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Stripling warriors story / Clarissa Anderson, 1998

Identifier: FA 2 Item
Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Clarissa Anderson, who heard the story from an unknown source in 1994. In the story a Mormon prophet receives threats that a temple is to be stormed and its records destroyed. Coming to the temple in disguise to check on it, he finds it filled with dark-skinned men armed with spears, who greet him by name. They are warriors from the Book of Mormon, guarding the temple.


  • Other: 1998

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Open for public research.

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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's sex is unknown.
General note Collector was female.
General note Collector was informant.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States