Suffrage and Stories of Utah Women

Centennial of Women’s Suffrage: Stories of Utah Women

Maren Peterson History, News and Events

The year 2020 marks the 100-year anniversary of the 19th Amendment being passed! It was ratified in August of 1920 by the thirty-six states needed to add it to the Constitution, and then white women had the right to vote nationwide. It took several more decades for this right to be extended to minorities. We will start celebrating this anniversary …

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New Finding Aids at the Archives: November 2019

Gina Strack Finding Aids

Our archivists write inventories as finding aids to describe them for research. Here are the new ones created during November 2019: Inventory of City Between the Canyons: A History of Cottonwood Heights, 1849-1953 from Cottonwood Heights (Utah), 2018. Inventory of Audit reports from Spring City (Utah), 1940-2006 Inventory of Meeting agenda and notices from Spring City (Utah), 2007-2014 In addition, …

New Finding Aids at the Archives: October 2019

Gina Strack Finding Aids

Our archivists write inventories as finding aids to describe them for research. Here are the new ones created during October 2019: Inventory of Executive orders from Governor (2005-2009 : Huntsman), 2005-2009. Inventory of Fetal death certificates from Office of Vital Records and Statistics, 1905-2019 | View Online In addition, the following were updated with new records or more description: Inventory …