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 …

Archives Month: Avenues of Salt Lake City

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All Events for Utah Archives Month | RSVP on Facebook | Get Directions Friday, October 12, 2012 12 noon Salt Lake City’s oldest residential historic district is a neighborhood known as the Avenues. During the late nineteenth century this area was home to many of the most influential citizens of Salt Lake City. Built from 1860 until 1930, it contains …

Archives Month: Year of the Newspaper

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All Events for Utah Archives Month | RSVP on Facebook | Get Directions Monday, October 1, 2012 12 noon With more than 1,300,000 pages of Utah newspapers now scanned it is feared the convenience of digital access will doom the surviving paper copies to the trash where they will be lost to future generations of researchers. Marriott Library, Lee Library, …

Historians Seeking Utah Law Enforcement Memorabilia

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Thank you to the Salt Lake Tribune for covering the final Archives Month presentation featuring Robert Kirby. By Janelle Stecklein The Salt Lake Tribune State historians on Friday launched an effort to collect law enforcement memorabilia Utahns might have stored away. “It’s important to save our law enforcement history because it’s something being lost every second,” said Melissa Coy Ferguson, …

Archives Month: Author of The Mormon Rebellion: America’s First Civil War

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www.utaharchivesmonth.org | Facebook | Twitter Join us on October 21st at the Utah State Archives as Will Bagley discusses his latest book (co-authored with David Bigler), The Mormon Rebellion: America’s First Civil War, 1857-1858. This story describes how in 1857 President James Buchanan ordered U.S. troops to Utah to replace Brigham Young as governor and restore order in what the …