The Lore of the Leftie, 1976  PDF

Overview of the Collection

The Lore of the Leftie
1976 (inclusive)
0.03 linear feet
Collection Number
Scott Palmer 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 includes project release form signed by the collector.

Collection includes project release form with additional stipulations.

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.

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
Two accounts of architectural barriers to left-handers
Oral History/Narrative
Three accounts of common problems encountered by lefties
Three sayings extolling the virtues of lefties
Two explanations of legends
Two accounts relating feelings toward lefties
Two personal stories concerning writing
Four general accounts of problems encountered
Eight personal, general narrations
Two accounts dealing with writing and language
One explanation of hand shaking
One explanation of background feeling

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T02_1976_067: Scott Palmer Interview sound recordings
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)
5 inches
5 inches
Side 1: Rob Best, Brent Superstein. Side 2: Brent Superstein, Katy Hamilton.
June 1976

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Architecture
  • College students
  • Left-handed people
  • legends
  • narratives
  • Proverbs
  • Sound recordings
  • Personal Names :
  • Best, Ron
  • Hamilton, Katy
  • Palmer, Scott
  • Superstein, Brent
  • Geographical Names :
  • Colorado Springs (Colo.)
  • Eugene (Or.)
  • Portland (Or.)
  • Rochester (N.Y.)
  • The Dalles (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project