Percy Bigmouth papers
Scope and Contents
Contains various Mescalero Apache legends recorded by Percy Bigmouth at the request of Carolyn Block (later Akrom). Also includes correspondence, almost entirely from Percy Bigmouth. Book three includes photographs of Bigmouth and two short essays about Percy Bigmouth. There is also a statement made by Bigmouth, Percy's father, on the history of the Mescalero Apaches.
- approximately 1945-1959
- Ankram, Sue Carolyn Block (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Originals restricted. Photocopies for patron use.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Percy Bigmouth, Mescalero Apache Indian, U.S. Forest Ranger for Mescalero Reservation.
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased; Carolyn Ankrom; 1986.
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 Percy Bigmouth papers
- Garrett Schroath
- 2011 April 20
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.