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Collection of student folklore projects

 Collection
Identifier: FA 1

Scope and Contents

Collection contains folklore project files created by Brigham Young University students and Utah State University students between 1969 and 2019 for their folklore course final project. More recently the projects have been required to have at least twelve unique items pertaining to the overarching lore that the student chose to research. Projects are mainly transcriptions and occasionally include audio recordings.

Dates

  • 1969-2019

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at specialcollections@byu.edu.

Extent

478 boxes (200.5 linear ft.)

Language

English

Arrangement

Materials arranged in order of accession.

Custodial History

Projects are given to the folklore professors by the students who created them; the professors then bring them to the archives.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; 1969-2010.

Appraisal

Student folklore projects (William A. Wilson Folklore Archive collecting policy).

Accruals

Folklore projects acquired from the English Department periodically but continually.

Processing Information

Processed; Mary Naylor; 2010.
Title
Register of Collection of student folklore projects
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Kristi Young, Mary Naylor
Date
2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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