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New Finding Aids at the Archives: May 2021

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Our archivists write inventories as finding aids to describe records. Here are the newest ones created during May 2021: Inventory of Council minutes from Cornish (Utah), 1937-2021 Inventory of Ordinances from Cornish (Utah), 1938-2016 Inventory of Planning and Zoning Commission minutes from Cornish (Utah), 1996-2016 Inventory of Resolutions from Cornish (Utah), 1940-2021 Inventory of Maps from Davis County (Utah). County …

Newly Processed: October 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 October 2016: Road Commission. Department of Highways Outdoor advertising sign inventories, 1965-1975. See selected …

Law in the Utah Territory

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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 …