Cowboys and rattlesnake / James M. Finch

Cowboys and rattlesnake / James M. Finch

Dates: 1974

Report by English student James M. Finch, who heard the story about 24 years before recording. According to the story, a cowboy dies several days after a rattlesnake bites his boot. His partner takes the boots and dies also, thought to be because the fangs are embedded in the leather.

  • Extent: 1 p.
  • Call Number: FA 7 Series 2 Subseries 7 6.2.7.2.2
  • 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.
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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.
Note
Collector was informant.
Preferred Citation
Cowboys and rattlesnake / James M. Finch; 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
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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