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National Folk Organization


administrative history

National Folk Organization, May 16, 2011: The History of the NFO (founded 1986; by V. Beliajus, M. Jensen, G. Frandsen, L. D. Young; preserves and promotes folk arts, members included; holding of annual confrences)

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

National Folk Organization records of dance descriptions and workshops, approximately 1950-2009

 Series — Box 2: Series 2
Identifier: MSS 7833 Series 2
Scope and Contents

This series contains descriptions and music from dances and music around the world. Most of the descriptions are from workshops presented at the National Folk Organization annual conferences. The descriptions are from the following dance styles: Asia, Folk, Square, Contra, Social, Balak, Welsh, and Serbia. There is music in the form of a CD to accompany most styles. Dates range approximately from 1950-2009, bulk 2001-2009.

Dates: approximately 1950-2009

National Folk Organization records on associated folk organizations, approximately 1988-2008

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7833 Series 7
Scope and Contents This series contains information and materials from associated folk organizations. Materials include calendars listing their folk festivals for various years, conference preceedings, membership registration information, and newsletters. The information comes from the following organizations: Northwest Folkdancers, Rich at the Roots, Conseil International des Organisations de Festivals de Folklore et d'arts traditionnels (CIOFF), International Organization for Folk Art (IOV), and Counsel...
Dates: approximately 1988-2008

National Folk Organization records on Pourparler, 1997-2013

 Series — Box 1: Series 1
Identifier: MSS 7833 Series 1
Scope and Contents This series contains records of the annual event, Pourparler. The first event started in 1997, funded by the National Folk Organization. Pourparler is French, meaning to talk and dance excitedly without stopping for three days. The event brings together folk dance educators to listen to lectures, engage in discussion, and participate in spontaneous dance. The materials in this series include syllabi for each event, financial records, participant information, and some recordings of the events...
Dates: 1997-2013

National Folk Organization Tax Documents, 1992-2011

 Sub-Series — Box 5: Series 3, Folder: 10
Identifier: MSS 7833 Series 3 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

This subseries contains tax returns for the National Folk Organizaiton. The subseries is currently incomplete, only containing information from the years: 1992, 1993, 2009, 2010, and 2011. More material will be added to complete the subseries and keep it up to date. Dates range from 1992-2011.

Dates: 1992-2011

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Archival Object 13
Collection 1
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 7
Fine Arts 7
National Folk Organization 7
Letters 4
Minutes (Records) 4