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Collection of Latin American 78s cataloged

November 1, 2012

Pampa record labelThe Archives of Traditional Music is pleased to announce that its cataloging staff have completed the MARC record cataloging of a large Latin American shellac disc collection that was purchased by the ATM in the 1970s by Frank Gillis. The collection of 78rpm discs contains a wide variety of popular music from countries in Latin American from the 1920s through the 1970s, and includes genres such as boleros, tangos, cumbias, son, plenas, guarachas, merengues, rock, waltzes, foxtrots, beguines, cha-chas, mambos, calypsos, joropos, and many others.

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ATM Participates in Smithsonian Festival

Smithsonian Folklife Festival 2012July 11, 2012

The Archives of Traditional Music was one of the units chosen to represent Indiana University at the 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the National Mall in Washington D.C. Founded in 1967, the festival is a regular feature of summer activities on the mall and attracts over a million visitors each year. Indiana University was one of sixteen universities that were part of the "Campus and Communities" exhibits for the 2012 festival.

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