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Religious articles -- Folklore

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Found in 270 Collections and/or Records:

Experience of my mother Charlotte Gray Hillstead / Portia Pyle, undated

 Item
Identifier: FA 2 Series 6 Item 1.6.2.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Portia Pyle, who collected information from Joseph Hillstead about his mother, Charlotte Gray Hillstead. Story recounts how Charlotte hears someone speak in tongues and knows the interpretation; another interpreter knows she is timid, and gives the same interpretation. On another occasion she sees a beautiful shaft of light and smells heavenly flowers.
Dates: Other: undated

Faith and works object lesson / Brian Hansbrow, 1997 March 26

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Identifier: FA 16 Series 5 Item 5.1.9.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Brian Hansbrow, who collected information from his co-worker, David Garlic. A device with metal and plastic rings illustrates that faith ceases when works cease.
Dates: Other: 1997 March 26

Faith promoting story / Mary Kay Peterson, 1983 February 10

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 3 Sub-Series 1 Item 1.3.1.18.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Utah State University English student Mary Kay Peterson, who collected information from Alvin A. Davis. Set in 1869. Story recounts how a ship filling with water is saved after Mormon immigrants on board pray (Alvin's ancestor among them).
Dates: Other: 1983 February 10

Faith saves a family / Kathryn Wright, 1975 March

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 3 Sub-Series 1 Item 1.3.1.26.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Kathryn Wright, who heard the story at least twice from family members. Story recounts how Kathryn's great-grandmother prays and is protected from Pancho Villa's gang.
Dates: Other: 1975 March

Feeding the 5,000 / Ed Whitley, 1997 January 22

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Identifier: FA 2 Item 1.0.37.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Ed Whitley, who heard the story from his brother Mark circa 1988. Mark heard the story in seminary. The story tells how after prayer, sloppy joes are miraculously multiplied for flood-control workers.
Dates: Other: 1997 January 22

Finding a lost daughter / Leesa Steed, 1984

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Item 1.3.2.19.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Utah State University folklore student Leesa Steed, who heard the story from Donna Hatch about a year before recording. Story recounts how Donna is led to her lost child by premonitions and faint cries.
Dates: Other: 1984

Finding a marble / Leesa Steed, 1984 May 20

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Item 1.3.2.22.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Utah State University folklore student Leesa Steed. Story recounts how as a child, she unerringly locates a lost marble after praying about it.
Dates: Other: 1984 May 20

Folk spiritualism / Rick Skousen, 1989 March 8

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Identifier: FA 2 Item 1.0.30.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Rick Skousen, who collected information from his grandmother, Lois Nielsen. In the report spiritual writing gives a right answer, a wrong answer, and a message about temple work.
Dates: Other: 1989 March 8

Friends in the pre-existence / Jason Archibald, 1996 January 31

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Identifier: FA 2 Item 1.0.32.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Jason Archibald, who collected information from Hillary Hatt, who heard the story from a female acquaintance. In the story a Mormon missionary fulfills his pre-mortal promise to bring the gospel to his friend.
Dates: Other: 1996 January 31

Fuel / Emma Forsyth, 1997 January 23

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Item 1.3.2.35.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Emma Forsyth, who collected information from Cynthia Marx. Story recounts how a World War II bombing mission is able to return on empty fuel tanks after a Mormon crewman is asked to pray.
Dates: Other: 1997 January 23