Collection of out-of-body experiences

Collection of out-of-body experiences

Dates: 2001 January 22, 1956-1984

Contains legends about out-of-body experiences. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and the University of Utah from 1956 to 2001. 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.

  • Extent: 65 folders
  • Call Number: FA 2 Series 5
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; William A. Wilson Folklore Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Arrangement
Arranged in three subseries: 1. Collection of out-of-body experiences wherein the subject is offered the choice to return to his or her body or requests to do so, 1961-1970, April 8, 1984, January 22, 2001. 2. Collection of out-of-body experiences wherein the subject is told by spirits to return to life, 1956-1973. 3. Collection of out-of-body experiences wherein the subject learns of approaching death while in the spirit world, 1961-1968.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Collection of supernatural religious legends must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Collection of out-of-body experiences; FA 2; Collection of supernatural religious legends; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; William A. Wilson Folklore Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
Subject Terms
Astral projection--Folklore
Genre / Form
College students' writings; Reports
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_FA2
Finding Aid Title
Collection of supernatural religious legends
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Kristi Young
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-04-27T04:28-0600
Finding Aid Language
English


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Christine Blythe
Curator - William A. Wilson Folklore Archives
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