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American Folklife Center Collections: North Africa

Searching the Collections

Search the Library of Congress Online Catalog

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. Each link below represents a customized search of Library of Congress Finding Aids for collections held by the American Folklife Center that contain materials relating to individual countries of North Africa.

Cross-Collection Guides of Region by Country

Over a period of forty years, AFC staff compiled meticulous guides to archival collection materials by country. Although these are no longer maintained, they provide information at a more granular level than that found in the Library's Online Catalog. Not all countries are represented; below are the guides to Morocco and Egypt.

The following guide offers general research strategies for use of the American Folklife Center collections.