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Mormon Church -- Folklore

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Found in 4647 Collections and/or Records:

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

 Item — Box 321: [Barcode: 31197233255725]
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

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

 Item — Box 332: [Barcode: 31197233255857]
Identifier: FA 1 Item 3318
Scope and Contents note Yocom discusses the historical and social importance that quilt making has played in the lives of women throughout the centuries. Citing several historic examples, she analyzes the folklore that results from the process of learning to make a quilt as well as the stories behind the quilts themselves. Created by Sandra Yocom while enrolled in Eric Eliason's English 391 class during winter semester 2006.
Dates: Other: 2006 April 18

A bun in the oven : diet and health in pregnancy folklore / Sydney Jordan, 2010 May 28

 Item — Box 472
Identifier: FA 1 Item 4715
Scope and Contents Submitted by BYU student Sydney Jordan about Americans' obsession with health advice during pregnancy. Includes a cover essay, autobiographical sketch, informants (pregnant women) giving and receiving advice from various sources, such as doctors, parents, older friends, as well listing the advice they actually followed, or why they didn't follow it. Also includes modern myths and fads about pregnancy (2010) and information about WIC (Women, Infants and Children). Prepared for her Spring 2010...
Dates: 2010 May 28

A Capella at BYU : intro to folklore focused fieldwork project / Jackie Donkin, 2007

 Item — Box 365: [Barcode: 31197233256640]
Identifier: FA 1 Item 3648
Scope and Contents note Donkin, a member of one of BYU's a capella groups called Noteworthy, became interested in folklore passed around within and between all a capella groups at BYU. In this project, she takes a closer look at jokes, traditions, and rituals that have together made up the heart of these a capella groups. Created by Jackie Donkin while enrolled in Jacqueline Thursby's English 391 course during winter semester 2007 at Brigham Young University.
Dates: Other: 2007

A change of heart : conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints / Angela Tichy, 1998

 Item — Box 211: [Barcode: 31197233254538]
Identifier: FA 1 Item 2106
Scope and Contents note Tichy interviewed converts to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints about the details of their conversion. Project includes spiritual feelings, and physical difficulties that came with the decision to join the Church. Project was created for Dr. Rudy's English 391 course taught at Brigham Young University in 1998.
Dates: Other: 1998

A child's view : what causes a child's reality to differ from an adult's reality / Jessica Cooper-Leavitt, 2002

 Item — Box 264: [Barcode: 31197233254942]
Identifier: FA 1 Item 2632
Scope and Contents note Cooper-Leavitt presents several anthropological theories of language and relates these theories to the childhood project of constructing reality, analyzing this reality-constructing language process in order to determine the factors accounting for the difference between childhood and adult perceptions of reality. In order to apply and explore the implications of these theories, Cooper-Leavitt conducts a native ethnography of her brothers' language mistakes and experiences. She concludes that a...
Dates: Other: 2002

A child's world of folklore / Kathy Titze, 1971

 File — Box 42: [Barcode: 31197233253431]
Identifier: FA 1 File 418
Scope and Contents Submitted by BYU student Kathy Titze for her Summer 1971 English 391 class. About the child's world and its oral traditions and invention, as well as children's collectin of rhymes, chants, riddle songs, and games. Contains a cover essay, list of informants, autobiographical sketch, and informant items. Items include chants such as teeter-totter, fatty fatty, tattle-tale, child games such as chin chopper, patty cake, step on a crack, buzzy bee, This little piggy, rhymems such as Not last night,...
Dates: 1971

A Christmas rich in tradition / Erin Williams, 1999

 Item — Box 172: [Barcode: 31197233256533]
Identifier: FA 1 Item 1720
Scope and Contents note Williams collected traditions practiced by families at Christmas. Included are traditions that are family oriented, that encourage service, and that encourage pride in one's heritage. The project was written for an English class taught by Dr. Eliason at Brigham Young University in 1999.
Dates: Other: 1999

A classification of cooking errors / Shaynie Echols, 1998

 Item — Box 158: [Barcode: 31197233256384]
Identifier: FA 1 Item 1572
Scope and Contents note Echols collected stories of cooking mistakes and accidents. Included are stories of forgetting to grease a baking pan, confusing evaporated and sweetened condensed fudge, and feeding culinary mistakes to the family dog who then throws up. The project was written for Dr. Eliason's English 391 class taught at Brigham Young University in 1998.
Dates: Other: 1998

A climber's lore : personal narratives of pat Ament / Timothy J. Shultz, 1996

 Item — Box 130: [Barcode: 31197233256269]
Identifier: FA 1 Item 1296
Scope and Contents Timothy J. Shultz collected personal narratives about rock climbing and climber's folklore from Pat Ament. Included are stories about specific rock climbers, misadventures, good luck, death, women, and other miscellaneous stories. Project was written for an 392 class taught at Brigham Young University during Winter semester 1996.
Dates: 1996