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College students' writings

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4635 Collections and/or Records:

You're having a baby : pregnancy myths, beliefs and superstitions / Melissa A. Anderson, 2002

 Item — Box 259: [Barcode: 31197233255048], Folder: 6
Identifier: FA 1 Item 2817
Scope and Contents note Anderson searched for patterns in the advice she collected about pregnancy and childbirth. Explains how shared experience in the form of stories and advice provides a link between generations and members of the folk group. Discusses how beliefs, myths, and superstitions create a sense of control and a method of coping with discomfort. Describes beliefs concerning pain and nausea, inducing labor, gender divination, and general beliefs. Created by Melissa A. Anderson while enrolled in Jill...
Dates: Other: 2002

You're invited to a bridal shower! / Rebecca R. Maxfield, 2007 March 30

 Item — Box 336: [Barcode: 31197233255899], Folder: 11
Identifier: FA 1 Item 4049
Scope and Contents note

Item is a collection of stories about bridal showers. Includes stories from many women and what they remember from their bridal showers, what advise they found most useful, and what aspects they were most touched by. Created for Dr. Rudy's English 392 course taught at Brigham Young University during the Winter Semester 2007.

Dates: Other: 2007 March 30

Youth camp pranks / Lisa Fiso, 2002 April 16

 Item — Box 318: [Barcode: 31197233255709], Folder: 3
Identifier: FA 1 Item 3529
Scope and Contents note

Fiso presents a collection of camping pranks to entertain the reader, but also to represent the mischievous nature of young men and young women. Fiso explores common reasons behind pranks, including the group mentality and new comer initiations. Created by Lisa Fiso while enrolled in English 3091 class during winter semester of 2002.

Dates: Other: 2002 April 16

You've got to pay your dues : a look at the folklore of musicians / Elaine Thatcher, 1980

 Item — Box 11: [Barcode: 31197233253191], Folder: 5
Identifier: FA 1 Item 120
Scope and Contents

Collection of traditions and practices of professional musicians. Includes getting ready traditions, superstitions, and rules of conduct. Created for Utah State University's Fife Conference, Summer, 1980.

Dates: 1980

Zeyer family folklore / Kara Turner Matsuda, 2002

 Item — Box 294: [Barcode: 31197233255568], Folder: 10
Identifier: FA 1 Item 3260
Scope and Contents note

Matsuda studies folklore stemming from her maternal grandfather and his farm in Idaho. She emphasizes the important role that the farm and stories relating to it play in her own family's history and folklore. Matsuda discusses personal narratives told by her family regarding their grandfather Alfred "Tad" Zeyer and how each story fits into a greater framework of family folklore. Created by Kara Turner Matsuda when she was enrolled in Jacqueline Thursby's English 391 class in winter 2002.

Dates: Other: 2002