Water Witching in Oregon, 1977  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Parks, Jane
Title
Water Witching in Oregon
Dates
1977
Quantity
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
1977_047
Summary
Jane Parks 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 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

Project release formReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

EssayReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Magic
Interview with a water witch who uses brass rods
An account of learning to witch water in south central Oregon with a willow stick
An account of water witching in southwestern Alberta using iron crowbar

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Building Contractors
  • College students
  • German Americans
  • photographs
  • Water witchers
  • water witching
  • Personal Names :
  • Bennette, Frank
  • Bottensek, Ron
  • Wilcox, Amanda
  • Geographical Names :
  • Eugene (Or.)
  • Fall Creek, Ore.
  • Pincher Creek, Alberta, Canada
  • Winston, Oregon
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project