Guide to the folklore in the news collection,
1973-2012

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Fife Folklore Archives
Title: Folklore in the news collection
Dates: 1973-2012 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 1.5 linear feet
Collection Number: USU_FOLK COLL 32
Summary: Folklore ephemera specific to Utah and the surrounding area, including folk customs, beliefs, folk groups, material culture, legends, etc. Items include xeroxes of articles, newspaper clippings, brochures, programs, and other ephemeral folklore items (approx. 1973 to present)
Repository: Utah State University. Merrill-Cazier Library. Special Collections and Archives.
Fife Folklore Archives

Merrill-Cazier Library
Utah State University
3000 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-3000
Phone: 435 797-2663
Fax: 435 797-2880
Email: scweb@usu.edu

Languages: Collection materials are in English. 
Sponsor: Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Historical Note

The Folklore in the News Collection contains ephemeral items (many newspaper articles) that deal with Utah and surrounding areas, including folk customs, beliefs, folk groups, material culture, legends, etc. The Fife Folklore Archives faculty and staff have continued the collection with folklore items from a variety of ephemeral sources, including newspapers, magazines, brochures, etc.

Content Description

The materials in the Folklore in the News Collection include newspaper clippings, brochures, programs, and other ephemeral folklore items (1973 to present). All materials are housed in acid-free archival boxes and divided into separate folders by genre, with each item noted therein and stored in USU Special Collections and Archives.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  Restrictions

Open to public research. To access the collection a patron must have the following information: collection number, series number, sub-series number, if applicable, box number and folder number (or image number).

Restrictions on Use :  Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Utah State University Libraries, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.

Permission to publish material from the Folklore in the news collection must be obtained from the Curator of the Fife Folklore Archives and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Preferred Citation :  

Folklore in the news collection, 1973-2012. (FOLK COLL 32). Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives Department.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

  • Organized in 7 categories:
  • I. Customs and Traditions
  • II. Material Culture
  • III. Legends
  • IV. Folk Beliefs
  • V. Verbal Folklore
  • VI. Folklore
  • VII. Folk Groups

Acquisition Information :  

The materials in the Folklore in the News Collection date from approximately 1973. Along with Austin and Alta Fife, Professor William A. Wilson and Barbara [Garrett Walker] Lloyd noted folklore items in the news and began to collect these items of interest. From that time forward the Randy Williams and others have collected folklore items of interest from a variety of sources, including newspaper, magazine, brochure, etc.

Processing Note :  

