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A tank of gas / Cynthia Sollis, 1997 September

Identifier: FA 2 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Item

Scope and Contents note

Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Cynthia Sollis, who collected information from her father, Larry Sollis. Story recounts how a woman is able to drive an hour on an empty gas tank, provided that she doesn't look at the gauge.


  • Other: 1997 September

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2 p.



General note

Informant was male.

General note

Creator's sex is unknown.

General note

Collector was female.

General note

Collector was informant's daughter.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States