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Emo's grave / Wendy Mackay, 1979 December 10

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

Scope and Contents note

Report by Utah State University folklore student Wendy Mackay, who collected information from DeAnn Dalton. Emo was the first person to be cremated at the Salt Lake Cemetery. His tomb contains a window through which you can see his urn, which is decorated with eyes. If you go there at midnight, you can see the eyes shining in the moonlight.


  • 1979 December 10

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.

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Collector was female.

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Collector was informant's friend.

General note

Item collected in 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