Jokes and Verbal Puzzles, 1978  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Calhoun, Joe
Jokes and Verbal Puzzles
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
Joe Calhoun 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 is open for use in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy and additional stipulations by collectors or informants. See project release form in collection file for additional stipulations.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Master sheetReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Project release formReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

EssayReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Verbal Puzzles
Four Verbal Puzzles
Four Polish Jokes
Four Assorted Ethnic Jokes
Four Black Jokes
Three Shit Jokes
Twelve Pretended Obscene Jokes
Four Obscene Jokes
One Conundrum
One Sick Joke
One Religious Joke
One Catch Joke
Verbal Poetry
One Obscene Limerick

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T02_1980_018: [untitled]
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)
5 inches
Calhoun, Joe

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • ethnic jokes
  • jokes
  • Middle Class American Family
  • obscene jokes
  • poetry
  • puzzles (games)
  • sound recordings
  • speech play
  • Personal Names :
  • Calhoun, Chuck
  • Calhoun, Jim
  • Calhoun, Joe
  • Calhoun, Mike
  • Calhoun, Wanda
  • Geographical Names :
  • Portland, Or.
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project