Superstitions and Popular Beliefs, 1970  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Superstitions and Popular Beliefs
1970 (inclusive)
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
Bobby Attebery 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
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Collection is open for access in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.


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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.

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Master sheetReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Superstition and Popular Belief
Six superstitions about pregnancies, babies, and children
Twelve superstitions about plants and animals
Thirteen superstitions about weather
Ten superstitions about love and marriage
Fourteen superstitions about food, tonics, and cures
Twelve superstitions about physiognomy and physical phenomena
Three superstitions about sports
Five superstitions about visitors and callers
Eleven miscellaneous superstitions about bad luck
Nine miscellaneous superstitions about good luck

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • College students
  • folk beliefs
  • fortune
  • Idaho housewife
  • Idaho housewife, Ozark background
  • Idaho rancher
  • luck
  • professors
  • Scandinavian orchard-grower
  • superstitions
  • Personal Names :
  • Attebery, Barbara
  • Attebery, Louie
  • Attebery, Tom
  • Bryant, Natalie
  • Cottier, Jan
  • Idle, Blanche
  • Knox, Chuck
  • Miller, Tressie
  • Mogenson, Carl
  • Mogenson, Vernice
  • Olson, Glen
  • Olson, Pauline
  • Petrie, Candy
  • Petrie, Cherry
  • Smith, Ardis
  • Swenson, Carl
  • Ward, AnnaMae
  • Geographical Names :
  • Idaho
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project