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Religious articles -- Folklore

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Gerald Maass untitled legend about death, 1961 May 12

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 5 Sub-Series 3 Item 1.5.3.3.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University anthropology student Gerald Maass. Story recounts how a man visits "the other side" in comas often until his wife gives him permission to die. After one, he tells two friends that their association in this life is over, but names the years when their relationship will resume (still in the future when legend was recorded).
Dates: Other: 1961 May 12

Gerald Maass untitled legend about robes in the afterlife, 1961 May 12

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 5 Sub-Series 3 Item 1.5.3.4.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University anthropology student Gerald Maass, who heard the story some time before recording. Story recounts how a stake president, in a near-death experience, learns of his first counselor's simultaneous death from a woman making him a robe.
Dates: Other: 1961 May 12

Gift of tongues / Kathleen Lubeck, undated

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 6 Item 1.6.13.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Kathleen Lubeck, who collected information from Artha Wood Lubeck. Story recounts how Artha's father gives a Sunday School lesson in English, which a visitor hears in her native German.
Dates: Other: undated

Girl gets attacked on her way to seminary / Vivian Williams, 1976

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 3 Sub-Series 1 Item 1.3.1.6.2
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Vivian Williams, who heard the story from Margie Fear about seven years before recording. Story recounts how a girl mistakenly accepts a ride from an assailant, but he becomes meek and submissive after she commands him by her father's Priesthood.
Dates: Other: 1976

Gloria Trimnal untitled legend about death, undated

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 5 Sub-Series 3 Item 1.5.3.6.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Gloria Trimnal. Story recounts how her great-great-grandfather, shortly before his death, reports being forewarned of it by friends in a near-death experience.
Dates: Other: undated

God and the Bolivian mail service / Colleen Vierra, 1985

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Item 1.3.2.26.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Colleen Vierra, who collected information from Richard Chatterton. Story recounts how a poor farmer writes a letter to God after a devastating flood. Postal workers send back money to help him out. In Richard's version, additional money mysteriously appears in the envelope. Colleen has heard an alternate version with an ironic punch line, also noted.
Dates: Other: 1985

Gordon Rees untitled legend about a miracle, 1964 November 5

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 5 Item 1.5.0.10.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Gordon Rees. Story recounts how a woman dies during a heart operation and is revived. She reports a beautiful place where she spoke with her dead son.
Dates: Other: 1964 November 5

Gordon Rees untitled legend about a prophet, 1964 November 5

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 5 Sub-Series 2 Item 1.5.2.13.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Gordon Rees, who collected information from Faye Stevenson. Story recounts how a prophet dies but is sent back because his mission on earth is incomplete. He reports that people would commit suicide to get to the lowest, telestial, heaven, if they knew its beauty.
Dates: Other: 1964 November 5

Grandma's prayers / Matthew Maden, 1995 November 8

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Item 1.3.2.39.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University student Matthew Maden, who collected information from Shanna Grygla. Mid-1960s setting. Story recounts how Shanna's grandmother prays up a miraculous localized snow to water the cattle.
Dates: Other: 1995 November 8

Grandmother brough to life / Aubrey Guynn, 1977

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 5 Item 1.5.0.2.2
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Aubrey Guynn, who heard the story from a relative named Winston four years before recording. Story recounts how Lorenzo Snow raises Winston's grandmother, then a girl, from the dead. She reports meeting two dead acquaintances, and that coming back to life was very painful.
Dates: Other: 1977