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National Folk Organization correspondence, 1985-2006

 Series — Box: 13
Identifier: MSS 7833 Series 9

Scope and Contents

This series contains correspondence of the National Folk Organization (NFO). Materials include lettes, emails, and hand written notes. The correspondence primarily is addressed to and sent from the NFO secretary of that time. The correspondence is between other members of NFO, NFO board members, and other folk dance organizations/professionals. Dates range from 1985-2006.


  • 1985-2006


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the National Folk Organization records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

From the Collection:

The National Folk Organization (1986- ) is committed to the preservation and promotion of the folk art traditions.

Vytautas F. Beliajus, Mary Bee Jensen, George Frandsen, and L. DeWayne Young founded the National Folk Organization (NFO) in 1986 to provide information and opportunities in the folk arts around the United States.

Many of its members include persons involved in dance ensembles, institutions, music groups, choreographers, teachers, and foundations, as well as community ethnic festivals, and international festivals that host folk ensembles from around the world.

The NFO holds annual conferences to promote activities of those involved, and continues to unite individuals and organizations that support folk arts.


1 box

Language of Materials



This series is arranged in chronological order.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States