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Merle V. Adams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8108
Scope and Contents

Collection contains photocopies of family scrapbook items relating to Merle V. Adams' career and family life. Also includes family biographies, Merle's filmography, copies of newspaper articles that mention Adams, and information about a hidden treasure reported to be near Kanab that Adams helped look for. Dated 1934-2014.

Dates: 1934-2014

Associated Students of Brigham Young University histories

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1081
Scope and Contents

Contains histories of the ASBYU as kept by each secretary-historian, highlighting the most important events during each school year. The volumes contain meeting minutes, photocopies of newspaper articles, correspondence, brochures, pamphlets, event programs, and other miscellaneous items that were deemed to have a historical value. Materials dated 1922-1986.

Dates: 1922-1986

Percy Bigmouth papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1991
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.

Dates: approximately 1945-1959

Thomas E. Cheney papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1798
Scope and Contents

Twenty reel-to-reel tapes which record folk songs, typescripts of the recorded folk songs in two volumes, four volumes of folk songs, and one volume of Mormon folk tales. The materials relate largely to Mormon folklore and Mormon folk songs.

Dates: 1840-1963

Collection of beliefs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: FA 010
Scope and Contents Collection contains descriptions of individual, family, and group beliefs collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and the University of Utah from 1955 to 2020. Digital collections (2020-2021) can be accessed at https://lib.byu.edu/collections/wilson-folklore-archive/. Most of the items are typewritten, but a few of the older items are...
Dates: 1955-2021

Collection of character legends

 Collection
Identifier: FA 05
Scope and Contents Contains legends of historical and contemporary characters. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and the University of Utah from 1930 to 2020. Digital collections (2017-2021) can be accessed at https://lib.byu.edu/collections/wilson-folklore-archive/. Most of the items are typewritten, but a few of the older items are...
Dates: 1930-2020

Collection of contemporary legends

 Series
Identifier: FA 07
Scope and Contents 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 2020. Digital collections (2015-2021) can be accessed at https://lib.byu.edu/collections/wilson-folklore-archive/. Most of the items are typewritten, but a few of the older items are handwritten. Many of the...
Dates: 1960-2021

Collection of customs

 Series
Identifier: FA 014
Scope and Contents Contains descriptions of individual, family, and group customs. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and the University of Utah from 1957 to 2020. Digital collections (2012-2020)can be accessed at https://lib.byu.edu/collections/wilson-folklore-archive/. Most of the items are typewritten, but a few of the older items are...
Dates: 1957-2020

Collection of etiological legends

 Collection
Identifier: FA 06
Scope and Contents Contains legends concerning the origin of people, animals, plants, practices, placenames, celestial phenomena, surnames, and names of products. Also, legends about the ways natural features, plants, animals, customary names of years, human skin color, and locations acquired attributes or names. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and the University of Utah from 1960 to 2020. Digital collections (2019-2021) can be...
Dates: 1960-2021

Collection of folksongs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: FA 013
Scope and Contents Contains a collection of folksongs. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and the University of Utah from 1935 to 2020. Digital collections (2015-2020) can be accessed at https://lib.byu.edu/collections/wilson-folklore-archive/. Most of the items are typewritten, but a few of the older items are handwritten. Many of the items...
Dates: 1935-2020

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