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Folk-lore from Adams county, Illinois

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Published by Alma Egan Hyatt Foundation] in [New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore -- Illinois -- Adams County.,
  • Superstition.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesno
    Statementby Harry Middleton Hyatt.
    SeriesMemoirs of the Alma Egan Hyatt Foundation, New York
    ContributionsAlma Egan Hyatt Foundation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR110.I3 H9
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationxvi, 723 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13489468M
    OCLC/WorldCa2043570

      Almshouse and unfathomable case of Rhoda Derry of the data for his book, "Folk-Lore from Adams County, Illinois," within 10 miles of Quincy. People's history of Quincy and Adams County. In , Illinois native and folklorist Harry Hyatt and his sister, Minnie Hyatt Small, published a book called “Folk-lore from Adams County, Illinois.” The lengthy volume contains fascinating anecdotes about every subject imaginable including animals, illness, weather, food, childbirth, nightmares, love, sports and even furniture.

      An anonymous African American resident of Adams County prescribed a nearly identical method in Folk-Lore from Adams County, Illinois (). “If you are mad at someone and you want to do them harm, take a frog and put it in a bottle and let it starve, then dry that frog and make a powder of it, and put that powder under their hatband without. Photo: from Hyatt, Harry Middleton. Folklore from Adams County, Illinois. 2nd and Revised Edition. Memoirs of the Alma Egan Hyatt Foundation. Courtesy of the Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County. Hyatt, Harry Middleton. Folk-Lore from Adams County Illinois. Memoirs of the. Alma Egan Hyatt Foundation, New York.

    Ghostly Tales from Western Illinois In , Illinois native and folklorist Harry Hyatt and his sister, Minnie Hyatt Small, published a book called “Folk-lore from Adams County, Illinois.” The lengthy volume contains fascinating anecdotes about every subject imaginable including animals, illness, weather, food, childbirth, nightmares, love.   Folk-lore from Adams County Illinois was the first book published by Harry Middleton Hyatt. It's written in roughly the same format as Hoodoo - Conjuration - Witchcraft - Rootwork, with informants identified only by 's information is concise, and Hyatt does not converse with his informants.


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Folk-lore from Adams county, Illinois by Hyatt, Harry Middleton, ; Alma Egan Hyatt Foundation. Publication date Topics Folklore -- Illinois Adams County, Superstition Publisher [New York, Alma Egan Hyatt Foundation] Collection americana Digitizing sponsor University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignPages: Internet Archive BookReader Folk-lore from Adams county, Illinois.

Excerpt from Folk-Lore From Adams County, Illinois A Illinois book With rheumatism Will have rheumatic pains before a rain When I was a boy, a German teacher (in a Quincy parochial school) asked, 'where do you get the rains?' A boy got up and said, 'from grandma's bones, because every time grand ma's bones ache, it rains'.

/5(6). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hyatt, Harry Middleton, b. Folk-lore from Adams county, Illinois. [N.p.] (OCoLC) Document Type. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Folk-Lore From Adams County, Illinois (Classic Reprint) Many books on superstition consult this book as well as Frank C.

Brown's "Collection of North Carolina Folklore," Vols. 6 & 7. The last ~ pages and 1,~ entries of this book is dedicated to the subject of ghosts and witchcraft/5(5). Get this from a library.

Folk-lore from Adams county, Illinois. [Harry Middleton Hyatt; Alma Egan Hyatt Foundation.] -- folk - lore items about the weather, cows, beauty, signs of love, nosebleed, nightmare, time of birth, stomach troubles. Example: "If you plant cabbage in the sign of the Twins, the heads will.

Folk-lore from Adams County, Illinois Genre: _Folklore⏱ Release Date: _ Description: " Folk-lore from Adams County, Illinois " written by Harry Middleton Hyatt with ISBN_13 NYPL and ISBN_10 with total page sheets []. New York: Alma Egan Hyatt Foundation, First Edition.

Hardcover. Large octavo. Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine, index. The first edition of this comprehensive reference on the folklore of Adams County, the westernmost county of the state of Illinois.

The book is basically a massive compendium of o folk beliefs - with the descriptions of each running from. From inside the book.

What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Plants and Planting in General Vegetables Folk-lore from Adams county, Illinois Harry Middleton Hyatt Snippet view - This is a review of the revised and expanded edition.

This is probably the rarest book I own and probably the most expensive. Hyatt notes in the back of the book that 1, copies were printed, half were given away, the other half were sold "reasonably priced."/5.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Folk-lore from Adams county, Illinois by Harry Middleton Hyatt,Alma Egan Hyatt Foundation] edition, Hardcover in English.

Folklore from around Adams County An illustration shows a feather wreath. German tradition said such a thing found in a pillow was a sign of a hex against that person, and would cause harm or illness. It is a remarkable thing to find a Master of Arts from Oxford who is also a Doctor of Divinity printing, under the auspices of an important foundation, a record of the folk-lore of a small county in Illinois.

In a brief preface the author explains the. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Folk-lore from Adams county, Illinois by Harry Middleton Hyatt, edition, in English - 2d and rev. : Excerpt from Folk-Lore From Adams County, Illinois Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet passing down the Mississippi River in were the first white men to see the present Site of Quincy.

Permanent settlers, however, did not appear until and other pioneers followed slowly. At the county's formation five years later it contained merely Price Range: $ - $ About this Book Catalog Record Details.

Folk-lore from Adams County, Illinois, by Harry Middleton Hyatt, Harry Middleton, View full catalog record. What happened to this unfortunate woman is part of Adams County history as is the work of renowned folklorist, Anglican minister and Quincy native, Harry M.

Hyatt, who gathered 95 percent of the data for his book, “Folk-Lore from Adams County, Illinois,” within 10 miles of Quincy. County Folk Lore, First Edition. Folk-Lore from Adams County Illinois. Hyatt, Harry Middleton.

Published by Alma Egan Hyatt Foundation, New York Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good Plus. No Jacket. First Edition. Our copy of this unusual book on folk lore is inscribed by author, William Henderson, on the half-title page - 'With the author.

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