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Scope and Contents An artificially created collection of miscellaneous accessions that are not associated with any specific course or project, nor with a donor of multiple accessions. As such there is no unifying theme, topic, or format for these interviews and papers.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of student papers. The early items are largely miscellaneous gatherings of individual items: jokes, tall tales, ghost stories, traditional medicine, popular beliefs and superstitions, legends, local character yarns, etc. and only occasionally include tape recordings. Later accessions reflect the trend in the field of folklore to emphasize context over items gathered for their own sake. Thus they are more apt to consist of life histories with an emphasis on life styles...