Collection of material lore
Scope and Contents
Contains descriptions of various material lore, including crafts, recipes, items of clothing, and landscapes. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and the University of Utah from 1944 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Arranged in six series: 1. Collection of family material lore. 2. Collection of landscape material lore. 3. Collection of occupational material lore. 4. Collection of personal material lore. 5. Collection of religious material lore. 6. Collection of foodways material lore.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Various folklore students; 1960-2007.
Student generated folklore (William A. Wilson Folklore Archives Collection Development Policy, 2009; IV, a, i , 4).
Additional descriptions are added to the collection annually, at a rate of approximately 0.08 linear feet per year.
- Register of the Collection of material lore
- Kristi Young
- 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.
Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States