Caveat: Because so much of the material published on Gypsies and Travelers on the Internet is misleading due either to stereotyping, antiquated perspectives on ethnicity or culture, poor scholarship, excessive political correctness or other biases and, in some cases, outright fabrication, the Gypsy Lore Society does not make any claims for the accuracy of materials presented on any sites other than its own. The reader is on his/her own for evaluating the soundness of information. In order to assess the worth of any item of information the reader should always ask the following questions about any claims an author makes:
Email any specific inquiries into American Gypsy or Traveler history, culture and genealogy to Matt T. Salo at the email address above.
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BIOGRAPHIES
A bibliography of biographies and autobiographies about and by Gypsies may be found at https://sites.google.com/site/salopress/gypsies-and-travelers----biographies-and-autobiographies. The web page links to a short bibliography of studies of Gypsy autobiographies. Intended as an aid to further research, the bibliography is compiled largely from other bibliographic sources and inclusion on the list does not imply that the compiler, Sheila Salo, has independent knowledge of the authors' or subjects' ethnic identity or the authenticity of their narratives.
GYPSY COLLECTIONS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL
The Gypsy Collections at the University of Liverpool comprise the pre-1974 Gypsy Lore Society Archive, and the Scott Macfie Gypsy Collection of books, manuscripts, prints, photographs, sound recordings and press cuttings. The holdings encompass over 50,000 items in various media.
This is a mailing list for family researchers who are seeking genealogical information on ancestors in the "itinerant" professions such as circus, theatre, music, music hall, vaudeville, fairs, Gypsies, Travelers, etc.
Pavee Point is an organization supporting human rights for Irish Travelers, through working for solidarity, social justice, development and human rights.
The exhibition "Gypsies in the United States" contains selected photographs and text from the Carlos de Wendler-Funaro Gypsy Research Collection 1920-1975.
Facts and Fiction about the Irish Travelers in the US.
IRISH TRAVELER NOTES AND RESOURCES
Information on the contemporary Gammon lexicon.
THE ROMANY AND TRAVELER FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY
ENGLISH CENSUS OF 1881 FOR GYPSIES AND ENGLISH, SCOTTISH & IRISH TRAVELERS
THE COMMISSION ON NOMADIC PEOPLES
The Commission promotes cooperation between language groups, disciplines, academics and researchers, and the widening of the empirical base of the concept of nomadism to include different types of mobile populations across the world. The Commission facilitates communication among specialists on nomadic and pastoral peoples and those working to improve the status of nomadic peoples. The Commission publishes the journal, Nomadic Peoples, and encourages the maintenance of a high standard of scientific discussion on nomadism.
ROMANY, GYPSY AND TRAVELER RESOURCES
The prime purpose of this site is to provide resources for those who are researching ancestors who were in the "itinerant" professions. In this term I have included actors/actresses, music hall and vaudeville artistes, traveling showmen, Romany/Gypsy, circus, menageries, the bioscopes, tinkers and traveling tradesmen.