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Collection of supernatural non-religious legends

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: FA 3
Contains legends about supernatural events of a non-religious character. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and the University of Utah from 1960 to 1993. 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

  • 1954-2013

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.

Extent

13 boxes (6 linear ft.)

Arrangement note

Arranged in five series: 1. Collection of legends on revanants appearing, 1960-1993. 2. Collection of legends on unexplained phenomena, 1960-1987. 3. Collection of legends on supernatural powers, 1960-1987. 4. Collection of legends on supernatural games and objects, 1960-1987. 5. Collection of legends on supernatural creatures, 1964-1987.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; various folklore students; 1960-2007.

Appraisal note

Area of specialization is student generated folklore IV, a, i , 4.

Accruals note

0.08 linear feet added to collection per year.
Title
Register of the Collection of supernatural non-religious legends
Status
completed
Author
Kristi Bell
Date
2017
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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