The videos are now available!

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On Saturday, July 28th, we held our inaugural family history workshop. We had some great presentations, and people were able to use our Research Center throughout the day. We know not everyone has time on a Saturday to come down to the Archives. As part of our workshop, we recorded the presenters so we can provide continued access to their …

New Name Indexes Search

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One of our most popular online features is our name indexes. We know you love them (especially the death certificates) so we want to make searching them easier for you. Some of our improvements are still in development, but starting today we will be beta testing a brand new interface for users. Hopefully, you will find this more powerful and configurable …

Public Service Recognition Week

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  This week is designated as “Public Service Recognition Week.” Here at the Utah State Archives we want to honor the employees who work diligently to fulfill our mission: to assist governmental agencies in the efficient management of their records, preserve and reformat records of enduring value, and provide quality access to public information. The Archives staff continually look for …

Monday’s Brown Bag Lunch!

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The end of the semester is upon us! The Utah State Archives and Records Service interns will be presenting at a brown bag lunch event on Monday (April 30)! Come join Archives staff to hear about the different projects and records that our interns have been working with these last few months. Presentations will include a description of the projects …

The Sunshine Conference materials are now available on our website!

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Did you miss our Sunshine Conference on March 13, 2018? Was there a session that you would really like to share with your co-workers? The materials and recordings from our Sunshine Conference are now available on the State Archives’ website. You can also access the videos from our YouTube channel. We hope that you will find these materials useful.   …

The Civil Case Files are Coming!

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Dedicated to providing access to valuable historic records, the Utah State Archives and Records Service began a multi-year collaboration with FamilySearch on November 1, 2017. Our goal is to digitize all of the civil case files from each county in our holdings. As with any significant project, we have multiple stages running at the same time. Currently, we have an …