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Yvonne Lockwood Burgenland research collection

Identifier: MSS 568 large

Scope and Contents

The Yvonne Lockwood Burgenland research collection consists of correspondence, notes, pamphlets, publications, and other research materials relating to Lockwood's study of Burgenland Croatians.


  • Creation: 1828 - 2008
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1960 - 1990


Language of Materials

The majority of the material is in Croatian, with some materials in German and English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

The material is stored off site. Please request 3 working days in advance if you wish to use it.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the authors of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. For photocopy and duplication requests, please contact the Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries.

Biographical / Historical

Yvonne Lockwood is a Michigan folklorist and historian. She received her PhD from the University of Michigan and is now curator emerita of Folklife at the MSU Museum. Together with her husband, William ("Bill") Lockwood, they traveled regularly to eastern Europe to research and collect materials about ethnic minority populations including the Roma.


2 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was donated by Yvonne Lockwood in 2016.

Related Materials

MSS 477 William G. Lockwood collection of Romani Ethnology and Gypsy stereotypes

MSS 535 William G. Lockwood Ann Arbor wine societies collection

Processing Information

Leslie Behm and Lydia Tang processed this collection in 2017 and 2019.

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Repository Details

Part of the Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections Repository

MSU Libraries
366 W. Circle Drive
East Lansing MI 48823 USA