Farm Animal and Home Remedies, 1982  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Jackson, Nancy
Farm Animal and Home Remedies
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
Nancy Jackson 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.

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

A collection of nine farm remedies and 19 home remedies related to the pride in one's abilities, superstitions, and out of necessity because doctors and veterinarians were not available or affordable. Animals remedies include distemper, the bloat, hair loss, and weaning. Human remedies include appendicitis, blood poisoning, cough syrups, colds, fever, earache, and malaria.

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Restrictions on Use

Collection is open for use in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
1 Master sheet
1 Project release form
1 Essay
1 Folklore texts
1 Interview transcript

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Family
  • folk medicine
  • Occupation--Animal farming
  • remedies (health)
  • Geographical Names :
  • Roseburg, Or.
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Beliefs and customs
  • Fieldwork project
  • Home and domestic pursuits
  • Material culture
  • Medicine preparations
  • Personal experience narratives