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Archer Taylor
Wolfgang Mieder's biographical sketch of the University of California Professor of Folklore Archer Taylor, and his work as a paremiologist - collector of proverbs.
http://www.locustvalley.com/business/Families%20of%20Distinction/Taylor.html

Archives of Folklore Discussion List
Hosts a complete month-by-month record of all the posts made to the discussion-list, from 1990 to the present.
http://listserv.tamu.edu/archives/folklore.html

At the Edge: The Cosmic Mill
Article by Alby Stone discussing the hand-mill as an image of the cosmos.
http://www.indigogroup.co.uk/edge/cmill.htm

Basque Folklore
Essays and links.
http://www.buber.net/Basque/Folklore/

D. L. Ashliman
Folklore researcher, providing extensive resources on Germanic myths, legends and sagas, and Indo-European folk and fairy tales.
http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/ashliman.html

Folk Beliefs in Modern Japan
E-text of the book edited by Inoue Nobutaka, Institute for Japanese Culture and Classics, Kokugakuin University.
http://www.kokugakuin.ac.jp/ijcc/wp/cpjr/folkbeliefs/

Folklore: an Online Electronic Journal
English-language archives of an informative Baltic Folklore journal published by the Folk Belief and Media Group of the Estonian Literary Museum. Material about Estonian shamanism, urban legends, ethnomusicology, popular calendar data, and general folk belief.
http://folklore.ee/folklore/

Journal of Folklore Research
A peer-reviewed publication of the Folklore Institute at Indiana University, established in 1965.
http://scholarworks.iu.edu/journals/index.php/jfr/

Lucky W Amulet Archive
Encyclopedic resource describing and illustrating folkloric talismans and lucky charms from around the world, including horseshoe, swastika, four-leaf clover, rabbit foot, raccoon penis bone, hamsa hand, John the Conqueror root, scarab beetle, and black cat bone.
http://www.luckymojo.com/luckyw.html

Paganism in British Folk Customs by Bob Trubshaw
Article that contrasts the true remains of Pagan origins in the folk customs of England with those customs created or exaggerated through "paganisation" by Victorian romantic authors.
http://www.indigogroup.co.uk/edge/paganism.htm

Pro Ethnologia
Journal of the Estonian National Museum, publishing short articles on ethnographical issues. Content in Estonian and English.
http://www.erm.ee/?node=101

Superstitions Around the World
A compilation of superstitions and taboos around from variety of cultures.
http://worldsuperstitions.blogspot.com/

The Folklore of the Isle of Man
Myths, legends, superstitions, customs and proverbs, by A. W. Moore (1891), e-text from a Manx Note Book.
http://www.isle-of-man.com/manxnotebook/fulltext/folklore/

Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland
Collected and arranged by Lady Augusta Gregory (1920), e-text from the Internet Sacred Text Archive.
http://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/celt/vbwi/