Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:
A collection of printed articles that detail the features of Western Military folklore. Features of these discussions include Naval Aviation, superstition, “adjusting to acculturation”, sexual symbolism, homophobia, G.I. Slang and general language, cartoons and iconography and “Shakespeare and the U.S. Army”. The publication date range is 1946-1985. The subject matter is c. 1911-1975.
A collection of correspondence, typed script and handwritten notes. The correspondence is primarily between LC, Curator of Oral History and Folklore, Kevin Bradley and Rena McGrogan of the University of Sydney Library. The focus is primarily concerning the best place to house LC’s folklore collection. The date range from the correspondence is December 2007 to January 2008.
Contains a series of information on the Australian Folklore Journal including subscription details, information for intending contributors and background information of the Journal. Also includes information of an Australian Folklore ‘F320’ course at Indiana University. All documents were printed on 5/2/2007.
A collection of folkloric material retrieved from interviews conducted at Berkeley [university?]. Contains military folk songs, background information of the songs, parodies and taboos. The material mostly pertains to a WWII or Vietnam War context, discussing the soldier’s lifestyles and attitudes. The publication date range of the collection is c. 1960-1983.
A collection of printed articles, bibliographies, reference lists and correspondence. Includes two copies of LC’s article for the Journal of the New York Folklore Society, titled ‘Military Folklore and the Underwood Collection’ along with the references (including those from the Underwood collection] and other examples of bibliographies. The correspondence is with Journal editor Phillip Stevens Jr., about the references for his article. The date range is c. 1956-1988.
Contains the manuscript of Calvin K. Crego, ‘A Tribute to Jody: Still Alive and Still a Civilian’, Urban Folklore, Folklore Archive, Anthropology Department, Buffalo State University College, New York, December 11, 1986.
Contains William R. Ferris Jr., ‘The Enlisted Man: Army Folklore’, ‘New York Folklore’, Vol. 2, Nos. 3 + 4, Winter 1976, pp 229-234..
A section of the Underwood collection that contains typed script, correspondence and photocopied newspapers and articles. The primary focus of the collection is on the fabled character of ‘Kilroy’ and the origin of the ‘Kilroy was here’ tagging tradition that bred out of WWII (which appears to be disputed). The date range of the content is c. 1947-1962.
Contains the single newspaper clipping of ‘Thumbed Down’, Dominion Post, 10 November, 1990, p 9. The article documents the dozen or so reports of angels hitchhiking in Wellington and Auckland, telling Christian drivers about Christ’s imminent return.
A collection of newspaper articles, handwritten notes and multiple editions of the newsletter of the New Zealand Folklore Society, “Penny Post”. Details the conveyance of folklore through music, jokes, tall stories and superstitions. The newsletter details obituaries, income meeting details, fundraising, income and expenditure, acknowledgements and music. The publication date range is 1972-1973. The subject matter includes dates as far back as 1857.
Contains a photocopy of Edith Fowke, “A Sampling of Bawdy Ballads From Ontario”, in Bruce Jackson (ed.), ‘Folklore and Society: Essays in Honor of Benjamin A. Botkin, (Hatboro, Pennsylvania: Folklore Associates, 1966).
Fyfe, Frank, ‘A “Shanties” or Two’, New Zealand Folklore Society, (Wellington: New Zealand Folklore Society, 1970).
Contains the manuscript of Leora Lewis, ‘Armed Services Folklore’, Folklore Archive, Department of Anthropology, State University College, Buffalo, New York, April 28, 1974. Includes a series of ‘informant interviews’ about their experiences in the Armed Services.
A collection of correspondence, printed articles, handwritten notes and typed manuscript. The collection demonstrates LC’s relationship with the New York Folklore Society, it includes many renewed membership letters and correspondence with the editor about LC’s articles and reviews. Also includes mutiple copies of his article ‘Soldiers’ Songs: The Folklore of the Powerless’ and ‘Frontier New York: A Personal Experience’. The publication date range of the collection is 1984-2010.
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).
'The Maorilander', Journal of the New Zealand Folklore Society, Vols. 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 1970-1972.