University Libraries

Literature of Folklore

Title:  Literature of Folklore

Location:  Jerome Library; film GR 1 .L5

Format and Number of Reels/Fiche/Cards:  Microfilm; 447 reels

Publisher:  General Microfilm/Erasmus Press

Content Description:  Copies of a wide variety of publications on folklore from all over the world. Includes folklore, fairy tales, folk medicine, nursery rhymes, mythology, legends, etc.

Note: The BGSU Libraries own only reels 1-447.

Language(s):  Most documents are in French, English, German, Spanish, or Latin. There are smaller numbers of documents in a wide variety of languages such as Hungarian, Danish, Latvian, etc.

Arrangement:  See the individual records for these titles.


1) Each title is individually cataloged.

2) The Literature of Folklore on Microfilm, by Lawrence S. Thompson. (REF GR 67 .L575 1975). A list of the documents included on reels 1-426.

3) The Literature of Folklore on Microfilm: Index to Authors for Rolls No. 427-733, compiled by Cheryl Ann Copeland. (REF GR 67 .L575 1984) Although this lists the documents included on reels 427-733, the BGSU Libraries own only reels 1-447.

Subject Categories:  Anthropology; The Arts; Literature; Multicultural Studies

Keywords:  folklore, folk tales, legends, customs, folk music, myths, mythology, fairies, nursery rhymes, folk medicine