Collection of forecasts and prophecies

Collection of forecasts and prophecies

Dates: 1961-2000

Contains reports of legends and beliefs of forecasts and prophecies. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and the University of Utah from 1961 to 2000. 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: 98 folders
  • Call Number: FA 2 Series 8
  • 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 nine subseries: 1. Collection of forecasts and prophecies about natural phenomena, 1975-1977. 2. Collection of forecasts and prophecies about cosmic phenomena, 1975, May 17, 1982. 3. Collection of forecasts and prophecies about famine, May 12, 1961, 1975-1988. 4. Collection of forecasts and prophecies about the lost ten tribes of Israel, 1975. 5. Collection of forecasts and prophecies about Christ's second coming, May 12, 1961, 1975-1979, 1996-2000. 6. Collection of forecasts and prophecies about political turmoil, 1970-1976. 7. Collection of forecasts and prophecies regarding prophets and religious leaders, 1971-1985, February 11, 1997. 8. Collection of forecasts and prophecies regarding unknown individuals, 1968-1978. 9. Collection of forecasts and prophecies regarding truthfulness of religious principles, March 1978, February 11, 1997.
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 forecasts and prophecies; 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
Prophecies--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


comments powered by Disqus

Site Navigation

Search this Collection

Collection Arrangement

Yellow highlight indicates current location in collection description

1.0.1. in FA 2
1.8.0.1. in Series 8

Print View

Help with this Collection

Ask us a Question

Christine Blythe
Curator - William A. Wilson Folklore Archives
christine_blythe@byu.edu