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Folklore

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4971 Collections and/or Records:

4chan firearms and folklore , 2019

 Item
Identifier: FA 1
Scope and Contents

Submitted by BYU student Noah Eliason for his 391 English course for Dr. Eric Eliason. Contains a video about 4chan firearms.

Dates: 2019

802, what's your twenty : storytelling at the Wilkinson Center / Karen Elizabeth Porter, 2008

 Item — Box 362: [Barcode: 31197233256624], Folder: 4
Identifier: FA 1 Item 4480
Scope and Contents note This project is a collection of stories told by the Wilkinson Center Building custodial crew at BYU. The analysis describes the collection as a contribution to occupational folklore, and comments on the specific language of the custodial workers, group stories, humor, pranks, and work parties. The items collected include stories told about the Wilkinson Center, including: Mixing Table Carts at EFY, The Orange Elevator, Janae of the Ladder, Punching-fest, and several others. Also includes...
Dates: Other: 2008

1137sp34k is for noobs : gamer lingo and social status in the MMO community / Andrew Moore, 2007 November 20

 Item — Box 364: [Barcode: 31197233256657], Folder: 6
Identifier: FA 1 Item 4514
Scope and Contents note

Collection of lingo from the online gaming community. Includes the use of acronyms and how the use of various kinds of language relates to a gamer's status. Created for Dr. Rudy's English 391 course taught at Brigham Young University, Fall 2007.

Dates: Other: 2007 November 20

A baby grows up / Phillip Ray, 1991

 Item — Box 90: [Barcode: 31197233253928], Folder: 4
Identifier: FA 1 Item 958
Scope and Contents

Phillip Ray collected personal narratives of the creation, growth, and development of the Covey Leadership Center. Included are stories of the Center's beginnings, early years, and eventual success. Project was written for an English 392 class taught at Brigham Young University during Winter semester 1991.

Dates: 1991

A beauty or a beast : blind date narratives / Jacquelyn Higley, 2004

 Item — Box 257: [Barcode: 31197233255055], Folder: 9
Identifier: FA 1 Item 2800
Scope and Contents note Higley explores blind date stories, looking for patterns to explain why so many blind dates go badly and why people go on them. Some of the major problems in blind dates are people wanting to be too friendly, lack of good qualities in the other person, and having nothing in common. Discusses some cases where blind dates led to a second date, and rare cases that led to friendship or marriage. Created by Jacquelyn Higley while enrolled in Kristi A. Bell's English 391 class during winter...
Dates: Other: 2004

A blink in the history of Jerry Peck / Courtney Peck, 2008 April

 Item — Box 361: [Barcode: 31197233255402], Folder: 6
Identifier: FA 1 Item 4463
Scope and Contents note

This project is a life history of the collector's grandfather, Jerry Peck. The analysis discusses how the life of Jerry Peck coincides with the American experience. Discusses the following experiences of Jerry Peck: serving in the Korean War, leaving family, his jobs, and an accident that happened to his leg. Includes an 11 page transcribed interview with Jerry Peck. Collected by Courtney Peck, Dr. Rudy's ENGL 392 class, Winter 2008

Dates: Other: 2008 April

A brief life history of Carol Maree James Bowen / Josh Allen, 2008

 Item — Box 358: [Barcode: 31197233255394], Folder: 3
Identifier: FA 1 Item 4400
Scope and Contents note

This project is a history of the collector's grandmother, Carol Maree James Bowen. The analysis discusses some key aspects of Carol's life including her childhood in the Great Depression, farm life, her family and church service, and relates it all to the American dream and typical American values. All items collected are based on an interview with the informant, Carol Maree James Bowen, as conducted by the collector. Collected by Josh Allen, Dr. Rudy's ENGL 392 class, Fall 2008.

Dates: Other: 2008

A brief study of religious folklore art among full-time missionaries in the Philippines : clay and leather book cases and covers , 2019

 Item — Box 389: [Barcode: 31197233256897], Folder: 14
Identifier: FA 1 Item 4961
Scope and Contents

Submitted by BYU student Conner Rawson for his English 392 course for Dr. Eric Eliason. Contains cover essay, autobiographical sketch, and informant interviews. About handcrafted leather bound scripture cases and covers acquired by Latter-day Saint missionaries serving in the Philippines.

Dates: 2019

A brief view of quilts / Sandra Yocom, 2006 April 18

 Item — Box 289: [Barcode: 31197233255311], Folder: 6
Identifier: FA 1 Item 3203
Scope and Contents note

Yocom discusses the history of quilts starting with the earliest known examples and tracing their lineage through modern quilting. She then goes on to describe different quilting processes and different types of quilts as well. Finally, she includes poems relating to quilts and pictures of various types of quilts, as well as collection photographs of work she has collected and documented. Created by Sandra Yocom when she enrolled in Eric Eliason's English 391 class in winter 2006.

Dates: Other: 2006 April 18