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Collection of legends about prayerful submissions to or requests for death, 1965-1972

Identifier: FA 2 Series 3 Sub-Series 5

Scope and Contents

Contains legends about prayerful submissions to or requests for death. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and the University of Utah from 1965 to 1972. 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.


  • Other: 1965-1972

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.


6 folders