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Collection of legends about appearances and manifestations of deity or dead prophets, saints, or prominent figures, 1959-2002

 Sub-Series
Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Contains legends about appearances and manifestations of well known religious figures. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and the University of Utah from 1960 to 2007. Most of the items are typewritten, but a few of the older items are handwritten. Many of the items contain a description of how, when, and where they were collected as well as explanations of social and cultural contexts.

Dates

  • Other: 1959-2002

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

Extent

49 folders

Arrangement

Arranged in fourteen subseries: 1. Collection of appearances and manifestations of God or Christ, 1959-1988, 1995-2002. 2. Collection of appearances and manifestations of the Holy Ghost, November 21, 1974. 3. Collection of appearances of John the Baptist, 1961-1985. 4. Collection of appearances of John the Beloved, 1971-1976, November 6, 1984, October 17, 1995. 5. Collection of appearances of Peter, October 14, 1964. 6. Collection of appearances of Gabriel, December 1967. 7. Collection of appearances of Joseph Fielding Smith, December 1974. 8. Collection of appearances of the Virgin of Guadalupe, 1971. 9. Collection of appearances of Father Junipero Serra, April 1964. 10. Collection of appearances of the founding fathers, October 25, 1975. 11. Collection of appearances of Moroni, April 23, 1984. 12. Collection of appearances of the Virgin Mary, April 1976, 1985-1989, January 29, 2002. 13. Collection of appearances of Pele, 1970-1971. 14. Collection of appearances of the twelfth prophet, November 1, 1981.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States