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Folk medicine

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas G. Burton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-160
Scope and Contents The Thomas G. Burton Collection includes manuscripts, photographic prints and negatives, audio and video tapes. The manuscripts include dub sheets and tape transcripts, one copy of a songbook, documentation related to the Tennessee Traditions in Perspective Colloquium, and one booklet on Tennessee snake-handlers. The photographic prints and negatives focus on serpent-handling church services in West Virginia and Tennessee. The audio and video tapes cover serpent-handling church services in...
Dates: 1983 - 2001

Anthony P. Cavender Folk Medicine Collection

 Collection — Other Series 1, Box 1-10
Identifier: AppMs-650
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-69
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-544
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