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Vernon Romney audiocassettes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7625

Scope and Contents

Collection includes ten cassette tapes with reminiscences by Vernon Romney. The cassette tapes contain recordings which appear to be family oriented. The subject matter of the cassette tapes varies from events such as funerals and reunions to mission calls and spiritual experiences. The materials date from 1975 to 1984.


  • 1975-1984


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 the Vernon Romney audiocassettes must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Vernon Romney (1896-1976) was a lawyer and politician in Utah.

Romney was born July 3, 1896 in Colonia Juárez, Chihuahua. He married Anna Lois Bradford in 1923. However, he later married Helen Hackett Brown in 1964. Vernon Romney was not only a lawyer but also an active Republican and member of the Utah Republican State Executive Committee. From 1936 to 1962 he was delegate to the Republican National Convention from Utah. Romney immersed himself within the political world and was also a member of the American Bar Association. Vernon Romney died in January 9, 1976 in Salt Lake City, Utah.


10 sound cassettes (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



The collection has been kept in its original order.

Custodial History

Donated by an unknown source in 1989.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; unknown; 1989.


This collection provides insight into the life of a member of the Romney family. Collected in Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.VII, August 2007).

Processing Information

Processed; Kiren Dulai, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2010.

Register of Vernon Romney audiocassettes
Kiren Dulai and Rose Frank (18 April 2011)
2010 July 2
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States