Chicago Ethnic Arts Project Collection
|Series I: Manuscripts|
Series I: Manuscripts
Contents: The manuscript materials provide supporting documentation for the entire project, including the follow-up workshops and the photographic exhibit. Documents pertaining to the planning and administration of these activities are found here. Publications such as books, brochures, articles, maps, and so forth provide background on Chicago and specific ethnic groups. Documentation includes fieldnotes, daily journals, logs describing the content of the photographs and sound recordings made during the fieldwork, and related ephemera. This series also contains summaries and reports on the project, including a final copy of A Report on the Chicago Ethnic Arts Project.
Archive of Folk Culture administrative materials
The collection register [this document], accession log, original and copy of the collection inventory.
Pre-project background materials; project proposal; travel/media budgets; grant agreement; planning correspondence; research schedule; coordinator's appointment book; miscellaneous.
Blank contracts; addresses and schedules; contracts and resumes (arranged alphabetically by fieldworker).
Actual project expenses
Ledger; bank statements; expenditures; bills; honorariums; coordinator's weekly reports and analyses.
Publicity and press releases
Press contacts; correspondence; media coverage.
Coordinator's administrative correspondence; between Center and fieldworkers; between fieldworkers and contacts; general/miscellaneous.
Lists of possible contacts; address labels; certificate recipients; blank certificates; Consulates in Chicago; Chicago congressmen.
Notes and documents from the presentation by Alan Jabbour to the Illinois Arts Council.
Collected Publications and Ephemera
General information about Chicago--resource individuals and institutions.
Othercontainertype Loose publications.
General information about Chicago
General information about Chicago--.ephemera
Information on specific ethnic groups
Materials arranged alphabetically by ethnic group.
Original fieldnotes arranged alphabetically by fieldworker.
Black and white logs
Logs describing black and white images, arranged numerically by roll number and alphabetically by ethnic group; fieldworkers' notes for photo identification.
Logs describing color images arranged numerically by holder and alphabetically by ethnic group.
Fieldworkers' sound recording logs (arranged alphabetically); reference and evaluative logs; selected transcribed quotes; annotations for selected sound recordings.
For a list of dance-related sound recordings, see Appendix C.
Copy of concordance; tape catalog; miscellaneous.
Reports and Products
Reports submitted by fieldworkers (arranged alphabetically).
Sections of edited report manuscript arranged in final report order.
A Report on the Chicago Ethnic Arts Project. Complete, bound report prepared by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, January 1978.
For an index of dance related content in the Report by ethnic group, see Appendix A.
Project progress report; assessment of sound recordings; artists suitable for festival appearances; report requests; photographic presentation sets.
Proposals; grant agreement; planning; publicity; invitations; mailing lists; correspondence; schedule; handouts; instructors' reports.
Participants, miscellaneous notes
Workshop materials (arranged alphabetically by ethnic group).
Proposals; budgets; arrangement; exhibit design; catalog; publicity; reception; travel; correspondence; videocasette logs.