Barre Toelken (director of Utah State University's Folklore Program, 1985-2002) conducted fieldwork throughout his active folklore career from 1954 to the present. Much of that fieldwork was documented through images: slides and photographs.
The materials in the Collection, 1954 to 2002, include images on cemeteries, Native American (mostly Navajo) customs, Areas: Austria, Germany, Japan, Unities States, and topical images. The metadata for most the items in this collection are in an in-house Access database. [See Folklore Curator for access to database.]
Restrictions on Access : Restrictions
Open to public research. To access the collection a patron must have the following information: collection number, series number, sub-series number, if applicable, box number and folder number (or image number).Restrictions on Use : Copyright
It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Utah State University Libraries, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.
Permission to publish material from the Barre Toelken image collection must be obtained from the Curator of the Fife Folklore Archives and/or the Special Collections Department Head.Preferred Citation :
Barre Toelken image collection, 1954-2002. (FOLK COLL 35a). Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives Department.
Collection organized in 6 series.
Acquisition Information :
In the fall 2005, the materials in this collection were donated by Professor Barre Toelken to the Fife Folklore Archives .Processing Note :
In the fall 2005, Randy Williams worked with Barre Toelken to organize the collection and add metadata into an in-house Access database, resulting in some of Box 1. In the Spring Semester 2006 (January through May), graduate intern Dusty Decker Wiser worked with Barre Toelken to continue organizing this collection and adding to the metadata database, resulting in Boxes 1-8. Finding aid created by Randy Williams, May 2006; updated Randy Williams, March 2012.
Detailed Description of the Collection