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Blessed handkerchief / Kathleen Naumann, 1980 February 3

Identifier: FA 2 Item

Scope and Contents note

Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Kathleen Naumann, who collected information from her grandmother, Florence Nichols Morrell. In the story a prophet blesses a handkerchief to protect a Mormon missionary from disease. After the mission it vanishes.


  • Other: 1980 February 3

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1 p.



General note

Informant was female.

General note

Creator's sex is unknown.

General note

Collector was female.

General note

Collector was informant's granddaughter.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States