The Resource Collection of contemporary legends

Collection of contemporary legends

Label
Collection of contemporary legends
Title
Collection of contemporary legends
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains accounts of modern or urban legends. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and the University of Utah from 1960 to 2007. Most of the items are typewritten, but a few of the older items are handwritten. Many of the items contain a description of how, when, and where they were collected as well as explanations of social and cultural contexts
Cataloging source
UBY
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Collection of contemporary legends
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
sheet
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 6 boxes
  • (3 linear feet)
Governing access note
Open for public research
Immediate source of acquisition
various folklore students;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Organization method
Arranged in fourteen series: 1. Collection of automobile legends, 1964-2005. 2. Collection of animal legends, 1970-2005. 3. Collection of horror legends, 1965-2005. 4. Collection of accident legends, 1981-2007. 5. Collection of sex and scandal legends, 1982-2005. 6. Collection of crime legends, 1960-2007. 7. Collection of business and professional legends, 1978-2004. 8. Collection of government legends, 2004. 9. Collection of celebrity rumors and legends, 1965-2005. 10. Collection of academic legends, 1971-2005. 11. Collection of household legends, 1979-2005. 12. Collection of missionary legends, 1965-2005. 13. Collection of sacrament meeting legends, 1994-2007. 14. Collection of legends about missing swimmers, 1999-2005.
Label
Collection of contemporary legends
Publication
Carrier category
sheet
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 6 boxes
  • (3 linear feet)
Governing access note
Open for public research
Immediate source of acquisition
various folklore students;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Organization method
Arranged in fourteen series: 1. Collection of automobile legends, 1964-2005. 2. Collection of animal legends, 1970-2005. 3. Collection of horror legends, 1965-2005. 4. Collection of accident legends, 1981-2007. 5. Collection of sex and scandal legends, 1982-2005. 6. Collection of crime legends, 1960-2007. 7. Collection of business and professional legends, 1978-2004. 8. Collection of government legends, 2004. 9. Collection of celebrity rumors and legends, 1965-2005. 10. Collection of academic legends, 1971-2005. 11. Collection of household legends, 1979-2005. 12. Collection of missionary legends, 1965-2005. 13. Collection of sacrament meeting legends, 1994-2007. 14. Collection of legends about missing swimmers, 1999-2005.

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