National Folk Organization legal documents, approximately 1986-2012
Scope and Contents
This series contains the National Folk Organization legal documents. Materials include by-laws, correspondence regarding by-laws, insurance information, and IRS information. The by-laws are mostly dated. The correspondence includes notes on drafts of by-laws, discussion via email and letters regarding by-laws. The IRS information vor dates between 1986-2001. These materials include applications and information regarding the NFO's nonprofit status. The overall dates range approximately from 1986-2012.
- approximately 1986-2012
- National Folk Organization (Organization)
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.
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.
Language of Materials
This series mantains original order.