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College students' writings

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4635 Collections and/or Records:

A simple wave, a world of meaning / Sara A. Nielson, 1997

 Item — Box 138: [Barcode: 31197233256319], Folder: 2
Identifier: FA 1 Item 1425
Scope and Contents note

Nielson collected information on drivers of cars in American Falls, Idaho, and the way they traditionally wave to each other. Included are gestures such as the pinky acknowledgement, the whole hand wave, and photographs of many different ways to wave to other drivers. The project was written for an English 391 class taught at Brigham Young University in 1997.

Dates: Other: 1997

A sister missionary / Trisha Grant, 1980

 Item — Box 4: [Barcode: 31197233253183], Folder: 4
Identifier: FA 1 Item 39
Scope and Contents

Collection of stories told by Gail Grey about her mission in Salt Lake City, Utah. Includes jokes, spiritual experiences, conversion, and mission life. Project was created for Utah State University's English 526 course in fall, 1980.

Dates: 1980

A sketch of the Mormon colonies in Mexico through John Walters Tenney and Emma O'Donnal Tenney / Kathy Benhardt, 1974

 Item — Box 14: [Barcode: 31197233253217], Folder: 11
Identifier: FA 1 Item 159
Scope and Contents

Benhardt explores home remedies, entertainment customs, and proverbs of American members of the Church of Latter-day Saints living in Mexico. Project was created for a folklore course taught at Brigham Young University in 1974.

Dates: 1974

A small sample of Stott family stories / Leisa Stott, 1987

 Item — Box 68: [Barcode: 31197233253787], Folder: 7
Identifier: FA 1 Item 742
Scope and Contents

Submitted by BYU student Leisa Stott for her Winter 1987 English 392 class. About the folklore of the Stott family growing up, and the sources from which the traditions were compiled. Contains a cover essay, autobiographical sketch, list of informants, and informant items. Items include family traditions, family stories such as bike stories, broken bone stories, camp/hiking stories, cat stories, car stories, childhood stories, food stories, war stories, trombone stories, and work stories.

Dates: 1987

A snapshot in the lives of sister missionaries / Rebekah Allred, 2007

 Item — Box 345: [Barcode: 31197233255972], Folder: 17
Identifier: FA 1 Item 4195
Scope and Contents note This project looks into a day in the life of a sister missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The analysis details the routine of a sister missionary. The narratives collected deal with the Missionary Training Center, training, tracting, successes, heartbreaks, funny investigators, and most embarrassing stories. The sister missionaries interviewed were part of the Mesa, Arizona mission, Las Vegas, Nevada mission, and the Salt Lake City, Utah Temple Square mission....
Dates: Other: 2007

A southern belle in the wild west / Peter Lindsay, 1998

 Item — Box 202: [Barcode: 31197233254363], Folder: 3
Identifier: FA 1 Item 2116
Scope and Contents note

Lindsay interviewed his grandmother in an effort to learn more about her past and her stories. Through the interview he realized how "southern" she really was, and how that affected her now that she resides in the west. Project was created for Dr. Rudy's English 392 course taught at Brigham Young University in 1998.

Dates: Other: 1998

A Steinacker family Christmas : Christmas traditions and their significance / Andrea Steinacker, 1999

 Item — Box 187: [Barcode: 31197233254298], Folder: 4
Identifier: FA 1 Item 1962
Scope and Contents note

Steinacker explores her immediate and extended family's Christmas traditions and why they are important to the family. Included are musical traditions, decorations, and favorite memories. Project was created for an English 391 course taught at Brigham Young University in 1999.

Dates: Other: 1999

A stitch in time : crocheting folklore project / Lisa Jackson New, 2012

 Item — Box 378: [Barcode: 31197233256715], Folder: 2
Identifier: FA 1 Item 4746
Scope and Contents

Submitted by BYU student Lisa Jackson New about crocheting and how it is passed down from mother to daughter, common conceptions about crocheting and how the practice has changed over time. Includes a cover essay, autobiography, informants' interviews about how they first started/became interested in crocheting, as well as their styles, male crocheters, and pictures of the things they make. Prepared for New's Winter 2012 English 392 class for Professor Eric Eliason.

Dates: 2012

A stitch in time : personal narratives pieced together in quilts / Aleisha Brady Bourne, 2002

 Item — Box 224: [Barcode: 31197233254645], Folder: 9
Identifier: FA 1 Item 2360
Scope and Contents note

Bourne interviews her mother in a quest to find out how her mother began quilting and what quilting means to her family. Included in the interview are the steps that Bourne's mother took to become involved in quilting, stories behind different quilts and images of some of the quilts that her mother had created. Project was created for Kristi Bell's English 391 course taught at Brigham Young University during winter semester 2002.

Dates: Other: 2002

A stitch in time : Steele family quilting / Nancy Steele, 2007

 Item — Box 343: [Barcode: 31197233255949], Folder: 3
Identifier: FA 1 Item 4146
Scope and Contents note

This project contains information about Steele family attitudes towards quilting. Also included are various photos of their quilts. This 7 item collection contains the family interviews and a 29 page appendix featuring color photographs of the collected family quilts. Collected by Nancy Steele, Dr. Eric Eliason's ENGL 392 class, Fall 2007.

Dates: Other: 2007