Milspaw Folklore Collection, Typescripts, Tapes, and Films, 1972-1974 A&M.2335

Milspaw Folklore Collection, Typescripts, Tapes, and Films, 1972-1974 A&M.2335


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Repository
West Virginia and Regional History Center
Identification
A&M.2335
Title
Milspaw Folklore Collection, Typescripts, Tapes, and Films1972-1974
URL:
https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/ark:/22916/38
Quantity
3.3 Linear Feet Summary: 3 ft. 4 in. (8 document cases, 5 in. each)
Creator
Milspaw, Yvonne
Location
West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Language
English
Abstract
A collection of student term papers, submitted to a class in American Folklore, taught by Yvonne Milspaw of West Virginia University. The papers relate to legends, ghost stories, ballads, folk medicine, recipes, crafts, social customs, and games. A card file indicating the subject matter of each paper is included with the collection.

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Preferred Citation

A&M 2335, Milspaw Folklore Collection, Typescripts, Tapes, and Films, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries.


Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Ballads
  • Blacksmiths
  • Chinese-Americans - Marriage Customs.
  • Colloquialisms.
  • Crafts.
  • Folk art
  • Folk medicine.
  • Folk music. SEE ALSO Music and musicians.
  • Folklore
  • Folklore - Hungarian-Americans.
  • Folklore - Italian-Americans.
  • French-Americans - Marriage Customs.
  • Games
  • Ghost stories
  • Greek-Americans - Marriage customs.
  • Handicrafts.
  • Hungarian-Americans -- Folklore
  • Italian-Americans -- Folklore
  • Italian-Americans - Marriage Customs.
  • Jewish marriage customs and rites
  • Jewish marriage customs and rites
  • Jokes.
  • Legends
  • Marriage customs - French-Americans.
  • Marriage customs - Greek-Americans.
  • Marriage customs - Italian-Americans.
  • Marriage customs - Polish-Americans.
  • Marriage customs - Russian-Americans.
  • Marriage customs - Spanish-Americans.
  • Marriage customs and rites -- Chinese-Americans
  • Marriage customs and rites -- United States
  • Milspaw, Yvonne
  • Poetry.
  • Polish-Americans - Marriage Customs.
  • Proverbs
  • Recipes
  • Remedies.
  • Rhymes.
  • Riddles
  • Russian-Americans - Marriage customs.
  • Spanish-Americans - Marriage customs.
  • Supernatural
  • Superstition
  • Tombstones -- styles
  • Toys
  • West Virginia - Folklore.
  • West Virginia University
  • Witches