Randy Williams processed the collection in Mary 2005; updated by Ana Hidalgo, fall 2011. Finding aid prepared by Randy Williams, May 2005; updated by Randy WIlliams, March 2012.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Customs and Traditions
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Box
Folder
1 1 Quinceanera
1: Newspaper clipping: "Hispanic Ceremony Marks Coming of Age," The Herald Journal, p. 10, Logan, Utah January 29, [no year]
2: Invitation to J. L. Areli's "Sweet Fifteen," (Quinceanera), North Logan, Utah 4 March 2000
1 2 Dowsing (Water Witching)
1: Newspaper clipping: "Dick Frisbey Water Locator: Spare the Rod and Miss the Well?" by David L. Beck, The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, UT, Sunday, (Section H, pages H3-H4) April 17, 1977
2: Newspaper clipping: "Witching Water is Easy for Gifted," by Pat McCutcheon, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Sunday, (pages 3-4) May 26, 1985
1 3 Utah State University Traditions
1: Newspaper clipping: "A New USU Tradition?" The Utah Statesman, Logan, UT, Friday, (no page number) November 3, 2000.
2: Newspaper clipping: "School Traditions Abound at USU," by Shawn Bills, The Utah Statesman, Logan, UT, (no page number) October 16, 1991
3: Newspaper clipping: "Swappin' Spit," The Utah Statesman, Logan, UT, (no page number)
Picture and caption about homecoming activities, including "true aggie."
October 20, 1997
4: Newspaper clipping: "The 'A' Train: Homecoming theme and more," by Tucker Heap, The Utah Statesman, Logan, UT, Monday, (pages 5, 6) October 12, 1998
5: Flyer: "Hey are you a True Aggie?: You Could Be . . . True Aggie Dance," Saturday February 3 [no year]
6: Newspaper clipping: "The Police Blotter: Ultimate Aggies"The Utah Statesman, Logan, UT, Monday, (page3) October 18, 2010
1 4 Halloween
1: Pamphlet: "Halloween: The Folklore and Fantasy of All Hallows," by Jack Santino American Folklife Center September 1982
2: Flyer: "Festival of Death & Life: An Illustrated lecture [by] Dr. Jack Santino," Library of Congress
Sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
November 5, 1987
3: Copy of paper: "The Pumpkin Walk," by Professor Steve Siporin, Utah State University.
4: Copy of article: "Halloween in America: Contemporary Customs and Performances," by Jack Santino from Western Folklore 42 (pages 1-20) 1983
5: Copy of article: "Hallowe'en," by Catherine Harris Ainsworth, from New York Folklore Quarterly, 29 no 3, (pages 163-93) (1973)
6: Brief essay: "Let's Carve A Turnip and Go Beg for Soul Cakes," by an unidentified student undated
7: Newspaper clipping: "Halloween traced back to Celts and Catholics," by Wendy Dickie, The Utah Statesman, Logan, UT, Wednesday, (page 7) October 21, 1992
8: Newspaper clipping: "Local Haunted House are sure spots to find Spooks," The Utah Statesman, Logan, UT, Wednesday, (page 8) October 21, 1992
9: Newspaper clipping: "Folore Season Waxes: Autumn's spooky tales right up USU department's alley," The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Monday, (page A1, A5) October 31, 2005
10: Newspaper clipping: "Haunted Halls?," Deseret Morning News, Salt Lake City, UT, Tuesday, (page C1-2) October 31, 2006
1 5 May Day Celebration (Mendon, UT)
1: Newspaper clipping: "'May Day Man' Recalls Years of Fun," by Barbara Stinson Lee, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Sunday, (page 8) May 26, 1985
2: Newspaper clipping: "May Day: A 131-year Tradition," by Nancy Page, The Cache Citizen, Logan, UT, (page 1) May 11, 1995
3: Newspaper clipping: "May Day, May Day!: Mendon Tradition has Ancient Roots," by Carl Kuntze, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT Monday, (page 9) April 28, 1997
4: Newspaper clipping: "Looking Forward to the Past: Dedicated Residents Document Mendon's May Day History," by Jennifer Hatch, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Monday, (pages 9-10) April 29 1996
1 6 Christmas
1: Booklet: Christmas Greetings, by Paul and Georgina Smith, published by Centre for English Cultural Tradition and Language, University of Sheffield, UK 1976
2: Copy of magazine article: "Christmas," Harper's New Monthly Magazine, No. 403, vol. 68, (pages 3-16) December 1883
3: Copy of magazine article: "Christmas Past," Harper's New Monthly Magazine, No. 415, vol 70, (pages 2-15) December 1884
4: Handout: "And Santa Whispered, 'Teach the Children the true meaning of Christmas,'"
1 7 St. Valentine's Day
1: Copy of article: "February 14: St. Valentine, Martyr," Butler's Lives of the Saints, Complete Edition, Vol. 1, edited by H. Thursby and D. Attwater, (pages 332-4) 1962
2: Copy of article: "St. Valentine's Day: February 14," The Folklore of American Holidays, 2nd Edition, Editors H. Cohen and T.P. Coffin, (pages 74-79) 1991
3: Copy: "St. Valentine's Day," The Folklore of American Holiday, 1st Edition, editors H. Cohen and T.P. Coffin, (page 69) 1987
4: Brief essay: "St. Valentine's Day," by Randy Williams, FFA intern spring 1993.
1 8 Foodways
1: Newspaper clipping: "Class Explores European Foods," by Mary Meehan, [unknown paper, date, and page].
2: Newspaper clipping: "Tradition is Spelled 'TURKEY' in 2nd Ward," The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, (no page number) November 1983
3: Newspaper clipping: "The First Thanksgiving: Pilgrims Probably ate Duck, not Turkey, and Made Crustless Pies," by Martha Dixon, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Wednesday, (page 9) November 27, 1985
4: Newspaper clipping: "The Evolution of Kitchen Tools," by Christine A. Helpingstine, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Wednesday, (page 9) March 27, 1991
5: Newspaper clipping: "Oriental Markets: Where East Meets West," by Lisa A. Daems, The Cache Citizen, Logan, UT, (pages 12, 16) August 11, 1994
6: Newspaper clipping: "Chewin' the Fat with Eddie," by Mike Ingraham, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, (pages 9, 20) April 7, 1998
7: Newspaper clipping: "Taking Comfort: The Foods that Make us Feel at Home are as Individual as Families," by Mike Ingraham, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, (page 11, 13) November 3, 1998
8: Newspaper clipping: "What the Dickens?: Don't Know your Plum Pudding from a Roast Goose?," by JoLynne J. Lyon, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Tuesday, (page 17) December 14, 1999
9: Newspaper clipping: "Providence 'Kraut' Still Tastes Good," by Steve Stout, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Sunday, (pages 29-30) May 26, 1985
10: Newspaper clipping: "Curing Meat: A Delicious Hobby," by Elaine R. Alder, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Sunday, (pages 28, 30) May 26, 1985
11: Newspaper clipping: "Home-Butchered Beef Keeps Idahoan Smiling," by Dorothy Law, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Sunday, (page 7) May 26, 1985
1 9 Fourth of July
1: Newspaper clipping: "Hyrum Residents Recall 'Dynamite' Fourth of July," by Elaine R. Alder, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Sunday, (pages 18, 20) May 26, 1985
1 10 Western Life (including Cowboy Poetry)
1: Newspaper clipping: Richmond Black and White Days: "Hyrum Residents Recall 'Dynamite' Fourth of July," by Elaine R. Alder, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Sunday, (pages 18, 20) May 26, 1985
2: Newspaper clipping: "Horse Trader Miss 'Good Old Days,'" by Diane Browning, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Sunday, (page 27) May 26, 1985
3: Newspaper clipping: "It's Tradition!: Passing Skills, Lore from One Generation to the Next is as Simple as Living Life,'" by Carma Wadley, The Deseret News, Salt Lake City, UT, Friday, (pages C1-2) October 22, 2004
4: Newspaper clipping: "Rhymin' on the Range: The Success of the Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko . . .," by Ed Vogel, Las Vegas Review-Journal, Las Vegas, NV, Sunday, (pages 1B, 4B-5B) January 30, 2000
5: Newspaper clipping: "Cowboy Poetry," by Ted Stone, Stonewall Argus-Teulon Times, Stonewall, Manitoba, Canada, (no page number) Winter 86/87
6: Newspaper clipping: "Still haunting the Lyric," by Quent Casperson and "The Spirit of the Old West Takes Center Stage," by Dan Sorensen, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, (pages 5-6) October 12, 1998
7: Newspaper clipping: "Cowboys at Home Riding Elko's Rhyme on the Range," by Lori Buttars The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, UT, Sunday, (pages A1, A11) February 6, 1994
8: Newspaper clipping: "Colen H. Sweeten: Cowboy Poet," by Paul Allen, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Thursday, (pages 15) February 24, 1994
9: Newspaper clipping: "Cowboy Fashion," by Janet Bennion, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, (pages 14-15) undated
10: Program: "Utah Public Radio presents: Live at the Lyric: An Evening of Cowboy Poetry and Music," produced by Nora Zambreno, Logan, UT, Saturday October 19, 1998."
11: Program: "Annual 9th Governor's Awards in the Arts [featuring Folk Artists: Clay Christensen]," Salt Lake City, UT February 27, 1998
12: Program: "Utah Public Radio presents: Spring Roundup: Cowboy Poetry and Music of the Season," produced by Nora Zambreno, Smithfield, UT 1999
13: Exhibit Guide: "Saddle Up!: A Renaissance in Leather," Western Folklife Center, Elko, NV January-March, 1997
1 11 Dance
1: Newspaper clipping: "Folk Dancers Find Fun in Tradition," by Jennifer Hines Fitch, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Sunday, (page 24) May 26, 1985
1 12 Play
1: Newspaper clipping: "Do Children Play with Barbie or Does She Manipulate Them?," by Sally H.N. Wright, The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, UT, Wednesday, (pages C-1, 2) September 6, 2000
1 13 Clothing
1: Press Release: "White Shoes in the Sunset," by Robin Sterns, USU Information Services September 14, 1989.
1 14 Wedding
1: Newspaper Clipping: "Symbolism, Tradition Woven into Weddings," by Arrin Newton Brunson, The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, UT, Monday, (pages C-1, 8) June 12, 2006

