Brunvand, Jan Harold.

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Brunvand was born Mar. 23, 1933 in Cadillac, MI; BA and MA, Michigan State Univ. (1955 and 1957); attended Univ. of Oslo, 1956-57; PhD., Indiana Univ., 1961; asst. professor of English, Univ. of Idaho, Moscow, 1961-65; assoc. professor of English, Southern Illinois Univ. at Edwardsville, 1965-66; assoc. professor (1966-71) and professor (1971- ) of English and folklore, Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City; author of The vanishing hitchhiker : American urban legends and their meanings (1981); editor, The study of american folklore (1968); author of syndicated column, Urban legends, 1987-92.

From the description of Papers, 1966. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 38128698

Professor of English at the University of Utah, author, expert on urban U.S. folklore.

From the description of Papers, 1980- . (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154298703

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creatorOf Brunvand, Jan Harold. Architecture of Zion. University of New Mexico, Los Alamos, UNM-Los Alamos Library
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referencedIn Archive of Idaho Folklore, 1963-1972. University of Idaho Library
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