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Thomas E. Cheney papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1798
Scope and Contents Twenty reel-to-reel tapes which record folk songs, typescripts of the recorded folk songs in two volumes, four volumes of folk songs, and one volume of Mormon folk tales. The materials relate largely to Mormon folklore and Mormon folk songs.
Dates: 1840-1963

Collection of contemporary legends

 Collection — Box: 7
Identifier: FA 7
Scope and Contents note Contains accounts of modern or urban legends. 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: 1960-2007

Collection of contemporary legends

 Series
Identifier: FA 07
Scope and Contents Contains accounts of modern or urban legends. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and the University of Utah from 1960 to 2017. 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: 1960-2017

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

Collection of material lore, 1976-2013

 Collection — Box: 4
Identifier: FA 16
Scope and Contents note Contains descriptions of various material lore, including crafts, recipes, items of clothing, and landscapes. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and the University of Utah from 1970 to 1998, and 1944. 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: 1944; 1970-1998

Collection of material lore

 Collection
Identifier: FA 016
Scope and Contents Contains descriptions of various material lore, including crafts, recipes, items of clothing, and landscapes. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and the University of Utah from 1967 to 2019. 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: 1967-2019

The legend of the dogwood tree

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8343
Scope and Contents Handwritten transcription of the Legend of the Dogwood Tree, a story that suggests that the cross Jesus was crucified on was made of dogwood. Dated August 26, 1945.
Dates: 1945 August 26

Steve Siporin video recordings

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8807
Content Description Collection contains two videodiscs of the annual folklore lecture by Steve Siporin, these titled "A Bear and a Bandit: What a legendary Utah grizzly and an Italian brigand have in common." This lecture was on “A Bear and a Bandit,” an essay in the winter 2015 Utah Historical Quarterly which compared the story of the grizzly bear Old Ephraim in Cache Valley, Utah, with the tale of the famous Italian bandit Tiburzi in Maremma, Italy. Materials dated November 8, 2013.
Dates: 2013 November 8