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MATERIAL CULTURE
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Box
Folder
2 1 Pysanky (Ukranian egg decorating)
1: Newspaper clipping: "The Fate of the World Rests on Pysanky: Ukrainian Egg Designs Denote Ancient Beliefs," by Judy Rollins The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, UT, Sunday, (page W1) April 22, 1973
2 2 Outhouses
1: Newspaper clipping: "The Humble Throne," by Harry M. Walker, We Alaskan, (page H5) August 4, 1996
2 3 Gravemarkers (cemeteries)
1: Newspaper clippings: "Talking Stones: Folklore Lives in Valley Cemeteries," by Lance Frazier, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Friday, (pages 14-15) 16 August, 2002
2: Newspaper clipping: "Crab Orchard Cemetery: A Place of Beauty," by Nancy Funk, The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, UT, Sunday, (pages E4-5) September 18, 1977
3: Information collected by Karen Krieger regarding the Logan, UT, cemetery and local monument makers, including map and gravemarker sites, notes, and information on gravemarker symbols.
4: Newspaper clipping: "Life's Hopes Carved in Cemetery Symbols," by Rose Mary Pedersen Budge, Deseret News, Salt Lake City, UT, Monday, (pages S1, 3) April 19, 1982
5: Newspaper clipping: "Folklore's Alive and Thriving in Utah Cemeteries," by Rose Mary Pedersen Budge, Deseret News, Salt Lake City, UT, Monday, (pages S1, 3) October 12, 1981
6: "Rubbings: The Easy way To Make Fine Art," by Walter Oleksy
2 4 Retablos
1: Pamphlet: "Art of the Santera," from the Museum of International Folk Art, Museum of New Mexico.
2: Pamphlet: "Across Generations: Hispanic Children and Folk Traditions," from the Museum of International Folk Art, Museum of NM.
2 5 Weaving, Spinning, Dyeing
1: Newspaper clipping: "Art of Dyeing Still Lives in Valley," by Jennifer Hines Fitch, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Sunday, (pages 5-6) May 26, 1985
2: Newspaper clipping: "Utah's Navajo Basketry," by Dave Gagon, Deseret News, Salt Lake City, UT, Sunday, (pages S-1, 2) 1 December 1996
3: Newspaper clipping: "Weaving the Bond," [Navajo Weaving], by Chris Baierschmidt, Catalyst, (page 13) April 1994
2 6 Quilts
1: Newspaper clipping: "200 Year Old Quilt Finished," by Edith Morgan, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, (no page number) December 26, 1973
2: Newspaper clipping: "African-American Quilters Taking Proper Place in Art," The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Tuesday, (page 13) February 23, 1993
3: Newspaper clipping: "Quantity with Quality," by Flo Munson, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Friday, (page 5) August 4, 1972
4: Newspaper clipping: "Quilting Coming Back as an Art Form," by Gay Pauley, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Monday, (page 9) December 31, 1973
5: Newspaper clipping: "There's Always a Quilt on in Panguitch," by Hazel S. Parkinson, The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, UT, Sunday, (page 10W) March 9, 1975
6: Newspaper clipping, "Quilts Reflect Utahns' Western Heritage," by Judy Rollins, The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, UT, Sunday, (page W1, W11) August 16, 1981
7: Magazine clipping: "Southwest Quilters," by Myles Callum, Better Homes and Gardens, (pages 68-75) February 1976
8: Exhibit pamphlet: "Country Quilts," from TREX: Traveling Exhibitions Programs of the Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM.
9: Copy of article: "Pioneer Quilting," by Marilyn Liddle, Pioneer, (pages 16-19) Winter [unknown year]
10: Handout: "Caring for Quilts," Courtney Register.
2 7 Saddles
1: Newspaper clipping: "Sits High in Saddle When it Comes to Making 'Em [Glen Thompson]," by Jerry Johnston, Deseret News, Salt Lake City, UT, Friday, (pages C1, C5) June 18, 1982
2: Newspaper clipping: "It's What We Know: Saddle-Making Craft Passes From Generation to Generation" by Jay Patrick, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Friday, June 4, 2010
2 8 Origami
1: Information on origami taken from various sources.
2 9 Regional
1: Newspaper clipping: "Sanpete [UT] Full of Folk Craft," by Bruce Jennings, Deseret News, Salt Lake City, UT, Monday, (pages B1-2) June 21, 1982
2 10 Rawhide Braiding
1: Essay "The Romance of Rawhide" by DeWitt Palmer undated
2: Newspaper clipping: "Master Horsehair Hitcher," Paul Allen, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, (page 9) 7 September, 1993
3: Newspaper clipping: "Ranch Exhibit: Works of Local Folk Artist on Display," The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, (page 12) 16 June, 1995

