Rogue River Lore, 1975  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Rogue River Lore
1975 (inclusive)
0.03 linear feet
Collection Number
Penny Lee Colvin 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 on folk narratives from the Rogue River, Oregon area, including tall tales about Hathaway Jones and John Adams.
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.

Alternative Forms Available

Texts in this collection are available as an Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file in the archives.

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
Tall Tales
"Fireplace Story" -version one
"Hathaway's Hound"
"Watch Story"
"Wife Joke"
"Boulder Story" -version one
"Boulder Story" -version two
"Fireplace Story" -version two
"Mule Story"
"Goose Story"
Two accounts of incidents involving Dean Walker (old time resident of Gold Beach)
Oral History
One account of how Snout Creek got its name

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T02_1975_123: Penny Lee Colvin interview sound recordings
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • folk narratives
  • Gold Beach native
  • Oral Histories
  • Rogue River boatmen
  • Sound recordings
  • tall tales
  • Personal Names :
  • Boice, Court
  • Colvin, Edsel
  • O'Dwyer, Timothy
  • Wade, Dennis "Mutt"
  • Geographical Names :
  • Agness (Or.)
  • Gold Beach (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project