Miscellaneous Folklore, 1971  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Miscellaneous Folklore
1971 (inclusive)
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
Jill Woodward 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.


Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

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.

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
Spirit Game
Pinchee -Winchee game
Hypnotizing Game or Trick
Elevation trick
Scissor games
Narratives - Reminiscences
Reminiscence about practical joke -attempt on camp counselor
Popular Beliefs
Sitting on a boy's lap in bathsuit will cause pregnancy
Birthmark belief
Explanation of why Spanish say "Jesus" after sneezing
Effect of thunder and lightening on milk
Taos Indian way to insure good harvest
Folk poetry and Rhyme -Children's
"Step on a crack... "
Reason for sign "Watch for Falling Rock"
Folk medicine
Temporary cure for menstrual pain (2)
Cure for hangover (2)
Avoiding a hangover
Cure for warts (2)
Help hair grow
Marijuana as cure-all
Help for sneezing
Cure for boils
How pioneers in Utah tinted hair
How pioneers in Utah used mustard plaster
Oral History
How the game "Frisbee" started
"Chivaree" - marriage custom in the South US
Eating custom
English custom of giving gifts to guest and reason for this
Taos Indian custom

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Camp-boys
  • children's poetry
  • College students
  • folk beliefs
  • folk medicine
  • Games
  • Pioneers
  • reminiscences
  • Southerners
  • Taos Indians
  • White Americans
  • Personal Names :
  • Akin, Gloria
  • Anderson, Marsha
  • Casey, Colleen
  • Chmie, Sandra
  • Craddock, Irene
  • Crow, Mardi
  • David, Susan
  • Hannes, Jeff
  • Hansen, Virginia
  • Holley, Mrs.
  • Hoowe, Tom
  • Munzig, Alison
  • Scowcroft, J .F.
  • Scowcroft, Mrs. J .F.
  • Smith, Carol
  • Van Dusen, Connie
  • Woodward, George C.
  • Woodward, John
  • Geographical Names :
  • Astoria (Or.)
  • England
  • Eugene (Or.)
  • Italy
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • Nashville (Tenn.)
  • Ogden (Utah)
  • Salt Lake City (Utah)
  • South America
  • Southern States
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project