Tattoos and Indentity, 2011  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Exley, Barbara
Tattoos and Indentity
0.03 linear feet
Collection Number
Barbara Exley was a student of folklore at the University of Oregon. This collection includes an essay and fieldwork documentation relating to this student's folklore fieldwork project.
University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore
1287 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon
Telephone: 541-346-3925
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for access in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Publication of this finding aid was supported in whole or part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by Oregon State Library.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

An examination of the symbolic importance of tattoos in American culture, as it applies specifically to the relationship between tattoos and the formation and expression of identity. This project draws heavily on information obtained from an interview conducted with a local tattoo culture bearer.

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Restrictions on Use

Collection is open for use in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Master sheetReturn to Top

Project release formReturn to Top

Informant release formReturn to Top

TranscriptReturn to Top

Sound recordingReturn to Top

C01_2012_050: Barbara Exley and Rusty Savage Interview
1.0 electronic optical disc (cd-rom)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • body piercings
  • material culture
  • Occupational - tattooing
  • sound recordings
  • subculture
  • Tattoo
  • Personal Names :
  • Savage, Rusty
  • Geographical Names :
  • Eugene (Or.)
  • Lane County, Ore.
  • Springfield, Or.
  • United States
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Body Art
  • Fieldwork project
  • Stereotypes