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Josiah Saville family organization

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2426

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typewritten family histories, genealogies, patriarchal blessings, letters, certificates, and a diary. All materials relate to the family and descendants of Josiah Saville (1816-1903). Josiah was a convert to the Mormon Church in England who migrated to Utah in 1862. He lived in Salt Lake City, Utah. The diary is by James Wright Saville (1850-1912) and was kept for the year 1904 and writes about his daily activities probably in Salt Lake City, Utah.


  • 1904-1978


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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 Josiah Saville family organization must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Historical Note

Mormon family. The Josiah Saville family organization was established in 1978.


1 v. (ca. 200 p.)(0.07 linear ft.)

Custodial History

Donated by the Branch Genealogical Library of Provo, UT in 1986.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Branch Genealogical Library of Provo, UT; 1986.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Josiah Saville family organization
In Progress
Benjamin Sipes
2010 October 25
Description rules
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