Folk Medicine, 1971  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Folk Medicine
Dates
1971 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
1971_301
Summary
Judith Anderson 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.

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
Medicine
Turpentine and sugar for worms
Kerosene for sore throat
Onion poultice for cold or pneumonia
Elephant ears (a plant) for sores
Ground horse corns brewed as a tea for epilepsy or used as salve for skin cancer
Cow manure for blood poison
Kerosene for athletes foot and head lice
Sweet oil for earache
Tobacco to help wounds heal

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • folk medicine
  • remedies (health)
  • Retired man
  • Senior Citizens
  • Personal Names :
  • Fisher, Willard, Sr.
  • Geographical Names :
  • Eugene (Or.)
  • Minnesota
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project