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.
Boas and Herzog, Kwakwaka'wakw, 1938. Franz Boas and George Herzog's aluminum disc recordings of Kwakwaka'wakw chief Dan Cranmer from Alert Bay, British Columbia. Added to the National Recording Registry for 2013.