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Parapsychology -- Folklore

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Subject Source: Type Evidence: a Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloging

Found in 202 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 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 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 summer with Bigfoot / Mark D. Andrus, 1984 July 3

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 5 Sub-Series 4 Item 2.5.4.1.8
Scope and Contents Report by Utah State University folklore student Mark D. Andrus, who collected information from Alan S. Pitt. Animals in a logging camp become spooked by the sounds and smells of a strange creature.

A tire, a smell and some tracks / Kathy McHenry, 1972

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 5 Sub-Series 4 Item 2.5.4.1.2
Scope and Contents Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Kathy McHenry, who collected information from Lynn Probst. During the night, campers discover that a huge, heavy tractor tire has been moved and find large footprints near it.

Alaskan evil / Mark D. Jacobs, 1985 November 16

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 5 Sub-Series 2 Item 2.5.2.2.3.1
Scope and Contents Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Mark D. Jacobs, who collected information from Karly Shindler. On a challenge, a boy and a policeman enter "the valley of the wolves," where they encounter a half-man half-wolf.

Alfred Packer legend / Glynneth Llewellen, 1977

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item 2.2.2.1.20.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Glynneth Llewellyn, who collected information from Cathy Valentine. A man is killed after it is found he ate other people to survive; his ghost eats all the other bodies in a graveyard.

Andrew Carpenter's grave / Deborah Hayman, 1977 April 13

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item 2.2.2.1.3.3
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Deborah Hayman, who collected information from Chris Kjelgaard. The wooden cross used to mark Carpenter's grave is burned and replaced with a stone marker. Several weeks later the stone is toppled and replaced with a wooden cross. A police officer burns the cross again and resets the stone. After another couple weeks the stone is smashed and the wooden cross replaced.

Anne Bangs / Nick Drake, 1980

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 5 Sub-Series 2 Item 2.5.3.1.1
Scope and Contents Report by Utah State University folklore student Nick Drake, who collected information from Wendy Lemon. A girl raised by wolves becomes evil and savages a female camper.