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Joseph Barnard Romney collection on Junius Romney in Mexico, 1899-2005

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8248 Series 2

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence and biographies of individuals who were in the Mormon colonies in Mexico. Also includes manuscripts written by Joseph Barnard Romney and articles by others about the Mormon exodus out of Mexico. Material dates from 1899-2005.


  • 1899-2005


Language of Materials

Materials in English and Spanish.

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

Joseph Barnard Romney (1935-2012) was an author from Utah and a grandson of Junius Romney.

Joseph Barnard Romney was born July 20, 1935 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Junius Stowell and Ruth Stewart Romney. He attended the University of Utah where he received his J.D. and Ph.D. Romney was a professor at California Polytechnic State University and Brigham Young University-Idaho. Romney later wrote a book about his grandfather, Junius Romney, and the Latter-day Saints exodus from the colonies in Mexico. Romney married Florence Black and they were the parents of four children. He passed away October 6, 2012 in Provo, Utah.


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