Transparency in the Archives

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Here at the Archives, we have a number of people that are focused on facilitating transparency in government. We took the time to speak with a few of them to see what they do. Rosemary Cundiff is our Government Records Ombudsman. Her days consist of helping the public understand how they can access current government records, helping government employees respond …

Telling the Government’s Story

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Defining a fact-based, historical government narrative can only be done though existing historical records. As stated previously, government records are the business of the governed and, here at the Utah State Archives, our purpose is “to provide quality access to public information” (Utah Code 63A-12-101 (2)(i)(2010)). With millions of records in the Archives’ custody, this task can seem overwhelming at …

Upcoming Events

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To register for a training event, please click here. Salt Lake City, UT Basic Records Management I: Records Management 9:00 am to 12:00 pm February 5, 2015 March 26, 2015 This class educates participants about legal responsibilities of government agencies in managing records and information. The leally assigned roles of records officers, chief administrative officers, and the State Archives will …

Newly Processed: December 2014

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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 2014: District Court (Second District : Davis County) Criminal case files, 1896- District …

Newly Processed: October and November 2014

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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 months of October-November 2014: Board of Pardons Utah Territorial Prison painting, 1887 Governor (1933-1941 : Blood) …

Quarterly Events: January to March 2014

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Quarterly Events January to March 2014 January 2014 Lunch ‘n’ Learn Lunch ‘n’ Learn sessions are live, online sessions. A link to the session will be sent to participants on the morning of the event. To register visit: http://archives.state.ut.us/cgi-bin/traininglist.cgi Jan 10, 2014, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Topic: Public Records Management Act In-Person Training Events To register visit: http://archives.state.ut.us/cgi-bin/traininglist.cgi Jan 17, 2014, …