Legends and Anecdotes, 1971  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Legends and Anecdotes
1971 (inclusive)
0.04 linear feet
Collection Number
Greg Thompson 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
Narratives -Anecdotes
Loggers teasing Indian girls by telling things about "Big Foot"
One sighting of "Big Foot"
Anecdote of a ghost who gets revenge on its killer, by telling where the murder weapon is
One legend about death of two experienced skiers; supposed to have taken place on Mt. St. Helens, and might involve 'Big Foot"
"Big Foot" hit by a train (in Brit. Columbia)
Description of "Big Foot"
Two men look for the Lost Dutchman Mine (might involve "Big Foot")
Legend of a man looking for a Spanish Mission and gold
Loggers capture Sasquatch
Drive-in-theater built over an ancient burial ground in Hawaii
initiation of three guys into a fraternity
White dog appears on edge of volcano before it erupts (Hawaii)

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T01_1974_091: Bigfoot Stories
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)
June 10, 1971

PhotographsReturn to Top

Description Dates
P01_1974_091_01: Dave Davis (1970)
1.0 photographic print(s)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • College students
  • fraternities
  • Highschool teacher (White American)
  • legends
  • Photographs
  • Sound recordings
  • Personal Names :
  • Carlson, Greg
  • Davis, Dave
  • Geographical Names :
  • British Columbia
  • California, Northern
  • Deschutes River Valley (Or.)
  • Hawaii
  • Kansas City (Mo.)
  • New Mexico
  • Pacific Coast (Or.)
  • Saint Helens, Mount (Wash.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project