The Society: Folklore: Organizations: (Archives Organizations )

Many public and private non-profit folklore, folklife, and folk arts organizations, and colleges and universities that offer folklore courses and-or degrees maintain archival collections of ethnographic materials. In addition, public libraries, schools and community organizations occasionally also maintain collections folklore materials. Archives Organizations Folklore Society.

An archive is an accumulation of historical records or the physical place they are located. Archives contain primary source documents that have accumulated over the course of an individual or organization's lifetime, and are kept to show the function of that person or organization. (wikipedia)