Baby-sitter story / Julie Williamson

Baby-sitter story / Julie Williamson

Dates: 1982

Report by Utah State University folklore student Julie Williamson, who heard the story from female friend seven years before recording. According to the story, a girl babysitting is upstairs and hears radio news of the escape of a killer. She hears a thumping downstairs and eventually sees that it is the baby, trying to climb the stairs with its arms and legs cut off.

  • Extent: 1 p.
  • Call Number: FA 7 Series 3 Subseries 1 6.3.1.4.1
  • 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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Note
Collector was informant.
Preferred Citation
Baby-sitter story / Julie Williamson; 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/
Related Material
Compare these to the 6.3.7.10 group.
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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