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LEGENDS
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Box
Folder
3 1 Lyric Theatre (Logan, UT)
1: Newspaper clipping: "Still Haunting the Lyric," by Quent Casperson, The Utah Statesman, Logan, UT, Monday, (pages 5-6) October 12, 1998
3 2 Lake Monsters (Bear Lake, Loch Ness and others)
1: Newspaper clipping: "Camera Gives Clue to Lock Ness Monster," The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, UT Sunday, (unknown page number) November 23, 1975
2: Newspaper clipping: "Another Lake Monster," The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Sunday, (page 5) June 20, 1976
3: Newspaper clipping: "Monster Sought Dead or Alive," by Geoffrey C. Upward, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Sunday, (page 7) October 7, 1973
4: Newspaper clipping: "Old-Timer Recalls Previous Loch Ness Expedition," The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Sunday, (page 7) October 7, 1973
5: Newspaper clipping: "Are you there, Nessie? Are you really there?" by Melanie Marcus, Harvard Today, (page 12) Spring 1976
6: Newspaper clipping: "At Loch Ness: Search for Monster Under Way," by John Noble Wilford, The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, UT, (page A13) Sunday, June 6, 1976
7: Newspaper clipping: "Bear Lake's Monster Tales Live in History," by Dorothy C. Law, and "Here's a Real 'Letter to the Editor,'" by Dorothy Law, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Sunday, (pages 10-11) May 26, 1985
8: Newspaper clipping: "'Monsterologists' doesn't dismiss the Bear Lake Monster," by Pat Bagley, The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, UT, Sunday, (page B3) July 30, 2006
3 3 Big Foot
1: Newspaper clipping: "'Big Foot' Might Be a Reality," The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Wednesday, (page 21) December 26, 1973
2: Newspaper clipping: "Project Discovery Hunts 'Big Foot,'" The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Wednesday, (page 21) December 26, 1973
3: Newspaper clipping, "Hiker Thinks he Saw bigfoot," The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Wednesday, (page 5) August 31, 1977
3 4 Treasure Hunting
1: Newspaper clipping: "Treasure Hunter's Long Search for Loot," by Joy Sterling, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Sunday, (page 24) April 24, 1977
2: Newspaper clipping: "Treasure Buried near Old Logan Saw Mill," by Ryan Duckworth, Student Life, Logan, UT, (no page number) November 12, 1973
3: Clipping: "Treasure Found," from unknown magazine/newspaper.
4: Newspaper clipping: "Traces of teh Past in Bear River Canyon," by A.J. Simmonds, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Friday, (no page number) October 21, 1977
5: Newspaper clipping: "Firm is Hot on Treasure Trail," The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, (no page number) September 19, 1976
6: Newspaper clipping: "Dig for Fun, Profit: Opals in Idaho Mine Lure Rockhounds Nationwide," by Louise Mahoney, The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, UT, Sunday, (page C23) August 1, 1976
3 5 Mormon Legends
1: Newspaper clipping: "Through the Garden Gate [Seagulls at the Teton Disaster Site]," by Mrs. H. C. Hansen, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, (no page number) April 24, 1977
2: Newspaper clipping: "Mormon 'Urban Legends': Promoting Faith? Or Just False Doctrine" by JoLynne J. Lyons" and "Mormon 'Urban Legends': God and Pepsi: Net Folklore Abounds," by Richard N. Ostling, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, (pages C1, 10) [about 2002]
3: Newspaper clipping: "Bridgerland Tales: No Bullwacker was Present When Logan Temple Remodeled," by Arbon Christensen, The Citizen, Wednesday, (page 4) February 14, 1979
4: Newspaper clipping: "'Vanishing Hitchhiker' Reappears," by Lori Bona Hunt, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, (no page number) October 9, 1992
5: E-lore: "Fourteenth Article of Faith."
6: Excerpt from Margaret McNeil Ballad's Autobiography: "The Newspaper From England: Three Nephites Story"
7: Newspaper clipping: "DVD Looks at Mormon Folklore" by Lynn Arave Mormon TimesPage M5 October 30, 2008
3 6 Cache Valley, UT, Legends
1: Newspaper clipping: "Tales of Three Cache Ghosts," by A.J. Simmonds, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, (page 5) October 29, 1976
2: Newspaper clipping: "There are things to see," by Cleve Buttars, Student Life, (no page number) November 12, 1973
3: Newspaper clipping: "'Urban Legends' Reflect our Culture," by Pat McCutcheon, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT Sunday, (pages 12-14) May 26, 1985
4: Newspaper clipping: "Logan Canyon Holds Many Ghastly Tales," by Kristi Glissmeyer, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT Sunday, (pages 14, 18) May 26, 1985
5: Newspaper clipping: "USU Has its Share of Ghost Stories," and "What Becomes a Local Legend Most?" by Jeannie Banks-Thomas, The Utah Statesman, Logan, UT, Wednesday, (pages 13-14, 16) October 31, 1984
6: Newspaper clipping: "Mink Creek Ghost: 'Suddenly They Heard a Scratch at the Window,'" by RaeAnne Thayne, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Sunday, (pages 12-14) October 26, 1990
7: Newspaper clipping: "The Ghost at 349 North Main: A paranormal believe-it-or-not by Kevin S. Moore, former tenant," by Kevin. S. Moore, Cache Magazine, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Friday, (page 3, 13) 21 October, 2005
3 7 Cache Valley, UT, Legends: St. Anne's Retreat
1: Newspaper clipping: "A Haunted Retreat," by Diane Browning, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, (no page number) October 26, 1986
2: Newspaper clipping: "Nightmare in Logan Canyon: Trespassing Teens Claim They were Terrorized by Watchmen," by Phil Jensen, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Sunday, (pages 1, 7) October 12, 1997
3: Newspaper clipping: "St. Anne's Watchman a Hero Just Doing his Job," by Jake Jeppson, The Utah Statesman, Monday, Logan, UT, (page 5) October, 13, 1997
4: Newspaper clipping: "Nobody Wins in Nunnery Incident," by Ann Vlnar, The Utah Statesman, Monday, Logan, UT, (no page number) October, 13, 1997
5: Newspaper clipping: "Canyon Watchmen Identified," by Ryan Robb Oliver and "Action Beyond Legal Limits", by Phil Jensen, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Monday, (pages 1, 8) October, 13, 1997
6: Newspaper clipping: "Retreat Caretaker Arrested on Six Assault Charges," by Ryan Robb Oliver, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, (no page number) October 1997
7: Newspaper clipping: "3 Men Charged with Felony Assault," by Ann Vlnar, The Utah Statesman, Logan, UT, (no page number) October 13, 1997
8: Newspaper clipping: "Canyon Scare Charges Likely: Legends have Lured Generations to Site," by Phil Jensen, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, (pages 1, 3) October 14, 1997
9: Newspaper clipping: "Owner of St. Ann[e]'s Retreat Defends Caretaker's Action Against Teens" by Tom Zoellner and Vinnce Horiuchi, The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, UT, [no date and page number].
10: Newspaper clipping: "St. Anne's Trio not Paid Guards" by Ryan Robb Oliver, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, (page 3) October 14, 1997
