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Folklore collection, 1974-1975.
MVC007  
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Description
This collection was compiled by students in Charles Seeman's anthropology and music classes at Moorpark College. His students collected items and wrote reports on local folklore. Materials include reports and presentations, a cassette tape, donation forms, and a notebook.
Background
Between 1974 and 1977 Charles Seeman taught Anthropology 9B: Folklore II and Music 29 at Moorpark College. He assigned his students projects related to folklore. The student collected material to related to folklore or conducted ethnographic fieldwork. The folklore and customs mostly pertain to Ventura County but do include other regions in Southern California. These materials were all compiled by Seeman's students. The students wrote papers on numerous aspects of folklore, from stories and legends to recipes and local musicians.
Extent
1.28 Cubic Feet (1 box)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Museum of Ventura County. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where the museum does not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED ON-SITE: Open for research. Advance requests can be made to Research Library staff via email.