Japanese Superstitions and Popular Beliefs, 1976  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Japanese Superstitions and Popular Beliefs
Dates
1976 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.04 linear feet
Collection Number
1976_087
Summary
Arlene Wagar 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

EssayReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Sample questionnaire used by informants to indicate knowledge of and/or belief in each superstition
Superstition and Popular Belief
19 concerning numbers
29 concerning death
3 concerning hearses
6 concerning funerals
9 concerning good luck
13 concerning food
8 concerning dreams
5 concerning architecture
5 concerning spiders
4 concerning unwanted guests
7 concerning salt
7 concerning photographs
5 concerning ghosts, evil spirits, tricksters, telephones
8 concerning bad luck
16 concerning good luck, tea
16 concerning the New Year
21 miscellaneous: weather, birthdays, left-handedness, fire, bed-wetting, navel-eating ogres, earthworms, cures, etc

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T01_1976_087_A: [MISSING] Arlene Wager interview sound recordings
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)
7 inches
7 inches
1976
T01_1976_087_B: Arlene Wagar interview sound recordings
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)
7 inches
7 inches
1976

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Buddhists
  • ethnic groups
  • folk beliefs
  • Japanese
  • Japanese Americans
  • Sound recordings
  • superstitions
  • Personal Names :
  • Gokami, Ben
  • Harada, Marvin
  • Hatori, Arlene
  • Higurashi, Yoshiko
  • Joyo, Brian Shigeo
  • Kamirnura, Tomoyo
  • Kiyomura, Cathy
  • Koike, Jerry
  • McClaine, Yoko
  • Nakai, Yoshiyuki
  • Ogata, Susan
  • Shiki, Ricki
  • Shioshi, Linda
  • Soejima, Audrey
  • Sono, Faye
  • Wagar, Kaneko Tanaka
  • Yogi, Charlene Aimee
  • Geographical Names :
  • Japan
  • Kahului (Hawaii)
  • Kailua (Oahu, Hawaii)
  • Pahala (Hawaii)
  • Portland (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project