Fieldwork of James Ruh, 2016  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Ruh, James
Fieldwork of James Ruh
2016 (inclusive)
0.02 linear feet

1 folder
Collection Number
James Ruh 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

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


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Lore through my eyes stemming from the folk associated with my every day life.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

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.

Restrictions on Use

Collection includes a project release form signed by collector. Collection includes informant release forms signed by informants.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Master SheetReturn to Top

Project Release FormReturn to Top

Informant Release FormsReturn to Top

Folklore Text SheetsReturn to Top

Bowling Superstitions
Salt Over the Left Shoulder
White Lighters; Age of 27
Lucky Ball Marker
Surfing in Yellow: Yum Yum Yellow
Hawaiian Lore
Pacific Islander Tribal Tattoo Kakau
Boy's Day Tango-no-sekku
Girl's Day Hina Matsuri
Triangle Tattoo
Armenian Coffee

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Description Dates
P01_2018_165_01: Memorate Occupational Lore
Ruh, James
1.0 photographs
1 photographic print
Judas spilling salt in da Vinci's Last Supper
P01_2018_165_02: Surfing in Yellow: Yum Yum Yellow
Ruh, James
1.0 photographs
Pro surfer Mick Fanning's yellow surf board post attack.
P01_2018_165_03: Triangle Tattoo
Ruh, James
1.0 photographs

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Hawaiian
  • holidays
  • memorates
  • Recreation—Bowling
  • sports magic
  • Surfers
  • tattoos (body markings) USE: tattooing
  • Personal Names :
  • Angle, Ally
  • Eian
  • Lo, Reggie
  • Pfeiffer, Reed
  • Geographical Names :
  • California, Southern
  • Hawaii
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project
  • superstitions