Children's Rhymes, Popular Beliefs, Anecdotes, and Tall Tales, 1971  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Children's Rhymes, Popular Beliefs, Anecdotes, and Tall Tales
Dates
1971 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.05 linear feet
Collection Number
1971_062
Summary
Peter Lindsey 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.


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

See master sheet in binder for order of informants on sound recording.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Alternative Forms Available

Sound recordings in this collection are available as digital audio files in the archives.

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

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Poetry and Rhyme: Children's, jumprope, games
"Mother may I go out to swim"
"Johnny ate some angel cake"
"Old man Daisy"
"Teddy Dear, Teddy Bear, turn around"
"These are mother's knives and forks"
"See my finger"
"The bumble bee can round the barn"
"Hi! Kid" -"If I'm a kid, you're a goat"
"Tattle tail, tattle tail"
"Billy's mad/ And I am glad" (two versions)
"Smarty, smarty" (two versions)
"She likes coffee"
Custom
Australian custom of "roasting"
Saunas in Astoria, Oregon
Australian surfer "rots"
Medicine
Remedy for nettle pricks
Cure for sore throat
Superstitions and Popular Belief
British belief in "lob-lollies"
Australian children using pieces of glass for luck
The Australian "Bunyab"
Belief that fruit should only be eaten at certain times
Norwegian belief in beautiful girls living in bottom of lakes
Norwegian belief in underground people
Australian belief in "Hobyars"
Memorate about aquiring rabbit's foot
Folk tale
Three tall tales: one fishing, one hunting, one farming
Games
Spinning tops (Australian)
"What Time is it, Mr. Fox?" (British)
Knuckle-bones (Australian)
Pussy wants a corner (American)
Charades (American)
Tradelasts (American)
Folksong
"There were three crows sat on a limb"
Joke
One joke about a cuople "necking"
Legend
Personal legend about Mary Card (clairvoyant)
Personal legend about Rastus Evans, boat-sweep
Personal legend about Bill, the Blind Sweep-oarsman
Oral History
An account of Vote buying around the turn of the century in Arizona

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T01_1971_062_A: Interview sound recording
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)
1971
T01_1971_062_B: Interview sound recording
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)
1971

PhotographsReturn to Top

Description Dates
P01_1971_062_01: Fred Lackaff. Stained-glass window manufacturer. Resident of Portland, Oregon.
1.0 photographic print(s)
Winter 1971
P01_1971_062_02: Steve Larson. Social Worker - Portland Urban Encounter Program. Resident - Portland, Oregon.
1.0 photographic print(s)
Winter 1971
P01_1971_062_03: Tony Knight. Phd. Candidate. Univ. of Ore. Australian (Melbourne)
1.0 photographic print(s)
Winter 1971
P01_1971_062_04: Julia Weimar. Shopkeeper - Resident of Portland, Oregon.
1.0 photographic print(s)
Winter 1971
P01_1971_062_05: Diane Davis. Secretary for Portland Freight Traffic. Resident Portland, Oregon.
1.0 photographic print(s)
Winter 1971
P01_1971_062_06: R.L. Clark (left). One-time cowboy, owner of Bodine-Clark Slaughter House. Portland, Oregon.
1.0 photographic print(s)
Winter 1971
P01_1971_062_07: Harvey Lindsey. Retired. Cannon Beach, Oregon.
1.0 photographic print(s)
Winter 1971
P01_1971_062_08: Frank Hammond. Sign Painter. Cannon Beach, Oregon.
1.0 photographic print(s)
Winter 1971

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Australians
  • British
  • Finnish American
  • Games
  • narratives
  • Norwegian
  • Photographs
  • Poetry
  • school children
  • Sound recordings
  • superstitions
  • White Americans
  • Personal Names :
  • Brown, Marion
  • Clark, R. L.
  • Hammond, Frank
  • Knight, Tony
  • Kvalheim, Arne
  • Lackaff, Fred
  • Larson, Steve
  • Lindsey, Harvey
  • Neervoort, Ronnie
  • Smith, Susan
  • Weimar, Julia
  • Geographical Names :
  • Astoria (Or.)
  • Australia
  • Cannon Beach (Or.)
  • Oshkosh (Wis.)
  • Oslo (Norway)
  • Portland (Or.)
  • Wollongong (N.S.W.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project