Reactions to the Pioneer Cemetery on the U. of O. Campus, 1971  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Reactions to the Pioneer Cemetery on the U. of O. Campus
Dates
1971 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
1971_262
Summary
Andrea Scuffos 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


Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Collection does not include a project release form signed by the collector.

Restrictions on Use

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

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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
Popular belief
One popular belief about football players being buried in the graveyard
One popular belief about people fighting in the graveyard
One popular belief about staying clear of the graveyard when a rape happened
One popular belief about Pioneer Cemetery being the "friendly" cemetery
Customs
Place of refuge for students
Place to get loaded and drink at
First Person Reminiscence
One memory about walking through the cemetery and everyday say "Hi" to Ai and Anna Warren
Seeing fires at midnight
Picking flowers and giving them to Senior Citizens
Epitaphs
One epitaph from Pioneer Cemetery (Listen friends as you pass by)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • College students
  • customs
  • epitaphs
  • folk beliefs
  • superstitions
  • Personal Names :
  • Addi, Janis
  • Bell, Janice
  • Brinson, Jim
  • Ciochetti, David
  • Greenough, Don
  • Jakes, Andy
  • Leet, Laura
  • Rickert, Sandy
  • Scharph, Charlie
  • Swanson, Sue
  • Geographical Names :
  • Eugene (Or.)
  • University of Oregon
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project
  • First-person reminiscence
  • Popular belief and superstition