The Persistence of Folk Medicine in a Chinese Immigrant Family, 1991  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Arnold, Nancy
Title
The Persistence of Folk Medicine in a Chinese Immigrant Family
Dates
1991
Quantity
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
1991_034
Summary
Nancy Arnold 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 is open for use in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy and additional stipulations by collectors or informants. See project release form in collection file for additional stipulations.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Master sheetReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Project release formReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

EssayReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Medicine
"North Flag" tea
"Egg Flower" tea
"Dried Chrysanthemum" tea
"Gold and Silver" tea
Cure for backache
"Hair-vegetable" seaweed
Lotus flower
Dried fruit
Diagnosis procedure
Diet
Belief about water
Belief about vegetables
Belief about soup
Diet taboos: Mrs. Leung
Diet taboos: Christy Leung
Diet taboos: Becky Leung
Narratives
Immigrant Story
Old story of life in China: arranged marriages
Old story of life in China: women dressed as men
Old story of life in China: bound feet

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T04_1991_034_A: Interview with Mrs. Leung, Sides 1 and 2
1.0 sound cassette (analog)
Arnold, Nancy
undated
T04_1991_034_B: Interview with Mrs. Leung, Sides 3 and 4
1.0 sound cassette (analog)
Arnold, Nancy
undated
T04_1991_034_C: Interview with Christy Leung, Side 1; Interview with Becky Leung, Side 2
1.0 sound cassette (analog)
Arnold, Nancy
May 1991
T04_1991_034_D: Interview with Andrew Leung
1.0 sound cassette (analog)
Arnold, Nancy
May 1991

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Chinese
  • Family
  • folk medicine
  • foodways
  • Immigrant
  • immigrants
  • narratives
  • sound recordings
  • Personal Names :
  • Leung, Andrew
  • Leung, Becky
  • Leung, Cheuk
  • Leung, Christy
  • Geographical Names :
  • New York
  • San Francisco, Calif.
  • South China
  • Springfield, Or.
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project