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 November and December 2011:
Attorney General’s Office
Battleship Utah Silver Service Committee
District Court (Sixth District : Kane County)
District Court (Eighth District : Uintah County)
Salt Lake City (Utah). Justice’s Court
Salt Lake City School District (Utah)
Summit County (Utah). County Coroner
Water and Power Board
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.
Narrow results by choosing both year and county. Within a folder, certificates are chronological by date.
Links will also be added to the series inventory. Death certificates become public 50 years after the date of the death. With key partnerships with the Office of Vital Records and FamilySearch, the Utah State Archives is actively working to toward a goal of yearly updates for online access, with name indexes added as soon as they are completed.
The Research Center for the Utah State Archives and Utah State History will be closed Monday, December 26, 2011 for Christmas. It will open again Tuesday, December 27, 2011 at 9 a.m.
We will also be closed Monday, January 2, 2012 for New Year’s Day, opening again Tuesday, January 3, 2012.
The Research Center for the Utah State Archives and Utah State History will be closed Thursday, November 24, 2011 for Thanksgiving Day. It will re-open Friday, November 25 at 9 a.m.
John Walter Holbrook
The Research Center for the Utah State Archives and Utah State History will be closed Friday, November 11, 2011 for Veterans’ Day. Normal hours will resume Monday, November 14 at 9:00 a.m.
Are you looking for military records? We have research guides online to help you:
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 2011:
Department of Natural Resources. Division of Parks and Recreation
Thank you to the Salt Lake Tribune for covering the final Archives Month presentation featuring Robert Kirby.
By Janelle Stecklein
The Salt Lake Tribune
State historians on Friday launched an effort to collect law enforcement memorabilia Utahns might have stored away.
“It’s important to save our law enforcement history because it’s something being lost every second,” said Melissa Coy Ferguson, the manuscripts curator with the Utah State Historical Society.
She said many law enforcement journals, booking documents or other old items of interest are often tossed because people or agencies don’t know what else to do with them. Some are tucked away in attics or garages.
“A lot of times families don’t understand what they have,” Ferguson said.
Read more at Historians seeking Utah law enforcement memorabilia | The Salt Lake Tribune.
The Research Center will be closed Monday, October 10, 2011 in observance of Columbus Day. It will open again Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 9:00 a.m.
Processors continuously update series inventories to reflect current holdings, new information and more. The following Legislative records in particular were updated during September 2011: