Category Archives: Archives staff

Closed for July 24

Just a reminder that the Salt Lake County Archives will be closed this Friday for the Pioneer Day holiday. Stay safe!

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Holiday Closure: Happy 4th of July!

The Salt Lake County Archives will be closed on Friday, July 3, in recognition of the Independence Day holiday. Have a safe weekend!

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Slowly Reopening….

Dear Patrons, Thank you for all of the requests for records that you have submitted to us since we closed due to the county-wide health directive issued by our Mayor. We are starting to slowly reopen our archives and staff … Continue reading

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As We Continue to Work….from Home

The archives reading room has now been closed for more than a month, but our staff are still working. We have been working from home on developing standards to better preserve born digital records that we receive, applying metadata to … Continue reading

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Archives Closed Until Further Notice

Due to a public health notice issued by Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson, the Archives is closed for an indefinite period, effective immediately. Staff will not be able to fill any requests for records during this time. If you … Continue reading

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Archives Reading Room Update

In order to protect the health of our patrons and employees during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) spread throughout our communities, the archives is closed to the public and agencies until further notice. Due to a current staff shortage, we will not … Continue reading

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Updated Research Room Hours…and the Earthquake

Due to the corona virus, we have chosen to close the Salt Lake County Archives research room to on-site researchers for an indefinite period. We will continue to monitor requests via email and telephone, and send records digitally or via … Continue reading

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Please Note our Limited Research Room Hours

Due to the corona virus outbreak across our communities, the Salt Lake County Archives will have limited appointment availability in our research room. We will be working with each patron to fulfill record requests digitally via email and Dropbox when … Continue reading

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RootsTech Debrief

Another successful RootsTech conference is complete. Salt Lake County Archives was an exhibitor this year and shared a space with our colleagues: the Utah State Archives, the Utah State Historical Society, the University of Utah Marriott Library Special Collections, and … Continue reading

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RootsTech 2020

RootsTech 2020 will be held February 26 – 29 at the Salt Palace in downtown Salt Lake City. Salt Lake County Archives will be an exhibitor this year, so if you are attending please drop in and say hi! We … Continue reading

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