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Folklore Reference Collection at Indiana University

This guide will introduce you to indexes, bibliographies, encylopedias, and dictionaries useful for research in folklore and ethnomusicology.

What you will find here

This tab includes sncyclopedias, indexes, and biblioraphies on all aspects of holidays and calendar customs from around the world.  Looking for the origin of April Fool's Day or  Halloween symbols?  You will find the answers here. 

General Holidays

Specialized Holidays