Miscellaneous Folklore, 1970  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Miscellaneous Folklore
1970 (inclusive)
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
Thomas Hughes 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

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Folk Medicine
One cure for arthritis
Cure for piles
One cure for cough and varicose veins
One cure for foot disease
One cure for the 24 hour flu and how to break a fever
Custom at covered bridge across McKenzie River
Woods hospitality custom
New England custom
A Hawaiian Charm or Good luck
Four Polish jokes
"Smitty" legend
Two Huck Finn legends
Pele legend-Hawaii
Popular beliefs
Belief about the nature of eggs
Two beliefs about insects
Folk Poetry
Children's Charm
Two examples of graffiti
Folk speech
Two examples of folk speech
Folk song
"The Endless Tale"

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Children
  • children's poetry
  • Choctaw Indian
  • College students
  • folk beliefs
  • folk medicine
  • folk speech
  • folksongs
  • Graffiti
  • Housewife
  • legends
  • Librarians
  • Magic
  • Polish Americans
  • Portuguese
  • Radio Disc Jockey
  • ritual
  • Store Owners
  • teenagers
  • Personal Names :
  • Haracz, David
  • Hughes, June
  • Hughes, Thomas
  • Inman, Mel
  • Kuhn, Pauline
  • Mathers, Harold
  • Mathers, Mr.
  • Miller, James
  • Morris, Ida
  • Walholm, Mildred
  • Walholm, Tony
  • Geographical Names :
  • Bridgeport (Conn.)
  • Cedar Flats (Or.)
  • Eugene (Or.)
  • Hood, Mount (Or.)
  • McKenzie River (Or.)
  • Seattle (Wash.)
  • Springfield (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project