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Collection of legends about appearances and manifestations of deity or dead prophets, saints, or prominent figures, 1960-2007

 Sub-Series
Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 1

Scope and Contents

Contains legends about appearances and manifestations of well known religious figures. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and the University of Utah from 1960 to 2007. Most of the items are typewritten, but a few of the older items are handwritten. Many of the items contain a description of how, when, and where they were collected as well as explanations of social and cultural contexts.

Dates

  • Other: 1960-2007

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at specialcollections@byu.edu.

Extent

49 folders

Language

English

Arrangement

Arranged in fourteen subseries: 1. Collection of appearances and manifestations of God or Christ, 1959-1988, 1995-2002. 2. Collection of appearances and manifestations of the Holy Ghost, 1974 November 21. 3. Collection of appearances of John the Baptist, 1961-1985. 4. Collection of appearances of John the Beloved, 1971-1976, 1984 November 6, 1995 October 17. 5. Collection of appearances of Peter, 1964 October 14. 6. Collection of appearances of Gabriel, 1967 December. 7. Collection of appearances of Joseph Fielding Smith, December 1974. 8. Collection of appearances of the Virgin of Guadalupe, 1971. 9. Collection of appearances of Father Junipero Serra, 1964 April. 10. Collection of appearances of the founding fathers, 1975 October 25. 11. Collection of appearances of Moroni, 1984 April 23. 12. Collection of appearances of the Virgin Mary, 1976 April, 1985-1989, 2002 January 29. 13. Collection of appearances of Pele, 1970-1971. 14. Collection of appearances of the twelfth prophet, 1981 November 1.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States