Sorority Customs, 1971  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Sorority Customs
Dates
1971 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.03 linear feet
Collection Number
1971_092
Summary
Nancy Troth 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.
Repository
University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore
1287 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon
97403
Telephone: 541-346-3925
flr@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for access in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Languages
English
Sponsor
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
Six sorority customs
Cookie Shine
Candle Passing (2)
Traditional "torture" of the newly pinned fraternity man
Serenade
Eating "Humble pie"
The exchange dinner
Sixteen sorority songs
"Cookie Shine Song"
"On a Pi Phi honeymoon"
A serenade song: "Wake up"
"Now we sing good night to you"
"I'm a Loyal ZTA"
"I want to be a fascinating lady"
"We are the Freshmen"
"Have you heard the latest news?"
"O' Sir Hendry, do not touch me"
"My father is a fireman"
"Thetas are tired of being proper and prim"
"Damn, damn, damn, the Kappa Gammas!"
"High above a Pi Phi's garter"
"I was a virgin in my freshman year"
"Falmin' Mamie, she's a red hot Pi Phi...da da da da"
"We're the girls from the burlesque chorus"

PhotographsReturn to Top

Description Dates
P01_1971_092_01: The Cookie Shine
1.0 photographic print(s)
undated
P01_1971_092_02: Close-up of the items used in the cookie shine.
1.0 photographic print(s)
undated
P01_1971_092_03: The Candle Passing
1.0 photographic print(s)
undated
P01_1971_092_04: The Candle Passing
1.0 photographic print(s)
undated
P01_1971_092_05: The fraternity custom of "dumping garbage" on a newly "pinned" member.
1.0 photographic print(s)
undated
P01_1971_092_06: Eating "Humble Pie"
1.0 photographic print(s)
undated

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • academic life
  • belief
  • College students
  • females
  • folksongs
  • Photographs
  • sororities
  • Personal Names :
  • Phinney, Claire
  • Pitman, Dan
  • Reynolds, Monica
  • Rother, Sandy
  • Troth, Nancy
  • Whytal, Linda
  • Geographical Names :
  • University of Oregon
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project