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Parapsychology -- Folklore

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Subject Source: Rbtyp

Found in 202 Collections and/or Records:

The Wasatch monster / Glen R. Andrus, 1982

 Item
Identifier: FA 3 Series 5 Sub-Series 4 Item 2.5.4.11.1
Scope and Contents Report by Utah State University folklore student Glen R. Andrus, who collected information from Billy Jackson. Fur trappers kill a monster in a fur trapping canyon. Believing they are safe, they return the next night, only to be attacked by another monster.
Dates: 1982

The weeping lady / Carolyn Dalton, 1977 October 31

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item 2.2.2.1.1.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Utah State University folklore student Carolyn Dalton, who collected information from Pat Anderson. A woman's family members all die tragically in various incidents. Her tombstone bears her image, and on dark, cloudy nights you can feel her tears when you touch her cheek. Beware the weeping angels. Don't blink.
Dates: 1977 October 31

The weeping lady / Jana Schwartz, 1979 November 5

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item 2.2.2.1.1.3
Scope and Contents note Report by Utah State University folklore student Jana Schwartz, who collected information from Thomas Obray. A certain statue in the cemetery weeps every night at midnight for her lost children.
Dates: 1979 November 5

The weeping lady / Mary Ann Johnson, 1979

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item 2.2.2.1.1.11
Scope and Contents note Report by Utah State University folklore student Mary Ann Johnson, who collected information from Dirk Howard. A young woman is in love with a young man who is called into service during the first world war. Shortly after she recieves word that he is missing in action, she passes away. Her tombstone has the face of a young woman on it. If you go to the cemetery at night and touch it, you can feel tears.
Dates: 1979

The West Hills lights / Mark D. Andrus, 1984 July 3

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Item 2.2.1.1.8.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Utah State University folklore student Mark D. Andrus, who collected information from Alan S. Pitt. A group of kids drive up to Wanship dam to see the west hill lights. A large ball of light is supposed to appear if you place your keys on the top of the car and wait, but it doesn't work for them. As they are driving back from the dam a light appears, blinding the driver and causing him to drive into the water.
Dates: 1984 July 3

The windigo / Brian Rabe, 1972 March 2

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 5 Sub-Series 4 Item 2.5.4.13.1
Scope and Contents Report collected from Brigham Young University student Brian Rabe. While hunting, a guide disappears into the forest. His companion follows his footprints, which change in shape, until [remaining text missing].
Dates: 1972 March 2

The woodcutter's son and the bear / Stuart Howell, 1983 January 25

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 5 Sub-Series 2 Item 2.5.2.1.3.1
Scope and Contents Report by Utah State University student James P. Douglas, who collected information from Stuart Howell. After an old man's son is killed by a bear, he goes crazy and wanders off into the woods.
Dates: 1983 January 25

Uncalled fireman / Bonni Bell, 1981 November 12

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 4 Item 2.2.2.4.7.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Utah State University folklore student Bonni Bell. A fireman arrives at the theater before a performance and asks if he can check for fire. He finds one just starting up, extinguishes it, and leaves. No one can recall calling the fire in and the fire department has no record of sending anyone out.
Dates: 1981 November 12

Uriah Mesa / William G. Golson, 1986

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item 2.2.1.0.9.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student William G. Golson. The Indians native to the region have a story of a herd of wild horses that roam the mesa and cannot be caught. Several expeditions go into the mountains, searching for the herd, with accounts varying between finding nothing and a herd that mysteriously disappears at sunrise and evade carefully laid traps. One group reports being awakened by the herd crashing through their camp, with one of the expedition's number chasing...
Dates: 1986

Warloo / Ronda Zander, 1980

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item 2.2.2.1.7.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Utah State University folklore student Ronda Zander, who collected information from Paul Meyers. Warloo was hung for being a witch, cremated, and buried in an area that is now the Bountiful Cemetery. Every year on the first of November he haunts the area. On any other night, people can go to his grave after midnight and talk with his ghost. If you open the small door in the tomb, you can see the urn where his ashes are kept glowing orange. If you step away and wait a few minutes, a...
Dates: 1980