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Parapsychology -- Folklore

 Subject
Subject Source: Rbtyp

Found in 202 Collections and/or Records:

Hatch's grave / Jeff Olsen, 1983

 Item
Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item 2.2.2.1.15.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Utah State University folklore student Jeff Olsen, who collected information from Justin Olsen. In the cemetery there is a large tombstone with the name Hatch on its face and a ball on its top. If you go to the cemetery at midnight of the day Mr. Hatch died, rub the ball, and say 'Mr. Hatch, why are you dead?', the ball will light up and you will hear a voice telling you how Mr. Hatch was murdered by his wife.
Dates: 1983

Haunted barn / Janet John, 1979 November 29

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item 2.2.1.0.5.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Utah State University folklore student Janet John, who collected information from John Lamborn. An old barn in Ashton was once owned by a man who hanged himself. If you go there on a night with a full moon and open the barn door, you can see the shadow of a rope hanging from the rafters.
Dates: 1979 November 29

Haunted house / John Scott, 1982

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 5 Item 2.2.2.5.2.1.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Utah State University folklore student John Scott, who collected information from Valerie McKinnon. A young boy hangs himself in the attic of his house. Eventually the beam he hangs himself from breaks. Occasionally a green light can be seen through the boards of the attic window, and the cracking of a wooden beam can be heard.
Dates: 1982

Hiram / Chris Jackson, 1972 March 2

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 5 Sub-Series 2 Item 2.5.2.4.1.9
Scope and Contents Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Chris Jackson, who collected information from Joe Cox. A disfigured man pretends to hitchhike. When a car pulls over, he kills the driver and takes the young boy passenger away.
Dates: 1972 March 2

Hiram / Chris Jackson, 1972 March 2

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 5 Sub-Series 2 Item 2.5.2.4.1.10
Scope and Contents Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Chris Jackson, who collected information from Joe Cox. A man disfigured in a mine accident kills his boss and his boss's wife.
Dates: 1972 March 2

Horror story / Nancy Ford, 1978 July 7

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 5 Sub-Series 2 Item 2.5.2.4.1.3
Scope and Contents Report by Utah State University folklore student Nancy Ford, who collected information from Mark Johnson. A man left for dead in an exploded mine shaft murders his boss.
Dates: 1978 July 7

Hyrum / Colleen Thorley, 1978 August

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 5 Sub-Series 2 Item 2.5.2.4.1.8
Scope and Contents Report by Utah State University folklore student Colleen Thorley, who collected information from Robert Jones. A man disfigured in a mine accident kills his boss's wife and roams the woods.
Dates: 1978 August

Hyrum / Penne Bradley, 1979

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 5 Sub-Series 2 Item 2.5.2.4.1.11
Scope and Contents Report by Utah State University folklore student Penne Bradley. A man disfigured in a mine accident kills people and strips their skin off.
Dates: 1979

Hyrum Smith / Cynthia Parrish, 1981

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 5 Sub-Series 2 Item 2.5.2.4.1.5
Scope and Contents Report by Utah State University folklore student Cynthia Parrish, who collected information from Timothy C. Parrish. A disfigured mine worker chops up his boss and his boss's wife.
Dates: 1981

Hyrum stories / Shirley Snell, 1971 July

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 5 Sub-Series 2 Item 2.5.2.4.1.4
Scope and Contents Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Shirley Snell, who collected information from Clarence Underwood. A man horribly disfigured in a mine accident attacks any people he meets.
Dates: 1971 July