11: Newspaper clipping: "Nightmare in Logan Canyon: Scare Still Haunting Teens" by Phil Jensen, and Opinion: "Vandals Have Taken Toll on St. Anne's Retreat," by Ted Kindred and "Let's Not Forget Who was Trespassing, by Shirley Nelson, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, (pages 1, 14) October 15, 1997
12: Newspaper clipping: "Emotions High on 911 Tape" by Ryan Robb Oliver, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, (pages 1, 16) October 16, 1997
13: Newspaper clipping: "Trio Charged; Kids off Hook" by Ryan Robb Oliver and "'...The Stuff Heroes are Made of,'" commentary by Jake Jeppson, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, (pages 1, 12) October 17, 1997
14: Newspaper clipping: cartoon and opinion "Settling that Bet on St. Anne's retreat," by Reed Wallentine, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Sunday, (pages 18-20) October 19, 1997
15: Newspaper clipping: "Trespass Forgiveness Assailed," by Michael R. Weibel and Reader Call-in: Comment Sampler, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Tuesday, (pages 1, 3) October 21, 1997
16: Newspaper clipping: Guest Commentary: "My reasoning for 'Letting the Kids off,'" by Scott Wyatt, Cache County Attorney, and Opinion: "Charge Admission to St. Anne's Retreat," by Lisa Poulsen, "Some Local parents Have yet to Grow up," by Kathy Jones, "St. Anne's Watcher no John Wayne," by Joe Maynard, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Wednesday, (pages 11, 12, 14) October 22, 1997
17: Newspaper clipping: Opinion: "No Wonder our Social Structure is Collapsing," by Susan Walker and "Youths Could have Prevented Incident," by Monte and Eunice Merrill, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, (page 10) October 23, 1997
18: Newspaper clipping: Opinion: "Newspaper Hasn't Told Whole Story," by Cindy Thompson, "Incident a Black Eye for Law Enforcement," by Faye Johnson, "Guards Roughted up by Zealous Media," by Janice H. Keeler, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, (pages 23, 26) October 24, 1997
19: Newspaper clipping: Opinion: "Parents, Youths Should go to Bat for Watchmen," by Margaret Townsend, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, (no page number) October 28, 1997
20: Newspaper clipping: Opinion: "On John Wayne, Mother Teresa . . .," by Thom MacAdam, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, (no page number) October 29, 1997
21: Newspaper clipping: Opinion: "To Say Kids Deserved What They Got is Sick" by Lonetta Brady, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, (no page number) October 30, 1997
22: Newspaper clipping: "Last of the Retreat Suspects Arrested," The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Tuesday, (no page number) November 4, 1997
23: Newspaper clipping: Opinion: "St. Anne's Reaction a Lesson in Itself" by April Anderson and "Trespass Raises Question of Values," by Richard Primbs, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Tuesday, (no page number) November 4, 1997
24: Newspaper clipping: Opinion: "Point the Finger of Blame at Parents" by Barbara Boman, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, [no date or page number].
25: Newspaper clipping: Opinion: "Justice Polluted" by Nansi Bingham and "Two Separate Issues in St. Anne's Incident," by F. Robert Bryner, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Wednesday, (no page number) November 5, 1997
26: Newspaper clipping: Opinion: "Trespass Critics too Quick to Judge" by Cindy Wheeler, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Thursday, (page 15) November 6, 1997
27: Newspaper clipping: "Retreat Trio," The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Monday, (no page number) November 10, 1997
28: Newspaper clipping: Opinion: "Local Youths Properly Taught Right and Wrong?" by Jerry Benbow, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Monday, (no page number) November 10, 1997
29: Newspaper clipping: Opinion: "Fortunately, We Have a Justice System" by Aileen Lee and "Righting the Wrongs from a Rite of Passage," by Gail Hanson, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Tuesday, (no page number) November 11, 1997
30: Newspaper clipping: Opinion: "St. Anne's Opinions Formed without Facts" by Sue Griffin The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Wednesday, (no page number) November 12, 1997
31: Newspaper clipping: Opinion: "St. Anne's Letters Rabidly Judgmental" by Nancy Jensen The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Friday, (no page number) November 14, 1997
32: Newspaper clipping: "Trespassing Teens Learned Lesson," by Bruce Smith, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Sunday, (no page number) November 16, 1997
33: Newspaper clipping: "St. Anne's Trio Hit with More Charges: Prosecutors add Sexual Assault to List," by Ryan Robb Oliver, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Tuesday, (page 1, 10) March 10, 1998
34: Newspaper clipping: "Judge Issues Warrant for St. Anne's Defendant: One of Retreat Trio Fails to Show up for Hearing," by Ryan Robb Oliver, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Wednesday, (no page number) March 11, 1998
35: Newspaper clipping: "Judge Issues Warrant for St. Anne's Defendant: One of Retreat Trio Fails to Show up for Hearing," by Ryan Robb Oliver, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Wednesday, (no page number) March 11, 1998
36: Newspaper clipping: "Five Testify Against St. Anne's Retreat Trio: Packed Courtroom Hears Charges of Assault, Sexual Abuse," by Ryan Robb Oliver, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Thursday, (no page number) March 12, 1998
37: Newspaper clipping: "St. Anne's Trio Bound Over for Trial," The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Friday, (pages 1, 12) March 13, 1998
38: Newspaper clipping: "Judge Orders St. Anne's Trio to Trail: Trespassing Teens Testify of Horrifying Canyon Experience," by Jacob Santini, The Utah Statesman, Logan, UT, Friday, (pages 1, 3) March 13, 1998
39: Newspaper clipping: "St. Anne's Trio Bound Over for Trial," by Ryan Robb Oliver, The Utah Statesman, Logan, UT, Friday, (pages 1, 12) March 13, 1998
40: Newspaper clipping: "Judge Sets Trial Date for Trio: All Three Arraigned on Aggravated Assault Charges; Lawyers May Seek Change of Venue," [no paper], (no page number) March 24, 1998
41: Newspaper clipping: "Saint Anne Trio Trial Date Set for June 8: Early Date to Insure Teens will be in valley," The Utah Statesman, Monday, (no page number) March 25, 1998
42: Newspaper clipping: "We're Guilty: St. Anne's Defendants Accept Plea Bargains: Surprise Pleas Bring End to Trial," The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Thursday, (pages 1, 16) July 16, 1998
43: Magazine Article: "Pine Glenn Cove: Also Known as Hatch's Camp, St. Anne's Retreat and 'The Nunnery' The History of the Curious Collection of Buildings in Logan Canyon isn't Nearly as Scary as You may Have Heard." Cache Valley Magazine, Logan, UT, pages 16-22. September 2010
3 8 Weeping Woman
1: Newspaper clipping: "Relative of 'Weeping Woman' Tells Story Behind Grave Marker," by LoLynne J. Lyon, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Friday, (page 6) November 5, 1993
3 9 Old Ephraim
1: Newspaper clipping: "Here's a Man who Knew Frank Clark," by Kristi Glissmeyer, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Sunday, (pages 22, 24) May 26, 1985

