Mormons -- Folklore
Found in 4596 Collections and/or Records:
1137sp34k is for noobs : gamer lingo and social status in the MMO community / Andrew Moore, 2007 November 20
Collection of lingo from the online gaming community. Includes the use of acronyms and how the use of various kinds of language relates to a gamer's status. Created for Dr. Rudy's English 391 course taught at Brigham Young University, Fall 2007.
Phillip Ray collected personal narratives of the creation, growth, and development of the Covey Leadership Center. Included are stories of the Center's beginnings, early years, and eventual success. Project was written for an English 392 class taught at Brigham Young University during Winter semester 1991.
This project is a life history of the collector's grandfather, Jerry Peck. The analysis discusses how the life of Jerry Peck coincides with the American experience. Discusses the following experiences of Jerry Peck: serving in the Korean War, leaving family, his jobs, and an accident that happened to his leg. Includes an 11 page transcribed interview with Jerry Peck. Collected by Courtney Peck, Dr. Rudy's ENGL 392 class, Winter 2008
This project is a history of the collector's grandmother, Carol Maree James Bowen. The analysis discusses some key aspects of Carol's life including her childhood in the Great Depression, farm life, her family and church service, and relates it all to the American dream and typical American values. All items collected are based on an interview with the informant, Carol Maree James Bowen, as conducted by the collector. Collected by Josh Allen, Dr. Rudy's ENGL 392 class, Fall 2008.
A brief study of religious folklore art among full-time missionaries in the Philippines : clay and leather book cases and covers, 2019
Submitted by BYU student Conner Rawson for his English 392 course for Dr. Eric Eliason. Contains cover essay, autobiographical sketch, and informant interviews. About handcrafted leather bound scripture cases and covers acquired by Latter-day Saint missionaries serving in the Philippines.
Yocom discusses the history of quilts starting with the earliest known examples and tracing their lineage through modern quilting. She then goes on to describe different quilting processes and different types of quilts as well. Finally, she includes poems relating to quilts and pictures of various types of quilts, as well as collection photographs of work she has collected and documented. Created by Sandra Yocom when she enrolled in Eric Eliason's English 391 class in winter 2006.
Yocom discusses the historical and social importance that quilt making has played in the lives of women throughout the centuries. Citing several historic examples, she analyzes the folklore that results from the process of learning to make a quilt as well as the stories behind the quilts themselves. Created by Sandra Yocom while enrolled in Eric Eliason's English 391 class during winter semester 2006.