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Collection of legends on unexplained happenings, 1960-1987

 Sub-Series
Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2

Scope and Contents

Contains legends about unexplained happenings. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University and Utah State University from 1960 to 2007. Most of the items are typewritten, but a few of the older items are handwritten. Many of the items contain a description of how, when, and where they were collected as well as explanations of social and cultural contexts.

Dates

  • 1960-1987

Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Collection of supernatural non-religious legends must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

From the Series: 3 boxes

Language

English

Arrangement

Arranced in five subseries: 1. Collection of legends on unexplained happenings in or near graveyards, 1971-1987. 2. Collection of legends on unexplained happenings in inhabited structures, 1967-1987. 3. Collection of legends on unexplained happenings in deserted houses or other structures, 1966-1987. 4. Collection of legends on unexplained happenings occurring elsewhere, 1972-1985. 5. Collection of legends on unexpplained happenings that reenact death or murder, 1971-1984.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States