Japanese Doll Making, 1971  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Japanese Doll Making
Dates
1971 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.04 linear feet
Collection Number
1971_053
Summary
Sandra Lee Iwasaki 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


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

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description Dates
Material Culture
Discussion and accompanying photographs of Japanese doll making
Newspaper clipping: "Window Display Salutes Japanese Festival", Oregon Journal
March 2, 1971

PhotographsReturn to Top

Description Dates
P01_1971_053_01: The name of the doll is "Suzuzume" which means sparrow. It is supposedly taken from a Haiku poem wirtten by the famous Japanese poet, Issa. Issa sees the little sparrow and says, 'If you are lonely, I"ll play with you.'
1.0 photographic print(s)
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P01_1971_053_02: The name of this doll is "Hashi-Benkei" -- "Hashi" meaning bridge and "Benkei" meaning warrior. The legend goes like this, Ushi Wakamaru is the younger brother and meets Benkei on the bridge, Gojo no hashi no moto. Where upon Benkei attempts to attack Ush
1.0 photographic print(s)
undated
P01_1971_053_03: The name of this doll is "Hashi-Benkei" -- "Hashi" meaning bridge and "Benkei" meaning warrior. The legend goes like this, Ushi Wakamaru is the younger brother and meets Benkei on the bridge, Gojo no hashi no moto. Where upon Benkei attempts to attack Ush
1.0 photographic print(s)
undated
P01_1971_053_04: This picture is taken by my sister with me in the picture. This particular display was arranged by my mother, and her mother assembled the dolls.
1.0 photographic print(s)
undated
P01_1971_053_05: This picture is taken by my sister with me in the picture. This particular display was arranged by my mother, and her mother assembled the dolls.
1.0 photographic print(s)
undated

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Folk art
  • Japanese (Sansei and Nisei)
  • material culture
  • Photographs
  • Personal Names :
  • Hirata, Nancy
  • Iwasaki, Mrs. George
  • Geographical Names :
  • Hillsboro (Or.)
  • Japan
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project