Photo of the front of the USBE building with the USBE logo on top as well as a photo of

ARO Spotlight: Utah State Board of Education

Maren Peterson Records Officer Spotlights

Being a records officer for a government agency is a tough job, especially for a large entity like the Utah State Board of Education (USBE). This month, we’re highlighting Ben Rasmussen, USBE’s appointed records officer and Director of Law and Professional Practices, for all the hard work he does. USBE is in the middle of a big project to clean …

A Glimpse into Ogden’s Black Community

Alan Barnett History, Research

Among records recently transferred to the Utah State Archives from the Ogden School District were two seemingly unremarkable 1960s-era photo albums from Pingree Elementary School. Despite the plain covers, the photos in the album revealed that Pingree Elementary was not just another school. The photographs provide a striking and human window into one of the important Black communities in Utah …

Newly Processed: January 2017

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 2017: Duchesne County (Utah). County Assessor Appraisal records, 1915- Ogden School District (Utah) …