Category Archives: Utah Archives Month

P.H. Lannan

As we continue to expand upon the people and places appearing in the new “Ghosts of West Temple” online exhibit, this week we focus on businessman P.H. Lannan. We recently featured a piece on Henry H. Lawrence, one of the owners … Continue reading

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Ghosts of West Temple, Continued

In celebration of Utah Archives Month, Salt Lake County Archives presents a new online exhibit, the “Ghosts of West Temple II.” Ghosts of West Temple II expands on the first exhibit released in 2015. Continuing south along West Temple from … 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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Kudos, Ghosts!

Our “Ghosts of West Temple” online story map exhibit has received national recognition!  The exhibit was submitted to ESRI (Environmental Systems Research Institute), an international supplier of GIS software, as an example of one of the many uses of a … Continue reading

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Ghosts of West Temple

On the spot where thousands of people explore their family history, another story waits to be told…. West Temple street now contains the Family History Library, the LDS Church History Museum, and several parking lots, but it was once home … Continue reading

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National Archives Month, 2014

October is National Archives Month. Throughout this month, archives and archivists raise awareness about their collections through different exhibits and events. The Salt Lake County Archives is currently working on an online exhibition that will highlight records in our collections … Continue reading

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Ecology of the Archives: Preserving Your Past

Protecting Your Family’s Records Most people know the basics of preserving their family treasures:  avoid touching the surface of photographs, protect fragile documents from damage, keep artwork out of direct light, and avoid huge temperature and humidity fluctuations where records … Continue reading

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