Water Witching, 1979  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Water Witching
Dates
1979 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.04 linear feet
Collection Number
1979_038
Summary
Lori Radloff 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.

Alternative Forms Available

Collection is available as a duplicate copy for display 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
Pictures
Mosby Creek-Brumbraugh area, where the witching was done
Close-up of the palms up hand position used by Mr. Butler
Mr. Butler holding the witching stick
Mr. Butler putting pressure on the Y of the stick
Mr. Butler searching for water above the original site
Mr. Butler searching for water below the original site
Attempted picture of the stick in motion when Mr. Butler found water
Picture of the position of the stick, after Mr. Butler found water
Mr. Butler's position while trying to tell how deep the water is

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T02_1979_038: Lori Radloff Interview Sound Recordings
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)
undated

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Magic
  • Oral Histories
  • Photographs
  • Sound recordings
  • water witches
  • Personal Names :
  • Butler, Jim
  • Geographical Names :
  • Cottage Grove (Or.)
  • Mosby Creek, Brumbraugh Creek (Cottage Grove, Or.)
  • Wisconsin
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project