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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 …

Grant Funds Help Digitize Salt Lake Community College Photographs

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The Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) Markosian Library received a grant from the Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) to digitize photographs from their College Archives. The photographs document historical events such as convocations, inaugurations of new SLCC presidents, on-campus club activities, and curriculum-specific programs. The dates of the photographs range from the 1950s to the 1990s. As a …

Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board Upcoming Grant Round

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The Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) has funding for an additional grant round in August. Does your institution have a project that will increase access to Utah’s historical records? If the answer is yes, then your institution should apply for a USHRAB grant. Grant requests can be up to $7,500 and all projects must have a public access …

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 …