Jokes, Legends, Superstitions, a Rhyme and a Tall Tale from Southeast Portland, 1972  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Jokes, Legends, Superstitions, a Rhyme and a Tall Tale from Southeast Portland
Dates
1972 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.03 linear feet
Collection Number
1972_097
Summary
Gary Bell 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
Joke
One joke about three guys in a bar
One joke about a man and a Leprechaun
One joke about blacks
Legend
Two Anecdotes
One anecdote about a local character
One first person reminiscence
One ghost story
Seven historical legends
Five oral histories
Superstition
One superstition relating belief concerning birth defects
One superstition about opening umbrellas indoors causing a death in the family
Seven superstitions concerning folk medicine
One superstition concerning social relations-- a belief held by prostitutes
Four miscellaneous superstitions
Rhymes and Folk Poetry
One rhyme about singing at the table
Folktales
One tall tale about a man riding a bear

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T02_1972_097: Gary Bell interview sound recordings
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)
undated

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Lower Middle Class
  • Protestant
  • Sound recordings
  • White
  • Personal Names :
  • Bellamy, David
  • Mrs. Howard E. Bell
  • Smith, Berenlece
  • Smith, Roy
  • Geographical Names :
  • Portland (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project