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Supernatural -- Folklore

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 503 Collections and/or Records:

30 ft. men / Jan Tueller, 1974 September 21

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 5 Sub-Series 4 Item 2.5.4.2.1
Scope and Contents Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Jan Tueller, who collected information from Win Lowman. A man and woman on a date in the Ozarks see a giant man, and follow his trail through the woods.

A call from the dead / Merlene Holt, 1963

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Item 1.1.2.2.10.1
Scope and Contents note Report by English student Merlene Holt, who collected information from her mother, Mary B. Holt. Story recounts how Mary's father, Hans Bayles, is awakened by his dead mother's voice before a horse thief can club him into submission.

A fall / Lynette Buchman, 1971 May

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 5 Item 2.2.2.5.1.2.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Lynette Buchman, who collected information from Laurie Buchman. A man goes climbing up a canyon with two younger boys. One of the boys loses his footing, and the man falls from the cliff in an effort to steady him. On certain nights his scream can still be heard through the canyon.

A father's concern / LaVon Cole, 1971 April 15

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item 1.1.2.1.18.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Mrs. LaVon Cole, who collected information from her former landlady, Mrs. Don E. Clark. Story recounts how Mrs. Clark's dead father appears to her grandmother to say that she will recover from pneumonia.

A flower's disappearance / Kerrie Nebeker, 1978 October

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item 2.2.2.1.33.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Utah State University folklore student Kerrie Nebeker, who collected information from Joi Randall. Two boys dare another to go into an Indian burial ground and take a flower from one of the graves. They all drive home in the same car afterwards, and leave the flower in the car with the doors locked. The next morning, the flower is gone.

A hanging scroll / Sonoko Hara, 1983 November 25

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 4 Item 2.2.2.4.8.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Utah State University folklore student Sonoko Hara, who collected information from Kazuko Mimura. Two Japanese girls decide to move into an old apartment in Japan. There is a scroll hanging in one of the girls' rooms, which she takes down and places in a drawer. Shortly thereafter, the girl starts to seclude herself in the room, sitting in a ball in the corner. Psychiatrists find no mental explanation for her behavior so she finally asks for spiritual guidance. She is told that the...

A heavenly visit / Gail Stout, 1967 December

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item 1.1.2.1.34.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Gail Stout, who collected information from Mrs. Blowden Olson, who took the story from her mother's diary, dated November 16, 1955, via a fellow Mormon temple worker. Story recounts how a temple patron disappears from sight of others while he sits with an apparition of his dead little boy.

A last farewell / W. Andrew McCullough, 1968 January

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 10 Item 1.1.2.10.5.1
Scope and Contents note Report by W. Andrew McCullough, who collected information from Ronald Jackson, who heard the story from his uncle shortly after it happened. Story recounts how Ronald's grandfather appears to his brother when he dies.

A mission to confirm an arrival / Rex W. Allred, 1968 January

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 2 Item 1.1.2.0.7.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Rex W. Allred, who collected information from his sister-in-law, Sally Allred, who had the experience on November 13, 1966. Story recounts how Sally mistakes a ghost for her mother; the ghost seems to be checking on the informant's newborn.

A mother's comfort / Shayna Ryan, 1997 June

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item 1.1.2.1.58.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University student Shayna Ryan, who collected the information from her friend, Spencer Barney, whose mother's cousin is the mother in the story. Story recounts how after a car accident, a boy is told that the paramedics are trying to help his mother. He replies that she's right beside him and doesn't need help.