Bishop Tarzan / Connie Kristensen

Bishop Tarzan / Connie Kristensen

Dates: 1987

Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Connie Kristensen, who collected information from Peggy McLamarrah. According to the story, a Mormon bishop's wife complains that his church work never leaves time for her. One day he attempts to address this with a naked Tarzan act, surprising not only her but the ladies from church she is meeting with. The next Sunday he reluctantly attends church, where one of them says she was impressed by his creativity and asks him to speak with her husband.

  • Extent: 1 p.
  • Call Number: FA 7 Series 5 6.5.4.2.1
  • 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
Collector was informant's niece.
Preferred Citation
Bishop Tarzan / Connie Kristensen; 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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