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New Finding Aids at the Archives: June 2021

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Our archivists write inventories as finding aids to describe records. Here are the newest ones created during June 2021: Inventory of Administrative ledger from Cache County (Utah). Providence School District, 1902-1909. Inventory of Justice Court dockets from Hyrum (Utah), 1898-1993 Inventory of Sidewalk paving assessment ledger from Providence (Utah), 1922-1926. Inventory of Treasurer’s account books from Providence (Utah), 1924-1950. Inventory …

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New Finding Aids at the Archives: May 2021

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Our archivists write inventories as finding aids to describe records. Here are the newest ones created during May 2021: Inventory of Council minutes from Cornish (Utah), 1937-2021 Inventory of Ordinances from Cornish (Utah), 1938-2016 Inventory of Planning and Zoning Commission minutes from Cornish (Utah), 1996-2016 Inventory of Resolutions from Cornish (Utah), 1940-2021 Inventory of Maps from Davis County (Utah). County …

New Finding Aids at the Archives: April 2021

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Our archivists write inventories as finding aids to describe records. Here are the newest ones created during April 2021: Inventory of Record of Tax Deeds Issued from Beaver County (Utah). County Auditor, 1896-1942. Inventory of Tax sale records from Beaver County (Utah). County Recorder, 1896-2021 Inventory of Annual budgets from Cornish (Utah), 1982-2021 Inventory of Audit reports from Cornish (Utah), …

1911 Birth Certificates Indexed Online

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Birth certificates issued by the Utah Office of Vital Records and Statistics in 1911 are now indexed online! Access the Utah Birth Certificate Index to search names and view digital images for free. All birth certificates at least 100 years old are public, even if not online or indexed yet. In addition to identity and proof of citizenship, the registration …

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New Finding Aids at the Archives: March 2021

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Our archivists write inventories as finding aids to describe records. Here are the newest ones created during March 2021: Inventory of Naturalization records from District Court (Sixth District : Garfield County), 1905-1924. Inventory of Woodstock Memories, 1906-1976 from Granite School District (Utah), ca. 1976. Inventory of Woodstock School newspaper from Granite School District (Utah), 1926 Inventory of City Council minutes …

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New Finding Aids at the Archives: February 2021

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Our archivists write inventories as finding aids to describe records. Here are the newest ones created during February 2021: Inventory of Hyrum State Park administrative records from Department of Natural Resources. Division of Parks and Recreation. Northern Region, 1983-1986 Inventory of Naturalization administrative files from District Court (Seventh District : Carbon County), 1906-1936. Inventory of Declarations of intention from District …

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Kaysville-Layton Milling Company: a Trademark Story

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Many small towns settled in the nineteenth century in Utah had their own flour mills. Kaysville, Utah was no exception, with its first mill built in 1866, about fifteen years after the first families started building a city center that largely still exists today. Kaysville is located in Davis County, about 16 miles north of Salt Lake City.  Early families …

New Finding Aids at the Archives: January 2021

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Our archivists write inventories as finding aids to describe records. Here are the newest ones created during January 2021: Inventory of Administrative records from Huntington (Utah), 1954-1974. Inventory of Business bonds from Huntington (Utah), 1923-1931. Inventory of City council minutes from Huntington (Utah), 1913-2004 Inventory of Official bonds from Huntington (Utah), 1917-1948 Inventory of Ordinances and resolutions from Huntington (Utah), …

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Highway Maps Online

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Before we had GPS and phones with map apps, people used folded paper maps. Across the United States, transportation departments distributed free highway maps both as a public service and a way to promote tourism, including here in Utah. The Utah State Archives is pleased to announce that a collection of Official Highway Maps from the Utah Department of Transportation …