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.
- C.I.O.F.F. (creator, Organization)
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.
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).
4 cartons (4 linear ft.)
The original order of the collection has been retained.
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.
Archives of local organizations with working relations with Brigham Young University, (Section IV.a.i.5 Music Special Collections Development Policy September 2010).
Processed; Melissa James; May 2011. Processed; Melissa James; June 2011.
- C.I.O.F.F. records
- In Progress
- Melissa James
- 2011 May 23
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.