Frederick H. Saylor papers, 1906-1952  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Saylor, Frederick H.
Title
Frederick H. Saylor papers
Dates
1906-1952 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.0 linear feet, (4 volumes)
Collection Number
CA Sa99
Summary
Frederick H. Saylor was a collector of Native American legends and a writer of articles for pioneer publications. The collection contains a manuscript, scrapbooks, correspondence, ephemera and mementos mostly regarding myths, legends, and traditions of native peoples of the Pacific Northwest and California.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Frederick H. Saylor was a collector of Native American legends and a writer of articles for pioneer publications. He wrote and collected stories and ephemera regarding myths, legends, and traditions of native peoples of the Pacific Northwest and California.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection contains a manuscript, scrapbooks, correspondence, ephemera and mementos.

The first three volumes of this collection of scrapbooks contain a manuscript of 393 pages, typed, regarding legends of the Pacific Coast Indians since 1857. Chapters contain stories that describe places, people, beliefs, death, medicine, myths, animals, rituals, fears, and the environment. There is also a few pieces of loose correspondence, notes, clippings, and tearsheets interspersed throughout the first three volumes.

The fourth scrapbook contains personal ephemera and mementos of Saylor's, and also ephemera relating to Native American peoples and legends of the Pacific Northwest and California. Material includes photographs (some with captions) and many are of Native Americans, certificates, event tickets, flyers, newspaper clippings, maps, song lyrics, medals and buttons, and other mementos.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Frederick H. Saylor papers, CA Sa99, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Indians of North America--History
  • Indians of North America--Northwest, Pacific
  • Personal Names :
  • Saylor, Frederick H.
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Correspondence
  • Scrapbooks