Collections from Floyd Finn, 1974  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Collections from Floyd Finn
1974 (inclusive)
0.03 linear feet
Collection Number
Beth Hacker 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.


Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Collection does not include a 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
Several life wisdoms
Poetry and Rhyme
Magic Mouse, "Wouldn't it be funny..." (adapted fr. Family Circle)
"When the days are dreary" (learned from printed source)
Description of contents of a rhymed parable
Superstitions and Popular Beliefs
Refusing to stay alone in a hospital room: ghosts
How to make sugar less fattening
The dead miner's mule team
Material Culture
Hand-made puzzle
One non-verbal riddle
Water steam and health
Wart cure power of a 7th son of a 7th son
Reference to a venereal infection remedy
Folk Life
Brick used to warm bed

PhotographsReturn to Top

Description Dates
P01_1974_240_01: Mr. Floyd Finn
1.0 photographic print(s)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • folk beliefs
  • folk medicine
  • folklife
  • Former coal miner
  • legends
  • Locksmith
  • material culture
  • narratives
  • Photographs
  • Poetry
  • Proverbs
  • riddles
  • superstitions
  • Personal Names :
  • Finn, Floyd
  • Geographical Names :
  • Midwest, USA
  • Pittsburg (Kan.)
  • Springfield (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project