Collection of student folklore projects
Scope and Contents
Collection contains folklore project files created by Brigham Young University students and Utah State University students between 1969 and 2021 for their folklore course final project. More recently the projects have been required to have at least twelve unique items pertaining to the overarching lore that the student chose to research. Projects are mainly interview transcriptions and occasionally include video and audio recordings.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
393 boxes (196.5 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Materials arranged in order of accession.
Projects are given to the folklore professors by the students who created them; the professors then bring them to the archives.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Student folklore projects (William A. Wilson Folklore Archive collecting policy).
Folklore projects acquired from the English Department periodically but continually.
Processed; Mary Naylor; 2010.
Processed; Anne Ashton and Karen Glenn; 2022. Consolidated boxes, confirmed inventory, standardized metadata.
- Register of Collection of student folklore projects
- Finding aid prepared by Kristi Young, Mary Naylor
- 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.