FREE Disaster Planning Workshop

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As the devastating events of Hurricane Harvey have shown us, we have little control over the disasters that impact our lives and our records. The way we respond to these disasters dictates the continuity of our operations and the preservation of our cultural resources. Yet, not all disasters come with hurricane-force winds or earthquake shakes. Just last spring the cold …

Design and Construction of the Utah State Capitol

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Utah Archives Month is nearing its end for 2016, and the Utah State Archives is ending its month-long focus on the Utah State Capitol with information on two new additions to the Digital Archives that help tell the story of how the Capitol Building was designed and constructed. Beginning in 1909, the Capitol Commission initiated a design competition for the purpose …

Newspaper Clippings and Biennial Reports of the Capitol Commission Online

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The Utah State Archives continues to celebrate Archives Month by focusing on the 100th year anniversary of the Utah State Capitol. This week we would like to share information on two new additions to the Digital Archives that help illuminate this important history. The first is a collection of compiled newspaper clippings that document public relations efforts by the Capitol Commission …

Utah Archives Month 2015

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October was an extremely busy month at the Utah State Archives, filled with conferences, workshops, and events celebrating Utah Archives Month 2015. The Utah State Archives was one of many repositories around the state who developed special programming to publicize the vital role archives and special collection repositories play in preserving our shared cultural record for future access and use. Perhaps the most …

Archives Month: Ann Torrence on U.S. Highway 89

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All Events for Utah Archives Month | RSVP on Facebook | Get Directions Thursday, October 24 at Noon U.S. Highway 89: The Scenic Route to Seven Western National Parks is a visual guide to seven of America’s favorite national parks, hometown events and quirky roadside attractions linked by U.S. 89. Scenic Highway 89 traces the stories of legendary trappers, missionaries …

Archives Month: 25th Street Confidential by Val Holley

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All Events for Utah Archives Month | RSVP on Facebook | Get Directions Monday, October 21 at Noon 25th Street Confidential traces Ogden’s transformation from quiet hamlet to chaotic transcontinental railroad junction as waves of non-Mormon fortune seekers swelled the city’s population. The street’s outsized role in Ogden annals illuminates larger themes in Utah and U.S. history. Most significantly, 25th …

Quarterly Events: October to December 2013

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Quarterly Events October to December 2013 October 2013 Lunch ‘n’ Learn Lunch ‘n’ Learn sessions are live, online sessions. A link to the session will be sent to participants two days prior to the event. To register visit: http://archives.state.ut.us/cgi-bin/traininglist.cgi Oct 18, 2013, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Topic: Meet the Government Records Ombudsman Rosemary Cundiff is the government records ombudsman. In that …

Archives Month: Pioneer Foodways

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All Events for Utah Archives Month | RSVP on Facebook | Get Directions October 15 Noon “Plain But Wholesome: Foodways of the Mormon Pioneers” presents a groundbreaking foray into Mormon history. Brock Cheney explores the foodways of Mormon pioneers from their trek west through the arrival of the railroad and reveals new perspectives on the fascinating Mormon settlement era. Relying …