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 …

Minutes of the Capitol Commission Online

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We are now midway through Archives Month, and the Utah State Archives continues to direct its focus and activities on celebrating the 100th year anniversary of the Utah State Capitol. This week we would like to share information on another new addition to the Digital Archives that documents the earliest planning and construction of “the people’s building.” The Capitol Commission was formed in …

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 …

Capitol Commission Photographs Online

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The Utah State Archives is pleased to kickoff Utah Archives Month with the first in a month-long blog series spotlighting records in our holdings that tell the story of the construction of Utah’s State Capitol building (celebrating its 100th year anniversary this month!). This week we are highlighting photographs from the Capitol Commission which document the construction of the State Capitol. The majority of …