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Death -- Folklore

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of legends about dead people appearing elsewhere at time of death, 1964-1985

 Sub-Series
Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 10
Scope and Contents Contains legends about family members appearing elsewhere at their time of death. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and the University of Utah from 1964 to 1985. 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: Other: 1964-1985

Collection of legends about prayerful submissions to or requests for death, 1965-1972

 Sub-Series
Identifier: FA 2 Series 3 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains legends about prayerful submissions to or requests for death. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and the University of Utah from 1965 to 1972. 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: Other: 1965-1972

Collection of legends about spirits informing subject it is not time to die, 1984 May 15

 Sub-Series
Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 3 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains legends about unknown beings informing subject that it is not yet time to die. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and the University of Utah in 1984. 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: Other: 1984 May 15

Collection of legends about spirits informing subject it is not time to die, 1964-1971

 Sub-Series
Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains legends about deceased family members telling a person that it is not yet time to die. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and the University of Utah from 1964 to 1971. 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: Other: 1964-1971

Collection of legends about spirits informing subject of death or being present at death, 1968 January, 1982-1987

 Sub-Series
Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 3 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains legends about unknown beings informing subject of impending death or being present at death. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and the University of Utah from 1968 to 1987. 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: Other: 1968 January; Other: 1982-1987

Collection of legends about spirits telling of impending death or being present at death, 1959-1984

 Sub-Series
Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains legends about deceased family members being present at a person's death or telling a person of impending death. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and the University of Utah from 1959 to 1984. 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: Other: 1959-1984

Collection of legends about the dead appearing because of pact made in life, 1961-1977

 Sub-Series
Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 9
Scope and Contents Contains legends about deceased family members appearing because of promises they made in life. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and the University of Utah from 1961 to 1977. 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: Other: 1961-1977

Collection of legends on death, 1980-1998

 Sub-Series
Identifier: FA 4 Series 10 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains legends about death in the family. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University and Utah State University 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: 1980-1998

Collection of legends on death while crossing the plains, 1964-1971

 Sub-Series
Identifier: FA 4 Series 5 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains legends about death occurring while people were crossing the plains. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University and Utah State University 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: 1964-1971

Collection of legends on unexplained happenings that reenact death or murder, 1971-1984

 Sub-Series
Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains legends about unexplained happenings that reenact a person's death or murder. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University and Utah State University from 1971-1984. 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: 1971-1984