Reference Code: IE 2135 N41

Title: The Dr László Felföldi Collection

Dates of Creation: 1988-2011

Level of Description: Fonds

Extent and Medium: 7 items


Name of Creator(s): Felföldi, Dr László (b. 1947).

Biographical History: Dr László Felföldi is the head of the Folk Dance Department at the Institute for Musicology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest and a member of a number of distinguished professional cultural organisations.  His work centres on Hungarian folk dance traditions and those of Hungarian national minorities in Eastern Europe.

Immediate Source of Acquisition: Donated by Dr László Felföldi to the National Dance Archive of Ireland on 14 November 2011.




Scope and Content: Books and conference proceedings relating to Hungarian folk dance and ethnochoreology, donated by Dr László Felföldi at the seminar preceding the official opening of the National Dance Archive of Ireland as a mark of friendship and collaboration between the NDAI and the Institute for Musicology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Appraisal, Destruction and Scheduling Information: All records have been retained.

Accruals: No accruals are expected.

System of Arrangement: Publications have been divided into two series by type and thereunder arranged chronologically by date of publication.




Conditions Governing Access: Unrestricted access to all items.

Conditions Governing Reproduction: Standard copyright regulations apply to all items.  For photocopying or reproducing material, please consult with the staff.

Language/ Scripts of Material: English, Hungarian.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements: Books, CD, and DVD in good condition.  Items 1/4 (2) and 2/1 require a PC or laptop with a CD/ DVD drive.

Finding Aids: A hard copy of the descriptive catalogue is available at the Special Collections and Archives Department, Glucksman Library, University of Limerick.




Archivist’s Note: Collection arranged and described by Anna-Maria Hajba.

Rules or Conventions: This description follows guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd edition, 2000; Irish Guidelines for Archival Description, 2009; National Council on Archives: Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997; and EAP Guidance on Data Protection for Archive Services, 2018.

Date of Description: February 2012.  Revised August 2020.


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