Folklore of Tennis Players, 1972  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Folklore of Tennis Players
1972 (inclusive)
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
Keith Currie 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.

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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
Material culture
Type of tennis racquet
Strings in the tennis racquet
Traditional tennis wear
Radical tennis wear
Customs relating to tennis rules
Customs relating to tennis traditions
Personal customs
Folk speech
Glossary of unusual tennis terms
Superstitions about playing tennis
Wearing or using lucky items and apparel

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • clothing
  • folk speech
  • ritual
  • Sports
  • superstitions
  • Tennis players
  • Personal Names :
  • Currie, Bob
  • Preble, Kipp
  • Schaeffer, Mary
  • Seaman, Kit
  • Geographical Names :
  • Lane County (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project