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College students' writings

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4635 Collections and/or Records:

A night in the canyon / Whitney Blecher, 1998

 Item — Box 210: [Barcode: 31197233254504], Folder: 2
Identifier: FA 1 Item 2204
Scope and Contents note

Belcher writes about stories told around a campfire by members of a family home evening group at Brigham Young University. Project was created for Eliason's English 392 class at Brigham Young University in 1998.

Dates: Other: 1998

A night of games / Leslie Bonsteel, 1987

 Item — Box 69: [Barcode: 31197233253779], Folder: 2
Identifier: FA 1 Item 747
Scope and Contents

Submitted by BYU student Leslie Bonsteel for her Fall 1987 Englsih 391 class. About the types of night games that BYU students play. Contains a cover essay, autobiographical sketch, list of informants, and informant items. Items include games like One hand, six sick sheiks, smelling fingerprints, hug the potholder, hait fight, if then, and more.

Dates: 1987

A night to remember : an exploration of high school dance culture in Utah , 2019

Identifier: FA 1
Scope and Contents

Submitted by BYU student Emmie Tolman for her English 391 course fro Dr. Jill Rudy. Conatins cover essay, autobiographical sketch, and contributor interviews. About the folklore Utah highschool dances.

Dates: 2019

A peculiar people : a study of BYU single's ward's sabbath day traditions / Brandon Henrie, 2007

 Item — Box 345: [Barcode: 31197233255972], Folder: 4
Identifier: FA 1 Item 4182
Scope and Contents note

This project focuses on Brigham Young University's single's wards as a subgroup of Latter-day Saints wards in general with a specific emphasis on the activities of "ward prayer" and "munch and mingle." This 20 item collection contains the following stories: feeling trapped by a talkative man, apartment skits, meeting women at ward lunches, "cuddling," cheer notes, and singing. Collected by Brandon Henrie, Deirdre Paulsen's H300R class, Winter 2007.

Dates: Other: 2007

A peculiar people Mormon stories about the Amish from Michigan and Indiana / Kenneth Lougee, 1978

 Item — Box 53: [Barcode: 31197233253589], Folder: 7
Identifier: FA 1 Item 574
Scope and Contents

Submitted by BYU student Kenneth Lougee for his Winter 1978 American Folklore class. About the conceptions Mormons have about the Amish, especially in Michigan, and Amish converts to Mormonism. Contains a cover essay, autobiographical sketch, informant list, and informant items. Items include Amish people driving cars, Amishman converting to Mormonism, Amish morality, missionary contacts, anti-Amish people, and more.

Dates: 1978

A pilgrimage to Nauvoo : the Lofgren family remembers / Elizabeth Magnum, 2002

 Item — Box 277: [Barcode: 31197233255238], Folder: 3
Identifier: FA 1 Item 3072
Scope and Contents note Mangum relates part of the history of the early members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Nauvoo, Illinois, among whom were her ancestors. She examines pilgrimages made by Church members to Nauvoo, focusing on a trip her own family made for the dedication of the Nauvoo Mormon temple. She concludes that while the family did acknowledge the importance of their pioneer forbears, the real reason for going was personal interest, as many family members had been to Nauvoo before...
Dates: Other: 2002

A pinch of salt : Haws family foodlore / Kelli Haws, 2008

 Item — Box 358: [Barcode: 31197233255394], Folder: 14
Identifier: FA 1 Item 4411
Scope and Contents note This project is a collection of family food food lore in the Haws family. The analysis comments on the central role of food in American activity, how it illustrates identity and American regionalism, and the effect of meals on family structure. Also discusses the traditions of meal preparation, Sunday dinners, and how meal time has been the source of folklore for the family. Includes ten items collected from members of the Haws family. Collected by Kelli Haws, Dr. Rudy's ENGL 392 class, Fall...
Dates: Other: 2008

A playful tussle vs kissing on arrival : physical affection traditions within the Brady and Ruggles families / Chanda Brady, 2000

 Item — Box 227: [Barcode: 31197233254694], Folder: 2
Identifier: FA 1 Item 2389
Scope and Contents note

Brady explores the role of physical affection in her own family and her husband's lives. She interviewed both families to see how each member remembers expressing affection while growing up, their attitudes towards public affection, and in what ways their opinions on affection have changed over time. The project was created for Dr. Rudy's English 391 course taught at Brigham Young University, Fall semester 2000.

Dates: Other: 2000

A report on some Mormon family traditions / Sara Ann Smith, 1974

 Item — Box 37: [Barcode: 31197233253381], Folder: 2
Identifier: FA 1 Item 391
Scope and Contents

Submitted by BYU student Sara Ann Smith for her Fall 1974 English 391 class. About the varied and unique traditions in Mormon families. Contains a cover essay, autobiographical sketch, list of informants, and informant items. Items include Christmas, Easter and Fourth of July traditions, Summer Holidays, April Fool's Day, Birthdays, Weddings, what people do in their leisure time and special interests, when parents went out, weekly traditions or just every now and then, and more.

Dates: 1974

A retrospective journey with Grandma June / Richard Lance, 1992

 Item — Box 98: [Barcode: 31197233253985], Folder: 1
Identifier: FA 1 Item 1032
Scope and Contents

Richard Lance collected personal narratives from his grandmother, June Lance. Included are a short family history and biography, and family folklore stories. Project was written for an English 391 class taught at Brigham Young University during Fall semester 1992.

Dates: 1992