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Phillips family biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 871

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photocopies of typescripts of biographies, autobiographies, and miscellaneous items relating to the lives and activities of members of the Phillips family. Many of the members of the family lived in Springville, Utah where they were active in Mormon Church affairs.


  • 1875-1950

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

Biographical Sketch

The partiarch of the Phillips family was Jonah Phillips (1834-1903), a blacksmith and a handcart pioneer. His wife was Ann Thomas Phillips (1839-1920). They were both from Wales, converted to Mormonism, came to the United States, and met in Springville, Utah where they made their home after marriage.


59 items (0.10 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated by Miss Lucy Ann Phillips in 1976.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Miss Lucy Ann Phillips; 1976.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Physical Description

Typed; photocopy.

Register of Phillips family biographies
Benjamin Sipes
2010 July 21
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