Female Hitchhiking Lore, 1972  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Female Hitchhiking Lore
1972 (inclusive)
0.03 linear feet
Collection Number
Elaine Berg 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.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Collection includes project release form signed by the collector.

Restrictions on Use

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

Alternative Forms Available

Collection is available as an Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file in the archives.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Master sheetReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

EssayReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Popular Belief
Concerning California Hippies
anti-hitchhiker signs
Female hitchhikers' appearance
Hitchhikers' beliefs about Mexico
murders of hitchhikers
about hitchhikers, told by policemen
witches in Ashland

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T01_1972_098: Elaine Berg Interview Sound Recordings
1.0 sound tape reel(s) (analog)
7 inches
7 inches
Sound recordings in this collection are available as digital files in the archives.
August 1972

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Hitchhikers
  • Sound recordings
  • Personal Names :
  • Guptill, Ehris
  • Theriot, Michele
  • Geographical Names :
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Oregon
  • Southwest
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project