The Minnie J. Funke (nee Moffitt) Collection, 1971  PDF

Overview of the Collection

The Minnie J. Funke (nee Moffitt) Collection
1971 (inclusive)
0.03 linear feet
Collection Number
Morris C. Gant 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.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Collection includes a project release form with additional stipulations.

Restrictions on Use

Collection is open for use in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy and additional stipulations by collectors or informants. See project release form in collection file for additional stipulations.

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
A HOME IN THE WEST: "O give me a home"
LITTLE ALABAMA COON: "I'se a little Alabama coon"
LITTLE GERMAN HOME ACROSS THE SEA: "I never shall forget the days, so / full of joy and glee"
MY DEAR SAVANNAH HOME: "Where the balmy breeze is sighing"
SUNNY TENNESSEE: "On a morning bright and dear"
I'VE A LONGING IN MY HEART FOR YOU: "I've a longing in my heart for you Louise"
THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY: "Oh they say from the valley you are going"
A LIGHT IS IN THE PARLOR: "A light is in the parlor"
GOODNIGHT SONG: "We now must sing our parting song"
WELCOME SONG" "We are glad dear friends to meet you"
I'LL BE ALL SMILES TONIGHT: "I'll deck my brow with roses"
JOE HARDY: "You know you was once my lover"
THE BROOKLYN THEATRE: "The evening(s) bright stars they were shining" (2 versions)
DON'T YOU GO TOMMY: "You will miss it my boy now mind what I say"
GUITEAU CONFESSION: "Come kind friends and Christians"
THE DYING COWBOY: "As I passed down by Tom Sherman's barroom"
Printed map: "Iowa Regional Folksong and Ballad Affinity Chart."
DON'T STAY AFTER TEN: "I just one word to say to you"
SHALL YOU? SHALL I?: "Someone will enter the pearly gate"
THE LITTLE ROSEWOOD CASKET: "In the little rosewood casket"
A PACKAGE OF OLD LETTERS: "In a little rosewood casket"
MY MOTHER'S DYING PRAYER: "It was dark within the cottage"
LITTLE JOE: "What will the birds do mother in the spring"
POOR LITTLE JOE: "While strolling one night through New York's gay throng" (2 versions)
HELLO CENTRAL: "Papa I'm so sad and lonely"
KITTY WELLS: "You ask what makes this darkey weep" (2 versions)
TRAMP, TRAMP, TRAMP: "In the prison cell I sit"
JUST BEFORE THE BATTLE, MOTHER: "Just before the battle, mother"
I KNOW A LITTLE FELLOW: "I'm just as fond of beauty/ as anyone can be"
THE STAR AND THE FLOWER: "A young man sat one evening"
LITTLE ORPHAN GIRL: "No home no home pleads the little girl"
SWEET BUNCH OF DAISIES: "Sweet bunch of daisies, oh, how fair to see

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • folksongs
  • White Americans
  • Personal Names :
  • Ames, Annie
  • Ames, Wm. S.
  • D.K.
  • Fannie S.
  • Figgens, Mary
  • Maggogin, Mrs.
  • Moffitt, Minnie Jane
  • Mostoller, Fannie
  • Geographical Names :
  • Afton (Iowa)
  • Florence (Or.)
  • Hermann (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project