Photo of the new Reference Room located in the Utah State Archives building.

Reference Room Refresh

Lauren Katz News and Events

Our Reference Services have a brand-new look! After two decades of sharing a research room with State History at the Rio Grande, we have moved our services into the Archives building! If you’re looking for government-created records from Utah, we have you covered! You can reach our Reference Archivists using our new email address: In addition to providing reference …

The videos are now available!

Rae Gifford Research, Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board

On Saturday, July 28th, we held our inaugural family history workshop. We had some great presentations, and people were able to use our Research Center throughout the day. We know not everyone has time on a Saturday to come down to the Archives. As part of our workshop, we recorded the presenters so we can provide continued access to their …

New Name Indexes Search

Rae Gifford Research, Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board

One of our most popular online features is our name indexes. We know you love them (especially the death certificates) so we want to make searching them easier for you. Some of our improvements are still in development, but starting today we will be beta testing a brand new interface for users. Hopefully, you will find this more powerful and configurable …