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FOLK BELIEF
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4 1 Animals
1: Newspaper clipping: "At Bear Lake: Snake Visits Plague Residents, Campers," by Denice Wheeler, The Salt Lake Tribune, Sunday, (page C25) July 10, 1977
2: Journal clipping: "Animal Behaviour and Earthquake Prediction," by John M. Logan, Nature, Vol. 265, no page number) February 3, 1977
3: Magazine clipping: "Rat Watchers Wanted," Design Engineering, (page 168) [about June 1977]
4: Newspaper clipping: "Healing in the Sierra Madre," The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Wednesday, (page 26) March 10, 1971
4 2 Remedies
1: Newspaper clipping: "Folk Remedies Provide Unusual Look at Culture," by Mike Reberg, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Sunday, (page 20) May 26, 1985
2: Newspaper clipping: "'Weeds' Aren't Weeds to Herbalist," by Julie Simon, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Sunday, (page 23) May 26, 1985
3: Newspaper clipping: "Folk Medicine Makes Gains with Medical Folks, Too," The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Wednesday, (page 6) June 26, 1996
4: Booklet: "How to Rid Yourself of Warts and Other Infirmities of You Won't Believe What My Grandma Told Me," by Baker County High School Students, Macclenny Centennial, 1883-1983, [Florida].
5: Newspaper clipping: "Beekeeper Claims Stings Saved Life," The Post-Register, Idaho Falls, Idaho, (page C-8) undated
6: Newspaper clipping: "This Formal Garden of Herbs Offers Cures and Things," by Susan Soper, The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, UT, (no page number) December 28, 1973
7: Newspaper clipping: "Israel Still Practices Folk Cures," by Robert Slater, The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, UT, Sunday, (page 4A) August, 19, 1973
4 3 Exorcism
1: Newspaper clipping: "California Family Relates Experience of Exorcism," [No paper], (no page number) January 21, 1974
2: Newspaper clipping: "Priest Describes Exorcism Ritual: 'Devil Would Choke Us, Twist Arms.'" The Herald Journal, (no page number) January 21, 1974
4 4 General
1: Handout: "Some Definition on Folk Belief," from Fife Folklore Conference 1996

