Category Archives: Archives staff

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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Please Welcome:

Salt Lake County Records Management and Archives recently hired a new manager, Maren Slaugh.  Maren came to us from the Sandy Police Department, where she had been the Assistant Records Manager for 2 years.  Her career with Sandy Police spanned … Continue reading

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Farewell to our Director

July 1, 2014 marked the retirement of Terry Blonquist Nelson, Director of Salt Lake County Records Management and Archives. Terry’s career in archives and records management spanned almost 38 years (37 years and 11 months, to be exact!). Terry started … Continue reading

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