Oaths of Office, 2009 Part Deux

Gina Strack Digital Archives

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

Gina Strack Digital Archives

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

Gina Strack Finding Aids

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

Gina Strack News and Events

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

Gina Strack Research Guides

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, …

Newly processed: January 2010

Gina Strack Finding Aids

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 January 2010: Duchesne (Utah) Council minutes, 1917-[ongoing] Naples (Utah) Council minutes, 1982-[ongoing] Salt Lake …

Newly Processed: December 2009

Gina Strack Finding Aids

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 December 2009: Department of Administrative Services Annual reports, 1981-1983, 2008-[ongoing] District Court (Second District …

Newly processed: November 2009

Gina Strack Finding Aids

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 November 2009: Governor Leavitt First Lady audiovisual materials, 1993-2003 Gunnison (Utah) Council minutes, 1894-[ongoing]

Death Certificates 1957-1958 Now Online

Gina Strack Digital Archives, News and Events

Visit the Utah Death Certificate Index to access digital copies of death certificates from 1957 to 1958. Previously, one could access certificates from the beginning of their creation (late 1904) to 1956, though the records themselves are public once after 50 years. More information: Death Records Research Guide Inventory of Department of Health. Office of Vital Records and Statistics Death …

House Working bills inventory links

Gina Strack Digital Archives, News and Events

The series inventory for the House of Representatives Working bill files has been updated to include direct links to digital archives for each folder from 1896 to 1989. Inventory of Working bills from Legislature. House of Representatives, i 1896-2009 The House Working bills were digitally scanned from microfilm in 2008 up through 1989. Bills from 1990 to the present are …