Steve Foster Gilliland family history

Steve Foster Gilliland family history

Dates: 2004-2005

Materials include the Steve Foster Gilliland Family History. The historical sketches are brief histories of the Mormon settlements in the Gila Valley, particularly focusing on the ancestors of the Gilliland family: the Carters, the Fosters, the Larsons, and the Gillilands. Dated 2004-2005.

  • Extent: 3 folders (0.3 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Gilliland, Steve Foster, 1939
  • Call Number: MSS 3290
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Steve Foster Gilliland family history must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 3290; Steve Foster Gilliland family history; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3290, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Steve Foster Gilliland in 2006.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Steve Foster Gilliland; 2006.
Subject Terms
Home and Family; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Family histories; Histories
Processing Information
Processed; Lindsay Larson, 19th Century Manuscripts Processor; 2007.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Gilliland (Steve Foster) family history
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Sarah Flinders
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-05-08T16:28-0600
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Biographical History

Steve Foster Gilliland (1939- ) worked for the Church Education System and was involved in Church family history research.69

Steve Foster Gilliland was born on August 12, 1939 in Los Angeles, California to parents James Oscar Gilliland and Bessie Ellen Foster. He married Judy Kaye Morrison on December 18, 1964 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Gilliland attended Brigham Young University, where he submitted and published his Master's Thesis in 1966, titled A Study of Moral Development in Mormon Culture. Foster worked for the Church Education System and was involved in researching family histories of Latter-day Saints who settled throughout the West.

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