Superstitions, Proverbs and Others, 1971  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Superstitions, Proverbs and Others
1971 (inclusive)
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
Rebecca L. Hildenbrand was a student in the University of Oregon Folklore Studies 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.

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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
25 one-liners
One rhymed proverb concerning weather
One rhymed proverb about a whistling woman
general superstitions (30)
Good and Bad Luck Charms and Signs (4)
weather (5)
plants and plant husbandry (4)
human body (22)
Wishing (7)
Animals (2)
Death (1)
Dreams (2)
Fishing and hunting (1)
Home and domestic pursuits (2)
boats (1)
Folk speech
Term to describe a kid when he is being worrisome
Folk poetry and Rhyme
One children's rhyme
One New England weather rhyme
One wedding rhyme
Folk medicine
What to do when you get plaster in eye

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • English -German-American
  • English-American
  • fishers
  • folk beliefs
  • folk medicine
  • folk speech
  • folklife
  • omens
  • Poetry
  • Proverbs
  • superstitions
  • Teachers
  • Personal Names :
  • Crutchfield, Linda
  • Hildenbrand, Hazel R.
  • Hildenbrand, Rebecca L.
  • Korpela, Eldon
  • Thorne, Katharine
  • Geographical Names :
  • Astoria (Or.)
  • Cannon Beach (Or.)
  • Colorado (Englewood, Denver)
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • North Carolina
  • Seattle (Wash.)
  • Sparks (Md.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project