USHRAB Forum on June 15

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For the past several years the Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) has sponsored a training for all cultural heritage institutions in Utah. These trainings provide information that can help institutions with things such as collection care, outreach, and digitization. This is also a great opportunity to network with people from other institutions and share ideas and experiences. This …

USHRAB Grants Help Museums Organize Collections

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The Hyrum City Museum completed a Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board grant project that allowed it to organize and properly house its collection in archival boxes. The Museum also purchased shelving and disaster mitigation supplies. Another outcome of the grant project was the standardization and creation of finding aids for the Museum’s collections. The collections are now in a …

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 …

Red Cross of Northern Utah Collection Part of WWII Exhibit

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The Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) awarded a grant to Weber State University Special Collections to process and digitize the Red Cross of Northern Utah collection donated to them in 2016. The collection consists of handbooks, photographs, correspondence, office files, scrapbooks, and 16mm film. The collection also includes information on the canteen in Ogden during World War II …

Grants Available to Preserve Utah’s Historical Records

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The Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) is happy to announce their next grant round. Grants are for increased access to and preservation of Utah’s historical records. Grant requests can be up to $7,500 and all projects must have a public access component. Grants are available to regional and local repositories and other nonprofit cultural heritage organizations. Grant applications …

Grant Funds Increase Access to Collections

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The University of Utah Marriott Library and the Mapleton Historical Museum recently completed projects funded in part by the Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) grant program. The USHRAB is highlighting projects completed as part of their grant program. The USHRAB grant program has been active for the past 10 years. Grant projects focus on improving preservation and access …

USHRAB Grant Projects Place Newspapers Online

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The Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) is pleased to highlight grant projects recently completed by the Springville Historical Society and the Uintah County Library Regional History Center. Both institutions worked closely with the University of Utah Marriott Library to complete their projects. The Springville Historical Society project involved the digitization of the Springville Herald newspapers from 1970-2008. The …

Grant Projects Completed by Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museums

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The Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) is excited to highlight projects completed as part of their grant program. The USHRAB grant program has been active for the past 10 years and has awarded $205,000 to over 100 applicants from cultural heritage institutions. Grant projects focus on increased preservation and access to Utah’s historical records. Nine USHRAB grants were …

What is the Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board?

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The Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) is a 7-member board that undertakes statewide planning for historical records in Utah. It was organized in 1978. Board members come from a variety of institutions, including counties, municipalities, and universities. The Board meets 3 times a year: January, April, and September. Their mission is to assist public and private nonprofit organizations …

Public Service Recognition Week: Meet the Archives Management Team

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Meet the Archives Management Team By Ken Williams As part of Utah’s Public Service Recognition Week, we want to honor the men and women of the Utah State Archives and Records Service who work to ensure the management, preservation, and access to governmental records. The State Archives management team provides leadership to the various sections and programs within the Archives. …