The Archives of Traditional Music is an audiovisual archive that documents music and culture from all over the world. With over 100,000 recordings that include more than 2,700 field collections, it is one of the largest university-based ethnographic sound archives in the United States.
Its holdings cover a wide range of cultural and geographical areas, vocal and instrumental music, linguistic materials, folktales, interviews, and oral history, as well as videotapes, photographs, and manuscripts.
Doriane Woolley McCullough 1938. Just outside of Tucson, Arizona, Doriane Woolley McCullough recorded the major Akimel O'odham song series at the Gila River Indian Reservation, and produced over 800 pages of song texts, translations and music transcriptions, creating the most important and thorough documentation of this culture prior to World War II.