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Vernon Romney papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1508

Scope and Contents

Holographs, typescripts, printed forms with holograph entries, newspaper clippings, printed materials. Collection includes personal, family and political correspondence, newsclippings regarding political activities, addresses, and documents relating to Romney's activities with the Utah State and American Bar Associations, Beneficial Life Insurance Company, State Savings and Loan Association, the wool marketing industry and the George Washington University Alumni Association.

Dates

  • 1913-1971

Creator

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 [Papers] must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Lawyer, banker, Utah Republican party leader.

Extent

18 boxes (9 linear ft.)

Language

English

Other Finding Aids

Folder-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS1508.xml

Custodial History

Vernon Bradford Romney, son of Vernon Romney, Sr., donated the collection to the Harold B. Lee Library in 1983.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Beverly R. Cutler; 1985.

Appraisal

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Title
Register of Vernon Romney papers
Status
Completed
Author
Garrett Schroath
Date
2011 March 11
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States