jonas Balys, etc.); digital materials from modern fieldwork, etc. Holdings include audiovisual recordings, manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, journals, photographs, posters, and printed ephemera. BMUFA maintains a Research Library covering topics of Ukrainian folklore, general folklore theory, history and culture of Ukrainian Canadians and other Ukrainian diaspora communities. BMUFA houses a collection of artifacts that is used for teaching, research, as well as for exhibits and other outreach activities.
Lithuanian Folklore Archive’s database: www.tautosakos-rankrastynas.lt
Database of Folklore Audio Recordings: archyvas.llti.lt/irasai
Database of Photographs: archyvas.llti.lt/nuotraukos
Digital Books of Sutartinės and Folk Instrumental Music: www.sutartines.info