Third District Court: Salt Lake County Criminal Index Online

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An index covering from 1916 to 1975 for Salt Lake County criminal case files is now online. This series functions as an index to access the criminal case files and registers of actions. Individual entries record the name of defendants involved in criminal actions and provide the following information: name of the defendant, assigned case number, page number for the …

Spotlight on Tonya Smith, Utah State Hospital Records Officer

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This month’s spotlight features Tonya Smith, the Medical Records Department Manager, Privacy Officer, and Records Officer for the Utah State Hospital, an inpatient psychiatric facility in Provo administered by the Department of Human Services. Tonya manages both paper and electronic patient medical records, as well as agency administrative documents. Tonya has been in this position for 17 of her 32 years working …

Good-bye Nova

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For the past three and a half years, Nova Dubovik has been the executive secretary for the State Records Committee. In that position, she received and scheduled all appeals for denials associated with GRAMA requests. She has kept the Committee’s minutes and issued the Committee’s orders. She has traveled all over the state to provide training on GRAMA (Government Records …

RootsTech 2018 in One Week

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The Utah State Archives and Records Service will be an exhibitor at RootsTech, one of the largest genealogical conferences in the world from February 28-March 3, 2018. Access and Preservation Event The Director of the Utah State Archives and State Archivist Ken Williams will be presenting as part of a special Access and Preservation track. Sponsored by ProQuest and FamilySearch, …

Happy Valentine’s Day

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Do you need a valentine to share? Try one of these! Today we have been sharing valentines on Twitter. They were created by the awesome Holly Dolan from the Denton County (Texas) Department of Technology Services. Records Management Term Definitions: Administratively valuable: An appraisal noting the usefulness of records for the conduct of current and/or future administrative business needs. Custodian: …

Remembering Those Who Served: World War Military Listings

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In late 1942, Governor Maw issued a proclamation to create the Department of War History and Archives within the Utah State Historical Society.1 Thus began a sustained effort to gather, compile, and memorialize all those from Utah who served in the wars of the twentieth century. At first, records were kept by the Adjutant General, until the Graves Registration Act …