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Folk medicine

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Anthony P. Cavender Folk Medicine Collection

 Collection — Other Series 1, Box 1-10
Identifier: AppMs-0650
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of oral interviews and research papers relating to folk medicine. This material was collected by ETSU students of Anthony P. Cavender for his Appalachian Folk Medicine course. The interviews on food as medicine were done by students enrolled in his Nutritional Anthropology course. The other items in the collection (home remedy lists, booklets, brochures, etc.) were either collected by Cavender or given to him by individuals who knew of his long-standing...
Dates: 1870-2007

Charles Gunter Oral History Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0069
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of recordings of interviews conducted by Gunter's students in connection with his courses on social geography. The interview subjects are primarily from East Tennessee and often discuss topics of regional interest such as music, farm life, coal mining, and foodways. The collection also includes dub sheets for the first eight tapes, partial transcripts of tapes 2, 5 and 6, and summaries of interviews.

Dates: 1974-1996

Hiltons Folk Medicine Survey Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0544
Arrangement

The collection is divided into two series: Series 1 contains 122 surveys of methods of self-treatment and home remedies and Series 2 contains 87 audio-taped interviews of individuals from Hiltons, Virginia. Each audio tape has been given an FMSR (Folk Medicine Survey Record) number.

Dates: 1992-1992