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Folklore

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7411 Collections and/or Records:

$100 / Barbara Thompson, 1967

 Item
Identifier: FA 8 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 5 Item 8.3.2.5.1.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University student Barbara Thompson, who collected information from Terrel Hill in 1967. Item includes story of a young couple during the depression who donate their last $100 to the building of the ward chapel, and are miraculously offered a lease on a ranch.

100 bucks or bust / Elaine Cochran, 1992

 Item
Identifier: FA 8 Series 12 Sub-Series 2 Item 8.12.2.6.1
Scope and Contents Report submitted by Brigham Young University student Elaine Cochran, who collected the information from her husband Kirby Cochran in 1992. Item describes a time the informant was giving a lecture in which he gave a woman a hundred dollar bill as an object lesson, and she stuffed it into her bra, telling him that if he wanted it he'd have to come get it. (He got it.)

$100,000 dog / Pamela Lewis, 1972 February 24

 Item
Identifier: FA 5 Item 4.13.3.2.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Pamela Lewis, who heard the story in a religion class. Brother Monson speaks on setting high goals. Only a boy seems to be listening, and he seems to have taken the talk a little too seriously.

1137sp34k is for noobs : gamer lingo and social status in the MMO community / Andrew Moore, 2007 November 20

 Item — Box 452: [31197233257218]
Identifier: FA 1 Item 4514
Scope and Contents note Collection of lingo from the online gaming community. Includes the use of acronyms and how the use of various kinds of language relates to a gamer's status. Created for Dr. Rudy's English 391 course taught at Brigham Young University, Fall 2007.

1200 pounds of sugar / Camilla Augspurger, 2002

 Item
Identifier: FA 8 Series 7 Sub-Series 12 Item 8.7.12.36.2
Scope and Contents Report by Brigham Young University student Camilla Augspurger, who collected the information from her boyfriend Jesse Plumb in 2002. Item describes how the informant's great, great, great uncle carried 400 pounds of sugar by himself to his wagon.

1600's legend / Andrew Myers, 1996 August 8

 Item
Identifier: FA 5 Item 4.2.12.1.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Andrew Myers, who collected information from Beck Locey. Sir Francis Bacon dies trying to stuff a chicken with snow to preserve it.

500 B.C. legend / Andrew Myers, 1998

 Item
Identifier: FA 5 Item 4.1.2.1.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Andrew Myers, who heard the legend from Chris Fry nearly a year before recording. Aeschylus is killed when an eagle drops a tortoise on his head.

$.75 for the missionaries / Shirley Snell, 1971 August 8

 Item
Identifier: FA 5 Item 4.11.2.6.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Shirley Snell, who heard the story from a male speaker in church. J. Golden Kimball asks Church members first whether they would give their lives for it, then whether they would give seventy-five cents.

802, what's your twenty : storytelling at the Wilkinson Center / Karen Elizabeth Porter, 2008

 Item — Box 448: [31197233257184]
Identifier: FA 1 Item 4480
Scope and Contents note This project is a collection of stories told by the Wilkinson Center Building custodial crew at BYU. The analysis describes the collection as a contribution to occupational folklore, and comments on the specific language of the custodial workers, group stories, humor, pranks, and work parties. The items collected include stories told about the Wilkinson Center, including: Mixing Table Carts at EFY, The Orange Elevator, Janae of the Ladder, Punching-fest, and several others. Also includes...