Collection of supernatural non-religious legends
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: FA 3
Scope and Contents note
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.
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.
13 boxes (6 linear ft.)
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.
Area of specialization is student generated folklore IV, a, i , 4.
0.08 linear feet added to collection per year.
- Register of the Collection of supernatural non-religious legends
- Kristi Bell
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.