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A voice in the dark / G. Richard Smack, 1966 December

Identifier: FA 2 Item

Scope and Contents note

Report by G. Richard Smack, who collected information from Mildred O. Larsen, who heard it from her grandmother, who claimed to be the woman in the story. The story has an early 1900s setting. In the story a woman has her husband called away to help a neighbor. Increasingly uneasy about his long absence, she finally screams for him to turn around. Her scream causes him to notice an attacker with a knife, who flees.


  • Other: 1966 December

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General note

Informant was female.

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Creator was female.

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Collector was male.

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Collector-informant relationship unknown.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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Brigham Young University
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