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Parapsychology -- Folklore

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Subject Source: Rbtyp

Found in 202 Collections and/or Records:

The lake of no return / Susan Hansen, 1983

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 5 Sub-Series 4 Item 2.5.4.13.3
Scope and Contents Report by Utah State University folklore student Susan Hansen, who collected information from Dan Taylor. An invisible creature stalks and kills fishermen at a beautiful lake.
Dates: 1983

The legend of Mutual Dell / George Lowe, 1975

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 4 Item 2.2.2.4.3.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student George Lowe. A group of girls is out camping when one of them goes missing. While the group is discussing what to do, the girl appears at the edge of their clearing and appears as though part of her face has been eaten by worms. She calls for help, but the girls are too scared. A voice says it's time to go and the missing girl disappears. No trace of her is ever found.
Dates: 1975

The legend of the BYU cougar / Janell Thatcher, 1972 November 17

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 5 Sub-Series 2 Item 2.5.2.2.1.1
Scope and Contents Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Janell Thatcher, who collected information from Gay Eichert. Girls walking between Helaman Halls and campus are killed by what appears to be a cougar.
Dates: 1972 November 17

The legend of the knocking tombstone / Todd Wightman, 1984

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item 2.2.2.1.22.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Utah State University folklore student Todd Wightman, who collected information from Janeen Wightman. In Rose Hill Cemetery there is a tombstone that is a large cement box above ground. When you knock on it, it knocks back.
Dates: 1984

The light / Trudy Neilson, 1983

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Item 2.2.1.1.14.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Utah State University folklore student Trudy Neilson, who collected information from Randy Rhead. A couple going to park out in the desert sees a light approaching them in the sky and decides to turn around and head back. The light hovers over their car until they reach the steel bridge a few miles outside of Blackfoot, at which point the car flips around and headed back toward the desert. No one ever found the car or heard from the couple again.
Dates: 1983

The lost boy scout / William G. Golson, 1986

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item 2.2.1.0.8.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student William G. Golson. A scout troop camps for the night at Uriah Mesa, and one of the boys goes out for wood. He never returns and cannot be found. Thirty years later, another troop is camping close to the same location and a scout wanders into their camp. He says he is lost and they provide food and a place to sleep for him. In the morning, the lost scout has disappeard.
Dates: 1986

The missing hand / James L. Mcbee, 1983 October

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item 2.2.1.0.2.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Utah State University folklore student James L. Mcbee, who collected information from Carla A. Mcbee. A painter at the school loses his hand when he falls from the breezeway. At night, when a light hits the breezeway at a certain angle, the imprint of a hand can be seen.
Dates: 1983 October

The Mogollon monster / David C. Anderson, 1987 February 8

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 5 Sub-Series 4 Item 2.5.4.14.1
Scope and Contents Report by Brigham Young University folklore student David C. Anderson, who collected information from Roger Moffatt. A rancher in Arizona finds the cave of a monster that has been killing his cattle, and is attacked.
Dates: 1987 February 8

The monster of Potter's Slaughterhouse / Marjorie Yost, 1973 February

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 5 Sub-Series 4 Item 2.5.4.8.1
Scope and Contents Report by Brigham Young University student Marjorie Yost, who collected information from Chris Webb. Two boys, spending the night in an abandoned slaughterhouse, are attacked by a monster made of parts of dead animals.
Dates: 1973 February

The Phantom Train / Julie Homer, 1965 December 17

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Item 2.2.1.1.4.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Julie Homer, who collected information from Malcolm Johnson. In the early 1930s there was a serious train wreck outside Wilmington. Since then, on foggy nights, a light can be seen traveling along the tracks toward the city.
Dates: 1965 December 17