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| Keyword Search | | People Search | | Subject Search | | Accession # Search |

| Commercial Recordings Search | | Photo Collection Search | | Field Recording Search | | Publications Search |


Keyword Search
There are currently four collections within the Ukrainian Folklore Archives available on-line. They include the Commercial Recordings Collection, the Photo Collection, the Field Recordings Collection, and Publications. The Keyword Search can search across one or all of these collections. To perform a keyword search, enter one or more terms associated with an object and click the "Search" button. To search multiple terms, use a space to separate the terms. Partial search terms may be entered. The searches are not case sensitive.

People Search
The People Search searches for individuals and/or groups associated with objects across all four collections within the Ukrainian Folklore Archives. Clicking on one of the letters or entering a letter into the text box and clicking the "Search" button will return an alphabetical listing of individuals and/or groups beginning with that letter. Entering a full or partial name and clicking the "Search" button will return an alphabetical listing of individuals and/or groups that contain the text entered anywhere within their name. The searches are not case sensitive. When entering the entire name of an individual, use the format [Last Name], [First Name]. Clicking on one of the names returned in the alphabetical listing will display all objects associated with that individual or group.

Subject Search
The Subject Search searches for objects in a particular category. All the categories contained within the four Ukrainian Folklore Archives collections are displayed in a tree structure. More specific categories can be displayed by clicking on the broader categories. Clicking on any of the category names will display all objects associated with that category.

Accession # Search
Each object in the Ukrainian Folklore Archives has a unique Accession Number. The Accession # Search searches across all four Ukrainian Folklore Archives collections. Enter the Accession Number of the object and click the "Search" button.


Commercial Recordings Search
The Commercial Recordings Search searches for albums, songs, and musical pieces ("selections") contained within the Commercial Recordings collection of the Ukrainian Folklore Archives. A single field or any combination of fields may be used in one search. The searches are not case sensitive. Click the "Search" button to run the search.

  • Recording Type: Select 'Album' to seach on albums only, 'Song/Selection' to search on songs and selections only, or 'Both' to search both albums, songs and selections.
  • Title: Enter the title of the album, song, or selection.
  • Performer: Click on "list of performers" to display a list of the performers of the albums and/or songs contained in this collection. Clicking on the desired term will automatically insert the term into the text box.
  • Label: Click on "list of labels" to display a list of the labels of the albums and/or songs contained in this collection. Clicking on the desired term will automatically insert the term into the text box.
  • Locality Recorded: Enter the location where the album or song was recorded. (E.g., Manitoba or Edmonton)
  • Date Recorded Range: Enter a range of years that the album or song was recorded in. Years must be entered in four-digit format only (e.g., 2001). To search for albums and/or songs collected within a particular year, enter the same year into both text boxes.


Photo Collection Search
The Photo Collection Search searches for photographs contained within the Photo collection of the Ukrainian Folklore Archives. A single field or any combination of fields may be used in one search. The searches are not case sensitive. Click the "Search" button to run the search.

  • Title: Enter the title of the photograph. A partial title may be entered. (E.g., wedding)
  • Photographer: Click on "list of photographers" to display a list of the photographers of the photos contained in this collection. Clicking on the desired term will automatically insert the term into the text box.
  • Objects: Click on "list of objects" to display a list of the objects that are included in the photographs from this collection. Clicking on the desired term will automatically insert the term into the text box.
  • Place Photographed: Enter the location where the photograph was taken. (E.g., Kolomyia)
  • Date Photographed Range: Enter a range of years when the photograph was taken. Years must be entered in four-digit format only. (E.g., 2001) To search for photographs collected within a particular year, enter the same year into both text boxes.


Field Recordings Search
The Field Recordings Search searches for recordings contained within the Field Recordings collection of the Ukrainian Folklore Archives. A single field or any combination of fields may be used in one search. The searches are not case sensitive. Click the "Search" button to run the search.

  • Title: Enter the title of the recording. A partial title may be entered. (E.g. wedding)
  • Interviewee: Click on "list of interviewees" to display a list of the individuals that have been interviewed in a recording contained in this collection. Clicking on the desired term will automatically insert the term into the text box.
  • Interviewer: Click on "list of interviewers" to display a list of the individuals that have created a field recording contained in this collection. Clicking on the desired term will automatically insert the term into the text box.
  • Place Recorded: Enter the location where the field recording was recorded. (E.g., Dauphin)
  • Date Recorded Range: Enter a range of years when the field recording was recorded. Years must be entered in four-digit format only (E.g. 2001). To search for field recordings collected within a particular year, enter the same year into both text boxes.


Publications Search
The Publications Search searches for published items contained within the Publications collection of the Ukrainian Folklore Archives. A single field or any combination of fields may be used in one search. The searches are not case sensitive. Click the "Search" button to run the search.

  • Publication Type: Select a publications type from the dropdown list. Selecting a publication type will filter the "Author/Editor" list to individuals that have published an item of that type.
  • Title: Enter the title of the publication. A partial title may be entered. (E.g., )
  • Author/Editor: Click on "list of authors/editors" to display a list of the individuals that have created a publication contained in this collection. Clicking on the desired term will automatically insert the term into the text box. Note that if a term has been selected in the publication type field, the list of authors/editors will be filtered to display individuals that have created a publication of that publication type.
  • Library of Congress #: Enter the Library of Congress Catalogue Number of the publication. A Library of Congress Catalogue Number is the unique number that is assigned to each item contained within the Library of Congress' catalogued collections.
  • Date Published Range: Enter a range of years when the publication was published. Years must be entered in four-digit format only (E.g. 2001). To search for publications collected within a particular year, enter the same year into both text boxes.


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