Highlights with Heidi: Provo River Bridge

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This record describes the Provo River Bridge, which was built in 1914 and dismantled in 1941 prior to the filling of the new Deer Creek Reservoir. Heidi discovered this file while searching in Series 920 for a patron. This series contains bridge structural condition files created by the Road Commission to track the condition of bridges on state roads, as well …

Highlights with Heidi: Ash Creek Bridge

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Today’s discovery was unearthed by Reference Archivist Tony Castro while he was working on a research request. The patron was interested in seeing early photographs of the Ash Creek Bridge in Washington County. Although we didn’t have any photos in our collection, Tony did find an artist’s rendering of the bridge, before it was actually constructed, in the 1923-4 State …

Highlights with Heidi: State Park Sketches

Heidi Stringham Research

Take a look at what Reference Archivist Heidi Stringham found in the Archives! These beautiful black and white sketches of Utah State Parks are found in the Administrative Records of the Division of Parks and Recreation, which lives within the Department of Natural Resources. The sketches are from 1981-2 and are all signed by the artist Marilyn R. Miller in the …

Highlights with Heidi: Mystery Cards

Heidi Stringham Research

While searching for a document for a patron, Reference Archivist Heidi Stringham found these colorful cards! They were created by the Governor’s Commission for Women and Families, whose purpose is to protect the rights of women and families in Utah. Since its inception as the Governor’s Advisory Committee on Women’s Programs (1968-1970), the organization has also been known as the Governor’s …

RKO Radio Pictures vs Orson Welles et al 1946 Case file #77472 Cover Page

In our Index It’s All True

Heidi Stringham Digital Archives, Research

Do you know someone famous or infamous? Perhaps you can find them in the 3rd District Court for Salt Lake County’s civil case file index. Using this index, which is actually several smaller index books arranged by year, you can search the names of the plaintiff and the defendant in civil actions that occurred within the jurisdiction of Salt Lake …