Series Description

Record Group Number:


Series Number:

.S 1627


Bureau of Florida Folklife Programs. Florida Folklife Archive


Bureau of Florida Folklife Programs administrative files, 1970-1989.


4.50 cubic ft.

Organization / Arrangement:



This series contains correspondence, grant records, conference records, Folklife Archive information and forms, loan forms for material borrowed from the Folklife Archive, Florida Folk Festival policies, and general office task records documenting the policies and activities of the Bureau of Florida Folklife Programs and the Florida Folklife Archive. Also included in this series are field notes and material from several exhibits. Subjects include Ida Goodson, Lucreaty Clark, saddle making, boat making, Ukrainian egg decorating, Czech egg decorating, the Drop on Down record album project, Seminole projects, and a basketry exhibit. Other subjects documented in this series include the apprenticeship program, Arab traditions, cigar rolling, Japanese origami, quilting, Seminole sweetgrass baskets, and the slide/tape program. Some files include photographs and slides from the research and exhibits.

Finding Aids:

Folder listing available.

Associated Materials:

Series S1577, Photographs and Slides of Folk Arts, Artisans, and Performers, contains slide carousels to accompany audio tapes in this series for slide/tape programs produced by the Bureau of Florida Folklife Programs.

Subject Access Fields:

Folk festivals Florida
Seminole Indians.
Basket making Florida
Apprentices Florida
Cigar makers.
Field notes. aat
Photographs. aat
Slides. aat

Added Entries:

Clark, Lucreaty J. 1904-1984. 
Goodson, Ida, 1909- 
Florida Folklife Program