Local Horror Legends, 1970  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Local Horror Legends
1970 (inclusive)
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
Joseph Diven 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 does not include a 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
Legend (Fifteen local horror legends)
Babysitter and murderer on upstairs phone (two)
Harmetta - -Indian girl who becomes a witch
Lovers murdered in lovers' lane
Two girls staying alone in house, one is murdered
George Arvin, the Mad Woodsman
The ghostly hitchhiker
The haunted bridge
The murderer in the backseat
Boyfriend killed in lovers' lane, found hanging above car (four)
"Humans can lick hands too"
The Devil at the Door

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • College students
  • contemporary legends
  • horror
  • legends
  • local legends
  • supernatural legends
  • Personal Names :
  • Bennett, Nancy
  • Bogart, Sandra
  • Herrera, Alberto
  • Johnson, Lynne
  • Liberty, Sara
  • Maxwell, Marian
  • Murdy, Carson
  • Ota, Christine
  • Robinson, Geneva
  • Stevens, Tiah
  • Wilson, Stanley
  • Wittick, Judith
  • Geographical Names :
  • University of Oregon
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project