The babysitter / Pamela Matthews

The babysitter / Pamela Matthews

Dates: 1987

Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Pamela Matthews, who heard the story some years before recording. According to the story, a girl babysitting receives two phone calls threatening her. She has a third call traced--to a phone in the same house. She flees; police arrest a man and find the children dead.

  • Extent: 1 p.
  • Call Number: FA 7 Series 3 Subseries 1 6.3.1.1.22
  • 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.
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.
Note
Collector was informant's sibling.
Preferred Citation
The babysitter / Pamela Matthews; 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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