Robyn Whiteley untitled legend about human-skin lamps

Robyn Whiteley untitled legend about human-skin lamps

Dates: 1973

Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Robyn Whiteley, who heard the story from Dorothy Whiteley about eight years before recording. According to the story, women's disappearances are solved when a man finds a lamp made out of his wife's skin.

  • Extent: 1 p.
  • Call Number: FA 7 Series 3 6.3.0.3.1
  • 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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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
Item collected in Garden City, Idaho.
Preferred Citation
Robyn Whiteley untitled legend about human-skin lamps; 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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Kristi Young
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