Newly Processed: March 2016

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 March 2016: District Court (Eighth District : Uintah County) Civil registers of action, 1909-1990. …

Newly Processed: February 2016

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 February 2016: Farmington (Utah) Council minutes, 1906- Murray City School District (Utah) Utah materials …

Newly Processed: December 2015

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 December 2015: Department of Workforce Services. Workforce Research and Analysis Division Local Insights, 2012- …

Newly Processed: July 2015

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 July 2015: Cedar Hills (Utah) Articles of Incorporation files, 1977- Fillmore (Utah) Council minutes, …

Law in the Utah Territory

Jim Kichas History, Research Guides

UTAH’S FIRST LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY The first legislative assembly in Utah’s history was convened in Salt Lake City on September 22, 1851. Over the course of six months, 13 members of the Territorial Council and 26 members of the Territorial House of Representatives passed a series of acts and bills that formally codified the first laws of the Utah Territory. The Utah …

Archives Month: 25th Street Confidential by Val Holley

Gina Strack History, News and Events

All Events for Utah Archives Month | RSVP on Facebook | Get Directions Monday, October 21 at Noon 25th Street Confidential traces Ogden’s transformation from quiet hamlet to chaotic transcontinental railroad junction as waves of non-Mormon fortune seekers swelled the city’s population. The street’s outsized role in Ogden annals illuminates larger themes in Utah and U.S. history. Most significantly, 25th …

Police Evidence of Extortion in Ogden

Alan Barnett History

Recently, as the Archives staff was working with Ogden City to review historic records from Ogden held in the Archives, we ran across some mysterious records. The records were in the format of 24 large glass negatives, 11” x 14”. They had been identified simply as documents from the Ogden City Police Department. In order to determine more exactly what …