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Regional Arts Councils Survey, 1993-1994, 1993-1994

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Scope and Contents note

The Regional Arts Councils Survey contains color slides, B&W and color prints/negatives, fieldnotes, a folklife festival feasibility study, newspaper clippings, program flyers and other ephemera collected during an eight-month folk arts survey in nine counties. The Folk Arts Coordinator worked with six regional arts council directors to assist them in identifying folk artists in their regions and developing folk arts programming. The binders are organized by the regional arts councils - Arts Council of Southern Oregon (ACSO) and Umpqua Valley Arts Association (UVAA); Lane Arts Council (LAC); and Linn-Benton Arts Council (LBAC) and Mid-Valley A(RACOCO).

Images in the collection feature folk artists, artifacts, festivals, community events, and occupational arts from timbering communities. Chainsaw carving, blade painting, a variety wood carving and whittling, doll making, and musical performances. Folk arts of Linn and Benton Counties.

Field notes and ephemera are filed by regional arts council.


  • Creation: 1993-1994


Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

General Physical Description note

4 binders, 899 slides, 58 photographs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA