Custom-Made Western Saddles, 1971  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Custom-Made Western Saddles
Dates
1971 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.03 linear feet
Collection Number
1971_322
Summary
Thomas A. Boehm 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.
Repository
University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore
1287 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon
97403
Telephone: 541-346-3925
flr@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

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

Languages
English
Sponsor
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

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Material Culture
An interview discussing the general background for the craft of saddle making, and answers to specific questions dealing with certain aspects of saddle making (includes a diagram of a western saddle with parts labeled, and 11 photographs of western saddles at different stages of construction)

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

PhotographsReturn to Top

Description Dates
P01_1971_322_01: Diagram of western Saddle with parts labeled
1.0 photographic print(s)
undated
P01_1971_322_02: Photo of workshop used in the production of saddles
1.0 photographic print(s)
undated
P01_1971_322_03: Photo of rawlite tree with Bowman roper fork
1.0 photographic print(s)
undated
P01_1971_322_04: Photo of partly assembled saddle. Square skirts, dee ring, stamp work, seat jockey, roper fork.
1.0 photographic print(s)
undated
P01_1971_322_05: Photo of nearly complete saddle. Round skirts, seat jockey, fender, passed suede (green) with buck-stitching, little stamping, cutting fork.
1.0 photographic print(s)
undated
P01_1971_322_06: Photo of rawhide tree (wood covered with rawhide). Bowman roper fork.
1.0 photographic print(s)
undated
P01_1971_322_07: Photos of 13" rawhide Little Wonder tree. Two pieces of ground work.
1.0 photographic print(s)
undated
P01_1971_322_08: Photo of rawhide tree. Bronco Association fork.
1.0 photographic print(s)
undated
P01_1971_322_09: Photo of rawhide tree. Bronco Association fork, most of ground work complete - metal strainer with leather covering.
1.0 photographic print(s)
undated
P01_1971_322_10: Photo of rawhide tree. Bronco Association fork, most of ground work complete - metal strainer with leather covering. Bottom view, some stamping.
1.0 photographic print(s)
undated
P01_1971_322_11: Photo of rawhide tree. Bronco Association fork, most of ground work complete - metal strainer with leather covering. Side view.
1.0 photographic print(s)
undated
P01_1971_322_12: Photos of three rawhide trees. 13" rawhide Little Wonder tree, two pieces of ground work. Rawhide tree, Bronco Association fork. Rawhide tree, Bronco Association fork, most of the ground work complete - metal strainer with leather covering.
1.0 photographic print(s)
undated

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Cherokee Indians
  • Photographs
  • saddle makers
  • White Americans
  • Personal Names :
  • Gray, John
  • Palmer, Dennis
  • Geographical Names :
  • Eugene (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project