Bear Lake monster / Madalyn Backlund, 1971
Identifier: FA 3 Series 5 Sub-Series 5 Item 126.96.36.199.1
Scope and Contents
Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Madalyn Backlund, who collected information from Dale L. Swenson. A monster lives in the deepest parts of Bear Lake and devours boats that get caught on the lake during storms.
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.
Informant was male.
Creator's sex is unknown.
Collector was female.
Collector is informant's daughter.
Item was collected in Salt Lake City, Utah.