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VERBAL FOLKLORE
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5 1 Music
1: Newspaper clipping: "A Song Becomes 'Family,'" by Martha Dixon, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Sunday, (page 19) May 26, 1985
2: Newspaper clipping: "Rosalie Sorrels: Passing Through," by Nancy Funk, The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, UT, Sunday, (pages E1, E7) February 13, 1983
3: Newspaper clipping: "Folklore Records to be Stored at USU," by Kelly Langpap, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, (pages 1-2) August 13, 1991
4: Newspaper clipping: "USU Has the Songs that Made the Old World Sing," by Jennifer Skordas, The Salt Lake Tribune, (pages 1-2) August 13, 1991
5: Pamphlet: "The Tanzgeiger (Austria): The Dance Fiddlers on Tour in the USA, (performance at USU) 1992
6: Poster: "Bridger Folk Music Society Presents: An Evening of Scottish/Irish Music with Norman Kennedy," Thursday June 4, [no date, early 1990s]
5 2 Storytelling
1: Newspaper clipping: "Teller of Tall Tales Wins Governor's Folk Art Award," The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, UT Sunday, (page 6E) August 22, 1982

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FOLKLORE
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6 1 Archives
1: Newspaper clipping: "Archivists not 'Dusty,'" by Debbie Christiansen, The Utah Statesman, Logan, UT, Friday (page 5) April 11, 1986
2: Newspaper clipping: "Homespun History: Take a Tour of USU's Fife Folklore Archives," by Arrin Brunson, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Sunday, (page 1) October 27, 2002
3: Newspaper clipping: "Folklore: What and Where is it?," and "The Fife Folklore Archive," by Tim Gurrister, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Sunday, (pages 2, 26) May 26, 1985
4: Newspaper clipping: "Folklore Online," The Herald Journal, Friday, (page 13) 22 July 2005
5: Newspaper clipping: (ON CAMPUS) "Writing on the Walls: Merrill Library Interior Adorned with Memories and Goodbyes," by Denise Albiston, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Wednesday, (pages 1, 10) 15 March 2006
6: Newspaper clipping:"Ropin' and Rhymin':Utah's Cowboy Poets Rage Against the Dying of the Light" by Dan Nailen, The Herald Journal, Salt Lake City, UT, pages 17-20. 16 December 2010,
7: Newspaper clipping:"A Crash Course on Family Sleuthing:on Aug.2 and 3 at USU, Participants will learn to Unearth Fascinating Past" by Jerry Johnston, Deseret News, Salt Lake City, UT, pages 1-2. July 31 1996
8: Newspaper clipping:"Archaelogical Trips can Start in Utah" by Paula Huff, The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, UT, page 4 July 7 1991
9: Newspaper clipping:"Special Collections Collecting Oral History of Cache Valley" by Blaze Bullock, USU Statesman,Logan, UT, April 7, 2010
10: Newspaper clipping:"USU Expert Gives Oral History Hints" by Kim Burgess
6 2 Austin and Alta Fife
1: Newspaper clipping: "Hobby Turns into Lifestyle For Fifes," The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Sunday, (pages 21, 23) May 26, 1985
2: Handout: "Chronology of the Fifes' Folklore Work."
3: Handout: "Bibliography of Publications Authored/Edited/Translated by Austin and Alta Fife," by Jan Roush.
4: Journal clipping: "In Memoriam: Austin E. Fife, 1909-86," by William A. Wilson, Utah Historical Quarterly (pages 288-290) [undated]
5: Newspaper clipping: "Governor Honors Logan's Fife," Salt Like Tribune, Salt Lake City, UT, (no page number) [undated].
6: Newspaper clipping: (Obituary) "Alta S. Fife," The Herald Journal, Tuesday, (page 4) December 10, 1996
7: "Alta Fife: 1912-1996," by Barre Toelken.
8: Photograph of Austin and Alta Fife 1980s.
6 3 Folklorists
1: Newspaper clipping: "Folklorist [Barre Toelken] Says Utah is 'Goldmine' of Traditions," by Kathy Christensen, The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Wednesday, (pages 15, 18) October 16, 1985
2: Newspaper clipping: "Folklore Made in Daily Experience, Says Expert Guest Lecturer Dundes," by Karrie Cook, The Utah Statesman, Logan, UT, (no page number) April 8, 1992
3: Flyer: USU O.C. Tanner Lecture Series Presents: Alan Dundes, "Folklore in the Modern World," Thursday April 9, 1992.
4: Newspaper clipping: ""Serving Logan and Cache County: Basil Keller Crane"The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, (no page number) February 18, 2007,

