America Comes to the War, 1917

Rae Gifford History

As many probably already know, 2017 is the 100th anniversary of the United States entering the Great War, later known as World War I. Our country was forever changed by the events of the Great War. Today’s social, cultural, economic, and political landscapes can be attributed in part to those events.  Over the next year and a half, the Utah …

Book of The Pioneers Celebrating 1897 Jubilee Now Online

Gina Strack Digital Archives, News and Events

The 116-year-old “Book of the Pioneers” is now available with a full-text search on Utah State Archives web site at archives.utah.gov/digital/14107.htm. The Archives collaborated with the University of Utah J. Willard Marriott Library for conservation and repair of the one-of-a-kind book. In addition, the library created high-quality digital images for viewing online. The “Book of the Pioneers” is “a record …

Research Center Closure

Gina Strack News and Events

In order for staff to attend the 60th Annual Utah State History Conference, the Research Center will be closed Friday, September 21, 2012. It will open again Monday, September 24 at the usual 9 a.m. Please feel free to join us at the conference–a free event!

Utah Archives Month 2012

Gina Strack News and Events

The calendar for Utah Archives Month is now being updated for October 2012 events at utaharchivesmonth.org. The events hosted by the Utah State Archives and Utah State History have been posted (including on Facebook): 10/1/2012 – Randy Silverman: Year of the Newspaper 10/12/2012 – Cevan LeSieur: “The Avenues of Salt Lake City” 10/15/2012 – Brock Cheney: “Plain But Wholesome: Foodways …

Newly Processed: January 2011

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 2011: Statehood Constitutional Convention State Constitution, 1895. | View Online Division of State …