Mormon Church -- Folklore
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 4450 Collections and/or Records:
Item — Box 332: [Barcode: 31197233255857]
Identifier: FA 1 Item 3318
Scope and Contents note Yocom discusses the historical and social importance that quilt making has played in the lives of women throughout the centuries. Citing several historic examples, she analyzes the folklore that results from the process of learning to make a quilt as well as the stories behind the quilts themselves. Created by Sandra Yocom while enrolled in Eric Eliason's English 391 class during winter semester 2006.
Dates: Other: 2006 April 18
Item — Box 472
Identifier: FA 1 Item 4715
Scope and Contents Submitted by BYU student Sydney Jordan about Americans' obsession with health advice during pregnancy. Includes a cover essay, autobiographical sketch, informants (pregnant women) giving and receiving advice from various sources, such as doctors, parents, older friends, as well listing the advice they actually followed, or why they didn't follow it. Also includes modern myths and fads about pregnancy (2010) and information about WIC (Women, Infants and Children). Prepared for her Spring 2010...
Dates: 2010 May 28
Item — Box 365: [Barcode: 31197233256640]
Identifier: FA 1 Item 3648
Scope and Contents note Donkin, a member of one of BYU's a capella groups called Noteworthy, became interested in folklore passed around within and between all a capella groups at BYU. In this project, she takes a closer look at jokes, traditions, and rituals that have together made up the heart of these a capella groups. Created by Jackie Donkin while enrolled in Jacqueline Thursby's English 391 course during winter semester 2007 at Brigham Young University.
Dates: Other: 2007
A change of heart : conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints / Angela Tichy, 1998
Item — Box 211: [Barcode: 31197233254538]
Identifier: FA 1 Item 2106
Scope and Contents note Tichy interviewed converts to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints about the details of their conversion. Project includes spiritual feelings, and physical difficulties that came with the decision to join the Church. Project was created for Dr. Rudy's English 391 course taught at Brigham Young University in 1998.
Dates: Other: 1998
A child's view : what causes a child's reality to differ from an adult's reality / Jessica Cooper-Leavitt, 2002
Item — Box 264: [Barcode: 31197233254942]
Identifier: FA 1 Item 2632
Scope and Contents note Cooper-Leavitt presents several anthropological theories of language and relates these theories to the childhood project of constructing reality, analyzing this reality-constructing language process in order to determine the factors accounting for the difference between childhood and adult perceptions of reality. In order to apply and explore the implications of these theories, Cooper-Leavitt conducts a native ethnography of her brothers' language mistakes and experiences. She concludes that a...
Dates: Other: 2002
File — Box 42: [Barcode: 31197233253431]
Identifier: FA 1 File 418
Scope and Contents Submitted by BYU student Kathy Titze for her Summer 1971 English 391 class. About the child's world and its oral traditions and invention, as well as children's collectin of rhymes, chants, riddle songs, and games. Contains a cover essay, list of informants, autobiographical sketch, and informant items. Items include chants such as teeter-totter, fatty fatty, tattle-tale, child games such as chin chopper, patty cake, step on a crack, buzzy bee, This little piggy, rhymems such as Not last night,...
Item — Box 172: [Barcode: 31197233256533]
Identifier: FA 1 Item 1720
Scope and Contents note Williams collected traditions practiced by families at Christmas. Included are traditions that are family oriented, that encourage service, and that encourage pride in one's heritage. The project was written for an English class taught by Dr. Eliason at Brigham Young University in 1999.
Dates: Other: 1999
Item — Box 158: [Barcode: 31197233256384]
Identifier: FA 1 Item 1572
Scope and Contents note Echols collected stories of cooking mistakes and accidents. Included are stories of forgetting to grease a baking pan, confusing evaporated and sweetened condensed fudge, and feeding culinary mistakes to the family dog who then throws up. The project was written for Dr. Eliason's English 391 class taught at Brigham Young University in 1998.
Dates: Other: 1998
Item — Box 130: [Barcode: 31197233256269]
Identifier: FA 1 Item 1296
Scope and Contents Timothy J. Shultz collected personal narratives about rock climbing and climber's folklore from Pat Ament. Included are stories about specific rock climbers, misadventures, good luck, death, women, and other miscellaneous stories. Project was written for an 392 class taught at Brigham Young University during Winter semester 1996.
File — Box 36: [Barcode: 31197233253373]
Identifier: FA 1 File 356
Scope and Contents Submitted by BYU student Sharlene Polvadore for her Summer 1969 English 391 class. About the many customs and beliefs that accompany marriage. Includes a cover essay, list of informants, and informant items. Items include the Wedding Song customs like "here comes the Bride", an engagement chant, "Happy Bride Proverb", Wedding apparel, wedding cake, Bobbie-Kim stories, and customs from foreign countries.