Collection of animal legends

Collection of animal legends

Dates: 1970-2005

Contains accounts of legends on pets, pests, and food preparation. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and the University of Utah from 1960 to 2007. 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: 55 folders
  • Call Number: FA 7 Series 2
  • 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.
Arrangement
Arranged in eight subseries: 1. Collection of animal disasters, 1977-1987. 2. Collection of legends about dead pets replaced, 1989-1990. 3. Collection of legends about trustworthy watch dogs, 1981-1998. 4. Collection of dog disasters, 1977-2000. 5. Collection of legends about animal infestations or contaminations, 1970-2004. 6. Collection of legends about water animals, 1980-1999. 7. Collection of snake stories, 1974-2005. 8. Collection of legends about foreign matter in food, 1971-2004.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Wilson Folklore Archives must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Collection of animal legends; FA 7; Collection of contemporary 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
Animals--Folklore; Food--Folklore; Pests--Folklore; Pets--Folklore
Genre / Form
College students' writings; Folklore
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_FA7
Finding Aid Title
Collection of contemporary legends
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Kristi Young
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-08-22T08:44-0600
Finding Aid Language
English


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Kristi Young
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