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American Folklife Center Collections: American Samoa

Searching the Collections

To research American Folklife Center (AFC) collections, a good place to start is the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Each AFC collection has an individual catalog record. The following link provides a custom search in the catalog for American Samoa materials:

Search the Library of Congress Finding Aids

Finding aids provide a gateway to a wealth of Library of Congress treasures. These guides provide comprehensive overviews of unique Library resources. Progressively detailed descriptions of a collection's component parts summarize the overall scope of the content, convey details about the individuals and organizations involved, and list box and folder headings. The link below is a customized search of Library of Congress Finding Aids limited to finding aids in the American Folklife Center collections relating to American Samoa.

Accessing Ethnographic Collections at the Library of Congress

This guide provides research strategies for using American Folklife Center collections.