Persian Folklore from Eugene, Oregon, 1972  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Persian Folklore from Eugene, Oregon
1972 (inclusive)
0.03 linear feet
Collection Number
Joan Tarzaban 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
Five jokes
Folk Medicine
One cure for colic
Two cures for heart and nerves
One cure for anemia
One cure to improve memory
One remedy to improve gentleness and kindness
One remedy to enrich blood
One cure for dysentery
One cure for rheumatism, arthritis
Two cures for digestive problems
Two cures for colds
Folk songs
Two party songs
One game song
One cumulative song
Tarzaban-Iranian Folk songs- nonsense songs for children
One folk gesture (Evil Eye practice)

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T01_1972_154: Joan Tarzaban Interview Sound Recordings
1.0 sound tape reel(s) (analog)
7 inches
7 inches
Sound recordings in this collection are available as digital files in the archives.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • narratives
  • Persian/Persian Language
  • remedies (health)
  • Sound recordings
  • Personal Names :
  • Rezvani, Houshang
  • Rezvani, Linda
  • Tarzaban, Abdulla
  • Tavakulli, Miriam
  • Tavakulli, Nadar
  • Geographical Names :
  • Eugene (Or.)
  • Iran
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project