On this Veterans Day, we want to thank those who have served in our armed services. Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on November 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and November 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938. In 1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower officially …
As the end of the year draws closer… We wish you the happiest of of holidays from our family to yours! See You in 2019!
In 1877, Utah’s Territorial Governor George W. Emery (1875-1880) declared that year’s Thanksgiving to be on November 29th. This proclamation highlights two prominent features of the early Thanksgiving celebrations.
The Research Center is closed Monday, February 19, 2018 for Presidents DAy. We will open again at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.
Do you need a valentine to share? Try one of these! Today we have been sharing valentines on Twitter. They were created by the awesome Holly Dolan from the Denton County (Texas) Department of Technology Services. Records Management Term Definitions: Administratively valuable: An appraisal noting the usefulness of records for the conduct of current and/or future administrative business needs. Custodian: …
The Research Center is closed Monday, January 15, 2018 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We will open again at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.
More than 70 years ago, while the world was fighting World War II, the holidays were still coming to Utah. Lights were strung, festivities planned, and Christmas cards sent. In the Correspondence records of Governor Herbert Brown Maw (Records Series 221), I found the following letter from the Utah State Department of Public Welfare: In this year of world-wide struggle …
The Research Center is closed Monday, December 25 for Christmas Day. We will open again at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, December 26, 2017.
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The Research Center is closed Thursday, November 23 for Thanksgiving. We will open again at 9 a.m. on Friday, November 24, 2017.