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Romney family papers, 1882-1971

Identifier: MSS 8248 Series 1

Scope and Contents

Contains newspaper articles, biographies, greeting cards, pamphlets, and correspondence of the Junius Romney family including travels, correspondence with children, and other material. Material dates from 1882-1971.


  • 1882-1971


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 Joseph Barnard Romney collection on Junius and Gertrude Stowell Romney must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

The Romney family from Utah settled in the Mormon colonies in Mexico.

The Romney family of Utah and Mexico included, Junius Romney (1878-1971), stake president in the Mormon colonies in Mexico, businessman; his wife, Gertrude Stowell Romney (1882-1965); and grandson, Joseph Barnard Romney (1935-2012).


11 cartons

2 oversize boxes




Arranged into four subseries: 1. Gertrude Romney papers. 2. Junius Romney papers on travel. 3. Junius Romney correspondence. 4. Junius Romney personal papers.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States