West Coast Sea Folklore (parts originated on the East Coast), 1976  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
West Coast Sea Folklore (parts originated on the East Coast)
Dates
1976 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
1976_021
Summary
Elizabeth Abrams 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
Superstitions and Popular Beliefs
48 sea superstitions and popular beliefs- mostly "bad" and "good" luck omens, South Sea beliefs, St. Elmo's fire, Italian fishermen's beliefs, and others
Proverbs
Newfoundland proverb
Speech - 4 sea terminologies
Horse latitudes
Son of a gun
She used to refer to the sea and ships
Thieves' Knot
Folk tales - 2 accounts
"The Ship That Walked on the Sands" [short reference]
"The Story of the Captain Who Refused to Untie His Sheets"

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Fishermen [East and West Coast]
  • fishers
  • folk beliefs
  • folk speech
  • Proverbs
  • superstitions
  • Tales
  • United States Coast Guardsmen
  • Personal Names :
  • Bradford, Bob
  • Erickson, Bert (Swede)
  • Fisher, Barry
  • Jacobson, Bob
  • Klock, Ed
  • Luther, Tom
  • MacAdams, Chief Tom
  • Martinson, Norm
  • Olson, Harry
  • Geographical Names :
  • East Coast, U.S.
  • Newport (Or.)
  • South Seas
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project