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Prophets -- Folklore

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:

A child called Peter / Russell Bice, 1964 October 14

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 5 Item 1.1.1.5.1.1
Scope and Contents note Report by English student Russell Bice, who collected information from Anna Joy Woffinden, the daughter of the woman in the story. 1947 setting. Story recounts how a woman passes out during premature labor and has a vision where a disciple named Peter foretells her child's ailments and stubbornness. The early labor is stopped, the child is born mature and named Peter, and the prophecy comes true.
Dates: Other: 1964 October 14

A curse / Maren McDaniel, 1972 May 11

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 8 Sub-Series 7 Item 1.8.7.12.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Maren McDaniel, who collected information from Marion McDaniel, who heard the story from her uncle. Story recounts how after a man's bishop makes him apologize for an innocent Word of Wisdom mistake, he prophesies that the bishop's family members will die. This begins to take place and he cannot retract it.
Dates: Other: 1972 May 11

A meeting with John the Revelator / Neil R. Sabin, undated

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 4 Item 1.1.1.4.1.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Neil R. Sabin, who collected the story from the autobiography of Martha Cox, born October 22, 1849. Story tells how Allen Stout, a bodyguard of Joseph Smith in Nauvoo, Illinois, believes himself a poor bodyguard for not watching Joseph's talk with a strange man, but Joseph assures him that the man was John the Revelator.
Dates: Other: undated

A vision in the Washington Temple / David S. Azzolina, 1974 December

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 7 Item 1.1.1.8.1.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student David S. Azzolina, who collected information from Robert Koerner. Story recounts how former presidents of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints assure the current leadership that God accepts their newly built temple.
Dates: Other: 1974 December

A visit from the twelfth prophet / Cherry Henry, 1981 November 1

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 14 Item 1.1.1.15.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Utah State University folklore student Cherry Henry, who collected information from Tessa Oskoui, story recounts how Oskoui's grandmother was the woman in the story. A woman gives bread to an old beggar, who claims to be a Muslim legendary figure. He then becomes a young man and vanishes to substantiate his claim.
Dates: Other: 1981 November 1

Airmet untitled legend about Harold B. Lee, undated

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 8 Sub-Series 7 Item 1.8.7.3.2
Scope and Contents note Report by Airmet, who collected information from Steve Garrett. Story recounts how Harold B. Lee must be the last prophet before the Millennium, because there is no room for a twelfth portrait in the Salt Lake Temple, which was planned by inspiration. His patriarchal blessing foretells his bringing forth the rest of the Book of Mormon.
Dates: Other: undated

Anonymous untitled legend about Ezra Taft Benson, 1975 October 30

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 8 Sub-Series 7 Item 1.8.7.8.2
Scope and Contents note Report by an unknown author who collected information from Kathy McDonald. Story recounts how Ezra Taft Benson will be the last president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and will uphold the Constitution.
Dates: Other: 1975 October 30

Brother Adams' prophecy / Donald Durkee, 1971

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 8 Sub-Series 7 Item 1.8.7.11.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Donald Durkee, who collected information from Ralph Smith. 1920s setting. Story recounts how Brother Adams meets David O. McKay and prophesies his presidency and death. In return he receives a prophecy of his future mission and a lesson about prophecy.
Dates: Other: 1971

Carla Robinson untitled legend about two martyrs, 1975 October 30

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 8 Sub-Series 7 Item 1.8.7.1.5
Scope and Contents note Report by Carla Robinson, who collected information from Trinia Pearson. Story recounts how two missionaries will be killed upon first entering Jerusalem to preach, and their bodies lie undiscovered for three days.
Dates: Other: 1975 October 30

Carma Jensen untitled legend about John the Baptist, 1961 May 13

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 3 Item 1.1.1.3.1.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University anthropology student Carma Jensen, who collected information from Karl Holly, who heard it on his mission. Story recounts how a man dressed like John the Baptist walks from town to town along a river, preaching but never eating.
Dates: Other: 1961 May 13