Harold Mecham papers
Scope and Contents
Collection includes correspondence between Harold Mecham and his cousin, Katherine Tobey of Roscoe, Calif. Many of his letters include drawings of his life and surroundings. Also included are a number of drawings and sketches by Mecham, as well as a collection of both hand crafted and commercial greeting cards.
- Mecham, Harold Bryan (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Harold Mecham papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Harold Bryan Mecham was born August 13, 1894 in San Bernardino, California. Over the course of his life he worked as a farmer and well-driller in the San Bernardino area. Mecham had two step-children, Hilda J. Davis and Joan M. Wisner. He died March 15, 1969 in San Bernardino.
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Organized into three series: 1. Correspondence, 1931-1965. 2. Drawings, 1931-1965. 3. Birthday and Holiday Greeting Cards, undated.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS3316.xml
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
- Register of Harold Mecham papers
- Amy Perez
- 2011 March 4
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.