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Mormon Church -- Folklore

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Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 4450 Collections and/or Records:

A Jew's conversion : an exploration of the characteristics of a personal narrative / Israel Hyman, 1997

 Item — Box 145: [Barcode: 31197233256111]
Identifier: FA 1 Item 1448
Scope and Contents note Hyman collected the story of his Jewish father's conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Included are a transcript of a tape in which Jerry Hyman (father) described his conversion, and descriptions of how he was introduced to the church, his first experiences with personal prayer, and a time when he accidentally swore in sacrament meeting. The project was written for an English 391 class taught at Brigham Young University in 1997.
Dates: Other: 1997

A label for life : how people get their names / Emily M. Bohe, 2004

 Item — Box 256: [Barcode: 31197233255022]
Identifier: FA 1 Item 2452
Scope and Contents note Bohe explores the ways in which people decide what to name their children, and the affect of a name has on a person. Includes stories of parents having chosen the child's name years before the child arrived, family names passed through generations, and family traditions for the older children in the family to participate. Bohle was a student in Bell's English 391 course in Winter Semester of 2004 at Brigham Young University.
Dates: Other: 2004

A lady and her quilts / Kathleen T. Sant, 1971

 File — Box 38: [Barcode: 31197233253399]
Identifier: FA 1 File 379
Scope and Contents Submitted by BYU student Kathleen T. Sant for her Spring 1971 English 391 class. About the art of quilting and why it has been preserved. Contains a cover essay, informant lists, and informant items. Items include slides of various styles and types of quilting, such as special stitching and patterns.
Dates: 1971

A legacy of creativity : creative dating proposals / Tiffani Barth, 2008

 Item — Box 426: [Barcode: 31197233256947]
Identifier: FA 1 Item 4258
Scope and Contents note This project looks at the creative ways single Brigham Young University students and single Mormons ask people out on dates. The person asking someone out creates an asking mechanism that is usually delivered in secret or by someone other than themselves, in which their identity is made known and their proposal is addressed. Following the proposal, the expectation is that the recipient responds to the invitation in a similarly creative way. The most profound way of extending an invitation is by...
Dates: Other: 2008

A legacy of good food / Benjamin Inouye, 2007

 Item — Box 414: [Barcode: 31197233256731]
Identifier: FA 1 Item 4137
Scope and Contents note This project examines the art of cooking, including the people, recipes and traditions it involves. This 40 item collections contains answers to the following questions: "What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the cookbook?" "What is your favorite aspect of the cookbook?" "Which are your favorite recipes and why?" and "What is the value of the cookbook to you?" Recipes include: Cha Siu Bau, Chicken Noodle Soup with Homemade Noodles, Chinese Chicken Salad, Fruit Pizza,...
Dates: Other: 2007

A life in Spanish Fork : reflections of Fern Hanson, Spanish Fork resident / Lynn Marie Greenway, 2005

 Item — Box 346: [Barcode: 31197233255980]
Identifier: FA 1 Item 3452
Scope and Contents note This project, Greenway states, is designed to give those that were born in a "hurried era" a glimpse into a slower era of the past. Greenway therefore examines the life and customs of Fern Hanson, her husband's grandmother and long-time resident of Spanish Fork, Utah. Through the means of a very relaxed and informal conversation, Greenway allows the reader to feel as though they too, were discussing the life and times of Hanson in Spanish Fork. Created by Lynn Marie Greenway while enrolled in...
Dates: Other: 2005

A life story of Florence Morrison / Kathryn Samson, 2002

 Item — Box 250: [Barcode: 31197233255014]
Identifier: FA 1 Item 2500
Scope and Contents note Project is a transcribed interview with Florence Morrison. The interview includes Morrison's personal narratives about surviving World War II, maintaining a ranch in Colorado, raising foster children, and doing genealogy work. Created by Kathryn Samson when she was enrolled in Jill Terry Rudy's English 391 class in Fall 2002.
Dates: Other: 2002

A life with horses : the folklore of an equestrian community / Heidi Jensen, 2008

 Item — Box 448: [Barcode: 31197233257184]
Identifier: FA 1 Item 4478
Scope and Contents note This project is a collection of folklore from the people who own or interact regularly with horses. Analysis discusses how "horse people" often get together to tell stories, and how many stories have a function in teaching morals or life values. Claims that horses can be character building, offer a sense of freedom, and teach lessons. Also discusses tips on how to build a good relationship with a horse, and common elements to several horse stories. Items collected are stories collected by...
Dates: Other: 2008

A light unto the world : a folklore narrative of missionary experiences from the Brigham Young University performing arts groups / Beth Higginson, 1999

 Item — Box 181: [Barcode: 31197233254231]
Identifier: FA 1 Item 1802
Scope and Contents note Higginson wrote about the performing groups at Brigham Young University and the ways in which their members were able to spread the gospel. Included are stories of students who taught by friendship, example, and bringing the spirit through their performances. The paper was written for Dr. Thursby's English 356 course taught at Brigham Young University in 1999.
Dates: Other: 1999

A lightbulb for every occasion : a collection of and commentary on lightbulb jokes / Anna English, 1999

 Item — Box 181: [Barcode: 31197233254231]
Identifier: FA 1 Item 1804
Scope and Contents note English wrote about light bulb jokes, their origin and basis in stereotypes. Included are discussions on where light bulb jokes are told, why light bulbs lend themselves to jokes, and examples of light bulb jokes. The paper was written for an English 495 course taught at Brigham Young University in 1999.
Dates: Other: 1999