Superstition in Pregnancy, 1982  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Backer, John
Title
Superstition in Pregnancy
Dates
1982
Quantity
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
1982_101
Summary
John Backer 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
Superstition and popular beliefs
Initials spell word
position determines sex
Two ideas about chocolate and caffine
Use of righthand
Heartbeat belief
Hot baths -women and men
Weak women beliefs
Draino in urine
Needle on a string
Marking the baby (fetus)
Dark line down to pubic area
Castor oil
Happy mother equals happy baby

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T02_1982_101: [untitled]
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)
5 inches
Backer, John
undated

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • belief
  • College senior -business major
  • folk beliefs
  • German Grandmother
  • Housewife
  • Legal Secretary
  • sound recordings
  • White collar -draftsman
  • Personal Names :
  • Backer, Elizabeth
  • Backer, Ruth
  • Boles, Kathyrn
  • McCullough, Larry
  • McCullough, Trudy
  • Todd, Annabelle
  • Geographical Names :
  • Eugene (Or.)
  • Hillsboro, Oregon
  • Salem, Or.
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project