The Drain House, 1970  PDF

Overview of the Collection

The Drain House
1970 (inclusive)
0.04 linear feet
Collection Number
Dan Childress 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

Alternative Forms Available

Sound recordings in this collection are available as digital audio files in the archives.

Restrictions on Use

Collection is open for use in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Restrictions on Use

Collection does not include a project release form signed by the collector.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Master sheetReturn to Top

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Folk Architecture
Description of "Drain House"
Booklet: "The Drain House" made by Dan Childress
Discussions and stories about the "Drain House"
Refer to Tape
Two stories of Charles Drain's death
"Ghost story" about Drain House. and Register Guard version. (Area kids' opinions and experience of family who lived in the house)
Land was aquired by donation land claimed by Charles Drain's grandfather
Charles Drain "accidently shot his self"
Mrs. Drain had two men paint the house
Further discussion on the tape is a series of disassociated tidbits about the area in and around Drain, Oregon

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T01_1970_006B: Interview sound recording
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • legends
  • Personal Names :
  • Brockhart, Stanley
  • Presby, James
  • Geographical Names :
  • Drain (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project