Collection of supernatural religious legends
Collection — Box: 53
Identifier: FA 2
Scope and Contents
Collection contains fieldwork reports of legends on religious themes, often with cultural and historical connections to Mormonism. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and the University of Utah from 1954 to 2013. 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.
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 email@example.com.
53 boxes (13 linear ft.)
Arranged in eleven series: 1. Collection of appearances and manifestations of supernatural beings and revenants, 1958-2002. 2. Collection of legends about unsolicited divine intervention, 1958-2009. 3. Collection of legends about solicited divine intervention, 1960-2000. 4. Collection of punishments, curses, and afflictions, 1965-2011. 5. Collection of out-of-body experiences, 1956-1984, 2001 January 22. 6. Collection of instances of glossolalia, 1961-1967. 7. Collection of premonitions, dreams, and visions, 1959-1999. 8. Collection of forecasts and prophecies, 1961-2013. 9. Collection of legends about religious buildings or objects, 1962-2007. 10. Collection of legends about patriarchal blessings, 1975, 1984, 1995-2000. 11. Collection of saints' legends, 1971-2002.
Donated by various folklore students from 1960 to 2007.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Various folklore students; 1960-2007.
Area of specialization is student generated folklore IV, a, i, 4
0.08 linear feet added to the collection per year.
Processed in 2010 and 2012.
- Register of the Collection of supernatural religious legends
- Kristi Bell
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.