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Mormon Church -- Folklore

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of student folklore projects

Identifier: FA 1
Scope and Contents Collection contains folklore project files created by Brigham Young University students and Utah State University students between 1969 and 2019 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 transcriptions and occasionally include audio recordings.
Dates: 1969-2019

Collection of supernatural religious legends

 Collection — Box 53: [Barcode: 31197232562642]
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...
Dates: 1954-2013

Danny B. Stewart personal papers on Utah folklore

Identifier: MSS 9390
Scope and Contents Contains articles written by Danny B. Stewart on Utah folklore. Includes articles on local haunts, lake monsters, the Bigfoot, ghosts, courtship customs, and Mormon specific folklore. Six of the articles were published in print and three were published online with Utah Stories magazine, 2017-2019.
Dates: 2017-2019