Category Archives: Archives staff

Happy Holidays!

Happy holidays to all of our readers!  Thank you for your comments and support throughout this year. Please note: The Archives will be open limited hours through the end of December.  We will be closed Christmas Day, December 25.

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Published!

One of our archivists, Michaele Smith, has had an article published in the latest Utah Historical Quarterly!  The article is based upon a chapter of her PhD dissertation, and is an examination of rape cases in Utah during World War … Continue reading

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Holiday Closure

Happy Thanksgiving!   Please note that we will be CLOSED November 23 and 24 for the holiday.  

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County Archives Intern Report, 2016

My name is Amanda Lundberg, and I’m currently pursuing a degree in American Studies at Utah State University. I’ve been lucky enough to be an intern for the Salt Lake County Archives these past few months. I’ve completed a project … Continue reading

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In Recognition

The Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists (CIMA) met May 11-14 in Ogden, Utah, for their annual conference.  During this meeting, CIMA  presented their prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award, their Service Award, and the Utah Manuscripts Association (UMA) presented the Everett L. Cooley Award. … Continue reading

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7 Years of “Temporary” Storage: The Early Years of the Archives

In September 1985, Salt Lake County held a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the construction of a new Government Center. The site, at 2001 State Street, was an important location in the County’s history.  From 1885 until 1965 it had served … Continue reading

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Archives on the News

Salt Lake County Archives made the news (in a good way) this month.  Craig Wirth, of Utah’s Channel 4 (KTVX) news, spent several hours with the staff of the Archives for his “Wirth Watching” series.  While highlighting our “Ghosts of … Continue reading

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