Ukulele Folklore, 2008  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Verbano, Stefan A.
Ukulele Folklore
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
Stefan A. Verbano 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

This project examines the ukulele as an instrument that musicians use in different contexts. The paper and the interview contain discussions about the characteristics of the ukulele, and also briefly recount the instruments's historyin in the US. The interview was with an avid ukulele player and teacher, and there is much discussioin on his personal relationship with the instrument and how he uses it to identify himself as a musician. Ukelele festivals are also analyzed.

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Restrictions on Use

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

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Master sheetReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Project release formReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Informant release form(s)Return to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

EssayReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

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Description Dates
C01_2008_181: Interview with Richard Mitlying, Ukelele folklore, Intro to Folklore
1.0 electronic optical disc (cd-rom)
Verbano, Stefan
October 18, 2008

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Hobbies
  • Instrument history
  • Musicians
  • occupation
  • Recreational
  • sound recordings
  • Teacher
  • Ukulele
  • Ukulele festival
  • Personal Names :
  • Mitlyng, Richard E.
  • Geographical Names :
  • Eugene (Or.)
  • University of Oregon
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project
  • Material culture
  • Musical instruments