Square Dancer's Folklore, 1972  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Square Dancer's Folklore
1972 (inclusive)
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
April Apperson 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 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

EssayReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Oral History
Origin of square dances
Folk speech
Three definitions of square dancing terms
Three variations in positions
Origin of variations
Five items on women's costumes
One item on matched costumes
Five items on men's costumes
Three items on general costume
One festival
Three types of parties
Five calling customs
Three customs on personal appearance and habits
Three club customs

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • celebrations
  • clothing
  • Dance
  • dancers
  • folk speech
  • Oral Histories
  • ritual
  • Square dance
  • Personal Names :
  • Apperson, April
  • Miller, Holly
  • Miller, Sherry
  • Miller, Vesta
  • Tiffany, Hazel Mae
  • Geographical Names :
  • Mt. Shasta (Calif.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project