Popular Beliefs and Folk Medicine, 1971  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Popular Beliefs and Folk Medicine
1971 (inclusive)
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
Anne Hubbard 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

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Four wart cures
One asthma remedy
Five cures for eye ailments
One cure for earaches
One cure for arthritis
Five general cure-alls
Two cures for vomiting/diarrhea
Three cures for stomach disorders
Five cures for colds
One cure for boils
Two remedies for cuts/wounds
One remedy for burns
Two remedies for bleeding
Two cures for insect stings
Two cures for sores
Two cures for coughs
Two cures for sore throats
One cure for pneumonia
One cure for worms
One cure for flu
Three cures for kidney stones
One cure for sore feet
One cure for bed wetting
Cow manure as a poultice
One cure for gallbladder trouble
One cure for insomnia and colic
One cure for diaper rash
One cure for hiccups
During pregnancy
One cure for nosebleed
Superstition and Popular belief
Weather (10)
Love, Courtship, Marriage (3)
Home, Domestic pursuits (5)
Witchcraft, Personal rituals (2)
Human body (4)
Birth, Infancy, Childhood (5)
Social, economic relations (4)
Death, Funeral (7)
Animals (2)
Luck (4)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Farmers
  • folk beliefs
  • folk medicine
  • Housewife
  • Housewife (rural/farm)
  • Logger (retired)
  • Millworkers
  • Student
  • superstitions
  • White Americans

Personal Names

  • Gowing, Mrs. Harold
  • Hubbard, Anne
  • Hubbard, Bill
  • John Swanson,
  • Marsh, Martha
  • Spencer, Adelaide
  • Spencer, Richard
  • Swanson, Emalee

Geographical Names

  • Arcata (Calif.)
  • Cottage Grove (Or.)
  • Elmira (Or.)
  • Eugene (Or.)
  • Florence (Or.)
  • Madera (Calif.)
  • Mapleton (Or.)
  • Noti (Or.)
  • Scottsburg (Or.)

Form or Genre Terms

  • Fieldwork project