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Emo / Kathryn King, 1982

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

Scope and Contents note

Report by Utah State University folklore student Kathryn King, who collected information from Joanne King. Emo was a miner who was killed in an explosion that was rigged by his wife and his mining partner, who were having an affair. If you walk around his grave two times with a lit candle, his ghost will appear to you.


  • 1982

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.

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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