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Pele (Hawaiian diety) -- Folklore

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of appearances of Pele, 1970-1971

 Sub-Series
Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 13
Scope and Contents Contains legends about appearances of Pele. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and the University of Utah from 1970 to 1971. 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.
Dates: Other: 1970-1971

Pele / Linda Bass, 1971 January

 Item
Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 13 Item 1.1.1.14.2.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Linda Bass, who collected information from Wilma Place. Story recounts how a kind girl feeds an old lady when a wicked girl will not. In return the old lady gives advice that saves her house from the volcano.
Dates: Other: 1971 January

The goddess of fire / Kent L. Olsen, 1970 January

 Item
Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 13 Item 1.1.1.14.1.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Kent L. Olsen, who collected information about Hawaiian folklore from Jan Pierce. Story recounts how a Mormon stake president picks up a vanishing hitchhiker. Hawaiian members believe it was the goddess Pele.
Dates: Other: 1970 January