Have you checked on the children? / Karen Nelson

Have you checked on the children? / Karen Nelson

Dates: 1990

Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Karen Nelson, who heard the story from an adult female church leader six or seven years before recording. According to the story, a girl babysitting receives two phone calls from a man telling her to check on the children. She has a third call traced--to the same address. She flees; police find the children dead and a window open.

  • Extent: 1 p.
  • Call Number: FA 7 Series 3 Subseries 1 6.3.1.1.24
  • 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
Have you checked on the children? / Karen Nelson; 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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