Newly Processed: April 2010

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All public records at the Utah State Archives are accessible through the Research Center. However, once processed the records are easier to use with proper storage and fuller descriptions, including online series inventories. The following list includes record series that were processed during the month of April 2010: Garland (Utah) Council minutes, 1908-[ongoing] Governor (2009- : Herbert) State boards and …

More Records Online from Governor Olene S. Walker

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Since the availability of Press Releases, record series for Speeches and Official Statements, Executive Correspondence and Constituent Correspondence have been added online. Newspaper Clippings (Series 25844) are in active production and Photographs (Series 25851) are currently being scanned from prints.

Utah Administrative Code for 2010

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The 2010 edition for the Utah Administrative Code, as compiled and annotated by Lexis-Nexis has arrived and is available in the Research Center. The most current version of rules are maintained online. Past issues, with some gaps, are kept permanently in the Utah State Archives under Series 83623. There is also a Research Guide for Administrative Rules, which explains how …

Newly Processed: March 2010

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All public records at the Utah State Archives are accessible through the Research Center. However, once processed the records are easier to use with proper storage and fuller descriptions, including online series inventories. The following list includes record series that were processed during the month of March 2010:* Lieutenant Governor City and town information files (incorporation papers), 1888-[ongoing] Murray (Utah) …

Governor Walker Press Releases Now Online

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This series contains press releases issued to numerous media sources to publicize Governor Olene Walker’s activities, events, media advisories, proclamations, programs, recommendations, initiatives, and messages. The records include information on the appointment of judges and officials, announcements of new businesses in Utah, legislative announcements, official decrees recognizing and celebrating significant individuals and events, state of the state address, and various …

Oaths of Office, 2009 Part Deux

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In 2009, the new Oaths of Office for top state officers was posted in the Utah State Digital Archives. Only a few months later, those officials changed so new documents were required and eventually sent to the Archives. The oaths for Governor Herbert and Lt. Governor Bell are now online. State officers are required by both the federal and state …

Sanpete County Death Register

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The death register maintained by the Sanpete County Clerk from 1898-1905 is now available as a complete book online. Since June 2008 individual page images have been accessible from an online index. Having this record in both places serve different needs: Are you looking for an ancestor who died in Sanpete County during those years? Search the index. Once you …

Newly processed: February 2010

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All public records at the Utah State Archives are accessible through the Research Center. However, once processed the records are easier to use with proper storage and fuller descriptions, including online series inventories. The following list includes record series that were processed during the month of February 2010: District Court (First District) Northern division civil and criminal case files, i …

Presidents’ Day

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The Research Center will be closed Monday, February 15, 2010 for Presidents’ Day. Normal hours of 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. will resume Tuesday, February 16, 2010. For a historical treatment of this holiday, please enjoy By George, IT IS Washington’s Birthday! from the National Archives’ Prologue Magazine.

Marriage Records Research Guide updated

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The Research Guide to Marriage Records at the Utah State Archives has been updated. Historical background has been added to the introductory text related to how civil registration of marriage came to be in Utah, which helps explain why there are generally no government records of marriage before about 1888. The list of record series has not been comprehensively updated, …