Spring 2023 Internships

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Applications are now open for spring semester internships at the Utah State Archives and Records Service! These competitive, stipend-paid, semester-long internships are designed especially for students. Read more about our four internship opportunities: Reference Internship Work with our Reference Team to help answer research questions from the public! This in-person internship works directly with our Reference & Access Program Manager …

Utah Paves Way for the Historic Repeal

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This blog post was written by Ethan Weinschenk, a summer 2022 intern at the Utah State Archives and Records Services. He is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from San Jose State University and wishes to start a career as a librarian or an archivist at either a library or a cultural heritage center. One of …

The People versus Frank Smiley: Investigating an 1894 Sodomy Crime in Territorial Utah

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This blog post was written by Randell Hoffman, a 2022 summer intern at the Utah State Archives and Records Service. They are working on their Master of Archives and Records Administration degree at the San José State University School of Information. They focus particularly on community archives and community involvement in archival processes, as well as Utah’s LGBTQIA+ history.  Who …

Welcome Fall 2022 Interns!

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After over two years of remote internships, we’re thrilled to welcome our Fall 2022 cohort in-person! They kicked off the semester with a tour of the Utah State Archives building, a chance to meet our staff, and time to dive into their projects with their specific advisors. Learn more about the interns: Silver Hinckley recently graduated from BYU-Idaho with her …

Tracking the Forced Displacement and Relocation of Persons of Japanese Descent during WWII

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This blog post was written by Nery Alcivar-Estrella, a 2022 summer intern at the Utah State Archives and Records Service. She is working on her Master of Library and Information Science degree at the San José State University School of Information and is particularly interested in the intersection of librarianship and archival work. In this blog post, I examine records …

Fall 2022 Internships

Lauren Katz News and Events

We are thrilled to announce that after a two-year COVID hiatus, we are bringing back our internship program! We have spent the last two years updating our program structure to now provide competitive, stipend-paid, semester-long internships designed especially for students. This Fall 2022, we are kicking things off with three internship opportunities: Reference Internship Work with our Reference Team to …

New Discoveries in the Archives: A Question of Self-Defense

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This blog post was written by McKenzie Wood, a 2022 AS-L Outreach Intern at the Utah State Archives and Records Service. She is in her master’s program for Library and Information Science at St. John’s University in Queens, New York and is particularly interested in criminal justice. On September 9, 1891, Adolf F. Kohler was shot and killed by local …

Uncovering History: Dr. William D. Reeve Through The Years

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This blog post was written by Eric Schubert, a 2021 Intern at the Utah State Archives and Records Service. He is a junior at Elizabethtown College and working on his history and political science degree. In today’s day and age, various historical databases can tell us so much about the lives of those who lived before us. By picking a record …

Butch Cassidy and the Wild Bunch

“All Were Rattled”: Butch Cassidy, The Castle Gate Robbery, and the Wild West

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This blog post was written by Emily Stoll, a summer 2021 Intern at the Utah State Archives and Records Service. She is a senior at Weber State University and working on her public history degree. On April 21st, 1897, the Pleasant Valley Coal Company located in Castle Gate, Utah, was robbed in broad daylight. Considered to be one of the …