30th Anniversary Open House: Recap

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 marked the 30th Anniversary celebratory Open House for Salt Lake County Records Management and Archives.  We were pleased to have a large turnout from Salt Lake County government, including Mayor Ben McAdams, Deputy Mayor Lori Bays, and Council Member Aimee Winder Newton.

Mayor McAdams choosing from our large spread.

Mayor McAdams choosing from the light refreshments available.

Director and Assistant Director of Administrative Services, Sarah Brenna and Megan Hillyard, also attended, along with officials from the County Recorder’s office, Information Services, and Facilities.  Thanks to our colleagues from the Utah State Archives and Brigham Young University Special Collections for also spending time with us!

County Council member Aimee Winder Newton holding the minutes from the first County meeting in March 1852.

County Council Member Aimee Winder Newton holding the minutes from the first County meeting in March 1852. Image courtesy of Council Member Aimee Winder Newton.

Many of our regular patrons also celebrated with us, including UDOT Architectural Historian Elizabeth Giraud, K.E.E.P. Yalecrest History Director Kelly Marinan and friends.

Celebratory swag.

Celebratory swag.

Detail from original artwork from the Hansen Planetarium Collection.

Detail from original artwork from the Hansen Planetarium Collection.

Early Salt Lake County government history exhibit.

Early Salt Lake County government history exhibit created by Archives staff.

Mayor McAdams, Records Manager Maren Slaugh, and Asst Director of Administrative Services Megan Hillyard in the reading room.

Left to right: Mayor McAdams, Records Manager Maren Slaugh, and Assistant Director of Administrative Services Megan Hillyard looking at historical records in the reading room. Image courtesy of Tiffany Erickson.

Thank you to everyone that celebrated with us!

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All images courtesy of Roylene Bailey, except where noted.

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One Response to 30th Anniversary Open House: Recap

  1. Great photos! Thanks for sharing!

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