Spotlight on: Davis County Records Division

Lauren Katz Records Officer Spotlights

Records management is better with a team, and the Davis County Clerk/Auditor’s Records Division proves that to be true. The team is made up of unique and talented records officers including: Records Manager Rebecca Abbott, and archivists Jessy Turner and Becky Wright. The team took a moment out of their busy schedules to tell us a little bit about themselves, …

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Davis County hard at work preserving historical records with USHRAB grant funds

Mahala Ruddell Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board

Introduction: The Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) is currently accepting applications for its latest grant funding round. Grants are available for short-term projects meant to preserve and promote access to historical records held by libraries, museums, historical societies, and other non-profits as well as state and local government entities. Have you ever wondered what one of these projects …

New Finding Aids at the Archives: January 2020

Gina Strack Finding Aids

Our archivists write inventories as finding aids to describe them for research. Here are the new ones created during January 2020: Inventory of Ordinances from Centerfield (Utah), 1909-2020 Inventory of Survey record from Heber City (Utah), undated. Inventory of Council minutes from Leeds (Utah), 1953-2007. Inventory of Interment register from Spring City (Utah), 1892-2014 Inventory of Poll tax ledger from …

World War II Registration as “Enemy Aliens”

Gina Strack Digital Archives, History

A new record series is now online consisting of Alien Enemy Registration Forms created by the Davis County Sheriff. From the series inventory: “The forms document individuals and families of Japanese descent living in Davis County from 1940-1945. The forms include the following types of information: household head’s name and address, landlord or employer’s name and address, family members’ names, …

Join Us at the South Davis Family History Conference

Gina Strack News and Events

On Saturday April 22, 2017 the Utah Genealogical Association will present the 20th annual South Davis Conference on family history. The Utah State Archives is pleased to join for the first time as a vendor and leading one of the 70+ classes and labs. 9:20 am – 10:20 am “What’s in the Utah State Archives?” Register and find more information …

Newly Processed: September 2015

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 September 2015: District Court (Second District : Davis County) Civil and criminal case indexes, …

Newly Processed: January-February 2015

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 January and February 2015: District Court (Second District : Davis County) Criminal case files, 1896- District Court …

Newly Processed: December 2014

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 2014: District Court (Second District : Davis County) Criminal case files, 1896- District …