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A voice in the dark / G. Richard Smack, 1966 December

Identifier: FA 2 Item
Report by G. Richard Smack, who collected information from Mildred O. Larsen, who heard it from her grandmother, who claimed to be the woman in the story. The story has an early 1900s setting. In the story a woman has her husband called away to help a neighbor. Increasingly uneasy about his long absence, she finally screams for him to turn around. Her scream causes him to notice an attacker with a knife, who flees.


  • Other: 1966 December

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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 religious legends must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


2 p.

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General note

Informant was female.
General note Creator was female.
General note Collector was male.
General note Collector-informant relationship unknown.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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Brigham Young University
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