House Working bills inventory links

Gina Strack Digital Archives, News and Events

The series inventory for the House of Representatives Working bill files has been updated to include direct links to digital archives for each folder from 1896 to 1989. Inventory of Working bills from Legislature. House of Representatives, i 1896-2009 The House Working bills were digitally scanned from microfilm in 2008 up through 1989. Bills from 1990 to the present are …

Family Tree Magazine 101 Best

Gina Strack Digital Archives, News and Events

The Utah Death Certificate Index was named one of Family Tree Magazine’s 101 Best Web Sites under the category of 10 Best Sites for Vital Records. [T]hanks to humanity’s development of 10 fingers and 10 toes, we count things in 10s, group the years in decades and celebrate anniversaries ending in 0—such as this 10th annual installment of Family Tree …

Call for volunteers!

Gina Strack Digital Archives, News and Events

Would you like to contribute to online digital archives and records? Provide better access for users worldwide? Please consider volunteering for a project to add enhanced, searchable metadata to the Utah House of Representatives Working bills 1896-1989 digital collection! We are looking to add data to fields for legislative sessions, subjects, individual bill numbers and Laws of Utah chapter numbers …

Oaths of Office Digital Collection

Gina Strack Digital Archives, News and Events

The Governor’s Office sent over the most recent set of oaths of office for key officeholders in the state. In 2005, we had done an online exhibit to provide online copies of these documents. This time, however, we set up a simple digital collection: Division of Archives and Records Service Oaths of Office In addition, there is a series inventory …

Utah Academic Library Consortium video

Gina Strack Digital Archives, News and Events

A new promotional video for the Utah Academic Library Consortium has been posted online and is being used to get the word out about its benefits and services to the state. The Utah State Archives contributed images for the segment on the Mountain West Digital Library and one of the interviewees talks about the Animal Brand books available online.

1933 Revised Statutes update

Gina Strack Digital Archives, News and Events

The draft of the 1933 Revised Statutes that was discovered to be House Bill 2 in the Working bill files has now been posted online. It is fully text searchable and available as individual PDF pages. images.archives.utah.gov/u?/1933rev,993 One may also download the complete print version, which is quite large with 992 pages. That page count, however, does include duplicate pages …

Utah State Archives posts bills files from the Utah House of Representatives

Gina Strack Digital Archives, News and Events

For Immediate Release Representing almost 100 years of lawmaking work by the Utah State House of Representatives, the early working bills files that are a key part of the legislation process have been posted online by the Utah State Archives and Records Service. The House of Representatives’ Working bills files, 1896-1989, are the newest addition to the Utah State Archives’ …

House Working bills are Finished

Gina Strack Digital Archives, News and Events

We even had the cupcakes to prove it–one for each session digitized and put online. http://archives.utah.gov/digital/432.htm Naturally, it would be great to move onto the Senate Working bills. First, microfilming will need to completed, both for preservation and it is from the microfilm that we scan the digital images. Secondly, with the overall economic climate, resources are a little tighter …

An Extra Statute Found

Gina Strack Digital Archives

We are literally days away from finishing the enormous House Working Bills record series project, putting online all bill files discussed by the Utah House of Representatives from 1896 to 1989 (1990 to the present is on the Legislature’s own site). And sometimes you get a little more than expected. Yesterday, while finishing up the last few, we discovered that …