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FOLK GROUPS
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7 1 Hmong
1: Handout with brief historical background, map, and Hmong refugees adn their traditional Pa Ndau stitches [unknown source].
2: Handout with information about Hmong Paj Ntaub (Pa Ndau) [flower cloth] and instructions for making a paper paj ntaub, [unknown source].
3: Teaching unit: The Hmong: An Introduction and history and journalism activity [unknown source].
4: Article clipping: "Hmong Textiles and Cultural Conservation," by Marsha MacDowell, [unknown source and date] page 91-3.
5: Newspaper clipping: "Forgotten Guerrilla Had Enough of War," by Ronald Yates (of the Chicago Tribune Press Service), [unknown source, date and page number].
7 2 Polynesian
1: Newspaper clipping: "Utah Magazine: Utah's Polynesians: Zest from the Islands," Deseret News, Sunday, (pages cover, 16) December 4, 1983
2: Newspaper clipping: "Our Gain in Sports," by Jerry Johnston, Deseret News, Sunday, (page 2) December 4, 1983
3: Newspaper clipping: "Close Look at Utah Polynesians," and Salt Lake's own 'Flashdance' Kids," Deseret News, Sunday, (page 3) December 4, 1983
4: Newspaper clipping: "Desert Polynesia: Far from the Islands, a Growing Minority," by Elaine Jarvik, Deseret News, Sunday, (pages 4, 5) December 4, 1983
5: Newspaper clipping: "Polynesian Quilts: Old Traditions Caught in New Fabrics," by Dr. Joyce Hammond, Deseret News, Sunday, (pages 6,7) December 4, 1983
6: Newspaper clipping: "Keeping Up Relations: The Kinikini Family's Tongan Wedding," by Hal Cannon, Deseret News, Sunday, (pages 8, 9) December 4, 1983
7: Newspaper clipping: "Growing up Tongan: A Closer Look at our Largest Polynesian Group," by Dr. Eric B. Shumway, Deseret News, Sunday, (pages 10-12) December 4, 1983
8: Newspaper clipping: "Growing up Tongan: A Closer Look at our Largest Polynesian Group," by Dr. Eric B. Shumway, Deseret News, Sunday, (pages 10-12) December 4, 1983
7 3 Native American
1: Newspaper clipping: "The Legacy of Black Elk: Professor seeks Sioux, Finds Career in Native American religions," Missoulian, Monday, (page C-8) September 17, 1984
8 1 Exhibits
1: Newspaper clipping:"Cowboy Poet to Visit USU" The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Monday Pages 3and6 June 29,2009,
2: Newspaper clipping:"New Exhibit Spotlights Cowboy Poetry Collection", The Herald Journal, Logan, UT, Friday page 12 June 12,2009,
3: Newspaper clipping: "Books and Buckaroos' Exhibit at USU adds Presentation by Hal Cannon", Utah State Today, Logan, UT July 7,2009
4: Newspaper clipping: "Books and Buckaroos: USU's Cowboy Poetry Collection Exhibit" Marginalia, Logan, UT Summer 2009

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Subjects

    • Subject Terms :
    • Ethnic folklore--Utah.
    • Ethnic folklore--West (U.S.)
    • Folklore--Utah.
    • Folklore--West (U.S.)
    • Legends--Utah.
    • Legends--West (U.S.)
    • Material culture--Utah.
    • Material culture--West (U.S.)
    • Superstition--Utah.
    • Superstition--West (U.S.)
    • Geographical Names :
    • Utah--Social life and customs.
    • West (U.S.)--Social life and customs

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