Folklore Common among Stagehands, 1974  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Folklore Common among Stagehands
1974 (inclusive)
0.03 linear feet
Collection Number
Deborah Kaufman 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.

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
Three popular beliefs about bad luck behind stage
One belief about bad and good rehearsals before a show
One description of the kind of clothes stagehands wear
One custom about opening night
One custom concerning the final dress rehearsal
One custom concerning the work responsibility
One custom concerning the games stagehands play behind stage
Folk speech
Four examples of stagehand terminology and jargon

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T02_1974_155: Deborah Kaufman interview sound recordings
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • jargons
  • occupational folklore
  • Sound recordings
  • stagehands
  • Stagehands/English speaking
  • Theaters
  • Personal Names :
  • Smythe, Jaime
  • Geographical Names :
  • Eugene (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project