Address: Gammlia, 903 42 Umeå, Sweden
A regional archive containing documents from various associations in Västerbotten, including local music associations.
The task of Folkrörelsearkivet in Västerbotten is to collect and store documents from Västerbotten's associations and popular/social movements. The archive and visiting centres are located in Umeå and Skellefteå. Folkrörelsearkivet in Västerbotten contains documents from the traditional popular movements; the labor and trade union movement, the free church movement, sports, various cooperative associations and the sobriety movement, but also a huge amount of material from associations concerning public education, culture and leisure as well as village archives and personal archives.
You will find a link for searching the collections here:
Go to Samlingarna / Sök i samlingar och click on the link Till sökning!.
Sök i samlingarna – Folkrörelsearkivet i Västerbotten (folkrorelsearkivet.se)
- Instrumental Folk Music
- Vocal Folk Music
- Folk Dance
- Northern Norrland
Types of Archival Material
- Moving Image Recordings
- Printed Sheet Music