New Finding Aids at the Archives: March 2022

Gina Strack Finding Aids

Our archivists write inventories as finding aids to describe records. Here are the newest ones created during March 2022: Inventory of Council minutes from Clarkston (Utah), 1901-1925, 1938-1941, 1986-2019 Inventory of Prisoner card name index from State Prison, 1896-2002 In addition, the following were updated: Inventory of Alien enemy registration forms from Davis County (Utah). County Sheriff, 1940-1945 Inventory of …

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New Finding Aids at the Archives: February 2022

Gina Strack Finding Aids

Our archivists write inventories as finding aids to describe records. Here are the newest ones created during February 2022: Inventory of Historic map collections from Division of State History, 1921-1969. Inventory of Program records of First Lady Jeanette Herbert from Governor Herbert, 2010-2020. Inventory of Land ownership plat records from School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration, 1896-2010. Inventory of Source …

New Finding Aids at the Archives: January 2022

Gina Strack Finding Aids

Our archivists write inventories as finding aids to describe records. Here are the newest ones created during January 2022: Inventory of Audit reports from Beaver County School District (Utah), 1948-2022 Inventory of Library accession books from Beaver County School District (Utah), 1905-1969. Inventory of Cemetery deeds from Heber City (Utah), 1915-1986 Inventory of Cemetery receipts from Heber City (Utah), 1915-1957. …

Grateful Thanks

Gina Strack News and Events

Though only with the Utah State Archives in a part-time position for just over two years, Maren Peterson contributed to numerous projects and multiple programs in that time. Maren joined us with experience in historical records and indexing from Brigham Young University in October 2019. As she moves onto another job, we wanted to recognize and share with you some of the …

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New Finding Aids at the Archives: December 2021

Gina Strack Finding Aids

Our archivists write inventories as finding aids to describe records. Here are the newest ones created during December 2021: Inventory of Facilities improvement and construction documentation from Department of Human Services. Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health. State Hospital, ca. 1994-2003 Inventory of Entry Books from District Court (Second District : Davis County), 1940-1985. Inventory of Community histories from …

Part of an 1897 marriage license from Utah County

Early Utah County Marriage Records Now Online

Gina Strack Digital Archives, News and Events

In Utah, nearly all marriage applications and licenses or similar records have remained in county clerk offices. The Utah State Archives has limited copies on microfilm (most before about 1900).  A few years ago we were excited to receive marriage license applications from Utah County that were more than one hundred years old. Our Local Government archivist Alan Barnett oversaw …

Sanpete County Records Now Online

Gina Strack Digital Archives, History

A small digital collection that contained only the earliest Spring City Council minutes has now been expanded to include several maps from the same city. Records in this collection were created by various local government entities in Sanpete County and document the history of the county. Sanpete County, located in central Utah, is a largely agricultural county founded in 1850. …

New Finding Aids at the Archives: November 2021

Gina Strack Finding Aids

Our archivists write inventories as finding aids to describe records. Here are the newest ones created during November 2021: Inventory of Property ownership plat maps from Davis County (Utah). County Recorder, 1952-2021 Inventory of Attorneys’ Receipt for Papers record from District Court (Fourth District : Juab County), 1898-1906, 1924-1994. Inventory of Beautification commission records from Washington City (Utah), 1990-1996 Inventory …

New Finding Aids at the Archives: October 2021

Gina Strack Finding Aids

Our archivists write inventories as finding aids to describe records. Here are the newest ones created during October 2021: Inventory of Arts Division This is the Place slide show from Centennial Commission (1947), 1947. Inventory of Capitol dome copper souvenir from Division of Facilities Construction and Management, 1981. Inventory of Capitol projects and events photographs from Division of Facilities Construction …