Browse Birth Certificates Online: 1916

Gina Strack Digital Archives, Research

  Birth certificate images for 1915 are now online at archives.utah.gov/digital/81443.htm. Although they are not indexed by name yet, if one knows the birth date and county it should not be difficult to locate the correct folder and browse through a few images for the time being. Free saving and printing of images is available. Birth certificates are the permanent …

New Finding Aids at the Archives: April 2019

Gina Strack Finding Aids

Our archivists write inventories as finding aids to describe them for research. Here are the new ones created during April 2019: Department of Administrative Services (Utah). Division of Archives and Records Service Research Room quilt, ca. 1985 Carbon County (Utah). County Clerk Birth reports, 1898-1904. Delta (Utah) Budgets, 1997- Delta (Utah) Youth City Council scrapbooks, 1990-1998 Delta (Utah) Youth Court …

Reflections on a Centenary for World War I

Gina Strack Digital Archives, History

The Utah State Archives is wrapping up a yearslong recognition of the 100th anniversary since the end of World War I (also known as a centenary). As a repository of a number of military records, we knew there would be an opportunity to introduce  them to a new audience keen to learn about the Great War. The motivation came from …

New Finding Aids at the Archives: February-March 2019

Gina Strack Finding Aids

Our archivists write inventories as finding aids to describe them for research. Here are the new ones created during February and March 2019: State Land Board Directors’ actions, 1960-1973 Sevier County School District (Utah) Richfield High School yearbooks, 1956 State Land Board Meeting minutes, 1886-1973

Image of page in the divorce record book showing a note regarding the implementation of the Edmunds_Tucker Act.

Remembering the Edmunds-Tucker Act

Alan Barnett History, Research

It was in March that the landmark anti-polygamy Edmunds-Tucker Act took effect 132 years ago in 1887. A note in the divorce record for the Tooele County Probate Court highlights the far-reaching extent of the legislation. After the final divorce record from February 1887, the court clerk made a simple note explaining the abrupt end to the record. He noted …

New Finding Aids at the Archives: January 2019

Gina Strack Finding Aids

Our archivists write inventories as finding aids to describe them for research. Here are the new ones created during January 2019: Beaver County School District (Utah) Building plans, 1934-1992. Councils of Defense Utah in the World War by Noble Warrum, 1924 Department of Natural Resources. Division of Water Rights History of Applications to Appropriate Water, 1903-1989. Department of Natural Resources. …

New Finding Aids at the Archives: December 2018

Gina Strack Finding Aids

Our archivists write inventories as finding aids to describe them for research. Here are the new ones created during December 2018: Canyons School District (Utah). Crescent Elementary School Student attendance records, 1953-1966; 1973-1979. Department of Natural Resources. Division of Parks and Recreation Brigham Young Forest Farm House plans, ca. 1969 District Court (First District : Rich County) Civil and probate …

Legislative Publications Updated 2018

Gina Strack Research Guides

A number of records related to legislative research have been updated with new issues, supplements, and volumes from 2018. To better understand the process of legislative research, start with our research guide on Legislative Records Overview, with a more in-depth guide to Legislative Intent and History also available . The Utah Code Unannotated is the complete set of codified law …