Finding the 'Life' in Life History, 1989  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Vincent, Wayne
Finding the 'Life' in Life History
0.02 linear feet
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Vincent, Wayne 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

This project addresses issues of ethics, representation, and the communication of an emic point of view in ethnographic writings and fieldwork projects. The subject of the project itself is a Chinese Tai Chi instructor.

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Restrictions on Use

Collection is open for use in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy and additional stipulations by collectors or informants. See project release form in collection file for additional stipulations.

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Container(s) Description
1 Master sheet
1 Project release form
1 Essay
1 Folklore texts
1 Interview transcript

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Chinese
  • Chinese customs
  • Ethnography
  • martial arts philosophy
  • Tai Chi
  • Personal Names :
  • Chan, Sik Hung
  • Geographical Names :
  • Eugene (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Ethnic
  • family
  • Fieldwork project
  • Personal experience narratives
  • religion
  • sports