California Folklore Miscellany

Sonoma State University
University Library, Jean & Charles Schulz Information Center
Folklore -- History ; Sonoma County (Calif.) -- History ; Manners and customs ; Material culture ; Memoirs ; Mythology ; Oral histories ; Storytelling ; California, Northern
The collection is comprised of 42 volumes and 8 microfilm reels of material documenting various aspects of North Bay history, with a focus on beliefs, customs & folkways; place names & folk speech; historical characters, outlaws, miners, and lumbermen; legends, tales & anecdotes; pioneer stories and personal reminiscences; and children's lore and folklore in the schools. The majority of the materials were gathered or created by Dr. Lee’s students, and other interested parties, in the American and California folklore classes at Sonoma State University.
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Collection Size:
42 volumes and 8 microfilm reels
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Collection policy:
By appointment