Heroin Folklore, 1971  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Anonymous
Title
Heroin Folklore
Dates
1971 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
1971_317
Summary
Anonymous 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.
Repository
University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore
1287 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon
97403
Telephone: 541-346-3925
flr@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

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

Languages
English
Sponsor
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.

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
Folk speech
Terminology connected with the use of drugs: names for drugs, terminology of heroin use and process of injecting heroin, names of tools, etc
Customs
Description of process of injecting heroin
Popular Belief
"Junk" constipates
Narratives
Story about an overdose of heroin
Two stories about "Junkie morals"

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Drug users
  • folk beliefs
  • folk speech
  • Housewife
  • illegal drugs
  • narratives
  • ritual
  • Geographical Names :
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project