Births: Reports to Registers

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 …

Three New General Schedules for Your Input

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As part of the General Schedule Update Project, the Utah State Archives is proposing three new schedules for your consideration. We would like these to be submitted to the State Records Committee’s January 8th meeting. The first two are Policy and Procedures. The goal is to clearly define what policies and procedures are historical and which have only an administrative …

Death Certificates for 1961 Indexed by Name

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Researchers may now search for death certificates by name for 1961. Previously, images have been available for browsing. Thanks to our volunteers and staff, you may look for a death record by name, date, or county. Utah Death Certificate Index, 1904-1961 The death certificate collection was first released online in December 2006, covering 1904-1956 through a partnership with FamilySearch.  Since …