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R.D. Abrahams

Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

Contains material that is either written or edited by Roger D. Abrahams. Includes ‘Doing Folklore Texas-Style’ and ‘Shouting Match at the Border: The Folklore of Display Events’, in ‘“And Other Neighborly Names”: Social Process and Cultural Image in Texas Folklore’, (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1981), and chapters 5 and 6 of ‘Deep Down in the Jungle’, (Chicago: Aldine Publishing Co., 1963).


  • Creation: Collection covers ca 1960-2010

Conditions Governing Access

Access is freely available within the J.C.Beaglehole Room for research and private study. For any use beyond this, please contact the J.C.Beaglehole Room ( in the first instance.


From the Fonds: 100 linear_centimeters (Hutt Valley Independent and Upper Hutt Advertiser (2009.044) has been given a call number (DU401.1 H982) and is located on the Atlas shelving.)

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Repository Details

Part of the Tapuaka Heritage & Archive Collections - JC Beaglehole Reading Room, Victoria University of Wellington Library Repository

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Wellington 6140 New Zealand
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