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Finding Aid for the Paret-Limardo de Vela Collection, 1962
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Paret-Limardo de Vela Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1962
    Collection number: 2003.02
    Creator: Paret-Limardo de Vela, Lise
    Extent: 1 Box
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Ethnomusicology Archive
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1490
    Abstract: This collection consists of sound recordings and personal papers.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact Ethnomusicology Archive for paging information.


    Lise Paret-Limardo de Vela came to Guatemala from Haiti in the early 1960s. She collected indigenous music of Guatemala in 1962 for Guatemala's Instituto Indigenista.

    Scope and Content

    Collection includes music of the Cakchiquel, Tzutuhil, and Quiche Maya of the central highlands of Guatemala on16 sound tape reels. MP3 access copies are available in the Archive.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library''s online public access catalog.


    Field recordings--Guatemala.
    Field recordings--Tzutuhil Indians.
    Quiche Indians--Guatemala--Music.
    Field recordings--Cakchikel Indians.
    Indians of Central America--Guatemala--Music.
    Field recordings--Quiche Indians.
    Cakchikel Indians--Guatemala--Music.
    Tzutuhil Indians--Guatemala--Music.
    Paret-Limardo de Vela, Lise.
    Field recordings--Quiche Indians.