Folk Medicine and Reminiscences, 1971  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Folk Medicine and Reminiscences
1971 (inclusive)
0.03 linear feet
Collection Number
Nanci Boyer 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.


Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Collection does not include a 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
Folk Medicine
One cure for baby's irritated eyes
Hooping-cough cure
Poison oak
Pneumonia cure with goose fat
Temporary relief for a toothache
Two cures for boils
Two cures for burns
Insect stings
One eye cure (for sty)
Folk Medicine (cont.)
Two ways to get rid of worms
Sell a wart
Earache cure
Mouth ailments
Cure for diarrhea
Three cures for stomach upsets
One cough mixture
One cure for sore throat
Taped interview with a 75 year old woman who was born in Rumania, and came to the U. S. when 11 years old. Includes marriage customs, reminiscences, crops, description of life in Saskatchewan, Ca., North Dakota, and Rumania

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T02_1971_387: Nanci Boyer interview sound recordings
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)
5 inches
5 inches

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • folk medicine
  • healing
  • Sound recordings
  • White Americans
  • Personal Names :
  • Bonogofski, Rosalie
  • Ziebart, Lena
  • Geographical Names :
  • North Dakota
  • Romania
  • Saskatchewan
  • Willamette River Valley (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project