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C.I.O.F.F. records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7844

Scope and Contents

The International Council of Organizations of Folklore Festivals and Folk Arts (C.I.O.F.F.) records include four cartons of minutes, correspondence, annual reports, and festival programs hosted or attended by the C.I.O.F.F. members. The collection spans the dates 1974-2003, and was collected by some of the leading members of the organization.

Dates

  • 1974-2003

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English, French, German, Spanish (Spain), Russian.

Conditions Governing Access

Open to public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from C.I.O.F.F. records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

The C.I.O.F.F. (Conseil International des Organisations des Festivals de Folklore et d'Arts Traditionnels or International Council of Organizations of Folklore Festivals and Folk Arts) (1970- ) is an international cultural organization dedicated to the preservation and the dissemination of traditional arts.

Founded in 1970 by Henri Coursaget with the purpose of gathering together Folklore Festivals to expand the sharing of cultural traditions, and to demonstrate respect of cultural diversity and human creativity.

C.I.O.F.F is currently represented in ninety countries around the world, with over three hundred international Folklore Festivals in participation, and is in formal consultative relations with the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Extent

4 cartons (4 linear ft.)

Arrangement

The original order of the collection has been retained.

Custodial History

Donated by the International Council of Organizations of Folklore Festivals and Folk Arts organization of the United States of America in 2004.

One carton of International Council of Organizations of Folklore Festivals and Folk Arts materials donated by Mary Bee Jensen in 2010.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; International Council of Organizations of Folklore Festivals and Folk Arts; 2004. Donated; Mary Bee Jensen; 2010.

Appraisal

Archives of local organizations with working relations with Brigham Young University, (Section IV.a.i.5 Music Special Collections Development Policy September 2010).

Processing Information

Processed; Melissa James; May 2011. Processed; Melissa James; June 2011.

Creator

Title
C.I.O.F.F. records
Status
In Progress
Author
Melissa James
Date
2011 May 23
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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