Report by an unknown person. According to the story, a woman's husband is killed by a rattlesnake bite through his boot. Her second husband puts on the boots and dies also. Her third puts them on and grows ill, whereupon she finds the fangs embedded in the leather.
- Extent: 1 p.
- Call Number: FA 7 Series 2 Subseries 7 126.96.36.199.1
- 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.
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- Collector was informant's child.
- Preferred Citation
- Three husbands; 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/
- Genre / Form
- College students' writings; Folklore
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- Collection of contemporary legends
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- Finding aid prepared by Kristi Young
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- This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-08-22T08:44-0600
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188.8.131.52. in Subseries 7
The serpent / Matt Heiss
Dates: 1983 January 22
Cowboys and rattlesnake / James M. Finch
Killing fangs : boot version / Bruce Bonebrake
Dates: 1979 January 14
Poisonous boots / Kristin Gibson
Dates: 2004 September 27
A snake at Grand Central / Dalene Munns
The prickly coat / Dana Erickson
Snake in the couch / Larry J. Hawks
The snake in the plant / Nancy England
Killing fangs / Bruce Bonebrake
Snakes / Doreen McMurray
The snake story / Lesley Brunson
Dates: 2005 February 28
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