Primary contactG.A. Hickman Building (ED-4038) Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NF
CA A1B 3X8
MUNFLA is the major repository for collected and recorded material in the fields of folklore, folklife, oral history and related aspects of culture from Newfoundland and Labrador. It accepts collections in all media, including manuscripts, microforms, records, tapes, photographs, films, videos and electronic media. MUNFLA is recognized as the leading sound archive in the province.
Notable collections include the field notebooks of Maud Karpeles (1929); the taped song collections of Kenneth S. Goldstein (1970s and 1980s) and MacEdward Leach (1950s); CBC Radio's Fisheries Broadcast; the Herbert Halpert and John Widdowson collections of folklore (1960s and 1970s) and the Lorne Russwurm international collection of recorded country music.