Index of Names

New Finding Aids at the Archives: March 2020

Gina Strack Finding Aids

Our archivists write inventories as finding aids to describe them for research. Here are the new ones created during March 2020: Inventory of Library Development Program annual reports from Department of Heritage and Arts. State Library, 1984-2002 Inventory of Planning commission minutes from Leeds (Utah), 1982-2020 Inventory of Photographs from Legislature (Utah). House of Representatives, 1980-2020 Inventory of Brief Sketch …

Births: Reports to Registers

Gina Strack Digital Archives, History

The State of Utah began issuing birth certificates in 1905. Before the law was passed, local government offices used different methods to record the vital records of births and deaths in their community. In 1898, birth and death registrations were  done within the offices of county clerks across the state. For births, physicians and midwives reported the births they attended …

Death Certificates for 1966-1967 Indexed by Name

Gina Strack Digital Archives, News and Events

Researchers may now search for death certificates by name for 1966 and 1967. Thanks to our volunteers and staff, one may look for a death record by name, date, or county. Utah Death Certificate Index, 1904-1967 The death certificate collection was first released online in December 2006, covering 1904-1956 through a partnership with FamilySearch.  Since then, the Utah State Archives …

Browse Death Certificates Online, 1966-1967

Gina Strack Digital Archives

Although fully searchable name indexes are not yet available for all the latest death certificates, we are now able to offer digital images online that may be browsed by date and county, similar to the process when visiting the Research Center. 1966 1967 Narrow results by choosing both year and county. Within a county folder, certificates are chronological by date …

County General Retention Schedule Updates

Rebekkah Shaw General Retention Schedules, Records Management

Listed here are three retention schedules to be overwritten by the updated Publications general retention schedule. They will be hyperlinked to the new schedule on our website. Please update your records so the updated retention will be followed from this point going forward. Below is the updated schedule, then the schedules being removed from the  general retention schedule. If you have any …

Death Certificates for 1965 Indexed by Name

Gina Strack Digital Archives, News and Events

Researchers may now search for death certificates by name for 1965. Thanks to our volunteers and staff, one may look for a death record by name, date, or county. Utah Death Certificate Index, 1904-1965 The death certificate collection was first released online in December 2006, covering 1904-1956 through a partnership with FamilySearch.  Since then, the Utah State Archives has added …

Death Certificates for 1964 Indexed by Name

Gina Strack Digital Archives, News and Events

Researchers may now search for death certificates by name for 1964. Thanks to our volunteers and staff, one may look for a death record by name, date, or county. Utah Death Certificate Index, 1904-1964 The death certificate collection was first released online in December 2006, covering 1904-1956 through a partnership with FamilySearch.  Since then, the Utah State Archives has added …

SRC Retention Schedule Report

Rebekkah Shaw General Retention Schedules, Records Management, State Records Committee

Three proposed general retention schedules were heard by the State Records Committee today. Each of these general schedules were previously posted on this blog for your input. The Cemetery Records schedule was approved, with the change in title to “Cemetery Management Records”. Burial Records was approved with no changes. Transitory Tracking Records was approved with the understanding that Appointed Records …

SRC Retention Schedule Report

Rebekkah Shaw Records Management, State Records Committee

Four proposed general retention schedules were heard by the State Records Committee today. Each of these general schedules were previously posted on this blog for your input. The Official Policy and Procedure Records schedule was approved, but “official” was removed from the title. Operational Policy and Procedures was not approved. Vital Records was approved with no changes. Grievance and Discipline …