Westropp, Thomas J. (Thomas Johnson), 1860-1922. A folklore survey of County Clare

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: A folklore survey of County Clare

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Folk-Lore -- Vol. 21 ; Vol. 22 ; Vol. 23

Published By: Original publisher Folk-Lore -- Vol. 21 ; Vol. 22 ; Vol. 23 London: Published for the Folk-Lore Society by David Nutt. 1910 ; 1911 ; 1912. HRAF pagination: 180-271 p. [original: Vol. 21, 180-199, 338-349, 476-487 ; Vol. 22, 203-213, 332-341, 449-456 ; Vol. 23, 88-94, 204-215]

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Thomas J. Westropp

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2016. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Rural Irish (ER06)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Spirits and gods (776); Ethnogeography (823); Traditional history (173); Mythology (773); Ethnozoology (825); Eschatology (775);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a representative compilation by a folklorist of the oral traditions of County Clare. Themes include the origins of place names and legends of places, banshees, the Death Coach, fairies and fairy forts and mounds, assorted spirits and ghosts, supernatural animals, spectral lands and cities, lucky and unlucky deeds, omens, dreams and divination, wells and well customs, calendar customs, patterns and religious rites, religious objects and their legends, animal and plant superstitions, rocks, caves and stones, earthworks and buildings, and miscellanea.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 14

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. er06-014

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Journal Article

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliogrphical references Since this folklore survey is scattered though the pages of three separate volumes of Folklore without any particular page order, this source has been repaginated consecutively by the analyst, for the convenience of the researcher.

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document no date given

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Folklorist-4,5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. John Beierle; 1962

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). not specified

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) County Clare, Munster, Ireland

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Folklore--Ireland


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