Camp and College Songs and Others, 1971  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Camp and College Songs and Others
Dates
1971 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.03 linear feet
Collection Number
1971_383
Summary
Betty Ann Woolley 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 songs -Drinking song type (College) and Camp songs
"I hold my pants up with a piece of twine" (parody on "Because you're mine, I walk... ")
"I hear you knockin' but you can't come in" (parody on "I hear you knocking... ")
The Lady in Red: about a girl who didn't know about "college men" and went "wrong"
Poor Miss Pris: the things she went through!
"Last night as I lay on my pillow" (parody on "My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean")
"Tra rah rah boom de ay, I washed my feet today" (parody on Tra rah rah boom de ay. ")
Keep on the sunny side: alternating verse (sung) and knock-knock jokes.
Souse family -drinking song
Tiny Boobies (parody on "Tiny Bubbles" risque song)
Oh, it's beer, beer for old Lincoln High (fight song parody)
States song - using the names of states in a song: What did Delaware boys..
"Did you ever see a soup bowl" (parody on "Did you ever see a Lassie")
"Lemmie" -alternate verses between girls and boys
"Come out, come out, come out of the kitchen, come out, come out. "
Serasponda (round)
Quee qua quanie mani (round)
This is Table --(sung to "Merrily we roll along", rivalry between tables in dining hall)
This is Table -- (variation of above)
"Tell a joke, tell a joke, tell a joke ---tell a joke... " (sung to the chorus of "My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean")
Jokes
One "Oregonian" joke
One religious joke (Catholic priest, Lutheran, Mormon)
One obscene narrative joke
Catholic joke: The pope "blesses" the people
Folk medicine
Wart cure; using caster oil
One cold or sore throat cure
One cure for croup
One poultice cure-all
Fresh cow manure to cure blood poisoning
Remove splinter with angel worms
One "relaxer"
Celery builds up strong nerves
One way to soothe ulcer pain
Customs
Camp Colton's "Clap"
Legends
Etymological: Tale of where the saying "What the Sam Hill... ?" came from
Folk poetry and Rhyme
One camp chant
Instrumental Music
This is an hour tape (Tape #7) on Mr. Hansen playing German and other songs on his handmade button accordion
Folktales
On side B of tape #7 there is a German tale. told and interpreted by Mr. Hansen.

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T01_1971_383_A: Betty Ann Woolley Interview Sound Recordings
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)
7 inches
7 inches
Sound recordings in this collection are available as digital audio files in the archives.
1971
T01_1971_383_B: Betty Ann Woolley Interview Sound Recordings
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)
7 inches
7 inches
Sound recordings in this collection are available as digital audio files in the archives.
1971

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • camp songs
  • College students
  • drinking songs
  • folk medicine
  • German immigrants
  • German-Danish descent
  • High school students
  • jokes
  • Junior High school
  • Lutheran Church Camp (Colton, Oregon)
  • Oregonians
  • Roman Catholics
  • Songs
  • Sound recordings
  • Personal Names :
  • Hansen, John Peter
  • Woolley, Betty Ann
  • Woolley, Laura A.
  • Geographical Names :
  • Colton (Or.)
  • Corvallis (Or.)
  • Goldendale (Wash.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project