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Emo's grave / Jeanine Buckle, 1976

Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item

Scope and Contents note

Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Jeanine Buckle. Emo was a 7 foot tall Indian. If you go to the cememtery at night and walk several times around his tomb saying 'Rise Emo, rise.' you can see him peek out the tomb's window.


  • 1976

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.


1 p.



General note

Informant was female.

General note

Creator's sex is unknown.

General note

Collector was female.

General note

Collector was informant's cousin.

General note

Item collected at Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States